Environmental Officer Production Grade A: General Waste Minimisation

Department of Environmental Affairs

South Africa

R272 739 a year

Environmental Officer Production Grade A: General Waste Minimisation (CWM


Salary: R272 739 per annum (OSD)

Centres: Pretoria


An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or three (3) years tertiary qualification in

Natural or Environmental Science or relevant field.

One to two (1-2) years’ experience required in related field.

Skills required: Organising and planning; computer literacy; good interpersonal

relations; communication skills (written and verbal); initiative; basic

understanding of legal framework for waste management and ability to work

individually and in a team.


To assist with the development and implementation of capacity building and

awareness raising programmes in order to strengthen the capacity of

government, industry and civil society on implementing sound waste

management principles.

To assist in the development of initiatives for the prevention and minimisation of

priority general waste streams, including recycling and re-use.

To assist in providing technical input to legislation and policy development related

to general waste management.

To assist in managing of the various projects within the Sub-Directorate.

To assist with general administrative duties in the Sub-Directorate.

Enquiries: Ms B Dlamini, Tel. 012 399 8794

For attention: Mr M Mashele

Closing date: 30 March 2020.

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, 473 Steve Biko Road,

Arcadia, Pretoria.

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


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


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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