Environmental Officer 

Closing Date2023/06/26
Reference NumberWCG230529-2
Tracking NumberEADP 21/2023
Job TitleEnvironmental Officer (Specialised Production): Coastal Management, Ref No. EADP 21/2023
DepartmentEnvironmental Affairs and Development Planning
Salary levelOSD
EnquiriesMs M Laros at (021) 483 5126
Job TypePermanent
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceWestern Cape
Location – Town / CityCape Town, CBD.
Job PurposeThe Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to support the Provincial Lead Agency for Coastal Management in the undertaking of its legal mandates for, and promotion of, integrated coastal management, including estuary management, and the implementation of programmes and projects. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.
Minimum RequirementsAn appropriate Honours Degree in Natural, Environmental or Engineering Sciences (or an equivalent qualification); A valid (Code B) driving license.
RecommendationWorking knowledge and relevant experience of the following: Estuarine and / or Coastal and / or Environmental Management; Estuary, coastal and environmental legislation, policies and regulations; Project Management; Willingness to travel within the Western Cape. 
Key Performance AreasSupport the implementation of the Provincial Estuarine Management Programme which gives effect to the NEM: ICM Act: National Estuarine Management Protocol; Supporting the administration and implementation of the NEM:ICMA and other applicable legislation, regulations, policies and strategies pertaining to coastal management; Providing technical advice in support of the administration and implementation of NEM:ICMA and other applicable legislation, policies and strategies pertaining to coastal and estuary management; Support compliance and enforcement of NEM:ICMA; Supporting the development and implementation of provincial and municipal coastal management programmes and projects; Conducting research and assist with the development of coastal management and estuary management related policies, programmes and projects; Driving initiatives to enable mainstreaming of coastal and estuary management into provincial and local governmental programmes.
CompetenciesKnowledge of the following: Coastal, environmental and estuary management; Relevant coastal, environmental and estuary legislation; Project management; Facilitation / stakeholder engagements; Skills in the following: Computer literacy in MS Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc); Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and verbal); Information technology; Excellent report writing skills which include drafting of correspondence, comments on applications, drafting of law, policies, guidelines etc.; Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
RemunerationR 451 587 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.
NotesNote: 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 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. 
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. Please ensure that you submit your application on or before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. 

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