Dept. of Mineral Resources (DMR): Environmental Officer - Jobs in South Africa

Dept. of Mineral Resources (DMR): Environmental Officer

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6 Aug, 2015

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Environmental Jobs in South Africa, Government Jobs in South Africa

ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER REF NO: DMR/15/0085
SALARY : R195 177 per annum Level: 07
CENTRE : Mpumalanga Region, Witbank

REQUIREMENTS : A/ an appropriate three year tertiary qualification in Environmental Sciences or
Environmental Management, and a valid drivers licence. PLUS the following
competencies, Knowledge of: National Environmental Management Act(NEMA),
National Environmental Management Waste Act (NEMWA), National Water Act
(NWA), Mineral and Petroleum Resource Development Act (MPRDA) and other
legislation (i.e environmental legislations governing the mining environment.
Management and financial provision for rehabilitation purposes, mining
procedures, processes and impacts thereof. Mitigation measures including
rehabilitation and pollution control measures. Skills: Interpretation of legislation,
interpersonal skills, computer skills, conflict resolution skills, ability to work in a
team and independently. Communication: Excellent verbal and written
communication. Creativity: Information evaluation, ability to work in a team. Ability
to analyse problems and recommend corrective measures, ability to interpret
policies and legislation.

DUTIES : Evaluate scoping reports, Environmental Impact Assessment reports, Basic
Assessment reports,. Environmental Management Plans, Closure plans and the
technical and environmental reports. Issue Environemtal Authorizations and
Waste Management licences. Conduct comprehensive environmental inspection
and environmental audits in line with NEMA and related Regulations Regulate the
closure of mine within the stipulated time frames. Identify environmental liabilities
for prospecting and mining operations and insure evaluation of adequacy of
financial provision. Investigate and resolve mine environmental related issues.
Attend to environmental related queries and complaints at the mines, Assist
clients through promotion of administrative justice, environmental enforcement
and investigate illegal mining. Participate in environmental related forums and
meetings.

ENQUIRIES : Mr T Mazibuko  013 653 0500
NOTE : Coloureds, Indians as well as people with disability are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, Department of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59,
Arcadia, 0007 or hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Mentjies and
Francis Baard Street, former Schoeman, Sunnyside

FOR ATTENTION : Ms N Maseko or Ms T Sibutha

CLOSING DATE : 14 August 2015
NOTE : Applications should be on Z83, signed and dated and must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV, and certified copies of qualifications as well as ID not longer
than 3 months. Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned
requirements, as well as application received late will not be considered.
Confirmation of final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance.
Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited
to short listed candidates only. Short listed candidates will be contacted within
three weeks after the closing date. Applicants who have not been contacted
during this period may regard their applications as unsuccessful.

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