HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 05 October 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from
any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive
CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity document. No late,
faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Correspondence will be limited to
shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of
the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Preference
will be given to previously disadvantage groups. Successful applicants will be
required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures including
verification of qualifications. Should you be in a possession of a foreign
qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). “All SMS shortlisted candidates will be subjected
to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job,
the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the
interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates
to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the
DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using
the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools” People with disabilities
are encouraged to apply for the posts. People who are not employed by the Public
Service Departments are welcomed to apply for posts. The department reserves
the right not to make an appointment.

OTHER POSTS: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER (X7 POSTS)

POST 38/66 : HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER REF NO: 051018/07
Branch: Operational Integration: KZN
Sub: Directorate: Auxiliary Services
SALARY : R299 709 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Occupational Safety Management. Three (3) to five (5) years experience in occupational Health and Safety environment. Strategic
and operational plan in occupational health and safety management. Policy
implementation. Monitoring and evaluation principles. Knowledge of research
procedures and techniques. Disciplinary knowledge in Occupational Health and
Safety. Disciplinary knowledge in Public administration. Knowledge of design
principles, techniques and tools. Knowledge of the writing process reviewing and
proof-reading. Understanding of Government legislation. Valid driver’s license
(certified copy must be attached). Knowledge of OHS Act and Regulations (Act 85
of 1993). Knowledge of the risk management theory and practical auditor’s
assessment. Computer literacy. Good written and verbal communication skills.
DUTIES : Implement health and safety legislation, regulations with an objective of ensuring
that all reasonable and proper measures are taken to protect the safety and health
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of staff and visitors. Increase health and safety awareness at all levels within the
organisations. Investigate and report on all accidents occurring at the work place.
Respond to employees safety concerns. Arrange Occupational Health and safety
testing and evaluations of the workplace. Coordinate training of personnel in areas
of safety including first aid.
ENQUIRIES : Mr B Sishi Tel No: 031 336 2863
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the
Regional Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, P O Box
1018, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)

 

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