Sep 2017 1st Edition

Jobs: Department of Environmental Affairs

Nominations for the Appointment of Suitable Persons as Members of the Board of South African National Parks

In terms of Section 59 of the National Environmental Management of Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act 57 of 2003), interested parties are invited to nominate suitable persons to be appointed as members of the Board of South African National Parks.

A Curriculum Vitae must be attached, which includes the following:

  • Personal details, including postal/residential addresses and contact details of the nominee;
  • Nominee’s qualifications or experience;
  • Certified copies of certificates; and
  • Acceptance letter of the Nominee.

Nominations must be presented in writing and forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs. For Attention: Ms S. Sangqu, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001.

Enquiries: Ms S. Sangqu, tel. (012) 399 9017/6 /


Closing Date: 30 Days After Date of Publication

General Information

A person to be nominated must: be fit and proper to hold office as a member and have appropriate qualifications and experience in the field of conservation, protected areas management, tourism development, biodiversity sector transformation, human resource management, financial and risk management or otherwise possess special insight in relation to any aspect of the activities of the South African National Parks. In addition, a person to be nominated must have a general understanding of corporate governance.

A person holding office as a Member of Parliament or a provincial legislature or who has been removed from office in terms of Section 21 of the Act, may not be appointed as a member of the Board.

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