Brits North West: Environmental Affairs – Candidate GIS Technician

Posted on :

21 Aug, 2013

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa, Environmental Jobs in South Africa, Government Jobs in South Africa

REQUIREMENTS : A 3-year Bachelor’s degree/National Diploma in Geography/Environmental
Sciences/Cartography or an appropriate equivalent qualification with GIS as a major
subject plus proven relevant extensive experience in natural resource management
planning and implementation. Knowledge and experience (minimum 3 years) in
relevant GIS work. Innovation, problem solving, interpersonal, conflict management
and negotiation skills. The ability to work under pressure for long hours and travel
extensively. Registration with PLATO and Computer literacy in Microsoft excel,
Access, PowerPoint, Word and GIS packages

DUTIES : The incumbent is expected to update and populate Working for Water Information
Management System (WIMS) spatial and non-spatial data, Generate contract maps
for Invasive alien clearing operations. Electronic and hard-copy filing of documents,
Quality assurance of new contracts generated by means of a Quality Assurance
register. GIS support through provision of maps to relevant stakeholders – on
request, Ensure data integrity of the WIMS database through fixing/ correcting of
spatial data, Consolidate contract data for monthly reports to Data manager and
Natural Resource management, Identify discrepancies in contract maps and report to
supervisor/ management.

REF NO: AP38/2013
SALARY : Appropriate salary will be determined according to the Regulatory framework based on OSD.
CENTRE : Brits North West Region

ENQUIRIES : P Roodt (North West) 082 804 2884


How to Apply

APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag x 4390, Cape
Town, 8000 or hand-delivered to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town.


CLOSING DATE : 30 August 2013

Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form with a copy of a comprehensive CV,
certified copies of qualifications and ID document in order to be considered. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three 3months after the
closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security
vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to:
Criminal records; Citizenship; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference
checks); and Qualification verification. The persons appointed to these positions will
be subjected to a security clearance. SMS candidates will be subjected to a
competency assessment test and will be required to sign a performance agreement
and an employment contract (once appointed). The department reserves the right not
to make an appointment.

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