Urban Forester : City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality



Job Summary


•Create, develop and manage sustainable urban forestry to ensure the environmental well-being of Tshwane

•Location: Parks, Horticulture and Cemetery Services - Mayville Depot

•Reference No: SDTM1098-2-2021

•Enquiries: T Ramugondo (012 358 1651 )/A Tsoai (012 358 4113)

Duties and Responsibilities


•Create, develop and manage sustainable urban forestry to ensure the environmental well-being of Tshwane using the following strategic initiatives: afforestation (planting of trees) on road reserves throughout Tshwane; the proactive and reactive maintenance of all trees within Tshwane; the development and management of an Integrated Development Plan for urban forestry;
• disaster management services relating to trees; the creation, development and management of an information technology system for urban forestry as a whole
•Perform general management of the Urban Forestry Subsection (planning, organising, leading and coordination)
•Create, develop and manage afforestation (tree planting), watering and feeding programmes on road reserves at the Urban Forestry Subsection (Region 2)
•Perform the administration of the Urban Forestry Subsection (Region 2)

Qualifications and Experience


•An appropriate three-year tertiary qualification (degree or national diploma) in Horticulture
•Relevant working experience in urban forestry, arboriculture and horticulture, of which at least one year should be at supervisory level
•A valid Code B driving licence
•Physical fitness and health
•Computer literacy
•Willingness and ability to work shifts, standby and overtime when required

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About City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality


The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality is the metropolitan municipality that forms the local government of northern Gauteng Province, South Africa. The Metropolitan area is centred on the ci...

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