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Minister of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries 🇿🇦 (@BarbaraCreecy_) /  Twitter

APPLICATIONS : must be submitted to the Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION : Human Resources Management NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a New signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department accompanied by a recent detailed Curriculum Vitae only, to be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications, Senior Certificate, identity document and driver’s license on or before the day of the interview. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The National Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the Department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification. Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the Department’s convenience. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection Panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments. The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment contract. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


R744 255 per annum, (all-inclusive package/ condition apply).

The remuneration package includes a basic salary (70% of the package), the State’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund (13% of the basic salary), and a flexible portion that can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.

CENTRE: Pretoria


An appropriate National Diploma or bachelor’s degree (NQF 6) in Forestry / Natural Science or equivalent qualification. 3-5 years of experience in a related field of which three (3) should be at entry-level managerial level (Assistant Director Level or equivalent).

Knowledge and understanding of the National Forest Act 1998 (Act 84 of 1998) and the National Veld and Forest Act, 1998 (Act 101 of 1998). Knowledge and understanding of Public Finance 24 Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations.

Knowledge of government policies on Information Management such as Promotion of Access Information Act and other related legislation such as Promotion of Administrative Justice Act. Knowledge of the legislation and policies related to Intergovernmental Relations. Knowledge of government‘s pro-poor policies and strategies- Development and support of SMMEs.

Information Management and data analysis. Monitoring and Evaluation. Strategic and analytical thinking. Conceptual and problem-solving skills.

Expert level of computer literacy, especially programmes related to data analysis.

Good communication, especially in writing. Ability to gather and analyse information.

Ability to work individually and in a team. Ability to interpret data and generate reports.

Ability to design frameworks and tools for monitoring and evaluation. Ability to work under extreme pressure. Articulate and multi-tasking.

Creativity and Service orientated. Self-supervision.


Coordinate the Masterplan by implementing the policy and set strategies for Sector Transformation.

Ensure that the Focus Area Task Teams, Operational Manco and Executive Oversight Committees are operational. Identify challenges that impede the functioning of the governance structures and propose solutions.

Identify challenges regarding the implementation of deliverables of the Masterplan and propose solutions. Analyse the impact of implemented sector transformation policies, programmes and projects to identify gaps and trends in the sector. Develop case studies on best practice with regards to sector transformation programmes and interventions, in line with government objectives. Monitor and assess the progress of implementing the Master Plan. Ensure that a system for the sector to report on achievements in relation to deliverables in the Masterplan is developed. Review developed policies where necessary. Ensure quarterly and annual reporting on the implementation of the Masterplan. Table reports on the Masterplan to all governance structures. Monitor and report on sector transformation progress. Conduct Stakeholder engagements with the role-players within the sector.

Plan, coordinate, and host national events related to sector transformation. Act as a focal point to liaise among the key role players in the implementation of the Masterplan i.e., government, industry and labour.

Liaise and provide information to the DTIC Masterplan Steering Committee.

Provide support to provincial departments and State-Owned Entities (SOEs) in respect of compliance requirements and trends, also providing training.

Establish appropriate structures and forums where necessary in championing sector transformation and the status of the implementation process.

Ensure the conducting of statistical analysis.

Develop a system and/or tools for efficient collection of data. Ensure that the tools are updated.

Ensure the collection, collation and analysis of data.

Develop Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports for the Operational Manco and the Executive Oversight Committees. ENQUIRIES : Mr Joel Matshate Tel No: 012 309 5781 CLOSING DATE : 26 September 2022 POST 34/34 :

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION SUPPORT REF NO: FOM31/2022 SALARY : R744 255 per annum, (all-inclusive salary package). The remuneration package includes a basic salary (70% of package), State’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion which can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.

CENTRE : Pretoria


An appropriate Degree/diploma in Office Administration / Public Administration / Public Management (NQF level 6) or equivalent qualification. 3-5 years’ experience, three (3) years’ experience at junior management level (ASD) in office administration or relevant field.

Good command of written and oral English and any other official language. Strategic coordination/ planning. Business planning. Report/professional writing.

Policy development. Business process management.

Organisation performance management.

Risk management.

Audit procedures.

Research methodologies and presentation.

Project management.

Accessing and operating the computerized post tracking system.

Formats and routes of documentation throughout the department.

Quality Control of documents.

The hierarchy and management structure of the department.

Different specialised fields of the branches and chief directorates expertise and responsibility. Policies, legislation, and procedures. Administration.

Public Service and Departmental procedures and prescripts. 25 Planning and performance management legislation. Sound organising and planning skills. Analytical thinking.

Expert level of computer literacy- skilled and confident user in office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills. Ability to communicate with ministries, senior management, official and the public in a professional manner. Ability to work individually and in a team.

