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Environmental Officer ( Production level ) Waste Policy and Minimisation

Western Cape Government

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Job Title:
Environmental Officer (Production level): Waste Policy and Minimisation
Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

Ms B Langenhoven at (021) 483 2971

Job Purpose:
The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government seeks to employ a qualified individual to support the development and implementation of policies, legislation, guidelines, norms and standards strategies and action plans, capacity building and awareness that give effect to Integrated Management. This post is based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements:
An appropriate 3 year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree or equivalent qualification) in Natural or Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences or Engineering; A valid code 08 (EB) driving licence.

Experience in the following: Environmental field; Waste minimisation.

Key Performance Areas:
Assist with the execution of programmes and projects related to the implementation of waste minimisation strategies; Assist with capacity building and awareness programmes regarding waste minimisation; Monitor compliance and enforce relevant statutory provisions with regards to the National Environmental Management Waste Act; Assist with general planning and organizing activities related to projects; Handle enquiries pertaining to waste management problems and matters related to the component’s objectives; Provide advice on technical reports, including environmental impact assessment reports and comment on relevant draft legislation and policies.

Knowledge of the following: Environmental management; Waste management; Environmental legislation, policies and regulations; Communication (verbal and written) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; Proven computer literacy (MS Word and PowerPoint); Excellent report writing skills; Planning and organisational skills.

Grade A: R 256,815 – R 285,021 per annum;
Grade B: R 301,104 – R 334,179 per annum;
Grade C: R 353,082 – R 448,035 per annum (as per applicable OSD prescripts ).

Note on remuneration:
Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

CLOSING DATE: 2019/03/25