Western Cape Government Vacancies 2023 | Control Environmental Officer Vacancies in Cape Town Apply Online Now

Western Cape Government

Western Cape Government Is Currently Seeking for Control Environmental Officer Position suitable candidate who is eligible to handle all the responsibilities and is qualified for the position. All the information required for this position to know by the candidate is given below specifically. apply online for this position by clicking on the apply now button and fill the Western Cape Government application Form. The Position Is available in Cape Town, Western Cape the candidates nearby willing to apply are also invited to apply online for this vacancy.

Hiring Authority: Western Cape Government Careers

Position: Control Environmental Officer Jobs

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Qualification: Matric, Grade 12, Diploma/ Degree

Salary Estimated: R554 490 a year

Job Requirements & Responsibilities

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to support the Provincial mandate for Biodiversity Management and to manage the Sub-directorate: Biodiversity, advise on, and manage development and compliance with biodiversity policy and strategy matters; liaise with and provide performance monitoring and reporting for CapeNature and the Biosphere Reserves and, mainstream biodiversity and build stakeholder capacity. Strategically participate in national, provincial and local biodiversity programmes and projects in order to fulfil the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity and biodiversity legislation relevant in the Province. This post is stationed in Cape Town, CBD.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate 4-year B-Degree/ Honours (equivalent or higher qualification) in Physical/ Natural Sciences or Engineering/ Environmental Management/Sciences; A minimum of 6 years relevant post-qualification experience after obtaining first qualification in the field of biodiversity management, policy, planning or conservation management; A valid (Code B or higher) driving license.


Master’s degree or higher in biodiversity and related fields; Experience in the following: Developing policy instruments and regulatory processes in the biodiversity sector; Project management within the biodiversity field; Facilitation and establishing stakeholder platforms; Knowledge and experience in biodiversity economy and ecological infrastructure value chains.

Key Performance Areas

Biodiversity legislation, policy, strategic planning and procedural development; Support and undertake biodiversity monitoring and performance review processes for CapeNature and the Biosphere Reserves; Planning, coordination and implementation of Biodiversity initiatives; Biodiversity Mainstreaming & Capacity building in the Department, for municipalities and other stakeholders and provide support for municipal planning processes; General Management, financial, human and administrative management for the component


Knowledge and understanding in the following: Biodiversity management, conservation and ecological Infrastructure as well as existing legislation and policy instruments; Making legislation and developing other relevant policy instruments; Project management and financial systems;Skills in the following: Computer literacy in MS Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc); Communication (written and verbal), research, and report writing; General office and administration; Conflict resolution; Project Management; Human Resource Management; Financial Management (budgeting and expenditure control; supply chain management processes). Ability to analyse, interpret and respond to scientific, technical reports and policy and legislation; Ability to work independently and as part of a team.



Grade A – R 554 490 per annum (OSD as prescribed). Remuneration for applicants already employed within the Public Sector will be in terms of the relevant regulatory framework.

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD) are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Note: Only applications submitted online at: www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co. will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Please ensure that you submit your application on or before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

Fill The Western Cape Government Application Form From the Link Given Above And Wait For the application to be processed once your application gets shortlisted you will be informed by the authority and called for the interview or examination processed by the company. Good luck For your job Search!

To apply for this job please visit westerncapegov.erecruit.co.

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