Posted on :
20 Aug, 2014
20 Aug, 2014
RESOURCE AUDITOR 7 POSTS REF NO: 179/2014
Directorate: Land Use and Soil Management
SALARY : R270 804 per annum
CENTRE : Kimberley (2 Posts), Bellville, Pietermaritzburg, East London, Nelspruit and Potchefstroom
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a four-year degree in the field of Natural
Resource Utilisation, Resource Conservation or Agriculture (you are required to
furnish a credit certificate and/or statement of results). Appropriate postqualification
experience in natural resource management and in handling
environmental/land use criminal cases. Good knowledge of sustainable
agricultural resource use and environmental legislation related to the
Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act, 1983 (Act 43 of 1983) (CARA).
Knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation techniques. Good knowledge of
the protection of high-potential agricultural land and the rectification of degraded
resources. Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills to interact with
land users regarding compliance with CARA and the Subdivision of Agricultural
Land Act, 1970 (Act 70 of 1970) (SALA). Competency in the use of computer
(MS Office) software. A valid driver’s licence, the ability to drive and the
willingness to travel extensively as well as be away from home in the execution
DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible to promote responsible custodianship of
natural agricultural resources by all land users in co-operation with all relevant
role players. Effectively administer applicable legislation through auditing
compliance with set standards and applying resource management practices.
Liaise and co-operate with other Departments administering legislation that may
impact on sustainable land use. Assist in the development and review of norms
and standards with regards to sustainable land use. Participate in spatial
development reviews of all Municipalities to ensure that the objectives of CARA
and SALA are accommodated.
ENQUIRIES : Ms N.C. Ntlokwana, tel. 012 319 7567.
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be posted to URS Response Handling, P. O. Box 11506,
Tierpoort, 0056 or submitted electronically via email: [email protected] or via
fax: 086 654 1824 or online: www.ursonline.co.za or deposited in the URS
Response Handling boxes at any one of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry
and Fisheries’ offices indicated below. ENQUIRIES: URS Response Handling,
tel. 012 811 1900.
PRETORIA: Reception, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street (formerly Beatrix
Street), Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng.
CAPE TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Foretrust Building, 3 Martin
Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape.
STELLENBOSCH: Reception (Support Building), Quarantine Station, Polkadraai
Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape.
PIETERMARITZBURG: Reception (5th Floor), Old Mutual Building, 185
Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
KING WILLIAM’S TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Old SABC Building, 2
Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town, Eastern Cape.
NELSPRUIT: Reception (2nd Floor), Permanent Building, 27 Brown Street,
MAKHADO: Reception (Ground Floor), Magistrates Building, 103 Landros Street,
MTHATHA: Reception (3rd Floor), PRD Building, 2 Sutherland Street, Mthatha,
CLOSING DATE : 29 August 2014
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public
Service department or on the internet at
http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed (an
unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by
a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification(s)
[Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and Driver’s licence
[where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must
attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application.
Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied
by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority
(SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short listed
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the
closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability
check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record
check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification).
Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.
Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.
Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12)
months. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the
advertised post(s). Applications submitted via email, fax or online must include
the post title and reference number in the subject line and a scanned, signed Z83
form (a Z83 form without a physical signature will disqualify an application)
together with all relevant documents as indicated above. Persons with disability
are encouraged to apply.