Field Rangers Needed in a Nature Reserve x 13 Positions

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17 Oct, 2014

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SALARY : R103 494 per annum
CENTRE : Blouberg Nature Reserve
D’Nyala Nature Reserve
Langjan Nature Reserve
Man’ombe Nature Reserve
Masebe Nature Reserve
Ndzhelele Nature Reserve
Nwanedi Nature Reserve (2 posts)
Percy Fyfe Nature Reserve
Stellenbosch Nature Reserve (2 posts)
Tshakuma Nature Reserve

Wonderkop Nature Reserve


REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 certificate with no experience required.

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 bloc 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 Malan 015 – 293 8678

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 X9484
Polokwane, 0700. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Registry
Office, 19 Biccard Street, Office B1-73, Polokwane

CLOSING DATE : 7 November 2014

NOTE : 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 NOT 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 send 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 be aligned to 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
Note before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by
the applicant. The Department of Economic Development, Environment and
Tourism is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intent to
promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Department through the
filling of these posts. Candidates whose transfer / promotion / appointment will
promote representivity will receive preference. 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. Please take note that
correspondence will only be conducted with the sort-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

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