The Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action employer. It is our intent to promote representativeness (race, gender and disability) in the
Department through the filling of these posts. The candidature of persons whose transfer / promotion /
appointment will promote representativeness, in line with the numeric targets as contained in the
Department’s Employment Equity Plan, will receive preference. An indication of representativeness profile by
the applicants will expedite the processing of applications.
APPLICATIONS : Direct your application quoting the relevant reference number, position and
management area on the Z83 to: The Head of Department: Department of
Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Private Bag X 9484
Polokwane, 0700. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Evridiki
Towers, Registry Office, 19 Biccard Street, Office B1-73, Polokwane.
CLOSING DATE : 09 March 2018
NOTE : All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. For
applications to be accepted, applications must be submitted on a Z83 form (Public
Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and
must be completed in full and signed. Applications must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV, original certified copies of qualifications and ID with its
certification being NOT older than three (3) months. An original certified copy of a
valid driver’s license should be submitted if an advertisement states that a valid
driver’s license is required should an advertisement states that a valid driver’s
license is required. Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited with the shortlisted
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after
the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are hereby
advised to seek reasons for the above administration action in terms of Promotion
of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA), Act No.3 of 2000. Shortlisted applicants
should be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification process as well as
other relevant security and pre-employment checks as prescribed by the Minimum
Information Security Standards. Consequently the appointment will be subject to
positive outcomes on these processes, which includes s amongst others security
clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal record
verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the
issue of a positive security clearance. Therefore the appointment will be
reconsidered/possibly terminated in case where the applicant failed to get a
positive security clearance. Fingerprints will be taken on the day of the interviews.
The Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism reserve the
right not to fill any of these advertised posts. Applicants in possession of a foreign
qualification must furnish this Department with the SAQA evaluation certificate.
Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for,
stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and emailed
applications will not be considered. Candidates must comply with the
minimum appointment requirements. CV’s should reflect one’s degree of
compliance with the above mentioned requirements and responsibilities. It will be
expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on the date, time
and place as determined by the Department. Applications must reach the
Department before the closing date. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to
ensure that their applications reach the Department of Economic Development,
Environment and Tourism before the stipulated closing date. Applications received
after the closing date will not be considered. Applicants who have retired from the
Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be reappointed or
have been declared medically unfit will not be considered. The contents of the
advertised posts will also be posted on the following websites
/ / All shortlisted candidates for Senior
Management Services (SMS) posts will be required to: sign SMS employment
contract and performance agreement and disclose his/her financial interests. All
shortlisted SMS candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends
to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be
communicated by the department. Subsequent to the interview and technical
exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic
managerial competency assessment (in compliance with DPSA Directive on the
implementation of competency based assessments). The competency
assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated
DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The Department reserves the right not
to make any appointment to the post advertised. The employment decision shall
be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.


POST 07/201 : FIELD RANGER REF NO: C2/18/19 (22 POSTS)
Directorate: State Owned Nature Reserves
SALARY : R127 851 – R150 606 per annum (Level 4)
CENTRE : Atherstone Nature Reserve (1 post)
Blouberg Nature Reserve (1 post)
Brackenridge Nature Reserve (1 post)
Hans Marensky Nature Reserve (1 post)
Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve (1 post)
Letaba Ranch Nature Reserve (2 posts)
Lilly Flora Nature Reserve (1 post)
Makuya Nature Reserve (1 post)
Maleboho Nature Reserve (1 post)
Mantrombie Nature Reserve (1 post)
Masebe Nature Reserve (1 post)
Musina Nature Reserve (1 post)
Nwanedi Nature Reserve (1 post)
Nylsvlei Nature Reserve (1 post)
Nzhelele Nature Reserve (1 post)
Percy Five Nature Reserve (1 post)
Potlake Nature Reserve (1 post)
Rust de Winter Nature Reserve (1 post)
Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve (1 post)
Witvinger Nature Reserve (1 post)
Wolkberg Nature Reserve (1 post)
REQUIREMENTS : A NQF 4 (Grade 12) qualification or equivalent as recognized by SAQA. Previous
work experience and related training will be an added advantage. A valid driver’s
license. No criminal record (clearance certificate).Competencies: A valid firearm
competency will be an added advantage. Physically fit. Computer literacy. Ability
to use firearm.
DUTIES : Assist with the protection of the reserve and its natural environment resources
which include nature conservation patrols, inspect and repair boundary fence,
warn visitors on unauthorized actions within the reserve and report noncompliance,
assist with fire management services and assist with access control.
Assist with monitoring of ecological processes, habitats and biodiversity in nature
reserves which include gather biological and ecological data, report on areas for
rehabilitation and monitor rehabilitation areas. Assist with the monitoring and
control of recreational facilities which will include control and monitoring of
recreational activities and maintenance of recreational areas.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs S Pelser (015) 293 8678

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