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The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of: Environmental Officer, Mining & Forestry Unit, Environmental Management Permitting Division

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VACANCY

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of:

 

Environmental Officer, Mining & Forestry Unit, Environmental Management Permitting Division

 

 

Applicants should possess:

 

·         A minimum of a B.Sc. in Geological, Civil, Petroleum/Chemical Technology/Engineering, Environmental/Physical/Biological Studies.

                                                                       OR

·         A B.Sc. in any related field of study with atleast two (2) years relevant experience working with projects.

·         Computer Literacy.

·         Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

·         Candidate should be able to work with minimum supervision.

 

Remuneration:

 

 

The EPA offers a competitive compensation package and working conditions. A detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the EPA website at   http://www.epaguyana.org .

 

Applications including a full Curriculum Vitarum and names and addresses of two references should be sent to:

 

Executive Director

Environmental Protection Agency

Ganges Street Sophia Georgetown.

 

 

Closing date for applications is September 26, 2014.

 

 

NB:      Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

                                     Environmental Protection Agency


                                                    Job Description

 

Job Title:                     Environmental Officer I – Mining Forestry and Tourism

Reports to:                  Senior Environmental Officers

Division:                      Environmental Management Permitting Division

Overall Objective:       To undertake activities related to the authorization, response, enforcement and development

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Assisting in screening of projects related to Mining, Forestry and Tourism for Environmental Authorizations

·         Responding to pollution complaints for these sectors.

·         Conducting site visits to ensure that proper environmental management procedures and standards are effected.

·         Conducting research, analyzing data, preparing reports and assisting in the development of EPA’s position on environmental issues.

·         Assisting in developing Terms of Reference for EIAs, reviewing EIAs, EMPs, drafting of Environmental Authorizations, Prohibition Notices, Cease Orders, and Enforcement Letters.

·         Assisting the development of environmental regulations, guidelines and standards.

·         Assisting and representing the EPA and Sector Agencies at workshops, conferences/meetings and consultations locally and overseas.

·         Collecting physical and biological samples from the environment.

·         Responding to Environmental Emergencies.

·         Performing related duties which may be assigned from time to time

 

Qualifications and Experience:

·         A minimum of a B.Sc. in Geological, Civil, Petroleum/Chemical Technology/Engineering, Environmental/Physical/Biological Studies.

 

OR

·         A B.Sc. in any related field of study with at least two (2) years relevant experience working with projects.

·         Computer Literacy.

·         Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

·         Candidate should be able to work with minimum supervision.

 

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of: Environmental Officer, Industry, Infrastructure & Energy Unit, Environmental Management Permitting Division

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VACANCY

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of:

 

Environmental Officer, Industry, Infrastructure & Energy Unit, Environmental Management Permitting Division

 

 

Applicants should possess:

 

·         A B.Sc. in Civil/Mechanical, Electrical, Petroleum/Chemical Processes, Technology/Engineering, Environmental/ Physical/ Biological Sciences.

OR

·         A B.Sc. in any other related field of study with atleast two (2) years relevant experience working with projects.

 

·         Computer literacy.

·         Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

 

Remuneration:

 

 

The EPA offers a competitive compensation package and working conditions. A detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the EPA website at   http://www.epaguyana.org .

 

Applications including a full Curriculum Vitarum and names and addresses of two references should be sent to:

 

Executive Director

Environmental Protection Agency

Ganges Street Sophia Georgetown.

 

 

Closing date for applications is September 26, 2014.

 

 

NB:      Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

                                               Environmental Protection Agency

 

 

         Job Description

 

Job Title:                     Environmental Officer - Industry, Infrastructure and Energy

Reports to:                  Senior Environmental Officers

Division:                      Environmental Management Permitting Division

Overall Objective:       To undertake activities related to the authorization, response, enforcement and development

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Assisting in screening of projects related to Industry, Infrastructure and Energy for Environmental Authorizations.

·         Responding to pollution complaints for these sectors.

·         Conducting site visits to ensure that proper environmental management procedures and standards are effected.

·         Conducting research, analyzing data, preparing reports and assisting in the development of EPA’s position on environmental issues.

·         Assisting in developing Terms of Reference for EIAs, reviewing EIAs, EMPs, drafting of Environmental Authorizations, Prohibition Notices, Cease Orders, and Enforcement Letters.

·         Assisting the development of environmental regulations, guidelines and standards.

·         Assisting and representing the EPA and Sector Agencies at workshops, conferences/meetings and consultations.

·         Collecting physical and biological samples from the environments.

