SALARY: R376 596 per annum (Total salary package of R532 814 per annum/conditions apply)

CENTRE: Kei Area Ref No: FOM14/2020 (X2 Posts)

East Griqualand Ref No: FOM15/2020 (X1 Post)

Matiwane Ref No: FOM16/2020 (X1 Post)

Mpumalanga Ref No: FOM17/2020 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Forestry or equivalent qualification within a related field with 3-5 years’ experience in commercial forestry. Knowledge and understanding of policy management and regulatory processes, legal interpretation in terms of both National Forest Act (Act No. 84 of 1998) and National Veld and Forest Fire Act (Act No.101 of 1998. Understanding of policy and legislation framework, sectorial legislator framework of forestry and labour in South Africa. Best Management Practices for Forestry. Environmental Management Systems. Good presentation skills, excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, programme and project management, good interpersonal relations, negotiation skills. Computer skills in MS Office Software, a valid driver’s licence and must be willing to travel.

DUTIES: The incumbent will be responsible for the management of commercial activities in an estate, implement short and long term plans for management of estates and forest resources, monitor and evaluate the compliance and services rendered by service providers, develop and manage the implementation of the annual plan of operations (APOs), business plans and fire protection plans, review annual operational plans and ensure the implementation thereof. Manage forest protection activities, develop forest fire suppression strategies and fire management plans to prevent and combat veld and forest fires, ensure the implementation, enforcement and promotion of the National Forest Act (NFA) and National Veld Forest Fire Act (NVFFA). Liaison with stakeholders, provide technical advice to stakeholders. Manage environmental protection activities, manage stream flow reduction activities underwater act, Staff Management, mentoring and coaching, training and development of staff.

ENQUIRIES: Mr T.N Ngamile Tel No: (040) 940 4707 cell no: 082 802 6574 (Eastern Cape)

Mr Tshivhase Tel No: 70761185270 (Mpumalanga)

NOTE: Interested candidates are requested to submit separate applications for each advert indicating the correct Reference number