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Department: Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

Youth Environmental Coordinator: Local Government Support (LGS) | two (02) years
contract | 232 posts countrywide

NUMBER OF POSTS AND REFERENCE NUMBERS PER PROVINCECENTRES PER PROVINCE
NOTE: Applicants must clearly indicate the province, reference number and the local municipality they are applying for on the 283 application form. Applicants who are applying for multiple municipalities must submit separate applications.
Gauteng: 09 posts
(YCOP1/2022)
City of Ekurhuleni/ City of Johannesburg/City of Tshwane/ Emfuleni/ Lesedi/ Midvaal/ Merafong City/Mogale City/ Rand West City
Limpopo: 21 posts
(YCOP2/2022)
Blouberg/ Lepelle-Nkumpi/ Molemole/ Polokwane/ Ba-Phalaborwa/ Greater Giyani Greater Letaba/ Greater Tzaneen/ Maruleng/ Elias Motsoaledi/ Ephraim Moqale/mFetakgomo-Tubatse/ Makhuduthamaga/ Collins Chabane/ Makhado/ Musina/ Thulamela/ Bela-Bela/ Lephalale/ Modimolle-Mookgophong/ Mogalakwena/ Thabazimbi
Free State: 21 posts
(YCOP3/2022)
Mangaung/ Mafube/ Metsimaholo/ Moghaka/ Ngwathe/ Masilonyana/ Matjhabeng/ Nala/ Tokologo/ Tswelopele/ Dihlabeng/ Maluti-A-Phofung/ Mantsopa/ Nketoana/ Phumelela/ Setsoto/ Kopanong/ Letsemeng/ Mohokare

NUMBER OF POSTS AND REFERENCE NUMBERS PER PROVINCECENTRES PER PROVINCE
NOTE: Applicants must clearly indicate the province, reference number and the local municipality they are applying for on the 283 application form. Applicants who are applying for multiple municipalities must submit separate applications.
Mpumalanga: 17 posts
(YCOP4/2022)
Bushbuckridge/ City of Mbombela/ Nkomazi/ Thaba Chweu/ Chief Albert Luthuli/ Dipaleseng/ Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme/ Govan Mbeki/ Lekwa/ Mkhondo/ Msukaligwa/ Dr JS Moroka/ Emakhazeni/ Emalahleni/ Steve
Tshwete/ Thembisile Hani/ Victor Khanye
Northern Cape: 26 posts
(YCOP5/2022)
Dikgatlong/ Magareng/ Phokwane/ Sol Plaatje/ Ga-Segonyana/ Gamaqara/ Joe Morolong/ Hantam/Kamiesberg/ Karoo Hoogland/ Khai-Ma/ Nama Khoi/ Richtersveld/ Emthanjeni/ Kareeberg/ Renosterberg/
Siyancuma/ Siyathemba/ Thembelihle/ Ubuntu/ Umsobomvu/ Kheisl/ Dawid Kruiper/ Kai !Garib/ Kgatelopele/Tsantsabane
KwaZulu-Natal: 44 posts
(YCOP6/2022)
eThekwini/ Dannhauser/ eMadlangeni/ Newcastle/ Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma/ Greater Kokstad/Ubuhlebezwe/ Umzimkhulul/ KwaDukuza/ Mandeni/ Maphumulo/ Ndwedwe/ City of uMhlathuze/ Mthonjaneni/
Nkandla/ uMfolozi/ uMlalazi/ Ray Nkonyeni/ Umdoni/ Umuziwabantu/ Umzumbe/ Impendle/ Mkhambathini/Mpofana /Msunduzi/ Richmond/ uMngeni/ uMshwathi/ Big 5 Hlabisa/ Jozini/ Mtubatuba/ uMhlabuyalingana/Endumeni/ Nquthu/ uMsinga/ Umvoti/ Alfred Duma/ Inkosi Langalibalele/ Okhahlamba/ AbaQulusi/ eDumbe/Nongoma/ Ulundi/ uPhongolo

