Dep of Environmental Affairs: Environmental Officer

Environmental Officer Control Grade A: Integrated Environmental Management

(Capacity and Support) (LACE07/2019)

Salary: R495 219 per annum (OSD)

Centres: Pretoria

Requirements: 

A four (4) year degree in environmental or natural science or equivalent

qualification coupled with at least 6 years post qualification experience. 

A thorough knowledge and experience of the National Environmental

Management Act, as amended. 

A thorough knowledge and experience of GN Regulation 982, 983, 984, 985 and

its amendments. 

Experience in integrated environmental management tools/instruments training is

essential. 

A thorough knowledge of integrated environmental management and its

application. 

Knowledge of sustainable development ideals and objectives. 

Working experience in the administration and review of EIA’s and the dynamics of

EIA administration systems. 

Advanced computer literacy skills will serve as an advantage. 

Good communication skills (written, oral and graphic). 

Good organising, planning and reporting skills. 

Problem solver and strategic thinker. 

Ability to work individually and in a team. 

Ability to work under pressure without supervision and multi-task. 

Applicants must be willing to travel extensively. 

A valid driver’s licence and the ability to undertake long journeys alone.

Duties: 

Coordinate training for all competent authorities on integrated environmental

management (IEM).

Develop and manage an annual training program for all departments associated

with implementing Chapter 5 of NEMA. 

Develop training material and conduct training on IEM instruments. 

Monitor and update “the plan for addressing challenges and needs requirements

for the environmental sector” on an annual basis. 

Provide inputs into environmental related legislation and policies.

Enquiries: Ms. Sibusisiwe Hlela Tel: 012 399 9322

For attention: Ms. Lerato Ngobeni

All applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 application form (click bold underlined text to
download PDF form) with a copy of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID document as

well as a Driver’s License (if required) in order to be considered. 

Applications must be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Environment Forestry and

fisheries , Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia

Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria. 

The National Department of Environmental Forestry and fisheries is an equal opportunity, affirmative action

employer. 

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification

Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. 

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for

employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Credit-worthiness; Previous

employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification. 

Candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant

technical elements of the job. 

Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection Panel will recommend candidates to attend

a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation

of competency based assessments. 

Furthermore, the person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of a

performance agreement and an employment contract. 

All shortlisted candidates will be expected to avail themselves for an interview at the Department’s

convenience. 

The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. 

No e-mailed, faxed or late applications will be considered. 

If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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