Inspector of Mines: Occupational Hygiene at DMR x 2 Positions

Posted on :

15 Oct, 2014

Category :

Mining Jobs in South Africa

Departmental of Mineral Resources Vacancies



SALARY : R532 278 per annum, Level 11

CENTRE : Free State Region: Welkom


REQUIREMENTS : A Mine Environmental Control Certificate coupled with appropriate experience in
the mining industry. PLUS the following key competencies: Knowledge of: Mine
Health and Safety Act and Regulations and Skills: Ability to interpret and apply
Mine Health and Safety Act, High level of management skills. Ability to identify
real problems on accidents Investigations. Conflict resolution skills. Negotiation
skills. Planning and organising skills. Budget control. Report writing and
formulation Computer literacy Communication: Ability to communicate verbally
and in writing at all levels, to mine officials and public on the Mine Health and
Safety Act as well as matters regarding types of Mine equipments used in the
mining industry, Exemptions, permissions and proposed legislation, Creativity:
Ability to analyse workload and work-related problems and draft and implement a
strategy to ensure Improvement. Innovative and creative thinking abilities. Ability
to work under pressure.


DUTIES : To enforce adherence to the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act (Act No. 29 of
1996. Investigate Mine Related accidents, contraventions and complaints as well
as Analyse mine accidents and trends to determine high risk mines and take
appropriate actions. Conduct shafts, surface and underground audits and
inspections on occupational Hygiene matters at mines and give appropriate
verbal or written instructions. Investigate, consult and make recommendation to
other departments on closure Certificates, prospecting rights, mining rights and
permits, EMPs and township developments. Give support and assistance in the
promotion of health and safety in the mining industry. Compile regional reports
and give inputs to head office on the revision of Occupational hygiene related
regulations, drafting of guidelines and standard Directives, instructions,
exemptions and permission.

ENQUIRIES : Mr P H Nyaqcela  (057) 391 1300
NOTE : Appointment will be subject to pre-medical examination of fitness and candidate
must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence.


APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, Departmental of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59,
Arcadia, 0007 or hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Mentjies and
Francis Baard Street, former Schoeman, Sunnyside

FOR ATTENTION : Ms T Sibutha/ Ms N Maseko

CLOSING DATE : 24 October 2014

NOTE : Applications should be on Z83, signed and dated and must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV, and certified copies of qualifications as well as ID note longer
than 3 months. Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned
requirements, as well as application received late will not be considered.
Confirmation of final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance.
Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited
to short listed candidates only. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within
three weeks after closing date. Applicants who have not been contacted during
this period may regard their applications as unsuccessful.

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