Senior Scientist, Dept of Agriculture and Rural Development – Refs/009013

  • Reference Number : REFS/009013
  • Directorate : ENVIRONMENTAL EMPOWERMENT SERVICES
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R316 791 (Per annum including benefits)
  • Enquiries : Mr Pitso Sekome 011 240 3093

Requirements :

Grade 12 plus appropriate three year National Diploma (NQF Level 6) or Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) in the field of Natural Sciences/Environmental Sciences • 2 years’ working experience in Natural Resource Management and knowledge of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP); Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM); Environmental Education. Valid driver’s licence.

COMPETENCIES: Computer Literacy(MS Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint). Understanding of Public Service legislations, regulations and departmental policies. Good communication, writing skills, negotiation, conflict management and Supervision skills. Project management, planning and budgeting skills. Technical skills related to area of expertise (e.g. Environmental Education and Environmental Awareness).

Duties :

Facilitate Environmental awareness through the Graduates projects, work directly with beneficiary groups and local authorities, provide advice and guidance, on the job training, monitoring and follow up support. Develop environmental resource materials. Implement the BKB Clean-up programme. Liaise and facilitate interaction and flow of information between stakeholders and beneficiaries. Carry administrative duties. Contribute to the good management of the Directorate• Supervise staff, service providers/implementing agents, contractors, contract workers • Facilitate training and development of project participants.

Notes :

To apply for this position, please apply online via Disability Connect at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/ or Hand Deliver at: Ground floor 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House.

Applications must be submitted on a New Z83 form obtainable from any public service department or from the website which must be completed in full. Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document/s (no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. N.B: For assistance with online applications, visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall at Thuso House next to Home Affairs. It is the Department intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan (Preference will be given to people with disabilities). To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to attach certificate of evaluation of foreign qualifications by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Employer : Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Location : Johannesburg

Closing Date : 22-06-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have Grade 12 plus appropriate three year National Diploma (NQF Level 6) or Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) in the field of Natural Sciences/Environmental Sciences
Do you have 2 years’ working experience in Natural Resource Management and knowledge of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP); Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM); Environmental Education?
Do you have a valid driver’s licence?

Please Note :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

Please note: 

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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