Control Room Operator [x4 posts] wanted at SANParks | ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE

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South African National Parks (SANParks) invites suitablly qualified candidates to apply for the vacancy: Fusion Centre/ Control Room Operator [x4 posts].

Closing date: 13 December 2023

Location: Addo Elephant National Park

A challenging vacancy currently exists for four (4) Fusion Centre/Control Room Operator Positions at Addo Elephant National Park.

Please Note

  • Candidate will be required to reside within the Park and official accommodation will be made available to the successful candidate.
  • Due to multiple vacancies use the following reference number on your application in order to ensure the correct allocation of your CV: Fusion Centre

  • The remuneration package includes a basic salary, based on the salary scale of a position with a Paterson B3 job grade and allowances and benefits as specified in the HR Tariff Document and Conditions of Services of SANParks.
  • Appointment will be in accordance with EE Plan targets.


South African National Parks (SANParks) was established in terms of the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No 57 of 2003).

The primary mandate of SANParks is to oversee the conservation of South Africa’s biodiversity, landscapes, and associated heritage assets through a system of national parks.

It also must ensure that South Africans participate and get involved in biodiversity initiatives and that all its operations have a synergistic existence with neighbouring communities for their educational and socioeconomic benefit.

One of the strategic directions of SANParks is growing community support, providing access, benefit-sharing and benefiting local communities, thus the call for applications for the bursary opportunity.


  • Monitor organisation security systems- including but not limited to the access control and CCTV systems
  • Receive notifications of security incidents and issues from all organisation personnel
  • Relay notifications of incidents, issues etc. to the appropriate leadership positions

  • Interface with conservation law enforcement to coordinate incident responses
  • Dispatch conservation/law enforcement/security officers to investigate alarms and respond to incidents, escalate as procedure states and to the best of own judgement
  • Notify emergency services when external response is required; coordinate with security to ensure services have immediate access to the space

  • Monitor the performance of security system elements and report deficiencies to the Security Manager and organisation’s senior personnel
  • Coordinate communication between relevant role-players and stakeholders
  • Command and Control support and facilitation of ground operations when incidents occur.

  • Support ground operations in the park and at the regional level where necessary
  • Support conservation services, law enforcement, tourism services, technical department services, security services, scientific services etc.
  • Track the location and activities of all rangers/field staff assigned to their shift

  • Applies the appropriate professionalism, maturity and tact to manage the incident
  • Adheres to and always promotes organisational policies and procedures
  • Communicates concerns, process improvement ideas or other opportunities for improvement to the team

  • Law enforcement by assisting with the control of visitors as well as staff and the assimilation, interpretation, and dissemination of information.
  • To maintain law, order and discipline for staff members, communities, and guests.
  • To maintain a high standard of administration.
  • Inspection and cleanliness of operations room building and equipment.


  • Attach certified copies of all qualifications and identity documents.
  • A grade 12 certificate/NQF level 4.
  • 2 Years’ experience as conservation law enforcement official/para-military operations
  • Qualification in conservation studies will be an added advantage.

  • Field ranger training/conservation training/para-military training certificate will be an added advantage.
  • Computer Literacy certificate. An advanced computer skills certificate will be an added advantage.
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent Administrative and Record Keeping skills, certificate will be an added advantage.
  • A healthy person with high-level mental alertness is required in this position.
  • The willingness to be based inside the park.
  • No criminal record.


The application will only be completed when you have applied through the link and have submitted all your relevant documents to the following email address: [email protected]

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by the required documentation listed below to the following:

Ilze JonkerHuman Resource Department: Postal Address: PO Box 52, Addo, 6105

Documents Required

  • Cover letter
  • CV,
  • Certified copies of ID
  • Relevant qualifications

Only interested persons who meet the above-stated requirements should apply using the application form below:


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