SAPPI: Environmental Intern (Victoria Country Club Estate)

Forestry - Victoria Country Club Estate

Environmental Intern ( 84 )

Sappi Southern Africa requires an Environmental Intern that will have the opportunity to grow and obtain the necessary skill, competencies and experience within the related field and will be required to support the business with different tasks and responsibilities during their 12 month contract period.

This role will report to the Environmental Manager.

The main responsibilities of the job are:

  • 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.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • BSc (specialist Environmental Science or Ecology)

  • Field exposure in monitoring techniques would be advantageous.

  • A basic understanding of GIS for map generation and analysis.

  • No Experience Required


Closing Date: 30 November 2021



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