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Applications open for Youth Forum for People and Wildlife 2016
3 November 2015

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VACANCIES: Various vacancies at the DEA June 2016 - 2 June 2016

Reference No.DescriptionDirectorate / BranchClosing Date
OC09/2016Specialist Scientist: Seabird ResearchOceans and Coasts20 Jun 2016 - 16:00pm
OC14/2016Specialist Scientist: Applied Physical OceanographyOceans and Coasts20 Jun 2016 - 16:00pm
CFO02/2016Deputy Director: Creditors, Travel and SubsistenceCFO20 Jun 2016 - 16:00pm
CFO 03/2016Assistant Director: Asset ManagementCFO20 Jun 2016 - 16:00pm
CCAQ01/2016Control Environmental Officer Grade A: United National Framework Convention on Climate ChangeClimate Change and Air Quality20 Jun 2016 - 16:00pm
CFO01/2016Senior Database ClerkCFO13 Jun 2016 - 16:00pm
OC11/2016Chief Engineer – Telecoms & Instrumentation (Electronics)Oceans and Coasts13 Jun 2016 - 16:00pm


The Department of Environmental Affairs is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is the department's intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability), through filling of these posts. Candidates whose appointment, promotion, or transfer will promote representivity, will receive preference.

Procedures and information to apply

  • All applications must be submitted on a Z83 [PDF] form accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document (ID) as well as a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) in order to be considered.
  • Take note that the department will verify all qualifications and experience and that original documents must be submitted on appointment and all qualifications obtained abroad will be evaluated by SAQA.
  • Short listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine the suitability of a person for employment.  
  • Senior Management candidates to be subjected to competency assessment, signing of an employment contract and performance agreement.
  • If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Consideration will be given to applicants who meet the minimum requirements of advertised posts.
  • Relaxation of qualification requirements may be considered for non-OSD posts. 
  • Applications available at the:
    • Pretoria centre should be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 OR  hand delivered to the Department of Environmental Affairs, Environment House, 473 Steve Biko, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001 (Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road) 
    • Cape Town centre should be forwaded to the Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X4390 Cape Town 8000OR hand-delivered to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town 8000 for attention: Human Resources.