October 25, 2022

CHIEF MARINE CONSERVATION INSPECTOR

CENTRE : Gansbaai


REQUIREMENTS : A recognised Bachelor Degree/National Diploma in Nature
Conservation/Environmental Management/ and /or Policing Law enforcement
or relevant equivalent qualification, coupled with minimum of 3 years’
experience in law enforcement or related field. Knowledge and understanding
of all relevant legislation and regulations that governs the Public Service,
including the PFMA, Treasury regulations, Public Service Act, labour Relations
Act etc.; Marine Living Resources Act; Criminal Procedure Act, integrated
Coastal management Acts, National Environmental Management Biodiversity
Acts and all departmental procedure and prescripts. Skills: good communication
(Verbal and writing), Computer literacy, Management skills. A valid driver’s
licence.


DUTIES : Lead Sea based inspections of vessels. Receive sailing orders and brief the
Team on-board; Consult with the master of the Inshore / Offshore Patrol vessel
in terms of the objective of the Sailing Orders; Evaluate surveillance material
and information. Consult the Vessel Operations System Room and obtain
vessel specific locations and ensure planning and logistical arrangements;
Guide Fisheries Control Officers when approaching and boarding vessels as
per the Standard Operating Procedures; complete the compulsory Inspection
form; Address non-compliance through arrests, issuing fine, confiscations and seize off exhibits. Draft Operational plan, Conduct sea based inspections of
registered and non- registered vessels in fisheries sectors: Lead the sea based
Inspections conducted from the Inshore / Offshore Patrol vessel and the station
based boats; Verify that all fishing vessels at sea are in possession valid fishing
license/s, permit/s, and fish processing establishment (FPE) permits; Verify
that all fishing vessels are fitted with a functional Vessel Monitoring System
(VMS), except for those with VMS exemptions;

Verify that all right/ permit holders or skippers on board comply with all permit conditions. Registering, processing and monitoring of cases and admission of guilt fines: Plan and
execute anti-poaching operations with other organs of state; Identify
transgression/s and infringements during inspections at sea; Secure chain of
evidence; Lead the arrest of suspects, confiscation and seizure all exhibits;
Manage suspects, in line with the constitution and the prescripts of the criminal
procedures Act. Conduct Anti-Poaching activities through Special Operations:
Identify need for operations (based contravention(s) or infringement(s) which
warrants the execution of a Special Operation); Identify other role-players,
partners and Stakeholders and contributing to the objective and outcome; Draft
and prepare the required submission, motivations and for approval by the Head
of the Directorate; Provide a detailed report on completion of Special
Operation. Supervise staff: Ensure capacity and development of staff; ensure
proper utilization of equipment and other relevant assets.


ENQUIRIES : email: AMoshani@dffe.gov.za Mr A. Moshani

APPLICATIONS : May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries
and the:
Pretoria Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to:
Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and
Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, marked for the attention: Human
Resources Management.
Cape Town: May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of
Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town,
8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street Cape Town,marked for the attention:
Human Resources Management.

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