Vacancy: Environmental Scientist (EST 2): Cape Town
June 11, 2019  

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Position: Environmental Scientist (EST 2) 

Company: SRK Consulting

Job Type: Permanent 

Location:  Cape Town 

Closing Date:   30 July 2019

Job Description:

SRK Consulting seeks a suitably qualified individual who is able to provide support and leadership in the field of sustainable development, including environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental planning and a wide range of other environmental management fields.  

The candidate should have experience in undertaking EIA in South Africa, preferably having coordinated at least one full EIA from scoping to receipt of Environmental Authorisation, and should have a growing profile and reputation in the sector.  The candidate will provide support to SRK’s Principal consultants (each with 10+ years’ experience) as well as guidance to SRK’s more junior consultants (each with 3-5 years’ experience).  

The likely starting date is on or about 1 September 2019.

SRK reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submissions from underqualified or overqualified applicants may not receive a response. Applicants not receiving a response within 15 days should deem their applications to have been unsuccessful. 

Qualifications, experience and requirements:

The successful candidate should have an appropriate post graduate (minimum: Honours) qualification and should be registered as a Pr.Sci.Nat and/or eligible for registration as an EAP. The candidate will have 5+ years’ experience and be very familiar with NEMA, NEM:WA, WULA and the SEMA processes and associated legislation. Ancillary expertise (e.g. in biodiversity, economics, air quality, etc.) will be an advantage. An ability to work across disciplines, excellent report writing skills, strong analytical abilities and project management and administrative skills are essential attributes. We are seeking an energetic self-starter with interpersonal skills and the ability to perform under pressure. Suitable candidates will be based in Rondebosch, but may work on projects in diverse locations.

Applicants must be SA citizens, preferably already based in Cape Town and must have a valid drivers’ licence and their own transport.  

Salary Range:  To be negotiated   

Contact Person: Submit a comprehensive CV to Lucy Dhroney, Human Resources.

Contact Phone: +27 011 441 1111

Contact Fax: +27 11 880 8086

Contact e-mail:


Advert End Date: 30 July  2019