Western Cape Government
Environmental Officer – Specialised Production: Air Quality Management
Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning
Dr Joy Leaner – 021 483 2888
The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government aims to employ two suitably qualified and competent individuals to assist with management, development and implementation of integrated environmental management legislation and systems with regard to Air Quality Management. These posts are stationed in Cape Town, CBD.
An appropriate Honours Degree in Natural or Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences or Engineering Sciences or related; A valid (Code B) driving licence.
Working knowledge and experience of the following: Environmental Management, related to Air Quality Management; Operation and Maintenance of an Air Quality Monitoring Systems or Networks; Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement of relevant air quality management legislation with respect to statutory obligations; Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement of relevant air quality management legislation with respect to statutory obligations; Project Management / Planning.
Key Performance Areas:
Provide the following: Specialist advice and technical expertise towards the development and administration of Air Quality Management systems and policies; leadership, guidance and technical advice on the development and implementation of specific projects (e.g. specialised air quality management projects to inform human health risk assessment); Contribute towards the development and implementation of air quality monitoring projects and capacity building; Specialist inputs on compliance monitoring and enforcement with respect to statutory obligations (NEMA and NEM: AQA); Support and input to all financial management, human resource management, administrative and strategic planning and related functions.
Knowledge of the following: Air Quality Management, Air Quality Monitoring, Integrated Environmental Management; Pollution Management; Compliance monitoring and enforcement, with respect to statutory obligations (e.g. NEMA; NEM:AQA); Regulatory processes/ environmental legislation (e.g. NEMA, NEM:AQA); General office/ administrative, financial and human resource management; Research and report writing skills, including the drafting of official and technical reports; Ability to analyse, interpret and respond to scientific and technical reports; Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
R 380,364 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
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.
Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.
CLOSING DATE: 2019/03/25