SENIOR SCIENTIST- COMMUNITY BASED NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (CBNRM) PROJECTS

SENIOR SCIENTIST- COMMUNITY BASED NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (CBNRM) PROJECTS

Provincial Government of Gauteng
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Job details
Salary

R316 791 a year

Full Job Description
SENIOR SCIENTIST- COMMUNITY BASED NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (CBNRM) PROJECTS
Directorate
Environmental Empowerment Services
Package
R316 791.00 per annum (plus benefits)
Requirements
Grade 12 plus Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) in the field of Natural Science /Environmental Sciences as recognised by SAQA. Minimum 3 years’ working experience in managing Community based waste innovation Projects and Awareness through the Expanded Public Works programme (EPWP). At least 6 months or above Supervisory knowledge and experience Valid driver’s license. COMPETENCIES: Excellent writing skills. Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint) Good communication, negotiation, facilitation, conflict management and supervision skills. Understanding of Public Service legislations, regulations and departmental policies. Technical skills related to general and Organic Waste Management, project management, and contract management. Knowledge of Environmental Policies and Legislation such as NEMBA, NEMWA, Public Finance Management Act.
Duties
To develop specialised areas of expertise, to be able to provide advanced technical support and practical information, advice and training (formal and informal) to landowners/users/public, field staff and project participants to maximise their ability to do best practice natural resource management in line with job creation and public employment programmes. To manage Community Based Natural Resources Management Projects in accordance with EPWP principles such projects include but not limited to Waste innovation, Youth Jobs in Waste, Waste Recycling and Re-Use. To conduct monthly site inspections for all projects. To supervise service providers/implementing agents, contractors, contract workers and field staff. To facilitate training and development of project participants. To form partnerships with other stakeholders to develop sustainable environmental management practices & exit strategies for the projects.
Notes
To apply for the above position, please apply online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/or Hand Deliver: Ground floor 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House and Applications must be submitted on a Z83, obtainable from any public service department or from website which must be completed in full. Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.For assistance with online applications visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall at Thusong Centre next to Home Affairs. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to attach certificate of evaluation of foreign qualifications by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.
Enquiries
Mr. Pitso Sekome, Tel: 011 240- 3093
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