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Environmental Officer: Water Use Authorisation Processing [40 Posts]

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23 Sep, 2016

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DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
REF NO: 020916/03 Three years contract
Directorate: Water Use Licensing Administration
SALARY : R223 686 per annum (+37% in lieu of benefits)
CENTRE : Bronkhorstspruit X 2, Lydenburg X 3 Pretoria (Bothongo Plaza) X5, Bloemfontein X 2, Potchefstroom X2, Kimberley X 3, Upington X2, Polokwane X 4,Hartbeespoort X 3, Durban X 6, Bellville X4, East London X 2, Port Elizabeth X 2,
CLOSING DATE : 02 September 2016

REQUIREMENTS :
National Diploma in Natural, Environmental or Earth Sciences or equivalent qualification in any one of the following fields.
Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Forestry, Resource-economics, Integrated Water Resource Management, Environmental Management. Hydrology (Surface or Ground). Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Water Utilisation, Water Resource Engineering and or Geohydrology or an appropriate degree in Civil/Chemical Engineering.

A valid Code 8 (EB) driver’s licence.
One (1) year working experience, including internship or experiential learning will be an added advantage.
Sound knowledge of integrated water resource management and water resource protection.
Knowledge and understanding of the water sector: relevant legislations (NWA, CARA and NEMA, MPRDA) together with the related policies, regulations, principles, guidelines, tools and procedures.
policy development, implementation and monitoring.
Skills and experience in management of human resources.
Excellent communication skills including verbal, report writing, presentation skills.
Sound interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
Willingness to work abnormal hours and under pressure as well as travel country-wide.
Proven liaison and networking skills especially as they relate to Corporative Governance and stakeholder engagement.

DUTIES :
Assess completeness of WULAs & conduct site inspections.
Liaise with clients and other stakeholders to obtain outstanding information during WULA assessments.
Requesting of scientific input within the Department using the specified templates.
Access and evaluate Hydrological and Environmental information with regard to licence applications.
Assist in development of policies and guidelines for the implementation of National Water Act (NWA), 36 of 1998, with regard to water use sector.
Final assessment of information submitted by Water Use Licence Applicants and input from internal specialists.
Drafting record of recommendations (RoRs) and resultant decision documents.
Draft licence conditions to control/mitigate the negative impacts of water uses.
Assist on responding to queries from clients within and outside the department.

ENQUIRIES : Mrs. L V Tshikororo (012) 336 8079 / 082 577 5136

APPLICATIONS :
For Centre: Pretoria Head Office please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number To the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 350 Pretoria 0001 or hand deliver at Continental Building, corner Cnr Visagie and Bosman, street, Pretoria.

For attention: Ms Cindy Mazibuko.

For Centre: Limpopo, Polokwane please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: Private Bag X 9506, Polokwane, 0700 or Hand Deliver to Azmo Place Building Department of Water Affairs, 49 Joubert Street, Corner Thabo Mbeki & Joubert Streets, AZMO PLACE Building (Registry Office 4rth floor).

For attention:
Mr. G Masia For Centre: Free State Bloemfontein please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: Private Bag 528 Bloemfontein.9300. or hand deliver at 2 floor,Bloem Plaza, cnr East burger and Charlotte Maxeke Str, Bloemfontein,9300.

For attention:
Ms L Ntja For Centre: Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth, East London, please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: Private bag X 7485, King Williams Town, 5600 or hand deliver at the 2 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town.

For attention:
Ms T Solwandle

For Centre:
Gauteng Region Pretoria Bothongo Plaza, Potchefstroom: please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Provincial Head: Gauteng, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X995, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to 285 Francis Baard, Bothongo Plaza East, Pretoria.

For attention:
Mr S Nevhorwa (012) 392 1324.

For Centre:
Mpumalanga Bronkhorstspruit, Lydenburg, Nelspruit, and Tzaneen: please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Acting Provincial Head, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 11259, Mbombela 1200. Applications can also be hand delivered to the Department of Water and Sanitation and deposited into the application box at the reception ground floor, Prorom building, Corner Brown & Paul Kruger Street, Mbombela.

For attention:
Mr AA Lessing For Centre: Western Cape, Bellville please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to The Regional Head: Western Cape, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X16, Sanlamhof, 7532 or hand deliver to Sigma Building, 3 Blanckenberg Road, and Bellville. For attention: Mr. B. Saki For Centre: North West, Bothongo Plaza, and Haartbeespoort please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number Private Bag x 5, Mmabatho 2735. Cnr Dr. James Moroka Drive and Sekame Road Mega City Shopping Centre Unit 99, Ground Floor.

For attention:
Ms K Mutloane For Centre Durban, KZN Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the: Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, P O Box 1018, Durban, 4000 or hand deliver to 88 Joe Slovo Street, Southern Life Building, 9th Floor, Durban.

For attention:
Ms S Mbongwa For Centre: Northern, Kimberly, Upington: The Provincial Head, Department of Water and Sanitation, Postal is: Private Bag x6101. Kimberley 8301 or hand deliver at 28 Central Road, Beaconsfield, Kimberley.

For attention:
Mr J Mashele

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document.
For all posts, please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number, to the address mentioned at each post.
No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.
Note: If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Preference will be given to previously disadvantage groups.
If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures and verification of qualification prior to appointment.
Should you be in a possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
“All SMS shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.
Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments).
The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools” People with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for the posts.
“People who are not employed by the Public Service Departments are welcomed to apply for posts

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