Control Environmental Officer: Grade A

REF NO: 040518/15
Branch: Operational Integration: Gauteng
SALARY : R439 917per annum (offer based on proven years of experience) (OSD)
CENTRE : Gauteng
CLOSING DATE : 04 May 2018

A Four (4) year degree or equivalent qualification in natural or environmental License (Attach certified copy).
Computer literacy.
Experience and knowledge of institutional arrangements and legal regime pertaining to integrated water resource management.
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 analy (certified copy must be attached).
The ability and willingness to travel and work long hours when necessary.

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 0f 40 1998) and other Departmental policies and strategies.
Supervision of staff.
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 Data base 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.
The willingness to work irregular hours and travel extensively, including to remote areas.
Give inputs in the projects relevant to the management of water resources initiated by the Department.
Provide strategic planning for the Sub-directorate.
Facilitate training and career development of staff, Supervision of staff, Assist in the establishment and regulation of water management institutions.

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