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 : 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 : 13 December 2019
NOTE : Direct your application quoting the relevant reference number, position and
management area on the Z83 to 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 amongst others security clearance, security vetting,
qualification verification, criminal record verification and reference checks.
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. 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 six (6) 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. 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
e-mailed 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

POST 43/147 : FIELD RANGER REF NO: C12/19/2 (X12 POSTS)
Directorate: State Owned Nature Reserves
SALARY : R145 281 – R171 138 per annum (Level 04)
CENTRE : Maleboho Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Makuya Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Hans Merensky Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Doorndraai Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Wonderkop Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Percy Fyfe Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Wolkberg Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Atherstone Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Nzhelele Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Musina Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
Letaba Ranch Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
D’Nyala Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : An NQF 4 (Grade 12) qualification as recognized by SAQA. A valid firearm
competency (a training certificate or competency certificate must be attached).
Physically fit. No criminal records. Valid driver’s license and PDP (attach). Core
and process competencies: Problem solving and analysis, client orientation
and customer focus, communication. Related training is essential (from SAWC,
or any other accredited institution). Computer literacy (with certificate) will be
an added advantage.
DUTIES : Assist with the protection of the reserve and its natural environment resources
which will include nature conservation patrols. Inspect and repair boundary
fence. Warn visitors on unauthorized actions in reserves 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. Assists with wildlife management in other areas and
ENQUIRIES : Mrs S Pelser Tel No: (015) 293 8678

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