Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Vacancies 2022: Check Posts, Qualifications and How to Apply

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning


APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co

CLOSING DATE : 05 December 2022

NOTE : Only applications submitted online at: www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co 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. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert.


SALARY : R420 318 per annum, (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Honours Degree in Natural or Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Engineering (Civil) Sciences or related; A valid (Code B) driving licence. Recommendation: Registered as an Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) or Candidate EAP with the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) or meets the requirements for registration and applied for registration or will apply for registration (appointment will be conditional to actual registration with EAPASA by a specified date);Experience in the following: Environmental field related to waste management; Compliance monitoring, enforcement and auditing; Environmental impact management or Waste management permitting or licensing; Willingness to travel as required. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Environmental, general and hazardous waste management; Environmental legislation; Basic understanding of spatial and non-spatial database management; General management; Financial management; Human resources management; Administration).; Skills needed: Conflict management; Proven computer literacy (MS Office; Word-processing and spreadsheet packages through windows applications and electronic mail);Planning; Organizing; Report writing; Written and verbal communication and Supervisory and Mentoring. Ability to do the following: Ensure compliance and enforce relevant statutory obligations regarding regulations, policies and treaties related to waste management and environmental management; Conduct in-depth research; Conduct and interpret environmental monitoring and audits; Interpret and analyse complex general and hazardous waste information; Advise internal and external stakeholders.

DUTIES : Administer the waste management licensing process through the review and evaluation of waste impact and technical reports and the drafting of waste management licences; Assist with general office management, Financial management, Human Resource Management and Administration; Ensure compliance monitoring and enforcement of relevant waste management legislation with respect to statutory obligations; Develop, implement and review waste management licensing processes, systems, policy measures and specific projects relating to waste management licensing; Provide. specialist advice and develop policies, legislation, norms, standards, minimum requirements guidelines of geohydrological, geotechnical and technical design aspects of waste management facilities and specific projects relating to waste management licensing.

ENQUIRIES : Mr L. McBain-Charles Tel No: (021) 4832747