BIODIVERSITY OFFICER: PRODUCTION GRADE A: BIODIVERSITY PLANNING AND STEWARDSHIP

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Job TypeFull Time

SALARY : R256 815 per annum (Total package of R382 740 per annum/ condition apply)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in Natural/Environmental Sciences or

equivalent qualification in the related field. Exposure in biodiversity management,
specifically to conservation management as it relates to the evaluation of
development impacts through the EIA process and the use of biodiversity planning
tools, as follows: Knowledge of the National Environmental Management Act (107
of 1998), National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10 of 2004) and
the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act (57 of 2003) An
understanding of biodiversity and conservation management policies and
legislative frameworks in environmental management. Planning and coordination
skills, Good interpersonal relations, Well-developed communication skills, the
ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure. Knowledge of
managing projects; Good Communication Skills (verbal and written); Knowledge
of Administrative Procedures. Good report writing. The ability to work
independently and in a team. , A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel
within South Africa and internationally would be added advantages.

DUTIES : Assist in the implementation of certain aspects of the National Environmental

Management: Biodiversity Act, and the coordination and development of other
relevant legislation, policies, strategies, programmes, norms and standards. Assist
in the implementation of international conventions and agreements relating to
conservation management; Provide technical and scientific support to the Local
Government Programs; Provide scientific and technical support to the expansion
of National Botanical Gardens as part of the conservation estate; Provide sound
specialist advice to line function staff and stakeholders outside the Public Service
on relevant national policies, legislation, strategies, programmes, norms and
standards relating to conservation management of ecosystems; Assist in liaising
with relevant stakeholders, as well as promote national policies and interests at
relevant domestic and international; Assist with the administration and
implementation of relevant international agreements; Assist in making all
administrative arrangements within the sub-directorate and in promoting and
negotiating national interests in relevant sub-regional, regional and global arenas.
Provide support with the National Biodiversity Stewardship Programme, National
Biodiversity Framework, Bioregional Plans, Biodiversity Conservation Plans,
Mining and Biodiversity issues, Biodiversity impacts in the EIA process.



APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447,

Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia
Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.

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