Nov 16, 2020

Senior Forestry Regulations Officer

  • Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
  • Polokwane, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

SALARY :  (Total salary package of R460 251 per
annum/conditions apply)
CENTRE : Mthatha Ref No: FOM22/2020 (X1 Post)
Pietermaritzburg Ref No: FOM23/2020 (X1 Post)
Limpopo (Polokwane) REF NO: FOM24/2020 (X1 Post)

Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma or Bachelor
Degree in Forestry or relevant equivalent qualification within related field,
with 1-2 years relevant experience in forestry. Knowledge of the National
Forest Act 1998 (Act 84 of 1998), the National Veld and Forest Fire Act,
1996 (Act 101 of 1996), PFMA and other related environmental legislation.
Good presentation, excellent verbal and written communication, analytical
and problem solving, programme and project management, good
interpersonal relations, and negotiation skills. Computer skills in MS Office
Software, a valid driver’s license and must willing to travel.

The incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of the National
Forest Act (NFA), by administration of licenses for all forms of forest
resources and protected trees. Monitor compliance and ensure
enforcements of Acts. Implement activities to ensure concurrence
management. Evaluation of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).
The incumbent will also be responsible for implementing the National Veld
and Forest Fires Act (NVFFA). This will be done by establishing the Fire
Protection Association (FPA’s), promotion of the wellbeing of the FPA’s,
implementation of intergraded veld fire management plan, implementation
of NVFIS. The incumbent will also render administration support services
such as organising and co-ordinating stakeholder participation as well as
rendering general administration.

NOTE : Interested candidates are requested to submit separate applications for
each advert indicating the correct Reference number


APPLICATIONS : Pretoria must be submitted to the Director-General, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, For Attention: The Director: Human Resources Management, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or handdelivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria. Cape Town, Bloemfontein, North West, applications must be forwarded to: Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000 or hand-deliver to 63 Strand Street, Cape Town.

Eastern Cape (Bhisho Building) must be submitted to the DirectorGeneral, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, For Attention: The Director: Integrated Human Resources Management, Private Bag X7410, King Williams Town, 5605 or hand deliver at to Corner Independence and Circular Drive, Bhisho Building, 3rd Floor

KwaZulu-Natal must be submitted to the Director-General, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, For Attention: The Director: Integrated Human Resources Management, Private Bag x 9029, Pietermaritzburg 3201 or hand deliver at to 185 Langalibalele Street, Old Mutual Building ,Pietermaritzburg 3201

NOTE : Application must be submitted on a signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be completed in full accompanied by certified copies of qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be attached) ID document, a valid Driver’s License (all attached documentation must not be older than 6 months) together with the recent Curriculum Vitae inorder to be considered.

The National Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification.

Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the Department’s convenience.

Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG).

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS.

Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job.

Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments.

The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment contract. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.

If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful


R316 791 per annum

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