POST : SCIENTIST (PRODUCTION) GRADE A REF NO: 141218/06
BRANCH : CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICEDIR: PLANNING AND INFORMATION
SALARY : R585 366 per annum (all-inclusive OSD salary package)
CENTRE : Mbombela
REQUIREMENTS : Science degree (B.Sc. Hons) or relevant qualification in the following fields:
Hydrogeology, Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry. Three (3) years post
qualification natural scientific experience. Compulsory registration with
SACNASP as a Professional Natural Scientist (proof of registration must be
attached). Knowledge of the key Water and Environmental Acts and related
policies. Knowledge of water quality management, water quality regulation and
knowledge of GIS applications and capabilities. Knowledge and experience in
groundwater resource exploration, aquifer characterization and development
of hydrogeological information products. Knowledge of guidelines, protocols,
standards and norms for groundwater development, protection and
management. A valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel extensively.
Experience in supervision and management of personnel. Knowledge of and
experience in budgeting and budget control. Good leadership and
management skills. Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
DUTIES : Develop and implement methodologies, policies, systems and procedures.
Provide scientific and technical expertise in the field of physical and Earth
Sciences for assessment, development, protection, use and management of
groundwater resources. Support implementation of groundwater protection
strategies and related protocols. Provide groundwater extension services.
Perform scientific analysis and regulatory functions. Provide input to
environmental management processes. Review and give input to water use
license applications. Monitor natural and artificial groundwater trends.
Undertake groundwater resources exploration. Conduct research and
development. Manage and supervise drilling programmes. Undertake
appropriate development of groundwater water resources. Human capital
development. Maintain regional and national water databases.
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
CLOSING DATE : 14 December 2018 TIME: 16h00