Department of Environmental Affairs
Environmental Officer Production Grade A: General Waste Minimisation (CWM
Salary: R272 739 per annum (OSD)
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
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,
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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