Environmental Officer Production: Remediation And Emergency Incident Management

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SALARY : R 240 015 R 420 690 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 13 October 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
A relevant 3-year National Diploma in the Natural, Physical, Environmental Technical knowledge of the integrated environmental management processes including the specific environmental management acts promulgated in terms of NEMA S30 emergency incidents, remediation and Provincial environmental policies.
Technical knowledge of the functioning of ecosystems, social interactions and other environmental aspects.
Knowledge of methodologies and techniques for the evaluation of environmental impacts, environmental monitoring and auditing.
Competencies: Knowledge of environmental management, especially remediation.
Knowledge of environmental legislation.
Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape.
Report writing skills.
Meeting and facilitation skills.
Basic Project Management skills.
Proven computer literacy in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

DUTIES :
Provide technical advice into projects and policies related to remediation of contaminated land and NEMA s30 Emergency Incident Management.
Provide technical comment and assessment of technical reports related to remediation of contaminated land and NEMA s30 Emergency Incident Management.
Provide technical advice and comment with regard to compliance and enforcement of National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) Section 30 (emergency incidents pertaining to pollution), Section 28 (Duty of Care), the EIA Regulations and the National Environmental Management Waste Act (NEMWA).
Administer emergency incident response including site visits, reviewing reports, drafting technical directives and recording information.