Environmental Officer – Specialised Production: Air Quality Monitoring

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
REF NO: EADP 2019-44
SALARY : R402 045 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government.
CLOSING DATE : 23 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate Honours Degree in Natural or Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences or Engineering Sciences or related.
A valid (Code B) driving licence.
Recommendation: Working knowledge and experience of the following: Environmental Management, related to Air Quality Management.
Operation and Maintenance of an Air Quality Monitoring Systems or Networks.
Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement of relevant air quality management legislation with respect to statutory obligations.
Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement of relevant air quality management legislation with respect to statutory obligations.
Project Management/ Planning.
Technical knowledge and experience in Air Quality Monitoring.
Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Air Quality Management, Air Quality Monitoring, Integrated Environmental Management.
Pollution Management.
Compliance monitoring and enforcement, with respect to statutory obligations (e.
g.
NEMA.
NEM:AQA).
Regulatory processes/ environmental legislation (e.
g.
NEMA, NEM:AQA).
General office/ administrative, financial and human resource management.
Research and report writing skills, including the drafting of official and technical reports.
Ability to analyse, interpret and respond to scientific and technical reports.
Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

DUTIES :
Provide the following: Specialist advice and technical expertise towards the development and administration of Air Quality Management Systems and policies.
Leadership, guidance and technical advice on the development and implementation of specific projects (e.
g.
specialised air quality management projects to inform human health risk assessment).
Contribute towards the development and implementation of air quality monitoring projects and capacity building.
Specialist inputs on compliance monitoring and enforcement with respect to statutory obligations (NEMA and NEM: AQA).
Support and input to all financial management, human resource management, administrative and strategic planning and related functions.

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