(X3 POSTS) ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER (PRODUCTION) GRADE A-C

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 14 December 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from
any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive
CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity document. No late,
faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Correspondence will be limited to
shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of
the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Preference
will be given to previously disadvantage groups. Successful applicants will be
required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures including
verification of qualifications. Should you be in a possession of a foreign
qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
for the posts. People who are not employed by the Public Service Departments
are welcomed to apply for posts. The department reserves the right not to make
an appointment

OTHER POSTS: ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (X2 POSTS)

POST 48/123 : ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER (PRODUCTION) GRADE A-C REF NO: 141218/20
Branch: Chief Operations Office
Dir: Planning and Information
SD: Resource Protection
SALARY : R256 815 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Mbombela
REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma in Environmental Management or Natural Sciences or
equivalent. At least two (2) years appropriate experience in an area after obtaining
relevant qualification will be an added advantage. Proven work experience in the
bio-monitor watering (River Health Programme) related to water resource
management. Clear understanding of the Department’s policies, strategies and
guidelines. Knowledge of Human Resource policies. Clear understanding of
transformation in the Public Service. Valid driver’s license. Advanced computer
literacy.
DUTIES : Champion the River Health Programme in both Inkomati and Olifants. Support the
determination of the Reserve in the Region. Profile the Adopt a River programme.
Implement the National Water Act 36 of 1998 and DWS policies and regulations.
Facilitate and co-ordinate the training and career development of staff. Supervise
staff in SEA section. Undertake field visits collection of fish, invertebrates,
vegetation, etc on routine and/or special investigations. Prepare reports and
interpret SASS results.
ENQUIRIES : Mr Kheva S.G Tel No: (013) 759 7313
APPLICATIONS : Mpumalanga (Mbombela): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant
reference number to: The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X
11259, Mbombela 1200, or hand deliver to the Department of Water and Sanitation
at the reception ground floor, Prorom Building, 35 Brown Street – Corner Brown &
Paul Kruger Streets, Mbombela.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr MJ Nzima

OTHER POSTS: ACCOUNTING CLERK: PRODUCTION

POST 48/124 : ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER (PRODUCTION) GRADE A-C REF NO: 141218/21
Branch: Chief Operations Office
Div: Water Information Management
SALARY : R256 815 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Mthatha
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Natural Sciences, Environmental Management or
Earth Science. Sound knowledge of the National Water Act (Act 36 of 1998) and
related policies, strategies and guidelines is required as well as knowledge of other
relevant legislation e.g. NEMA. Knowledge of industrial, agricultural and mining
processes as well as wastewater treatment processes and related technologies.
Computer literacy. A valid Code EB driver license (Certified copy must be
attached). Good communication (Verbal and Written) skills. Good writing skills.
Willingness to travel extensively and work irregular hours.
DUTIES : Process water use authorization applications in the Water Management Area 7.
Provide comments on Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs), Environmental
Management Programme reports (EMPr), Mine closure reports and other related
technical reports. Liaise with stakeholders in the water sector and other
government departments. Conduct regular compliance monitoring and inspections
at industries, mines, sewage treatment works, dairies, abattoirs etc. Prepare
reports. Conduct resource water quality monitoring for status reporting. Ensure
water quality data management. Attend to emergency incidents (e.g. spillages or
fish kills) as well as remediation of contaminated land. Implement Water
Management System. Implement the principles of Integrated Water Resources
Management to water quality management and the integrated sustainable
management of the water quality of the water resources in the Water Management
Area.
ENQUIRIES : Ms I Chilton Tel No: 043-7010376/ Ms. N. Mgca Tel No: 047- 505 6430
APPLICATIONS : Eastern Cape (East London): Please forward your applications quoting the
relevant reference number to Private Bag X 7485, King Williams Town, 5600 or
hand deliver at the 2 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town 5600.
FOR ATTENTION : Ms T Solwandle

OTHER POSTS: (X3 POSTS) SOCIAL WORKER/FAMILY COUNSELLOR GRADE 1

POST 48/125 : ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER PRODUCTION GRADE A-C (WTE) REF NO:
141218/22
Branch: Chief Operations Office
Div: Water Quality Related Water Use Management
SALARY : R256 815 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Bellville
REQUIREMENTS : A relevant National Diploma in Environmental Management or Natural Science.
Practical experience in the field of water quality management will be an added
advantage. Knowledge of Water Quality Management with an understanding of
prevailing principles in Integrated Water Resource Management and Knowledge
of Catchment Management will be an additional requirement. Understanding of the
National Water Act and National Environmental Management Act. A valid driver’s
license (Certified copy must be attached). Willingness to travel extensively and
work irregular hours. Good communication skills (both written and verbal). Good
computer literacy and report writing skills.
DUTIES : Processing of Water Use License Applications in Water Management Areas.
Provide comments on Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Program
Reports and Development Applications in the Oliphant’s Management area. Liaise
with stakeholders in the Water Sector and other Government Departments. Serve
on various committees. Conduct regular compliance monitoring at mines,
industries, and local authorities etc. Undertake water resource monitoring and
special investigation. Manage water quality in the designated catchments areas.
Prepare reports and interpret water quality monitoring results.
ENQUIRIES : Ms T Torch Tel No: (021) 941 6236
APPLICATIONS : Western Cape (Bellville): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant
reference number to The Regional Head: Western Cape, Department of Water and
78
Sanitation, Private Bag X16, Sanlamhof, 7532 or hand deliver to Sigma Building,
3 Blanckenberg Road, and Bellville.
FOR ATTENTION : Ms K Melelo
NOTE : Persons with disabilities, African Males, African Females, Indian Males, Indian
Females and White Males are encouraged to apply

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