Environmental Officer Job Opportunity

Posted on :

24 Jun, 2015

Category :

Environmental Jobs in South Africa, Government Jobs in South Africa

SALARY : Appropriate salary will be determined according to the regulatory framework)
(based on OSD)
CENTRE : Western Cape

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma/Degree in Environmental Management /Natural
Sciences/Coastal Management and relevant experience. Knowledge and
understanding of institutional arrangements and the legal regime pertaining to
coastal management. Knowledge and understanding of coastal management
processes and principles. Knowledge and understanding of the functioning of
coastal ecosystems and the impacts of human activity on those systems.
Knowledge of Integrated Environmental Management and Environmental Impact
Assessment. Knowledge of the White Paper for Sustainable Coastal
Development in SA. Knowledge of successive drafts of the Coastal Management
Bill. Knowledge of the Off-road vehicle regulations, their historical context and

DUTIES : Permitting of Off-Road Vehicle Use in the Coastal Area. Receiving of permit
applications. Requesting comments from relevant bodies if required. Provide
support to the functioning of the ORV Task Group. Receiving of permit
applications. Requesting comments from relevant bodies if required. Qualitative
review of documents received from the applicant. Requesting additional
information from the applicant if required. Finalisation of submissions for
approval. Attend verbal and nonverbal enquiries. Evaluation and provision of
inputs on Coastal development proposals, Coastal Environmental Impact
Assessment Reports and related reports. Monitored and evaluated coastal
development in relation to the potential impact to the environment and
compliance with coastal legislation. Provid comments and inputs into EIA reports.
Provid advice on developments along the South African coast. Provid monthly
reports with recommendation on the EIA proposals. Conduct Site Inspection and
produc inspection reports. Comment on documents as required. Provide inputs,
comments and advice on ORV and Sea Fishery Act issues when required or
requested. Provide inputs on relevant documents and reports. Assist with
management of the ORV and Sea Fishery Act databases. Assisting with
maintenance and updating of ORV databases. Comprehensive record of all
applications received. List of applications currently being processed. List of
issued permits and exemptions.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. L.S MUDAU (Tel: 021 819 2497)

APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag x 4390, Cape
Town, 8000 or hand-delivered to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town. No faxed, e-mailed
and late applications will be considered.

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