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Recruitment of unemployed youth for Field rangers posts by Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency

URGENT NOTICE!!!!!!!!

CALL FOR APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY FIELD RANGERS AT THE BELOW MENTIONED RESERVES BASED ON THE AVAILABILITY OF BUDGET AND OPERATIONAL NEEDS OF THE ENTITY PRIORMZED AS FOLLOWS:

Reserve x No. Required

Manyeleti Nature Reserve x 10

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve x 04

Mkhombo Nature Reserve x 02

Mdala Nature Reserve x 04

Songimvelo Nature Reserve x 03

Mthethomusha Nature Reserve x 02

SS Skhosana Nature Reserve x 02

Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve x 01

Barberton Nature Reserve x 02


Purpose of the position: To patrol and maintain safety management within the MTPA nature reserves, to educate the surrounding communities concerning environmental management and to collect biodiversity data on protected areas, Law enforcement within the protected areas, man the entrance gates of the reserves.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Conducting patrols around the reserve

• Ensure safety management within the reserve

• Law enforcement and combating poaching

• Collect biodiversity data on protected areas

• Assist to manage and develop community relationships within the surrounding areas

• Alien plant and erosion control

• Fence maintenance

• General infrastructure protection and maintenance


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

• Field Ranger Law Enforcement Course (Armed / Unarmed) / Environmental Monito Program.

• Valid Firearm Competency Certificate from SAPS.

• Good communication skills.

• Knowledge of Environmental Management Policies and Legislations.

• Unemployed individuals, females and males, previously appointed individuals from beneficiaries of CPAs in the Protected Areas will receive first preference


Remuneration: R 325.00 per day fora period of three (3) months.


SCHEDULED INTERVIEWS

Reserve @ Interview Place - Date @ Time

Blyde River Canyon & Ohrigstad Dam @ Nature Reserves Blyde River Canyon (Potholes Offices) - 12 February 2024 @ 10h00

SS Skhosana Nature Reserve @ Zithabiseni Resort - 15 February 2024 @ 11h00

Mkhombo Dam & Mdala Nature Reserve @ Mdala (New Offices) - 16 February 2024 @ 09h00

Mthethomusha Nature Reserve @ Head Office - 20 February 2024 @ 10h00

Songimvelo Nature Reserve @ Songimvelo Training Centre (Main Offices) - 21 February 2024 @ 10h00


Interested applicants are invited to come for interviews accompanied by a comprehensive CV, copies of formal qualifications (Field Ranger Law Enforcement course I Environmental Monitor Program), Valid Firearm Competency Certificate from SAPS, valid proof of residence and ID copy on the date of the scheduled interviews


Enquiries for this position should be directed to Mr. Brilliant Khoza at (013) 065 0596.


The MTPA is an equal opportunity employer and is intended to promote representativity in all levels of occupational categories.


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