Position title
Conservation Officer On Reserve (Level8), Anysberg Nature Reserve

Our client is currently looking for a Conservation Officer with the required qualifications.

Email/Contact Details Hidden

To apply please send an email to info@flagitrecruitment.com with position title for more info.


KPA 1- Leadership and management to enhance biodiversity resilience through targeted ecosystem conservation and restoration initiatives.

  • Targeted conservation and restoration initiatives and interventions informed by knowledge and management best practice (ICM; IWP and IAPO) are implemented
  • Protected Areas are managed by an approved PAMP and prioritised action plans
  • Priority landscapes and seascapes are protected, restored and conserved
  • Conservation operations are optimised through planned METT interventions
  • Priority ecological infrastructure and strategic water source areas are restored and protected.


KPA 2 - Leadership and management to lead landscape conservation and stewardship in ways that address biodiversity loss.

  • Protected area expansion planning priorities informed by the WPAES and BSP and associated conservation intelligence are implemented
  • Actions to improve the conservation status of priority species and ecosystems are implemented
  • Functional partnerships addressing biodiversity loss are developed and maintained
  • Biodiversity legal mandate is implemented through compliance and enforcement actions
  • Landscape ecological and human well-being is promoted through a landscape environmental interpretation and awareness plan


KPA 3- Leadership and management to promote the biodiversity economy, and enhance biodiversity access and sustainable use.

  • Job opportunities are created through implementation of the NRM programme
  • Contractor development and work opportunities are enhanced through environmental programmes implemented (ICM)
  • Biodiversity economy activities are implemented in identified nodes
  • Livelihood support is established for local communities
  • Sustainable harvesting of natural products for traditional purposes is facilitated


KPA 4 - Leadership and management to advocate for behavioural change and promote voluntary compliance.

  • Local community involvement in Protected Area management is established
  • Stakeholder engagement is enhanced through targeted interventions
  • Compliance with biodiversity legislation is promoted
  • Biodiversity permits are issued within legislated time frames
  • Compliance plans for all On and Off Reserve components are in place


KPA 5 - Assume overall accountability for ensuring performance, governance and risk management.

  • An enabling environment is created for formal partnerships to mitigate risks to biodiversity
  • Management structures are in place and infrastructure is fit for purpose
  • All relevant Occupational Health & Safety legislation, policies and standards are in place and adhered to.
  • Landscape governance is enhanced by adherence to corporate policies and standards
  • Landscape performance is enhanced through effective and efficient staff performance.
  • National Diploma in Nature Conservation
  • At least three years appropriate experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Bilingualism in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape
  • A valid driver’s licence and ability to drive on 4x4 terrain



  • Fire suppression
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, after hours and perform stand by duties
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Office
  • Good written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills in English
  • Peace Officer or EMI certification
  • Fire arm competency
  • Appropriate ICS 200/300 training
  • QGIS (or equivalent)


  • GENERAL: (official accommodation available on the reserve)
Employment Type
Duration of employment
Job Location
Ladismith, Western Cape
Date posted
July 5, 2021
Valid through
January 21, 2022
PDF Export
Close modal window

Position: Conservation Officer On Reserve (Level8), Anysberg Nature Reserve

Thank you for submitting your application. We will contact you shortly!