FIELD RANGER REF NO: C12/19/2 (X12 POSTS) Directorate: State Owned Nature Reserves SALARY : R145 281 – R171 138 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Maleboho Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Makuya Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Hans Merensky Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Doorndraai Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Wonderkop Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Percy Fyfe Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Wolkberg Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Atherstone Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Nzhelele Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Musina Nature Reserve (X1 Post) Letaba Ranch Nature Reserve (X1 Post) D’Nyala Nature Reserve (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : An NQF 4 (Grade 12) qualification as recognized by SAQA. A valid firearm competency (a training certificate or competency certificate must be attached). Physically fit. No criminal records. Valid driver’s license and PDP (attach). Core and process competencies: Problem solving and analysis, client orientation and customer focus, communication. Related training is essential (from SAWC, or any other accredited institution). Computer literacy (with certificate) will be an added advantage.

DUTIES : Assist with the protection of the reserve and its natural environment resources which will include nature conservation patrols. Inspect and repair boundary fence. Warn visitors on unauthorized actions in reserves and report noncompliance. Assist with fire management services and assist with access control.


Assist with monitoring of ecological processes, habitats and biodiversity in nature reserves which include gather biological and ecological data. Report on areas for rehabilitation and monitor rehabilitation areas.

Assist with the monitoring and control of recreational facilities which will include control and monitoring of recreational activities and maintenance of recreational areas. Assists with wildlife management in other areas and communities.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS : The Head of Department: Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Private Bag X 9484 Polokwane, 0700. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Evridiki Towers, Registry Office, 19 Biccard Street, Office B1-73, Polokwane.

CLOSING DATE : 13 December 2019