Field Rangers x 4 Positions

Posted on :

25 Mar, 2015

Category :

General Jobs in South Africa


SALARY : R103 494 per annum
CENTRE : Letaba Ranch Nature Reserve
Atherstone Nature Reserve
Wonderkop Nature Reserve
Modjadji 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 and SAPS certification required. No criminal record. 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
ENQUIRIES : Mrs S Malan (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
X9484 Polokwane, 0700. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at
Evridiki Towers, Registry Office, 19 Biccard Street, Office B1-73, Polokwane.

CLOSING DATE : 2 April 2015

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 considered. 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 representitivity (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 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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