DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENT AND TOURISM
- POST: FIELD RANGER (X20 POSTS)
Directorate: State Owned Nature Reserves
SALARY: R147 459 – R173 706 per annum (Level 04)
REF NO: C3/22/15
• Doorndraai Nature Reserve (X3 Posts)
• Hans Merensky Nature Reserve (X2 Posts)
• Maleboch Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
• Masebe Nature Reserve (X2 Posts)
• Modjadji Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
• Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
• Wonderkop Nature Reserve (X1 Post)
REF NO: C3/22/14
• Mopani District: Klaserie Service Centre (X1 Post)
• Mopani District: Phalaborwa Service Centre (X2 Posts)
• Mopani District: Tzaneen Service Centre (X1 Post)
• Vhembe District: Malamulele Sevice Centre (X2 Posts)
• Vhembe District: Musina Service Centre (X1 Post)
• Vhembe District: Thohoyandou Service Centre (X2 Posts)
REQUIREMENTS: An NQF 4 (Grade 12) qualification as recognized by SAQA. A valid firearm competency certificate (handgun, rifle, shotgun). Physically fit. No criminal records. Valid driver’s license and PDP (with exception with people with disabilities. Skills and Knowledge: Problem solving and analysis, client orientation and customer focus, communication. Related training is essential (from SAWC, or any other accredited institution). Computer literacy (with certificate) will be an added advantage.
DUTIES: Assist with the protection of the reserve and its natural environment resources which will include nature conservation patrols. Inspect and repair boundary fence. Warn visitors on unauthorized actions in reserves and report noncompliance. Assist with fire management services and assist with access control. Assist with monitoring of ecological processes, habitats and biodiversity in nature reserves which include gather biological and ecological data. Report on areas for rehabilitation and monitor rehabilitation areas. Assist with the monitoring and control of recreational facilities which will include control and monitoring of recreational activities and maintenance of recreational areas. Assists with wildlife management in other areas and communities.
ENQUIRIES: Mrs S Pelser Tel No: (015) 293 8678
APPLICATIONS: Direct your application quoting the relevant reference number, position and management area on the Z83 to: The Acting Head of Department: Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Private Bag X 9484, Polokwane, 0700. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Evridiki Towers, Registry Office, 19 Biccard Street, Office B1-73, Polokwane.
CLOSING DATE: 01 JULY 2022
NOTE: Correspondence will be limited with the short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are hereby advised to seek reasons for the above administration action in terms of Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA), Act No.3 of 2000. Shortlisted applicants should be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification process as well as other relevant security and pre-employment checks as prescribed by the Minimum Information Security Standards. Consequently, the appointment will be subject to positive outcomes on these processes, which includes amongst others security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, criminal record verification and reference checks. Appointment to some of this post will be provisional, pending the issue of a positive security clearance. Therefore, the appointment will be reconsidered/possibly terminated in case where the applicant failed to get a positive security clearance. Fingerprints will be taken on the day of the interviews.