Environmental Compliance Officer Needed

Posted by Jobs Assist on the 2nd October 2015.

Position: Environmental Compliance Officer (SHEQ)
Department: Waste Management
Division: Governance and Compliance
Salary Offered: R 263 328 – R 341 796 per annum (plus benefits)

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

 Bachelor’s degree or BTech in Environmental Management / Sciences or related field
 Knowledge and ability to interpret and apply local government by-laws especially within the environmental management sector
 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar environment

Position Core Responsibilities:

 Ensure the consistent application of Environmental and Waste Management Legislation including the relevant and applicable Council by-laws which are directly and / or indirectly dealing with Waste Management and procedures in activities and development in the municipality to ensure that service delivery requirements and objectives are met and that high levels of performance and environmental sustainability are maintained in compliance with policy and with applicable laws
 Establish programmes for regular compliance monitoring, reduce negative impacts and improve the environment to ensure that applicable national and provincial legislation, regulations and policies pertaining to waste and environmental management are adhered to by the EMM and its residents
 Cease, remove and remedy illegal activities which are detrimental to the environment and health of the community in order to protect the environmental and the health of the community against inappropriate / unauthorised activities and actions
 Apply good governance, effective risk management and compliance with laws and regulations to ensure that the organisation pursues a systematic, organised approach to managing and implementing its strategy
 Ensure that there is an efficient and effective management of allocated expenditure against approved budget for accomplishing the objectives of the division

How to Apply.
Interested should direct applications to the following email: critical.vacancies@ekurhuleni.gov.za, use the following reference (WMAN8274).
For Enquiries on this position please contact the following number: Tel: (011) 999 7427

Note: The successful candidate who does not have the NQF Level 5 Finance Management qualification will be required to obtain it, in terms of the National Treasury Requirement.
Applications will not be considered if the necessary copies of the required qualifications are not attached to the application / CV. Candidates may be requested to submit proof of the NQF level applicable to the qualifications they have obtained.
Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of the application within six weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act.

Closing date: 14th October 2015