DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 15 February 2019
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
OTHER POSTS: ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER (PRODUCTION): WATER USE AUTHORISATION
POST 04/82 : ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER (PRODUCTION): WATER USE AUTHORISATION
ROCESSING REF NO 150219/09 (X3 POSTS)
12 Month Contract
Branch: Chief Operations Office: KZN
Dir: Institutional Management
SALARY : R256 815 per annum (OSD) Plus 37% in lieu of benefits
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A relevant National Diploma in Environmental Management or Natural Sciences.
One (1) year working experience, including internship or experiential learning will
be an added advantage. A valid driver’s license (certified copy must be attached).
Sound knowledge of integrated water resource management and water resource
protection. Knowledge and understanding of the water sector: relevant legislations
(NWA, CARA and NEMA, MPRDA) together with the related policies, regulations,
principles, guidelines, tools and procedures; policy development, implementation
and monitoring. Skills and experience in management of human resources.
Excellent communication skills including verbal, report writing, presentation skills.
Sound interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
Willingness to work abnormal hours and under pressure as well as travel countrywide. Proven liaison and networking skills especially as they relate to Corporative
Governance and stakeholder engagement.
DUTIES : Assess completeness of WULAs & conduct site inspections. Liaise with clients and
other stakeholders to obtain outstanding information during WULA assessments.
Requesting of scientific input within the Department using the specified templates.
Access and evaluate Hydrological and Environmental information with regard to
licence applications. Assist in development of policies and guidelines for the
implementation of National Water Act (NWA), 36 of 1998, with regard to water use
sector. Final assessment of information submitted by Water Use Licence
Applicants and input from internal specialists. Drafting record of recommendations
(RoRs) and resultant decision documents. Draft licence conditions to
control/mitigate the negative impacts of water uses. Assist on responding to
queries from clients within and outside the department.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Z Hadebe Tel No: (031) 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : KwaZulu Natal (Durban): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant
reference number to the Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water
and Sanitation, P O Box 1018, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
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