Vacancy : Manager: Rehabilitation : Bryanston, Johannesburg, Gauteng
March 22, 2019  

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Position: Manager: Rehabilitation   

Company: Digby Wells Environmental 

Job Type: Permanent 

Location:  Bryanston, Gauteng

Closing Date:   30 April 2019

Job Description:

Digby Wells Environmental, a service provider to the resources industry, is looking for a Manager: Rehabilitation. This individual will be responsible for providing advice, formulating rehabilitation plans and strategies, conducting field research and contributing to the growth of the Rehabilitation team

Qualifications, experience and requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

The successful incumbent will have a BSc degree in Ecology or Natural Sciences (or similar) with approximately 6 - 10 years’ experience.

Requirements include:

  • Manage and contribute to the compilation of rehabilitation plans and financial provision estimates;
  • Thorough understanding of soil science and how soils relate to rehabilitation;
  • Knowledge related to plants and suitable plants for rehabilitation (especially grasses that can be utilised for rehabilitation);
  • Thorough understanding of different techniques that can be used for rehabilitation;
  • Basic background relating to wetland assessments and practical knowledge on the principles of wetland rehabilitation;
  • Understanding of practical methods of rehabilitation that are both feasible and cost effective;
  • Understanding of ecological principles and the impacts of mining on these both pre and post mining;
  • Legal knowledge associated with rehabilitation, as well as international standards and guidelines;
  • Identification of potential shortcomings related to existing sites that have been rehabilitated and how to address these shortcomings;
  • Monitoring protocols that can be implemented post rehabilitation to monitor the success of rehabilitation;
  • Must be able to interact with multiple consulting disciplines;
  • Lead the marketing of the company’s different rehabilitation services we offer (rehabilitation plans; rehabilitation monitoring and audits);
  • Strong background related to the mining industry;
  • Must be innovative; and
  • French and Spanish Language skills would be beneficial.


Salary Range:  Market related  

Contact Person: Kirsten Strauss

Contact Phone: +27 11 789 9495

Contact Fax: +27 11 789 9498

Contact e-mail: 


Advert End Date: 31 April 2019