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PLEASE NOTE:Unless otherwise stated on the vacancy, all applications must be hand delivered to Brister House, OR ADDRESSED TO:
Executive Director
CORPORATE SERVICES
PO BOX 116
NELSON MANDELA BAY MUNICIPALITY
Alternatively contact the Corporate Services Directorate, tel. (041) 506-3259

NO faxed applications will be accepted.



SENIOR CONSERVATION OFFICER (TWO POSITIONS)

 

                                                                              VACANCY

In terms of its Employment Equity Plan, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is committed to employment practices that redress past imbalances in respect of race, gender, creed and disability, and as such the relevant policy will be considered during selection and placement.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the under-mentioned position. Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTORATE

SENIOR CONSERVATION OFFICER (TWO POSITIONS)

(ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT)

POSITION CODE: 8026

TASK Grade 11 (R341 448 – R474 720 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits)

 

Qualifications and experience required:

 

  •  A National Diploma in Environmental Management or related field of study.
  • A valid Code EB/B driver’s licence (the incumbent will be required to obtain a municipal driver’s licence during the probationary period).
  •  Registration as Peace Officer.

 

Key attributes and competencies: 

  • Plant and animal identification skills and knowledge of fynbos ecology.
  • Ability to deal with the public with regard to conflict/complaints resolution.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be physically fit and able bodied.
  • Supervisory skills gained in urban environmental management.
  • Sound working knowledge of the governing acts and regulations, such as the National Environmental Management Act, the Biodiversity Conservation Act and the Marine Living Resources Act.

 

The incumbent will be required to work outside in all weather conditions and may have to contend with snakes and other wild animals in the execution of his/her duties.

 

Job purpose:

Undertaking, coordinating and directing tasks and activities in a designated area associated with the promotion of environmental conservation and ethical usage of natural areas in a sustainable manner by:

 

  • Performing duties related to the administration of marine/coastal resources and reserves and/or natural areas.
  • Developing the Municipal Open Space System, promoting and monitoring the biodiversity of the Metro, developing and maintain recreational space within  reserves and natural areas, creating public awareness.
  • Enforcing laws and by-laws
  • Performing related administrative and personnel functions supporting the accomplishment of service delivery objectives encapsulated in the Municipality’s Integrated Development Plan.

 

As part of the selection process, candidates may be tested on any requirement, skill or competency, which will include pre-employment screening, security vetting and psychometric assessment.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION:

Kindly note that all applications for employment should be completed on the officialemployment application form of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality and accompanied by certified copies of academic qualifications (please do not submit original supporting documentation, as this will not be returned). Z83 applications and faxed applications are no longer accepted. A CV not accompanied by a fully completed official application form will not be accepted.

Please complete one employment application form per vacancy, clearly stating the position code of the post for which you are applying.

Official application forms are obtainable from the Employment Application Receiving Centres that are located on ground floor of: Lillian Diedericks Building (formerly Brister House), Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth OR Town Hall, Market Street, Uitenhage.  Application forms may also be downloaded from the municipal website: www.nelsonmandelabay.gov.za. Telephonic enquires may be directed to the Receptionist, Tel: 041 506 3259.

Mail to the Executive Director: Corporate Services (Human Resources Management Services Sub-Directorate), PO Box 116, Port Elizabeth 6000 or deliver to the relevant Employment Application Receiving Centre.

Kindly note that the Municipality contacts shortlisted applicants only. Applicants not contacted within six weeks of the closing date may safely assume that their applications were not successful. They are nevertheless thanked for their interest shown in the position advertised.

 

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, 30 AUGUST 2019 before 12h00 noon.

 

Ref. 132 – 16 August 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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