TEMPORARY FIELD RANGER VACANCIES (X30 POSTS)

Location: Mpumalanga, South Africa
Salary: Market Related
Job Type: Full Time
Company: Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) 

The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for their Temporary Field Ranger Vacancies (X30 Posts). These Rangers will be based on the availability of budget and operational needs of the entity prioritized as follows:

RESERVES:

  • Manyeleti Nature Reserve X10
  • Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve X4
  • Mkhombo Nature Reserve X2
  • Mdala Nature Reserve X4
  • Songimvelo Nature Reserve X3
  • Mthethomusha Nature Reserve X2
  • SS Skhosana Nature Reserve X2
  • Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve X1
  • Barberton Nature Reserve X2

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 Monitor 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 for a period of three (3) months.

APPLICATIONS:

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

SCHEDULED INTERVIEWS:

  • Manyeleti Nature Reserve at Manyeleti Main Camp on the 28th January 2024 09h00
  • Blyde River Canyon & Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserves at Blyde River Canyon (Potholes Offices) on the 12th February 2024 10h00
  • SS Skhosana Nature Reserve at Zithabiseni Resort on the 15th February 2024 11h00
  • Mkhombo Dam & Mdala Nature Reserve at Mdala (New Offices) on the 16th February 2024 09h00
  • Mthethomusha Nature Reserve at Head Office on the 20th February 2024 10h00
  • Songimvelo Nature Reserve at Songimvelo Training Centre (Main Offices) on the 21st February 2024 10h00

DOWNLOAD THE MTPA TEMPORARY FIELD RANGER ADVERT HERE

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

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