Junior Environmental Consultant

Location: Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Date Posted: 12-05-2018
Vacancy exist for aJunior Environmental Scientistto join our dynamic team of Environmental Management Consultants based at our Bloemfontein office.
Responsibilities for this post will include conducting all tasks to obtain the relevant environmental authorisation as legislated in various environmental laws inter alia National Environmental Management Act, Waste-, Water-; Mineral Development-; Biodiversity- and Agricultural Acts. Knowledge of related legislation that is required to be taken into consideration during the permit process is also required.
Environmental Consultant
  • Main tasks:
    • Basic Assessments(BAs) and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs)
    • Waste Permitting
    • Water Authorisations
    • Mining Applications
    • Planning and executing Public Participation Processes (PPP) from start to final notifications
    • Liaising with clients in both the private and public sectors; compiling project proposals, environmental reports
    • Environmental Management Programmes
    • Conducting environmental monitoring, reviews and audits;
    • Feasibility studies
    • Providing on-going support to the environmental team
  • Minimum requirements:
Relevant tertiary qualification (BSc/BHons/MSc degree), Intermediate to advanced MS Word, MS Excel; GIS and MS PowerPoint; Qualification and experience in ecological/biodiversity assessments will be advantageous; excellent report writing and presentation skills.
Job Type: Permanent
Salary Range: Dependent on qualification and experience.
Candidates will undergo a strict selection process and will need to portray a proven competency and understanding of the job requirements. Candidates should be available to travel nationally on short notice, be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have reliable owned vehicle.
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