Environmental Officer – Specialised Production: Waste Policy Minimisation

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
REF NO: EADP 2019-43
SALARY : R402 045 per annum (OSD as prescribed) 165
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 of the following: Environmental legislation, policies and regulations that includes waste management.
Conducting research.
Policy development.
Waste minimisation.
Drafting scientific reports.
Supervisory and mentoring experience.
Competencies: Knowledge of environmental management, integrated waste management and resource efficiency and waste minimisation and policy and legislation.
Human resource management (including interpersonal skills).
Proficiency in communication verbal and writing skills (including report writing).
Planning and project/time management skills.
Computer literacy (Microsoft Office).
Ability to research, synthesise and present information in a scientific manner.

DUTIES :
Manage and facilitate the effective and efficient development and implementation of policies, legislation, guidelines, norms and standards w.
r.
t integrated waste management.
Assist with general office management i.
e.
assist with Financial and Human Resource Management and office administration.
Manage and provide specialist technical advice on complex technical scoping and environmental impact assessment reports and policy documents to organs of state and other stakeholders on integrated waste management.
Monitor compliance and enforce relevant statutory provisions with regards to the National Environmental Management: Waste Act.
Manage the execution of programmes and projects related to the implementation of waste minimization strategies.

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