Government Jobs in Western Cape – Remediation and Emergency Incident Management

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to ensure the implementation of integrated pollution and chemicals management within the Western Cape. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD

Job Responsibilities:

Provide specialist input regarding remediation of contaminated soil and water; Manage and provide specialist technical comment, advice and guidance on environmental technical reports to organs of state and other stakeholders regarding pollution and chemicals management; Provide specialist pollution and chemicals management advice regarding compliance and enforcement of the department’s statutory obligations, including the National Environmental Management: Waste Act (NEMWA), specifically part 8, and the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA), specifically section 30 and section 28; Administer cases in terms of part 8 of NEMWA and section 30 of NEMA; Ensure response to emergency incidents and complaints pertaining to pollution; Perform all administrative and related functions

Job Requirements:

Knowledge of the following: Environmental management, including soil plus surface and groundwater pollution and management; Environmental legislation; Skills needed: Communication (written and verbal) and report writing; Meeting and facilitation; Problem solving; Computer literacy; Must have the ability to work independently as well as within a team; Ability to analyse and interpret scientific and technical reports and scientific data

Qualification & Experience:

  • Extensive relevant working experience.
  • An appropriate Honours degree (NQF 8) in natural, physical, environmental science or engineering; A valid code B driving licence.

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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