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Department of Forestry – Youth Employment Opportunities 2023

Location: South Africa

Closing Date: 06 March 2023

This programme is aimed at affording youth an employment opportunity to gain work experience.

Stipend: R6 600 – R7 700 pm

Contract Duration: 12 Months Contract

The following Youth employement opportunities are open for applications:

EPWP Data Capturer

References and Locations:

  • Gauteng, Johannesburg – Ref No: ES1/2023
  • Eastern Cape, Bisho – Ref No: ES8/2023
  • Free State, Bloemfontein – Ref No: ES3/2023
  • KZN, Pietermaritzburg – Ref No: ES6/2023
  • Limpopo, Polokwane – Ref No: ES2/2023
  • Mpumalanga, Nelspruit – Ref No: ES4/2023
  • North West, Mafikeng – Ref No: ES7/2023
  • Northern Cape, Kimberley – Ref No: ES5/2023
  • Western Cape, Cape Town – Ref No: ES9/2023

Requirements: A recognised three-year Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma, or equivalent qualification.

knowledge: Basic knowledge and understanding of Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and reporting protocols. Basic Understanding of EPWP and its relationship with national, provincial and municipal government.

Duties: Develop and maintain database of EPWP reports from public bodies. Capture monthly progress reports on the EPWP reporting systems. Provide exception reports on data received and captured. Reconcile reports received/ expected and advice manager on outstanding reports. Capture all allocated EPWP reports from public bodies in the province.


Data Capturer OHS Support

Reference No: ES10/2023 (applies to all centres below)

Centres: Gauteng (Pretoria), Free State (Bloemfontein), KZN (Durban), Limpopo (Polokwane), Mpumalanga (Nelspruit), North West (Brits), Northern Cape (Kimberley), Western Cape (George and Bellville)

Requirements: A recognised three-year Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma, or equivalent qualification.

knowledge: Basic knowledge and understanding of Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and reporting protocols. Basic Understanding of EPWP and its relationship with national, provincial and municipal government.

Duties: Support the following OHS mechanisms: Safety of employees and absence of risks to their health in connection with the production, processing, use, storage or transportation of articles or substances. Determination of the risks to the health or safety of persons relating to any work that is performed; establishing what precautionary measures should be taken to protect the health and safety of persons; and providing the necessary means to apply such precautionary measures. Health and safety audits. Identify potential hazards, risks and dangers. Investigation of incidents. Conduct inspections. Attend health and safety committee meetings.


Data Capturer: Team Leader EPIP

Reference No: ES11b/2023

Centres: Pretoria

Requirements: A recognised three-year Bachelor Degree/National Diploma, or equivalent qualification in a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with 02-03 years of experience in relevant field.

knowledge: Knowledge and application of environmental legislations.

Duties: Coordinate and verify programmes documentation for correctness and completeness. Collect, reconcile and submit Data Capturers’ timesheets. Allocate duties and supervise allocated Data Capturers. Completion of monthly payment progress Reports (PPR). Capture document tracking sheets and submit documents to finance. Uploading of evidence on the system (ID, Contracts, Timesheets). Sending and receiving parcels via designated couriers. General administrative responsibilities and duties.


Data Capturer: EPIP Support

References and Locations:

  • Eastern Cape, Mthatha/Umtata – Ref No: ES11EC/2023
  • Gauteng, Pretoria – Ref No: ES11GP/2023
  • KZN, Durban (Cbd) – Ref No: ES11KZN/2023
  • Limpopo, Polokwane – Ref No: ES11LP/2023
  • Mpumalanga, Nelspruit – Ref No: ES11MP/2023
  • Northern Cape, Springbok – Ref No: ES11NCbLP/2023
  • Northern Cape, Upington – Ref No: ES11NCa/2023

Requirements: A recognised three-year Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma, or equivalent qualification.

knowledge: Basic knowledge and understanding of Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and reporting protocols. Basic Understanding of EPWP and its relationship with national, provincial and municipal government.

