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VACANCY: Environmental Skills Development Training Officer – WESSA
20 September 2016

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20 September 2016

VACANCY: Alien and Invasive Species Inspector: Biosecurity
20 September 2016

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VACANCY: Alien and Invasive Species Inspector: Biosecurity - 20 September 2016

Salary: R87 939per annum (inclusive of 37% in lieu of benefits)

Centre: Eastern Cape and or Tambo International Airport


• A Grade 12 certificate. Added advantage: 3 year relevant Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification; • Knowledge of the application of the relevant national and international prescripts relating to the management of invasive alien species such as the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (NEMBA) and its associated Regulations, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the World Trade Organization Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (WTO-SPS Agreement), the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE);

• Working Knowledge of alien and invasive species management as well as the inspection procedure. Good understanding of biodiversity conservation, ecological interactions at population, community and ecosystem level especially related to Alien Invasive Species;

• Good communication, interpersonal and administrative skills. Competency in the use of a computer and MS Office software. Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently as well as in a team;

• Willingness to work long hours. In possession of a valid driver’s license and willing to travel.


• Conduct inspection/ audit of the land users benefited from the Working for Water and associated programmes;

• Conduct inspection/ audit of all relevant stakeholders in accordance with the relevant legislation;

• Maintain records of all invasive species inspections conducted. Keep track of all required follow-up inspections related to alien and invasive species and ensure these are done timeously;

• Ensure the inspection reports are submitted to the relevant Biodiversity Officer Specialised Production: Competent Authority for necessary follow-up interventions;

• Effectively administer applicable invasive alien species management legislation. Liaise and co-operate with other;

• Departments administering legislation that relates to invasive species management.

Enquiries: Mr. Stiaan Kotze, tel: 021 441 2816 Ms Karabo Malakalaka, tel: 012 399 9571 For Attention: Human Resource Closing date: 26 September 2016

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