Field Assistant post available at SANParks

A position for a Field Assistant on a fixed-term contract up to the end of March 2027 (renewable on mutual agreement) is available at Meerkat National Park. The Salary is on a B4 band, R 11 260.24 Salary + R 2 310.58 housing as the incumbent will be staying outside the Park.

Closing date: 20 May 2024

Location: Meerkat National Park


  • Grade 12 certificate / Senior Certificate
  • Code 10 driver’s license with PrDP
  • Computer Literacy in MS Office
  • 2 Years’ experience with contracting teams/management of personnel
  • Valid Health & Safety Certificate
  • Experience in rehabilitation techniques and invasive alien plant clearing is essential for this position


  • Assist with project-related planning
  • Assist with the management and mentoring of EPWP contract
  • Ensure the management of quality, production and monitoring of task-based operations linked to the project
  • Ensure compliance with program standards/norms and Health and Safety requirements

  • Assist with mapping and data recording for the project linked to activities
  • Assist with administrative tasks
  • Report on project progress
  • Communicate and liaise with relevant stakeholders

How To Apply

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

Claudia Malgas

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 053 382 3011
  • Postal Address: 9 Joppie Vermeulen Street, Carnarvon 8925

Documents Required

Interested parties are requested to send the following:

  1. Updated CV
  2. Proof of qualifications acquired plus a driver’s license
  3. Subject line: PM-Meerkat N Park

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