SANParks Security Vacancies – Assistant Investigator Environmental

Website South African National Parks - SANParks

Job Description:

The Organisation requires the services of two (2) Assistant Investigators in the Environmental Crime Investigation Department. These positions will be based in Cape Town. The incumbents will primarily be responsible for investigations related to the poaching of marine resources as well as any other environmental crime or criminal activities in Protected Areas managed by SANParks and in support of other Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the country

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with administration and reporting e.g. compiling of information notes.
  • Contribute to the overall crime information picture of the SANParks
  • Assist in conducting criminal investigations, reconstruction of tactical information of crime scenes and assist with the compilation of reports for further investigation.
  • Assist with the analysis of incoming reports for the management of reactive and proactive specialised investigations.
  • Assist and conduct investigations relating to any environmental crime negatively impacting on SANParks as and when required.
  • Assist with maintaining good relations with relevant roleplayers.
  • Assist with administration and reporting functions of the Unit.
  • Assist with the investigation and collection of information relating to environmental crimes and support crime investigations in general.

Job Requirements:

  • A relevant Tertiary Diploma in Conservation Management/Policing/Crime investigation.
  • At least three years of practical experience in the appropriate line of work.
  • Good verbal/written communication skills are a prerequisite.
  • The ability to work in unfavourable potentially hazardous/dangerous conditions.
  • Good working knowledge of the Marine Living Resources Act, Protected Areas Act, the Criminal Procedures Act as well as other relevant legislation.
  • Good knowledge of procedures relating to arrests and criminal dockets.
  • Computer literate.
  • Previous Conservation experience will serve as an added advantage.
  • Valid Code 08 driver’s license.

Job Details:

Company: South African National Parks – SANParks

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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