Good interpersonal relations.

Ability to work with difficult persons and to resolve conflict.

Sense of responsibility and loyalty. Objectiveness.


Service orientated. Self-supervision.

Highly developed sense of honesty.

Protect the confidentiality of documents.


Provide document management to the Deputy Director General. Monitor workflows received by the Branch. Monitor and follow up on finalization of outstanding DG /Ministerial referrals. Coordinate the finalization of Branch Parliamentary Questions.

Ensure that all documents are quality controlled before submitted to branch administrator. Keep an up-to-date record of all decisions taken.

Provide effective administration duties for the Branch.

Develop branch meeting schedule.

Provide secretariat services to the branch meeting.

Provide minutes of the meetings.

Develop and action list for decisions and monitor implementation.

Monitor branch expenditure and raise flags with managers. Provide strategic planning and Reporting.

Coordinate finalisation of the branch inputs to the Strategic plan.

Consolidate CD inputs into to develop branch APP.

Finalise branch APP within the stipulated timeframes.

Ensure alignment of CD APP. Monitor implementation of branch Business Plan.

Management of Human Resource Issues within the Branch.

Facilitate the submission of CD verification statements. Monitor branch compliance with PMDS. Ensure that all CD Performance Agreements are signed, and copies filed. Support the implementation of the Performance Plans. Ensure that the branch compliance with the security clearance.

Coordinate ad-hoc projects and implementation of management meeting resolution.

Co-ordinate branch participation in departmental meetings and forums.

Support the implementation of decisions of departmental meeting. Coordinate branch response to requests received.

ENQUIRIES : Ms Pumeza Nodada Tel No: 012 309 5718 CLOSING DATE : 26 September 2022


This programme is aimed at affording youth an employment opportunity to gain work experience

SALARY: R211 713 per annum, plus 37% in lieu of benefits

CENTRE : Gauteng - Ref No: YCOP1/2022 (City of Ekurhulen/ City of Johannesburg/City of Tshwane/ Emfuleni/ Lesedi/ Midvaal/ Merafong City/Mogale City/ Rand West City) (X9 Posts)

Limpopo - Ref No: YCOP2/2022 (Blouberg/ Lepelle-Nkumpi/ Molemole/ Polokwane/ Ba-Phalaborwa/ Greater Giyani Greater Letaba/ Greater Tzaneen/ Maruleng/ Elias Motsoaledi/ Ephraim Mogale/mFetakgomo-Tubatse/ Makhuduthamaga/ Collins Chabane/ Makhado/ Musina/ Thulamela/ Bela-Bela/ Lephalale/ Modimolle-Mookgophong/ Mogalakwena/ Thabazimbi) (X21 Posts)

Free State - Ref no: YCOP3/2022 (Mangaung/ Mafube/ Metsimaholo/ Moqhaka/ Ngwathe/ Masilonyana/ Matjhabeng/ Nala/ Tokologo/ Tswelopele/ Dihlabeng/ Maluti-A-Phofung/ Mantsopa/ Nketoana/ Phumelela/ Setsoto/ Kopanong/ Letsemeng/ Mohokare) (X21 Posts)

Mpumalanga - Ref No: YCOP4/2022 (Bushbuckridge/ City of Mbombela/ Nkomazi/ Thaba Chweu/ Chief Albert Luthuli/ Dipaleseng/ Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme/ Govan Mbeki/ Lekwa/ Mkhondo/ Msukaligwa/ Dr JS Moroka/ Emakhazeni/ Emalahleni/ Steve Tshwete/ Thembisile Hani/ Victor Khanye) (X17 Posts)

Northern Cape -Ref No: YCOP5/2022 (Dikgatlong/ Magareng/ Phokwane/ Sol Plaatje/ Ga-Segonyana/ Gamagara/ Joe Morolong/ Hantam/ Kamiesberg/ Karoo Hoogland/ Khai-Ma/ Nama Khoi/ Richtersveld/ Emthanjeni/ Kareeberg/ Renosterberg/ Siyancuma/ Siyathemba/ Thembelihle/ Ubuntu/ Umsobomvu/ Kheisl/ Dawid Kruiper/ Kai !Garib/ Kgatelopele/ Tsantsabane) (X26 Posts)

