WESSA: Groen Sebenza Internship Opportunity (2021-2021 [Nationwide]


GROEN SEBENZA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY (2021-2022) CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and Environment (DFFE), Natural Resource Management (NRM) Programmes is the custodian of the Groen Sebenza skills development and job creation programme that is aimed at developing priority skills in the biodiversity and environmental sector. The focus is to create sustainable job opportunities for unemployed youth in the green economy. WESSA have partnered with the DFFE Natural Resource Management Directorate to implement the Groen Sebenza programme Nationwide in 2021-2022. The placement period is for 12 months.

REQUIREMENTS

Applications from unemployed youth from previously disadvantaged backgrounds are invited for the above positions. The minimum requirements to qualify for the internships are the following:

• o A matric, national diploma or first B-degree (please refer to posts below for specific qualification requirements).

• o SA citizenship

• o Between the ages of 18 to 35

• o A demonstrated and clearly articulated commitment to the environment

• o A commitment to career development in the environmental sector

• o Good leadership potential

• o Reside in the area which you have applied to be hosted.


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No emailed applications will be accepted.

Applicants are required to fill in an application form using this link above and also available on the WESSA website www.wessa.org.za. Please follow the instructions in the form carefully. You will need to refer to the advertised posts below using the specified code to reference the post you are applying for. Applicants are also required to upload copies of the following documents within the form:

• o Proof of address

• o A recently certified copy of your ID

• o A recently certified copy of Matric Certificate as well as degree/diploma certificate (if applicable)

• o An abridged certified CV of no more than 3 pages


CLOSING DATE OF APPLICATIONS: 5pm on 30th April 2021


Please contact groensebenza@wessa.co.za should you have any questions. The programme offers a monthly stipend to interns based on their qualification. Successful candidates will be required to commit to the duration of the contract with WESSA. Candidates are expected to be available for interviews on a date and time as determined by WESSA. If no response has been received within 21 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful.


1. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE)

1.1 Operational Support and Planning

(a) GIS : Makana – Ref: EC_OSP1

Qualification: Diploma and GIS short course


(b) Horticulture/Botany: Makana – Ref: EC_OSP1

Qualification: Diploma in horticulture/botany



1.2 Programme Implementation Coastal

Programme/project management & admin support: Mthatha – Ref: EC_PIC

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Administration/Project Management /Environmental Science


1.3 EPIP Programme Training and Youth Development

T raining & Development (NRM): East London – Ref: EC_TD

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Management of Training/ Development Studies


1.4 NRM Risk Management

Financial Management: Port Elizabeth – Ref: EC_RM

Qualification: Degree in Accounting/Finance


1.5 Environmental & Water Resource Management

Environmental & Water Resource Management: Port Elizabeth – Ref: EC_EWRM

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management


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2. Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism (DEDEAT)

NRM Regional office –Ref: EC_QM

Quality Management: East London

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Natural Science with GIS


3. Umzimvubu Local Municipality

Community Services – Ref: EC_FBD

Forestry & Business Development: Matatielle

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Environmental Studies/ Sustainable Development/ Development Studies/ Economics


4. Rhodes University

Environmental Science: Water - Makana

Research Assistant – Ref: EC_RA

Qualification: Honours degree with GIS/environmental science/Geology. Must have interest in water-related issues.


5. Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA)

WESSA Green Coast Programme – Ref: EC_CS

Coastal Stewardship – Wild Coast

Qualification: Matric; Coastal Stewardship experience, EE, Environmental monitoring


6. Conservation Exposure Education and Training

Education and Conservation – Ref: EC_TD2

Training & Development (NRM) - Lusikisiki

Qualification: BSc Environmental Sciences or Biological Science


7. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE) – Bloemfontein

7.1 NRM programmes

a) GIS – Ref: FS_GIS

b) Project Coordination/ Environmental Management

Qualification: Nat Diploma or Degree in Forestry / Wood / Environmental Science / Geography/ Management


c) Social Development – Ref: FS_SD

Qualification: Nat Diploma/Degree in Public Management


7.2 Information Management & Sector Coordination

Health and Safety – Ref: FS_IMSC

Qualification: National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety / Environmental / Risk / Quality Management or equivalent qualification


7.3 Training & Development

Training & Development – Ref: FS_TD

Qualification: Diploma / Degree in Education/Training /Social Sciences


7.4 Environmental & Water Resource Management

Environmental & Water Resource Management – Ref: FS_EWRM

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management



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8. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE) - Pretoria

8.1 NRM Working for Water

a) Accounting – Ref: GP_WFWA

Qualification: N Diploma Business/ Accounting


b) Biocontrol – Ref: GP_WFWB

Qualification: Diploma in Conservation/Biology/ Environmental


8.2 Programme Implementation Coastal – Ref: GP_PIC

Programme/project management & admin support

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Administration/Project Management /Environmental Science


8.3 Programme Implementation Inland and National Programmes

National Environmental Monitors Programme – Ref: GP_PINP

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Administration/Project Management /Environmental Science


