Posted on :
19 Apr, 2021
19 Apr, 2021
GIBB’s Environmental has a wealth of experience in planning, co-ordination, management and execution of a wide range of environmental projects. This subsidiary of GIBB group aims to promote environmental sustainability, ensure legislative compliance and offer world-class environmental solutions to clients. Here you will find an environment conducive to helping you make the most of your abilities and skills.
Job Title: Senior Environmental Scientist/Assessment Practitioner
Location: East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa; Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reference #: #HR2
Contract Type: Permanent
GIBB Environmental is looking for another talented professional to complement their team, in the form of a Senior Environmental Scientist/Assessment Practitioner. We welcome your application if you believe you meet the requirements for this position
The successful candidate will be responsible for/should possess the following:
Excellent writing and project co-ordination skills and is expected to manage their own projects, as well as those of junior staff, independently.
To undertake applications for Environmental Authorisations, Waste Management Licenses and Water Use Licenses for public and private developments in a range of development sectors
Provide environmental input to feasibility and planning projects.
Project management, client liaison, report preparation and writing, facilitation of public participation, preparation of environmental management programmes, and conducting field assessments as required.
Provide oversight of junior staff.
Appropriate post-graduate degree (preferably a Master’s degree);
Professional Registration (Pr.Sci.Nat.) with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP)
Registration as an Environmental Assessment Practitioner with the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) would be advantageous;
A minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience in undertaking Environmental Authorisation projects and project management is required;
Excellent communication and report writing skills (English);
Excellent organisational and project management skills with meticulous record keeping ability;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to perform under pressure;
Ability to work across disciplines and across industries;
Self-motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a team as well as the ability to work independently; and
Strong values – ethics and integrity.
Applicants are requested to upload a detailed CV and a one-page motivation of why they feel they are particularly suited to fill the advertised position
Please include the following documentation in the submission:
Copy of ID;
Copy of all qualifications (including academic transcript);
Copy of Professional Registration Certificate and EAPASA Registration Certificate (if applicable);
Details for contactable references (at least two); and
Copy of drivers’ license
Application Deadline: 30/04/2021