Environmental Intern – Forestry Grootgeluk – Grootgeluk, Free State

Sappi Southern Africa

Forestry – Grootgeluk

Environmental Intern – Forestry Grootgeluk ( 85 and 86 for temps )


To provide the incumbent with the necessary skills and specific competencies and assist in executing related activities across the designated region

REPORTING TO: Environmental Manager Area Environmental Manager


  • In-field verification of re-establishment Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA’s) applying the wetland delineation procedure.
  • Compilation of maps required for projects, EIA’s and mining objections.
  • Literature review on environmental sensitive features related to prospecting application within Sappi Forest properties.
  • Update of databases, such as the delineation, heritage and EIA databases.
  • Training in the EIA process for major developments, legal requirements and verification of adherence to conditions, post development.
  • Establishment and management of a sewage package plant monitoring plan from plantation feedback.
  • Exposure to environmental monitoring and surveillance procedures.
  • Exposure to internal audit procedures and certification requirements.
  • In-field verification of weed assessments.


  • Self-motivated and a willingness to work infield
  • Communication and report writing skills
  • Planning and Organising
  • General environmental management skills
  • Understanding of ecology and biodiversity management


  • Grade 12/Matric qualification
  • National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree qualification in a relevant Environmental discipline is essential
  • Field exposure in monitoring techniques would be advantageous.
  • A basic understanding of GIS for map generation and analysis.
  • No Experience Required

Closes: 20 February 2019

HR Contact

Craig Fraser

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