8.4 Office of the Chief Directorate

Public Administration – Ref: GA_PA

Qualification: Diploma in Public Administration


8.5 Programme Planning and Quality Assurance

Programme Planning and Quality Assurance – Ref: GP_PPQA

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Administration/Project Management/ Environmental Science


8.6 EPIP Programme Training and Youth Development

Training and Development (NRM) – Ref: GP_EPIP

Qualification: ND/BA Management of Training/ Development Studies


8.7 Environmental & Water Resource Management

Environmental & Water Resource Management – Ref: GP_EWRM

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management



9. Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) - Bryanston

9.1 NRM Training & Capacity Development

Finance Management/Accounting – Ref: GP_TCD

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Accounting/Finance


9.2 Schools & Youth Programme

Admin & Communications – Ref: GP_AC

Qualification: Diploma/degree in Marketing/design/communications


9.3 WESSA Schools & Youth Programme

Programme/project and admin management support – Ref: GP_SYP

Qualification: Diploma/degree/ experience in Admin/ Environmental education/ social media marketing/ design/ communication skills


9.4 WESSA Work skills

Training & Development (Environmental Education) – Ref: GP_WWS

Qualification: Admin & Data Capturing, Nature Conservation, Training and Development-Learning, Media & Marketing, Environmental Management



10 Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE) - Howick

Environmental & Water Resource Management – Ref: KZN_EWRM

Environmental & Water Resource Management

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management



11. Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA)

10.1 WESSA Treasure Beach Education Centre (Durban) – Ref: KZN_ECTB

10.2 WESSA uMngeni Valley Education Centre (Howick) – Ref: KZN_ECUV

10.3 WESSA Twinstreams Education Centre (uMtunzini) – Ref: KZN_TS

Education and Conservation

Qualification: Matric plus relevant short course or experience/Diploma/degree/short course in Environmental management/ Environmental education/conservation/ resource management


10.4 WESSA HR - Howick

HR Assistant – Ref: KZN_HR

Qualification: Diploma/degree/ experience in admin/ Human Resources


10.5 WESSA Communications - Howick

Communications Assistant – Ref: KZN_CAW

Qualification: Diploma/degree/experience in social media marketing/ design/ communication skills


10.6 WESSA Schools & Youth Programme

Programme/project and admin management support – Ref: KNZ_SYP

Qualification: Diploma/degree/experience in Admin/ Environmental education/ social media marketing/ design/ communication skills







11. WildTrust KZN_CA

11.1 WILDTRUST Communications & Campaigns - Durban

Communications Assistant – Ref: KZN_CA

Qualifications: Degree/Hon. Communications/ Marketing/ Public-relations/ Media/ Advertising


11.2 WILDTRUST Operations & Sustainability - Pietermaritzburg / Hilton / Howick / Durban

Sustainability Leadership Assistant – Ref: KZN_SLA

Qualification: Degree/Hon. In related enviro/social studies field.


11.3 iSimangaliso MPA Oceans Alive Project - Durban

Turtle Monitoring Programme Co-ordinator – Ref: KZN_TMPC

Qualification: Hon/MSc in marine science, project experience, administrative skills. Drivers licence. 4x4 driving skills would be advantageous.


11.4 iSimangaliso MPA Oceans Alive Project - Durban

Beach Steward Programme Co-ordinator – Ref: KZN_BSPC

Qualification: Hon/MSc in marine science, project experience, administrative skills. Drivers licence. 4x4 driving skills


11.5 Comoros MPA Effectiveness Project - Durban

Marine Protected Area Project Assistant – Ref: KZN_MPAPA

Qualification: Hon/MSc in marine science, project experience, administrative skills, French would be a bonus. Strong interest or experience in community awareness and communication would be advantageous.


11.6 KZN ACEP projects, including uThukela Smart Zones Project - Durban

Offshore Marine Research Project Co-ordinator – Ref: KZN_OMRPC

Qualification: Hon/MSc in marine science, project experience, administrative skills. Previous experience with BRUV/ROV or oceanographic data collection and analysis would be an advantage.


11.7 iSimangaliso MPA Oceans Alive Project - Durban

Sustainable MPA Financing Development Assistant – Ref: KZN_SMFDA

Qualification: Hon/MSc in environmental studies/sustainable development/social studies or environmental economics.


11.8 iSimangaliso MPA Oceans Alive Project – North uThungulu Municipality (Between Sodwana Bay and Kosi Bay)

Environmental Educators – Ref: KZN_EE

Qualification: Relevant Degree / diploma, experience with training and environmental education, good administrative skills.


