Field Rangers Job Opportunities X 13 Positions

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30 Sep, 2015

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Directorate: State-Owned Nature Reserves
SALARY : R110 739.00 – R130 446.00 p.a.
CENTRE : Hans Merensky Nature Reserve, Langjan Nature Reserve, Makuya Nature
Reserve (2 posts), Modjadji Nature Reserve, Musina Nature Reserve, Percy
Fyfe Nature Reserve, Letaba Ranch Nature Reserve (2 posts), Nwanedi Nature Reserve

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 (matric) certificate required. Formal Field Ranger training will be an
added advantage. Previous experience as a Field Ranger will be an
advantage. Firearm proficient certificate required. No criminal record. A
valid driver’s license required. Physical fit and in good health. Age 20-35.
Preference will be given to applicants living in close proximity to the
respective nature reserves.

DUTIES : Assist with the protection of the reserve and its natural environment
resources which will include the following: nature conservation patrols;
inspect and repair boundary fence; warn visitors on unauthorized actions
within the reserves and report non-compliance; assist with fire management
services which would include the following: execute fire burning programme,
maintain the fire belts along the fences and facilities, conduct block burn;
assist with access control. Assist with monitoring of ecological processes,
habitats and biodiversity in nature reserves which will include the following:
gather biological and ecological data; report on areas for rehabilitation;
monitor rehabilitation areas. Assist with the monitoring and control of
recreational facilities which will include the following: control and monitoring
of recreational activities; maintenance of recreational areas.

ENQUIRIES : Mrs S Pelser (015) 293 8678

Directorate: Wildlife Trade And Regulation
SALARY : R110,739.00.00 – R130,446.00 p.a.
CENTRE : Mopani District: Tzaneen Service Centre, Vhembe District: Malamulele
Service Centre, Vhembe District: Thohoyandou Service Centre

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 certificate or minimum of three (3) years in game ranging. Tracking
and firearm handling. A valid driver’s license. Report writing in game
ranging. Verbal and written communication skills.

DUTIES : Management of damage causing animals. Processing of damage causing
animal’s carcasses. Field patrol. Regulate and monitor wildlife centres.
Monitor of hunting activities. Conduct Game farm inspections.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs S Pelser (015) 293 8678

APPLICATIONS : Submission Of Applications: Direct your application quoting the relevant
reference number, position and management area on the Z83 to: The Head
of Department: Department of Economic Development, Environment and
Tourism, Private Bag X 9484 POLOKWANE, 0700. Hand delivered
applications may be submitted at Evridiki Towers, Registry Office, 19 Biccard
Street, Office B1-73, POLOKWANE.
CLOSING DATE : 9 October 2015
NOTE : Note Before You Apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne
by the applicant. An indication in this regard will facilitate the processing of
applications. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a
specific determination that they cannot be reappointed or have been declared
medically unfit will not be considered. APPLICATIONS: For applications to
be accepted, applications must be submitted on a Z83 form (Public Service
Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must
be completed in full and signed. Applications must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID. Certified copies
must NOT be older than three (3) months. Where an advertisement states
that a valid driver’s licence is required, please submit a certified copy of your
licence. Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. Applicants in possession of a foreign
qualification must furnish this Department with an evaluation certificate from
the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Please submit a separate
and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct
reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed
applications will NOT be accepted. Candidates must comply with the
minimum appointment requirements. CV’s should reflect one’s degree of
compliance with the above mentioned requirements and responsibilities. It
will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on the
date, time and place as determined by the Department. Applications must
reach the Department before the closing date. It is the sole responsibility of
an applicant to ensure that their applications reach the Department of
Economic Development, Environment and Tourism before the stipulated
closing date. Applications received after the closing date will not be
considered. Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted
with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three
(3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful. Applicants must note that further checks will be
conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to
positive outcomes on these checks, which includes security clearance,
security vetting, qualification verification and criminal record verification.
Applicants may also be subjected to a competency assessment.
Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the issue of
a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your
appointment will be reconsidered/possibly terminated. Fingerprints will be
taken on the day of the interviews. The Department of Economic
Development, Environment and Tourism reserve the right not to fill any of
these advertised posts.

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