Closing date: 07 October 2019
All applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 application form (click bold underlined text to
download PDF form) with a copy of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID document as
well as a Driver’s License (if required) in order to be considered.
Applications must be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private
Bag X44 7, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr
Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.
The National Department of Environmental Affairs is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification
Authority (SAQA). 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.
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.
Furthermore, the person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of a
performance agreement and an employment contract.
All shortlisted candidates will be expected to avail themselves for an interview at the Department’s
The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment.
No e-mailed, faxed or late applications will be considered.
If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful.