Field Assistant Position

Field Assistant Position at Meerkat National Park

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Responsibilities and Requirements


  • Grade 12 certificate / Senior Certificate
  • Code 10 driver’s license with PrDP
  • Computer Literacy in MS Office
  • 2 Years’ experience with contracting teams/management of personnel
  • Valid Health & Safety Certificate
  • Experience in rehabilitation techniques and invasive alien plant clearing is essential for this position


  • Assist with project-related planning
  • Assist with the management and mentoring of EPWP contract
  • Ensure the management of quality, production and monitoring of task-based operations linked to the project
  • Ensure compliance with program standards/norms and Health and Safety requirements
  • Assist with mapping and data recording for the project linked to activities
  • Assist with administrative tasks
  • Report on project progress
  • Communicate and liaise with relevant stakeholders

How to Apply

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

Contact Person: Claudia Malgas
Telephone: 053 382 3011
Postal Address: 9 Joppie Vermeulen Street, Carnarvon 8925

Documents Required:

  • Updated CV
  • Proof of qualifications acquired plus a driver’s license
  • Subject line: PM-Meerkat N Park

Closing Date

20 May 2024


Q: What qualifications are required for the Field Assistant position at Meerkat National Park?

A: Applicants should possess a Grade 12 certificate, a Code 10 driver’s license with PrDP, computer literacy in MS Office, and a valid Health & Safety Certificate. Additionally, experience in rehabilitation techniques and invasive alien plant clearing is essential.

Q: What are the main responsibilities of the Field Assistant role?

A: The Field Assistant is responsible for assisting with project-related planning, managing and mentoring EPWP contracts, ensuring quality management and monitoring of task-based operations, compliance with program standards and Health and Safety requirements, mapping and data recording, administrative tasks, reporting on project progress, and communicating with stakeholders.

Q: How can interested candidates apply for the Field Assistant position?

A: Interested candidates can apply by forwarding their applications, along with required documentation, to Claudia Malgas via email at or by contacting her at 053 382 3011. The deadline for applications is 20 May 2024.

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