·         Performing related duties which may be assigned from time to time.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

·         A B.Sc. in Civil/Mechanical, Electrical, Petroleum/Chemical Processes, Technology/Engineering, Environmental/ Physical/ Biological Sciences

   

                                                                                   OR

 

·         A B.Sc. in any other related field of study with atleast two (2) years relevant experience working with projects.

 

·         Computer literacy.

·         Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

 

 

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of: Environmental Officer, Industry, Infrastructure & Energy Unit, Environmental Management Permitting Division

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VACANCY

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of:

 

Environmental Officer, Industry, Infrastructure & Energy Unit, Environmental Management Permitting Division

 

 

Applicants should possess:

 

·         A B.Sc. in Civil/Mechanical, Electrical, Petroleum/Chemical Processes, Technology/Engineering, Environmental/ Physical/ Biological Sciences.

OR

·         A B.Sc. in any other related field of study with atleast two (2) years relevant experience working with projects.

 

·         Computer literacy.

·         Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

 

Remuneration:

 

 

The EPA offers a competitive compensation package and working conditions. A detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the EPA website at   http://www.epaguyana.org .

 

Applications including a full Curriculum Vitarum and names and addresses of two references should be sent to:

 

Executive Director

Environmental Protection Agency

Ganges Street Sophia Georgetown.

 

 

Closing date for applications is September 26, 2014.

 

 

NB:      Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

                                               Environmental Protection Agency

 

 

         Job Description

 

Job Title:                     Environmental Officer - Industry, Infrastructure and Energy

Reports to:                  Senior Environmental Officers

Division:                      Environmental Management Permitting Division

Overall Objective:       To undertake activities related to the authorization, response, enforcement and development

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Assisting in screening of projects related to Industry, Infrastructure and Energy for Environmental Authorizations.

·         Responding to pollution complaints for these sectors.

·         Conducting site visits to ensure that proper environmental management procedures and standards are effected.

·         Conducting research, analyzing data, preparing reports and assisting in the development of EPA’s position on environmental issues.

·         Assisting in developing Terms of Reference for EIAs, reviewing EIAs, EMPs, drafting of Environmental Authorizations, Prohibition Notices, Cease Orders, and Enforcement Letters.

·         Assisting the development of environmental regulations, guidelines and standards.

·         Assisting and representing the EPA and Sector Agencies at workshops, conferences/meetings and consultations.

·         Collecting physical and biological samples from the environments.

·         Performing related duties which may be assigned from time to time.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

·         A B.Sc. in Civil/Mechanical, Electrical, Petroleum/Chemical Processes, Technology/Engineering, Environmental/ Physical/ Biological Sciences

   

                                                                                   OR

 

·         A B.Sc. in any other related field of study with atleast two (2) years relevant experience working with projects.

 

·         Computer literacy.

·         Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

 

 

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of: Litter Prevention Wardens, based in Georgetown, Region No. 4

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VACANCY

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of:

 

Litter Prevention Wardens, based in Georgetown, Region No. 4

 

 

Applicants should possess:

 

         Five (5) subjects CXC, grades 1 -3, including Mathematics and English, along with a minimum of two (2) years relevant post-secondary training and experience. Or an Undergraduate Diploma in any relevant field from a recognised University.

         Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and dealing with members of the public in a face to-face environment, and confrontational situations in a professional manner.

         Ability to give clear oral instructions and information to other team members and operational information to managers including educational communications.

         Awareness of the importance of personal responsibility for a litter free environment.

         Knowledge of the Environmental Protection Act, 1996, and the Litter Regulations, 2013.

 

Remuneration

 

The EPA offers a competitive compensation package and working conditions. A detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the EPA’s website a http://www.epaguyana.org

 

Applications including a full Curriculum Vitarum (CV) and names and addresses of two references should be sent to:

 

Executive Director

Environmental Protection Agency

Ganges Street

Sophia Georgetown.

 

 

Closing date for applications is September 05, 2014.

 

 

NB:      Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

TERMS OF REFRENCE

LITTER PREVENTION WARDEN

SCOPE OF WORK

Litter Wardens will be responsible for implementation of the provisions of the Litter Prevention Regulations under the Environmental Protection Act No. 11 of 1996, to prevent the deposit of litter in any public place and to enforce the Regulations as required in Guyana.

REPORTS TO

Litter Wardens will report on a day-to-day basis to the Pick-it-up Coordinator. Overall oversight is the responsibility of the Director, Environmental Management Compliance Division (EMCD), of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

         Undertake the full range of duties in connection with the Litter Prevention Regulations by patrolling the streets and public places, detecting offences; and, attendance and providing evidence in Court as necessary.

