SALARY: R316 791 per annum (Total salary package of R460 251 per annum/conditions apply)

CENTRE: Katberg Plantation Eastern Cape Ref No: FOM18/2020 (X2 Posts)

KZN (Qhudeni Plantation) Ref No: FOM19/2020 (X1 Post)

Limpopo (Voorspoed) Ref No: FOM20/2020 (X1 Post)

Free State Ref No: FOM21/2020 (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 2 or 3 years’ experience in forestry environment, institution building, and other related interests. Experience in the management of commercial forestry plantations. 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. Good communication, negotiation, and team-building leadership skills. Ability to use own initiative. Understanding of Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries’ Policies. Understanding of Sustainable Forest Management and Management Practices for plantations. Must be computer literate and have a valid driver’s license be willing to travel.

DUTIES: The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing and rendering commercial activities in the plantations, implement operational plans for the plantations, Quality assure the work rendered by the service providers. Render forestry protection activities. Ensure protection of plantations from fires, livestock, and pests. Assist with the implementation, enforcement, and promotion of the National Act (NFA) and National Veld Forest Fire Act (NVFFA). Liaison with the stakeholders, provide technical advice to stakeholders, Render environmental protection activities. Manage stream flow reduction activities underwater act, Plan and implement pest/disease control initiatives. Provide administration support services.

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

Ms. Diphare Tel No: (033) 3927700 (KZN)

Mr. K.N Nemukula Tel No: (015) 519 3310 Cell No: 079-569-3315 (Limpopo)

Mr. C Ndou Tel No: (012)309 5708/7/0760191221 (Free State)

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