Information Officer Job Vacancy: South Africa National Parks

A challenging vacancy currently exists for an Information Officer: Operations Room in Table Mountain National Park. The Successful candidate will be reporting to the Operations Room Control Officer. The successful candidate will have to provide their own accommodation as there is no official accommodation in the park.




National Diploma (NQF 6) in Conservation/Policing/Information Management or similar qualification with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.

Knowledge of the relevant legislation, NEM: Protected Areas Act, National Heritage Resources Act, NEM: Biodiversity Act, Criminal Procedure Act, Integrated Coastal Management Act, Marine Living Resources Act and the regulations promulgated there under;

Advanced computer literacy – Microsoft Office packages, database management, (working knowledge of REST API, JSON is an added advantage)

Working knowledge of ArcGIS or QGIS software (Working Knowledge of Analyst Notebook is an added advantage).

Valid code 8/10 driver’s license

Excellent verbal/written (including presentation skills and public speaking abilities) communication skills are a prerequisite.

Clear Criminal Record (candidates will be screened)

Willingness to undergo polygraph tests.

Ability to work across teams.

Analytical/technical mind set.


Oversee the data capturing from various sources onto Cmore and other software platforms.

Assist with the maintenance of the information databases

Clean, analyse, interpret and package information to support effective decision making in line with Area Integrity Management principles.

Perform the analysis of data in order to guide reactive and proactive law enforcement interventions.

Ensure efficient and accurate information management.

Create and maintain information dashboards for dissemination to internal and external stakeholders.

Oversee the management of technology feeds in the Operations Room.

Support and ensure efficient operational control measures are in place, aligned to safety & security and the relevant operational plans.

Collate information for weekly/monthly/quarterly and annual reports.

Field reports and information received in the Operations Room.

Provide relevant information for Area Integrity Management reporting.

Assist with operational deployments by the SEAM Team when necessary.

Support internal and external stakeholder liaison, attend relevant meetings and contribute toward the broader landscape information consolidation.

Provide administration, procurement support and assist with internal training when required.

Please Note

The cost to company remuneration package based on the salary scale of a position with a Paterson C1 job grade will be offered.


R299,069.17– R336,951.49

Paterson Grade


How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by the required documentation listed below to the following:

Brenda Mbem

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 021 659 1704

Documents Required

Only interested persons who meet the above-stated requirements should apply using the link below:

Supporting documents such as Detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID & Drivers License, and other relevant documents must be emailed to [email protected] using reference number H142 in subject. Application that does not meet the requirements will not be considered.

Closing Date

20 February 2024

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