11.9 Blue Port Restoration Project – Durban

Blue Port Project Supervisor – Ref: KZN_BPPS

Qualification: Diploma or undergraduate degree. Experience working with large groups, leadership, waste collection/recycling knowledge


11.9 Blue Port Restoration Project - Durban

Blue Port Project Research Assistant – Ref: KZN_BPRA

Qualification: Hon/MSc in an environmental field


11. 10 WhaleTime Conservation and Tourism Project – Durban

WhaleTime Project Assistant – Ref: KZN_WTPA

Qualification: Hon/MSc in marine science, tourism or environment


11.11 MPA expansion and effectiveness project - Durban

MPA Offshore Surveillance Researcher – Ref: KZN_MOSR

Qualification: Hon/MSc with strong spatial software and mapping knowledge


11.12 Sustainable Livelihoods – Pietermaritzburg

Project administrator – Ref: KZN_SLPA

Qualification: Degree in Environmental sciences/Economics Competent in MS Office Fluent in English and isiZulu would be beneficial


11.13 Somkhanda Game Reserve - Pongola Municipality

Field technician – Ref: KZN_FT

Qualification: Honours degree in wildlife management/vegetation management/B.tech Nature Conservation


11.14 Ecological Restoration

Assistant Project Coordinator

a) Pietermaritzburg – Ref: KZN_ERAPC1

b) Richards Bay – Ref: KZN_ERAPC2

Qualification: Degree in Environmental sciences Competent in MS Office


11.15 Conservation programmes – Pietermaritzburg

Research scientist - assessing the impact of WILDTRUST programmes – Ref: KZN_RS1

Qualification: Hon/MSc in Geography/ Ecology degree or similar


11.16 Pietermaritzburg

Research scientist - Upper Thukela – Ref: KZN_RS2

Qualification: Hon/MSc in Geography/ Ecology degree or similar


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12. Busisa Family Adventure Retreat - Karkloof

Sustainable Tourism – Ref: KZN_ST

Environmental Education/sustainable tourism

Qualification: Matric/ Diploma/relevant short course or experience in Environmental Education/Eco-tourism



13. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE)

13.1 EPIP Programme Training and Youth Development - Limpopo

Training & Development (NRM) – Ref: LP_TD

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Management of Training/ Development Studies



13.2 Environmental & Water Resource Management – Tzaneen

Environmental & Water Resource Management – Ref: LP_EWRM

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management



14. WESSA LP_ECBP - Waterberg

WESSA Bush Pigs Education Centre

Education and Conservation

Qualification: Matric plus relevant short course or experience/Diploma/degree short course in Environmental management/ Environmental education/ conservation/ resource management



15. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE) – Nelspruit

15.1 Programme Implementation Inland and National Programmes

Programme/project management & admin support – Ref: MP_PIINP

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Administration/Project Management /Environmental Science


15.2 Environmental & Water Resource Management

Environmental & Water Resource Management – Ref: MP_EWRM

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management


16. K2011145379 (SOUTH AFRICA)PTY.LTD – Nelspruit

16.1 Administration/HR – Ref: MP_AHR

Programme/project and admin management support

Qualification: Diploma in admin/hr


16.2 Plant Production – Ref: MP_PP

Horticulture/Botany

Qualification: Diploma in horticulture/plant production


17. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE) - Upington/Kimberly/ Springbok


Programme Implementation Coastal

17.1 Programme/project management & admin support – Ref: NC_PIC

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Administration/Project Management /Environmental Science

Upington/Kimberly/ Springbok


17.2 Programme Implementation – Ref: NC_EM

Environmental Management

Qualification: Degree in Environmental Management


17.2 Programme Implementation – Ref: NC_FMA

Financial Management/Accounting

Qualification: Degree in Accounting/Finance


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18. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE)

18.1 EPIP Programme Training and Youth Development - EPIP Regional Office

Training & Development (NRM) – Ref: NW_TD

Qualification: ND/BA Management of Training/ Development Studies


18.2 Environmental & Water Resource Management - Brits

Environmental & Water Resource Management – Ref: NW_EWRM

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management



19. Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE) – Cape Town

19.1 Environmental & Water Resource Management

Environmental & Water Resource Management – Ref: WC_EWRM

Qualification: Degree in Environmental management/Higher Education


19.2 National Programmes

Finance Management/Accounting – Ref: WC_FMA

Qualification: Degree in Accounting/Finance


19.3 National Programmes

a) Finance Management/Accounting – Ref: WC_FMA

Qualification: Degree in Accounting/Finance


b) GIS – Ref: WC_GIS

Qualification: GIS Technician Certificate or Diploma


c) Project /Quality Management – Ref: WC_QM

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Projects/Q Managers


d) Public Administration – Ref: WC_PA

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Public Administration


19.4 Programme Implementation Coastal

Programme/project management & admin support – Ref: WC_PIC

Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Administration/Project Management /Environmental Science


19.5 NRM Risk Management

a) Project administration and research – Ref: WC_PAR

Qualification: Honours degree in Environmental field/admin/research


b) Financial Management – Ref: WC_FMA

Qualification: Degree in Accounting/Finance


19.6 Training & Development

Training & Development (NRM) – Ref: WC_TD

Qualification: Diploma / Degree in Education/Training /Social Sciences


19.7 Technical

Technical Services – Ref: WC_TS

Qualification: Degree in Environmental Sciences/ Post graduate diploma pesticide risk management



20. WESSA – Cape Town

WESSA Sustainable Tourism – Ref: WC_CST

Coastal sustainable tourism (Blue Flag, Green Coast, Green Key Eco-labels)

Qualification: Project coordination, marketing, environmental education.


21. Drakenstein Municipality – Paarl

Drakenstein Municipality – Ref: WC_NRM

NRM & Environmental management

Qualification: Diploma or Degree in Environmental Sciences or related