NUMBER OF POSTS AND REFERENCE NUMBERS PER PROVINCECENTRES PER PROVINCE
NOTE: Applicants must clearly indicate the province, reference number and the local municipality they are applying for on the 283 application form. Applicants who are applying for multiple municipalities must submit separate applications.
North West: 18 posts
(YCOP7/2022)
Kgetlengrivier/ Madibeng/ Moretele/ Moses Kotane/ Rustenburg/ City of Matlosana/ JB Marks/ Maquassi Hills/Greater Taung/ Kagisano-Molopo/ Lekwa-Teemane/ Mamusa/ Naledi/ Ditsobotla/ Mahikeng/ Ramotshere
Moiloa/ Ratlou/ Tswaing
Eastern Cape: 33 posts
(YCOP8/2022)
Buffalo City/ Nelson Mandela/ Matatiele/ Ntabankulu/ Umzimvub/ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela/ Amahlathi/Great Kei/Mbhashe/ Mnquma/ Ngqushwa/ Raymond Mhlaba/ Emalahleni/ Engcobo/ Enoch Mgijima/ Intsika Yethu/ Inxuba Yethemba/ Sakhisizwe/ Elundini/ Sengu/ Walter Sisulu/ Ingquza Hill/ King Sabata Dalindyebo/Mhlontlo/ Nyandeni/ Port St Johns/ Blue Crane Route/ Dr Beyers Naudé/ Kouga/ Koukamma/ Makanal/Ndlambel/ Sundays River Valley
Western Cape: 25 posts
(YCOP9/2022)
City of Cape Town/ Breede Valley/ Drakenstein/ Langeberg/ Stellenbosch/ Witzenberg/ Beaufort West/
Laingsburg/ Prince Albert/ Bitou/ George/ Hessequa/ Kannaland/ Knysna/ Mossel Bay/ Oudtshoorn/ Cape
Agulhas/ Overstrand/ Swellendam/ Theewaterskloof/ Bergrivier/ Cederberg/ Matzikama/ Saldanha Bay/
Swartland
Pretoria 18 posts:
(YCOP10/2022)
DFFE and SALGA

Salary: R 211 713 per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits

Requirements:

  • National Diploma in Environmental or Natural Science or equivalent qualification in a related field.
  • Two (02) years of experience in relevant field.
  • Knowledge and application of environmental legislations.
  • Understanding of local government and its relationship with national and provincialgovernment.
  • Knowledge and application of project management, intergovernmental relations, Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP).
  • Organisational and coordination skills.
  • Stakeholder management, facilitation, and a good understanding of government planning processes.
  • Sound organising and planning skills.
  • Good communication skills (good verbal and written communication skills) and Interpersonal relation skills.
  • Computer literacy and operation of all Microsoft packages.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Duties:

  • Support initiatives to integrate environmental sustainability in municipal planning.
  • Facilitate and coordinate environmental capacity building.
  • Provide support in the identification of environmental capacity gaps within localmunicipalities.
  • Facilitate and coordinate environmental awareness initiatives.
  • Identification of environmental education and awareness programmes for local municipality.
  • Conceptualisation, development and implementation of environmental education and awareness programme for schools and communities within local municipalities.
  • Improve environmental governance systems within municipality.
  • Participate in municipal/ provincial/ national governance environmental structures.
  • Participate in the development and/or review of municipal sector plans.
  • Support the planning and implementation of departments EPWP projects.

Enquiries: Mr L Dombo, Tel: 012 399 9937 | For attention: Human Resource Management
| Closing date: 03 October 2022.

All applications must be submitted on a signed new Z83 application form (click bold underlined text to download PDF form) accompanied by a recent detailed curriculum vitae to be considered.

Please note that should you not use the newly amended 283 and completed, initialed and signed in full,
the department reserves the rights to disqualify your application.

Applications may be forwarded to: The Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the
Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001
or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria marked for the attention: Human Resources Management.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.

The National Department Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability foremployment, including but not limited to: criminal records; citizenship status; credit worthiness; previous employment (reference checks); social media checks, and qualification verification.

Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the department’s convenience.

Entry level requirements for senior management service (SMS) posts:

  • In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days and Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.
  • The course is available at the NSG under the name “certificate for entry into SMS” and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/
  • Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion of the course.
  • Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job.
  • Following the interview and the technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments.

The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of a performance agreement and an employment contract.

The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.

If you have not been contacted within three (03) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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