CONTROL ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER GRADE A REF NO 150219/02(X2 POSTS)

at Department of Water and Sanitation
Location Mbombela, South Africa
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type Full-time

Description

Branch: Chief Operations Office Mpumalanga
Dir: Regulation
SALARY : R468 513 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Mbombela
REQUIREMENTS : A Four (4) year Degree or equivalent qualification in Natural or Environmental
Sciences. Six (6) years post qualification experience. A valid driver’s license
(attach a certified copy). Computer literacy. Experience and knowledge of
institutional arrangements and legal regime pertaining to Integrated Water
Resource Management (IWRM). Designated as an Environmental Management
Inspector. Knowledge and understanding of criminal and administrative
enforcement. Knowledge and understanding of the National Water Act, Water
Services Act and related regulations and implementation and enforcement.
Understanding of the Environmental Law and the environmental compliance and
enforcement management system. Ability to link technical and legal aspects
related to illegal water use and environmental compliance issues. Strategic
capability and leadership skills. Knowledge of Government administration and
financial procedures. Ability to develop and apply policies. Good communication
skills, verbal, written and report writing with experience in stakeholder
engagement. Sound organizing and planning skills; customer focus, networking,
conflict management. People Management. Change Management. Problem
solving and analytical thinking. The ability and willingness to travel and work long
hours when necessary.
DUTIES : Provide support in the implementation of policies and strategies to manage sector
water use impacts in accordance with the National Water Act, 1998 (Act 36 of
1998) and other Departmental policies and strategies. Undertake both routine and
special investigations. Prepare reports and interpret analytical results. Ensure
reported alleged illegal water use are recorded on the Cas system and investigated
fully with the Enforcement Business Process. Compile, update the database and
case management. Interact with law enforcement agencies and other Departments
dealing with environmental crime. Respond to client queries within and outside the
Department. Participate in the Water Use Authorisation Assessment Advisory
Committee. Give inputs in the projects relevant to the management of water
resources initiated by the Department. Provide strategic planning for the SubDirectorate.
Facilitate training and career development of staff. Supervision of staff.
Assist in the establishment and regulation of water management institutions.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Noqayi N.R Tel No: 013-759 7427
APPLICATIONS : Mpumalanga (Mbombela):

ENQUIRIES : Mr Guma F Tel No: 013-759 7311
APPLICATIONS : Mpumalanga (Mbombela): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant

reference number to: The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X
11259, Mbombela 1200, or hand deliver to the Department of Water and Sanitation
at the reception ground floor, Prorom Building, 35 Brown Street – Corner Brown &
Paul Kruger Streets, Mbombela

FOR ATTENTION : Mr MJ Nzima