AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL AND EXPERIENTAL STRENGTH
Good understanding of biodiversity and conservation management
Working knowledge of environmental education aspects.
Knowledge of policies and legislations (e.g. National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998), 1989Marine Living Resources (Act No. 18 of 1998).Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004), Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003); Environmental Conservation Act, 1989 (Act No.73 of
Good knowledge of public service
Staff Leadership and Direction
Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Power Point)
Good communication, report writing skills.
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Project Administrator Re-solve Consulting - Benoni, Johannesburg 05/2018 - CURRENT
Quality assurance on water meter maintenance
Pre-inspection on logged faulty meters
Managing communication between contractors and main contractor
Time sheet management
Distribution of job cards
Log book management
Environmental Officer Penny Farthing Engineering - Stanford, Western Cape 10/2016 - 03/2018
Conducting Environmental Audits
Conducting Employee health, environmental and safety induction
Conducting Environmental inspection
Conducting Safety inspection
Conducting Tool box talks
Management of Hazardous chemical use management
Compiling Incident report and investigation
Environmental compliance monitoring
Implementing Waste management
Air pollution monitoring
Subcontractor safety file audits
Marine Conservation Officer Intern Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries - Kleinmond, Westerncape 02/2016 - 09/2016
Implement and enforce the Marine Living Resource Act 18/1998
Conduct inspections in the fishing industry, restaurant, and fish shop, fish processing establishments, ports of entry.
Conducting sea, coastal and land patrols preventing illegal harvesting of marine resources
Monitoring the landing of commercial and recreational fish and vessel
Institute criminal proceedings against offenders (written notice to appear in court and giving evidence)
React on the information/complaints received
Completing documents pertaining to criminal cases (such as dockets, charge sheets, evidence collection and handling evidence
Environmental Research and Projects Intern Johannesburg City Parks And Zoo - Johannesburg, Gauteng 08/2014 - 07/2015
Research on urban forestry projects
Alien invasive control
Liaising with stake holders for tree donation
Monitoring urban forestry special projects
Environmental Education Assistant Johannesburg City Parks And Zoo - Johannesburg, Gauteng 11/2011 - 05/2014
Researching and developing educational programmes and resources for schools, adults, families, community groups or visitors to the zoo.
Promoting educational programmes and resources to the target audience through leaflets and worksheets.
Liaising with colleagues, schools and community groups on the design and delivery of educational programmes.
Giving talks in schools or to community groups on environmental issues.
Teaching groups and interpreting the natural environment for them on-site by leading guided walks and answering questions.
Organizing events and activities to raise awareness of environmental issues.
Training others, such as teachers, tour guides and interns in the use of resources and in delivering educational sessions.
Researching and collating scientific data.
Recruiting, supervising and working with volunteers.
Managing other members of staff and conservation groups.
Acting as a point of contact for teachers, educationalists and colleagues, responding to requests for information on educational issues.
Generating income for environmental events through conducting guided tours within the zoo.
Evaluating the effectiveness of programmes.
Carrying out risk assessments, particularly for outdoor activities.
Developing Environmental Education Awareness programmes for communities
Celebrating environmental days with relevant stakeholders.
University Of South Africa, Johannesburg 05/2014
BA Environmental Management : Geography
Majoring in Geography