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Dec 04, 2018

Control Environmental Officer

  • Department of Water and Sanitation
  • Bellville
Full time Management

Job Description


POST : CONTROL ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER: GRADE A REF NO: 141218/07
BRANCH : CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICE, DIV: WATER QUALITY RELATED WATER
USE MANAGEMENT
 (OSD)
CENTRE : Bellville
REQUIREMENTS : A four (4) year degree or equivalent qualification in Natural/Environmental
Sciences. Six (6) years post-qualification experience. Knowledge and
understanding of the National Water Act, 1998 (Act 36 of 1998). Supervisory
skills. Exposure in strategic planning, resource (water quality) protection and
human resource. A good understanding of other Environmental Legislation.
Knowledge and understanding of the PFMA. A valid driver’s license (A certified
copy must be attached). Computer literacy. Excellent communication, conflict,
project management, problem solving, negotiation and facilitation skills as well
as the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team. Extensive experience in
Integrated Water Resource Management. Good report writing skills. Good
understanding on water resource quality management.
DUTIES : Provide support in the development of policies and strategies to manage
sector water use impacts in accordance with the National Water Act, 1998
(Act 36 0f 1998) and other Departmental policies and strategies. Undertake
both routine and special investigations. Prepare reports and interpret
analytical results. Assist in the evaluation of water use license applications,
reports and other documents submitted in accordance with legislation, policy,
procedures and guidelines relevant to Water Quality Management and make
recommendations regarding the issuing of water use licenses and
confirmation of authorizations. Promote water conservation and efficient
water utilization through the Departmental authorization processes. Respond
to client queries within and outside the Department. Participate in the Water
Use Authorization Assessment Advisory Committee. Willingness to work
irregular hours and travel extensively including remote areas. Give inputs on
projects relevant to the management of water resources initiated by the
Department. Facilitate training and career development of staff. Supervision
of staff. Assist in the establishment and regulation of water management
institutions. Support catchment management forums and other water and
sanitation forums. Provide guidance to Water Management Institutions and
other water users relating to water resource quality.

APPLICATIONS : Western Cape (Bellville): Please forward your applications quoting the
relevant reference number to The Regional Head: Western Cape,
Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X16, Sanlamhof, 7532 or
hand deliver to Sigma Building, 3 Blanckenberg Road, and Bellville. For
attention: Ms K Melelo

Salary

R468 513 per annum

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