Environmental Inspector Career Jobs at NEMA

Job Ref: NEMA/ADV/EXT/06/2012
Reports to: Senior Environmental Inspector
Salary Scale: E4

Job Purpose: To contribute to environment management by undertaking inspections of site, factories, premises both public and private, land, water bodies and other establishments for the purpose of determining how respective activities undertaken conform to Environmental Laws and Regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
        i.            Developing criteria and checklists of areas to be inspected and ensuring that it is discussed, agreed and implemented;
     ii.            Carrying out inspections of sites that have been degraded or activities that are degrading the environment with a view of monitoring trends; and recommending and taking remedial actions;
   iii.            In liaison with the Senior Environmental Inspector in coordinating inspections and monitoring activities of licensed inspectors from sectoral inspections and the private sector;
    iv.            Ensuring compliance with environmental laws and other guidelines;
      v.            Preparing periodic inspection reports and recommending follow-up actions;
    vi.            Preparing an inventory of degraded areas from time to time indicating their degradation agents with a purpose of taking mitigation measures;
 vii.            Training District Environment Officers, Environmental Inspectors and other stakeholders and also providing technical advice to the Authority on compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations;
viii.            Carrying out any other duties assigned by the Director of the Department and Senior Environmental inspector;
    ix.            Carry out other relevant responsibilities as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Postgraduate qualifications with at least a Masters Degree in Physical or Natural Sciences or in any relevant field.
·         Proven skills in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Environment Science will be added advantage.
·         Computer literacy is a requirement.
·         Additional training in Environmental Monitoring or inspection discipline will also be an added advantage.

Experience
·         At least 3 years working experience working on production processes and systems;
·         Environmental Inspections and auditing ,Laboratory processes, cleaner production practice as an Inspector in a related field. Or any other related position in an industrial production and environmentally related field.

Key Competencies/ Skills for All Positions
·         Capacity to work with minimum supervision
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         High ethics, integrity and confidentiality
·         Good reporting skills
·         Ability to work under pressure and to make accurate and informed decisions.
·         Analytical and coordinating skills
·         Ability to work independently and with strong organizational and planning skills.
·         High level of confidentiality
·         Honesty,
·         Courtesy,
·         On time response to instructions.

How to Apply;
Remuneration for all the above positions is attractive. Applicants should submit applications in their own handwriting and deliver them by hand OR through post and enclose copies of certificates/testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae indicating 3 referees addressed to:-

The Executive Director
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road
P.O.Box 22255
KAMPALA.
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