Environmental Officer Vacancy

Posted on :

18 Feb, 2015

Category :

Environmental Jobs in South Africa, Government Jobs in South Africa

SALARY : R183 438 per annum, Level 07
CENTRE : Eastern Cape Region-Port Elizabeth

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate A three year tertiary qualification in Environmental Management
or Environmental Sciences coupled with relevant experience and valid driver’s
license PLUS the following key competencies. Knowledge of the National
Environmental Management Act (NEMA); Waste Management Act; National
Water Act; Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act; Mining Charter
and other Legislation ie. Environmental Legislation and Public Finance
Management Act. Understanding of policies, rules and regulations governing the
mining environment management and financial provision for rehabilitation
purposes. Skills: interpretation of legislation, interpersonal skills, computer skills,
conflict resolution skills. Communication: verbal and non verbal. Creativity:
information evaluation, ability to work in a team.

DUTIES : Evaluate Environmental Impact Assessments, Scoping reports, Closure plans
and other technical documents and environmental and issue Environmental
Authorisations Conduct comprehensive environmental inspection and
environmental audits Regulate the closure of mine within the stipulated time
frames Issue waste management licences Identify environmental liabilities for
operations and ensure evaluation of adequacy of financial provision Investigate
and resolve mine environmental related issues, queries and complaints. Assist
client through promotion of administrative justice Environmental enforcement and
investigate illegal mining.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Deidre Watkins 041 369 3900/3934
NOTE : Coloured, Indians and people with disabilities 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
CLOSING DATE : 27 February 2015
FOR ATTENTION : Ms N Maseko or Ms T Sibutha
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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