KwaZulu-Natal - Ref No: YCOP6/2022 (eThekwini/ Dannhauser/ eMadlangeni/ Newcastle/ Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma/ Greater Kokstad/ Ubuhlebezwe/ Umzimkhulul/ KwaDukuza/ Mandeni/ Maphumulo/ Ndwedwe/ City of uMhlathuze/ Mthonjaneni/ Nkandla/ uMfolozi/ uMlalazi/ Ray Nkonyeni/ Umdoni/ Umuziwabantu/ Umzumbe/ Impendle/ Mkhambathini/ Mpofana /Msunduzi/ Richmond/ uMngeni/ uMshwathi/ Big 5 Hlabisa/ Jozini/ Mtubatuba/ uMhlabuyalingana/ Endumeni/ Nquthu/ uMsinga/ Umvoti/ Alfred Duma/ Inkosi 29 Langalibalele/ Okhahlamba/ AbaQulusi/ eDumbe/ Nongoma/ Ulundi/ uPhongolo) (X44 Posts)

North West - Ref No: YCOP7/2022 (Kgetlengrivier/ Madibeng/ Moretele/ Moses Kotane/ Rustenburg/ City of Matlosana/ JB Marks/ Maquassi Hills/ Greater Taung/ Kagisano-Molopo/ Lekwa-Teemane/ Mamusa/ Naledi/ Ditsobotla/ Mahikeng/ Ramotshere Moiloa/ Ratlou/ Tswaing) (X18 Posts)

Eastern Cape - Ref No: YCOP8/2022 (Buffalo City/ Nelson Mandela/ Matatiele/ Ntabankulu/ Umzimvub/ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela/ Amahlathi/ Great Kei/Mbhashe/ Mnquma/ Ngqushwa/ Raymond Mhlaba/ Emalahleni/ Engcobo/ Enoch Mgijima/ Intsika Yethu/ Inxuba Yethemba/ Sakhisizwe/ Elundini/ Senqu/ Walter Sisulu/ Ingquza Hill/ King Sabata Dalindyebo/ Mhlontlo/ Nyandeni/ Port St Johns/ Blue Crane Route/ Dr Beyers Naudé/ Kouga/ Koukamma/ Makanal/ Ndlambel/ Sundays River Valley) (X33 Posts)

Western Cape - Ref No: YCOP9/2022 (City of Cape Town/ Breede Valley/ Drakenstein/ Langeberg/ Stellenbosch/ Witzenberg/ Beaufort West/ Laingsburg/ Prince Albert/ Bitou/ George/ Hessequa/ Kannaland/ Knysna/ Mossel Bay/ Oudtshoorn/ Cape Agulhas/ Overstrand/ Swellendam/ Theewaterskloof/ Bergrivier/ Cederberg/ Matzikama/ Saldanha Bay/ Swartland) (X25 Posts)

Pretoria - Ref No: YCOP10/2022 (DFFE & SALGA) (X18 Posts)

REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma in Environmental or Natural Science or equivalent qualification in a related field. 0-2 years of experience in relevant field. Knowledge and application of environmental legislations. Understanding of local government and its relationship with National and Provincial government. Knowledge and application of project management, intergovernmental relations, Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Organizational and coordination skills. Stakeholder management, facilitation, and a good understanding of government planning processes. Sound organising and planning skills. Good communication skills (Good verbal and written communication skills) and Interpersonal relation skills. Computer literacy and operation of all Microsoft packages. A valid driver’s license.

DUTIES : Support initiatives to integrate environmental sustainability in municipal planning. Facilitate and coordinate environmental capacity building. Provide support in the identification of environmental capacity gaps within Local Municipalities. Facilitate and coordinate environmental awareness initiatives. Identification of environmental education and awareness programmes for local municipality. Conceptualization, development and implementation of environmental education and awareness programme for schools and communities within local municipalities. Improve environmental governance systems within municipality. Participate in Municipal/ Provincial/ National Governance environmental structures. Participate in the development and/or review of municipal sector plans. Support the planning and implementation of Departments EPWP projects. ENQUIRIES : Mr L Dombo Tel No: 012 399 9937

NOTE : Applicants must clearly indicate the province, ref number and the local municipality they are applying for on the Z83 Application form. Applicants who are applying for multiple municipalities must submit separate applications.


This programme is aimed at affording youth an employment opportunity to gain work experience SALARY : R176 310 per annum, plus 37% in lieu of benefits

CENTRE : Pretoria (X9 posts)


A Grade 12 certificate. No experience required.

A post-matric qualification in Public Administration/Administration will be an added advantage. Knowledge and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations and Treasury Practice Note. Knowledge of administrative/clerical procedure, financial, procurement procedures, departmental procedures, and prescript/policies. Coordination and stakeholder management; Interpersonal; organizational, facilitation and coordination skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good understanding of government planning processes. Ability to work under pressure, work with difficult people, be responsible and loyal, be honest and reliable, work long hours voluntarily, and ability work with 30 limited supervision. Computer literacy and operation of all Microsoft packages. A valid driver’s license.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. L Dombo Tel No: 012 399 9937 CLOSING DATE : 03 October 2022

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