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ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER PRODUCTION GRADE A REF NO: 130919/04

 

 

Branch: Chief Operations Office Northern Cape

SD: Lower Vaal Water Management Area

SALARY : R272 739 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE : Kimberley

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Environmental Management/Natural Sciences. Practical experience in the field of water quality management / environmental impact assessments (EIA’s) / processing of water use licence applications will serve as added advantages. A valid driver’s license (attach certified copy). Good computer literacy and writing skills. Understanding of the National Water Act 1998, the Water Services Act 1997, and related environmental legislation (e.g). NEMA. Knowledge and experience of industrial, agricultural, mining processes as well as wastewater treatment process and related technologies will serve as an advantage. Knowledge and experience of Water Quality Management with an understanding of prevailing principles of Integrated Water Resource Management and Catchment Management. Good communication skills (both written and verbal). Willing to travel extensively and work irregular hours.

DUTIES : Processing of water use licence applications in water management areas. Provide comments on environmental impact assessments, environmental management reports and development applications in the Lower Vaal management area. Liaise with stakeholders in the water sector and other government departments. Serve on various committees. Conduct regular compliance monitoring at mines, industries, agricultural activities, local authorities, etc. Undertake water resource monitoring and special investigations. Manage water quality in designated catchment areas. Prepare reports and interpret water quality monitoring results. Capturing of water quality results of water management system.

ENQUIRIES : Mrs PL Mokhoantle Tel No: (053) 830 8800

APPLICATIONS : Kimberley: Please forward your application, quoting the post reference number, to: The Provincial Head, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X6101, Kimberley, 8801 or hand-deliver to 28 Central Road, Beaconsfield, Kimberley, 8301.

FOR ATTENTION : Ms C Du Plessis