Duties: Coordinate and verify programmes documentation for correctness and completeness. Collect, reconcile and submit Data Capturers’ timesheets. Allocate duties and supervise allocated Data Capturers. Completion of monthly payment progress Reports (PPR). Capture document tracking sheets and submit documents to finance. Uploading of evidence on the system (ID, Contracts, Timesheets). Sending and receiving parcels via designated couriers. General administrative responsibilities and duties.


Data Capturer: Team Leader EPWP Coordination

Reference No: ES12b/2023

Location: Gauteng, Pretoria

Requirements: A recognised three-year Bachelor Degree/National Diploma, or equivalent qualification in a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with 02-03 years of experience in relevant field

knowledge: Knowledge and application of environmental legislations.

Duties: Coordinate and verify programmes documentation for correctness and completeness. Collect, reconcile and submit Data Capturers’ timesheets. Allocate duties and supervise allocated Data Capturers. Completion of monthly payment progress Reports (PPR). Capture document tracking sheets and submit documents to finance. Uploading of evidence on the system (ID, Contracts, Timesheets). Sending and receiving parcels via designated couriers. General administrative responsibilities and duties.


Data Capturer: EPWP Coordination

Reference No: ES12/2023

Location: Gauteng, Pretoria

Requirements: A recognised three-year Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma, or equivalent qualification.

knowledge: Basic knowledge and understanding of Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and reporting protocols. Basic Understanding of EPWP and its relationship with national, provincial and municipal government.

Duties: Support mechanisms for Environment and Culture sector provincial coordination: prepare and make follow-up on key resolutions from provincial sector meetings for DFFE intervention. Support with coordination of all the national sector coordination mechanisms: support with secretariat functions and facilitation of communication. Support in the development and implementation of annual/multiyear provincial sector: quality assurance, monitoring. Ensure monitoring of compliance of sector projects with EPWP guidelines: Conduct data Quality assessment and assist in consolidating the Data Quality Assessment report. Prepare ad hoc reports.


Data Capturer: EPWP Reporting

Reference No: ES13/2023

Location: Gauteng, Pretoria

Requirements: A recognised three-year Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma, or equivalent qualification.

knowledge: Basic knowledge and understanding of Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and reporting protocols. Basic Understanding of EPWP and its relationship with national, provincial and municipal government.

Duties: Develop and maintain database of EPWP reports from public bodies. Capture monthly progress reports on the EPWP reporting systems. Provide exception reports on data received and captured. Reconcile reports received/ expected and advice manager on outstanding reports. Capture all allocated EPWP reports from public bodies in the province.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Basic organisational and coordination skills.
  • Basic stakeholder management, facilitation, and a good understanding of government planning processes.
  • Sound organising and planning skills.
  • Basic communication skills (good verbal and written communication skills) and Interpersonal relation skills.
  • Computer literacy and operation of all Microsoft packages.
  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure and willingness to travel will be added advantages

How to Apply

NB. Applicants must clearly indicate the provincereference number and the local municipality(location) they are applying for on the signed application letter (cover letter). Applicants who are applying for multiple municipalities must submit separate applications

All applications must be submitted on a signed application letter accompanied by a recent detailed curriculum vitae to be considered.

Applications can be submitted:

Via  Email to: EPWPSupport.advertisement@dffe.gov.za – (Applicants should also indicate the reference number on the subject line when applying via email).

Or

Via Post to:

The Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment,

Private Bag X447,

Pretoria,

0001

For attention: EPWP Coordination and Reporting

Or

Hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria (to be placed in a box marked EPWP Support: EPWP sector coordination, compliance and data management)

For attention: EPWP Coordination and Reporting

Enquiries: Ms. P Masipa, Tel: 012 399 9739

NB. Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (03) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please acceptthat your application was unsuccessful.

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