HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 06 September 2019
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 or faxed 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.

POST 30/148 : HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER REF NO: 060919/05
Branch: Chief Operations Office: KZN DIV: Auxiliary Services
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Occupational Health and Safety
Management. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in Occupational Health
and Safety environment. A valid driver’s license (certified copy must be
attached). Knowledge and experience in strategic and operational plan in
occupational health and safety. Policy implementation, monitoring and
evaluation principles. Knowledge of research procedures and techniques.
Working experience in public administration. Knowledge of design principles,
techniques and tools. Knowledge and experience in the writing process,
reviewing and proof-reading. Keen understanding of Government legislation.
Knowledge of OHS Act and Regulations (Act 85 of 1993). Knowledge of the
risk management theory and practical auditor’s assessment. Computer
literacy skills. Good written and verbal communication skills.
DUTIES : Implement Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations with an
objective of ensuring that all reasonable and proper measures are taken to
protect the safety and health of staff and visitors. Increase health and safety
awareness at all levels within the organisation. Investigate and report on all
accidents occurring at the work place. Respond to safety concerns raised
employees. Arrange Occupational Health and safety testing and evaluations
of the workplace. Coordinate training of personnel in areas of health and safety
at the workplace. Conduct risk assessment and make recommendations.
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ENQUIRIES : Mr B Sishi Tel No: (031) 336 2863
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, P O
Box 1018, Durban, 4000 or hand deliver to 88 Joe Slovo Street, Southern Life
Building, 9th Floor.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)

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