         Perform duties and make decisions in a fair and equitable manner, having regard to factors which may affect the ability of an individual/business to comply with the legislation.

         Identify and/or respond to requests for litter removal or clean up service from Business, Statutory Agencies and members of the public.

         Attend and participate in activities that promote environmental awareness including the promotion of the Litter Prevention Regulations.

         To work in co-operation with relevant agencies, organizations and statutory bodies as directed by EPA in operation of their duties.

         Maintain and provide records and reports of duties as directed by the supervising officer.

         Must be willing to work shift system and on weekends.

         Any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

·         Potential candidates should possess; 5 subjects CXC, grades 1 -3, including Mathematics and English, along with a minimum of two (2) years relevant post-secondary training and experience. Or an Undergraduate Diploma in any relevant field from a recognised University.

·         Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and dealing with members of the public in a face to-face environment, and confrontational situations in a professional manner.

·         Ability to give clear oral instructions and information to other team members and operational information to managers including educational communications.

·         Awareness of the importance of personal responsibility for a litter - free environment.

·         Knowledge of the Environmental Protection Act and the Litter Regulations.

·         A working knowledge of investigation of offences, preparation of briefs of evidence and court procedures or process will be an asset.

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of: Litter Prevention Wardens based in the following Administrative Regions:

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VACANCY

 

The Environmental Protection Agency invites suitably qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of:

 

Litter Prevention Wardens based in the following Administrative Regions:

 

·        Region No. 2 - Pomeroon – Supenaam

·        Region No. 3 – Essequibo Islands – West Demerara

·        Region No. 5 – Mahaica – Berbice

·        Region No. 6 – East Berbice – Corentyne

·        Region No. 7 – Cuyuni – Mazaruni

·        Region No. 10 – Upper Demerara – Upper Berbice

 

Applicants should possess:

 

         Five (5) subjects CXC, grades 1 -3, including Mathematics and English, along with a minimum of two (2) years relevant post-secondary training and experience, Or an Undergraduate Diploma in any relevant field from a recognised University.

         Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and dealing with members of the public in a face to-face environment, and confrontational situations in a professional manner.

         Ability to give clear oral instructions and information to other team members and operational information to managers including educational communication.

         Awareness of the importance of personal responsibility for a litter - free environment.

         Knowledge of the Environmental Protection Act, 1996, and the Litter Regulations, 2013.

Remuneration

 

The EPA offers a competitive compensation package and working conditions. A detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the EPA website at   http://www.epaguyana.org.

 

Applications including a full Curriculum Vitarum and names and addresses of two references should be sent to:

 

Executive Director

Environmental Protection Agency

Ganges Street

Sophia

Georgetown.

 

 

Closing date for applications is September 05, 2014.

 

NB:      Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

 

TERMS OF REFRENCE

LITTER PREVENTION WARDEN

SCOPE OF WORK

Litter Wardens will be responsible for implementation of the provisions of the Litter Prevention Regulations under the Environmental Protection Act No. 11 of 1996, to prevent the deposit of litter in any public place and to enforce the Regulations as required in Guyana.

REPORTS TO

Litter Wardens will report on a day-to-day basis to the Pick-it-up Coordinator. Overall oversight is the responsibility of the Director, Environmental Management Compliance Division (EMCD), of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

         Undertake the full range of duties in connection with the Litter Prevention Regulations by patrolling the streets and public places, detecting offences; and, attendance and providing evidence in Court as necessary.

         Perform duties and make decisions in a fair and equitable manner, having regard to factors which may affect the ability of an individual/business to comply with the legislation.

         Identify and/or respond to requests for litter removal or clean up service from Business, Statutory Agencies and members of the public.

         Attend and participate in activities that promote environmental awareness including the promotion of the Litter Prevention Regulations.

         To work in co-operation with relevant agencies, organizations and statutory bodies as directed by EPA in operation of their duties.

         Maintain and provide records and reports of duties as directed by the supervising officer.

         Must be willing to work shift system and on weekends.

         Any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

·         Potential candidates should possess; 5 subjects CXC, grades 1 -3, including Mathematics and English, along with a minimum of two (2) years relevant post-secondary training and experience. Or an Undergraduate Diploma in any relevant field from a recognised University.

·         Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and dealing with members of the public in a face to-face environment, and confrontational situations in a professional manner.

·         Ability to give clear oral instructions and information to other team members and operational information to managers including educational communications.

·         Awareness of the importance of personal responsibility for a litter - free environment.

·         Knowledge of the Environmental Protection Act and the Litter Regulations.

·         A working knowledge of investigation of offences, preparation of briefs of evidence and court procedures or process will be an asset.

 
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