Enviromental Assistant (C3) X3 – Seasonal (9 Months)

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The position reports to the Environmental Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and assessing situations that have the potential to impact on the environment and supporting the development and implementation of necessary measures to preserve environmental quality. They will be agents for good environmental stewardship and shall be involved in the continuous correction of environmental aspects through the regular line of authority, although the Environmental Assistants may exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop activities that posess immediate high risks to the environment when action is required.

Key Performance Areas

Record any environmental aspects noticed during the daily patrols of the work areas and report to the section officials and Environmental Specialists

Supporting Line on the implementation of Environmental Management plan through:

Taking all necessary measures to support line in

  • Complying with all Environmental legal and statutory requirements
  • Implementation of Environmental objectives and targets
  • Implementation baseline and continuous Environmental aspect identification and impact assessment and controls required to manage the risks to acceptable levels
  • Enforcing and guiding on Water Management requirements
  • Enforcing and guiding on Emission Management requirements
  • Enforcing and guiding on effluent Management requirements
  • Energy Management requirements
  • Assisting where applicable in the implementation of the IIRMS framework which purpose is to integrate the process for managing risk into the business’s overall governance, strategy, and planning, management, monitoring, continual improvement, reporting process, policies, values, and culture implementation of Site Level Procedures

Support Environmental Monitoring Functions:

  • Dust fall out
  • Portable and wastewater
  • Dumpsite inspections
  • Depots inspections
  • Hazardous waste site
  • Daily Management of waste documentation

Environmental Reporting

  • Environmental Sustainable weekly and monthly Reporting
  • Supporting line on inputting environmental incidents in RAPID Electronic incident Management System (RIMS)
  • Supporting Line on implementation of Environmental Planned Task Observations PTOs and Behavioral Audits

Enviromental Governance:

  • Attending Environmental section meeting
  • Attend Gemba walks in areas of responsibility
  • Drive environmental campaigns (Waste, Energy and other areas)
  • Environmental Management reviews

Environmental Communication:

  • Coordinating the updating Environmental boards
  • Effectively communicate to all employees, stakeholders, and contractors their individual responsibilities and roles in maintaining the commitments of Illovo Sugar Limited’s Environmental Policy.

Minimum Specifications/ Requirement Areas

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Should be 18 years and above
  • Diploma/Certificate in Environmental Management or related fields
  • Minimum 1-year experience in an Environmental Management role
  • Experience in Agriculture/Industrial environment an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Zambian Laws – Environmental Management Act and related regulations
  • Good interpersonal skills

Should you be interested in applying for this position, please email your detailed CV & copies of your qualifications to  [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Friday 16 April 2021.

If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.



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