ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER PRODUCTION GRADE A-C: WATER USE AUTHORISATION REF NO: 040621/07 (X3 POSTS)
Branch: Chief Operations Office: Polokwane
Dir: Institutional Establishment
SALARY: R272 739 – R473 574 per annum (OSD), (Offer will be based on proven years of experience)
REQUIREMENTS: A relevant National Diploma in Environmental Management or Natural Science. Practical experience in the field of integrated water resources management will be an added advantage. A valid driver’s license. (Attach a copy). Knowledge of Water Quality Management as well as an understanding of prevailing principles of integrated water resource management and Knowledge of catchment management will be an additional requirement. Willingness to travel extensively and work irregular hours. Good communication skills (both written and verbal). Good computer literacy and report writing skills.
DUTIES: Evaluation of water use license applications, reports, and other documents submitted in accordance with legislation, policy, procedures, and guidelines relevant to Integrated Water Resources Management. Make recommendations regarding the issuance of licenses. Assess completeness of WULAs & conduct site inspections. Liaise with clients and other stakeholders to obtain outstanding information during WULA assessments. Technical expertise in the assessment of the impact of activities in Water Resources. Liaison with other authorizing Departments on Local government and development applications issues. Draft record of recommendation (RoRs). Draft license conditions to control/mitigate the negative impacts of water uses.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. N. Mphuma Tel No: (015) 290 1477
APPLICATIONS: Limpopo (Polokwane): Please e-mail your application, quoting the post reference number, to: LPRecruitment@dws.gov.z
FOR ATTENTION: Mr. HH Khosa
CLOSING DATE: 04 June 2021
NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the e-mail address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the New Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitation website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document (all documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 10MB) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered. No late, applications will be accepted. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. *All shortlisted candidates pertaining to Senior Management Services (SMS) posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such, however, it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the post prior to the closing date. The link for the completion of the course for the certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from their country of origin. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.