Occupational Health and Safety Officer Vacancy

Posted on :

11 Apr, 2014

Category :

Health & Safety Jobs in South Africa

Internal & External applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancy in the Risk Control Department at Zwartkopjes Pumping Station:

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER (HAY BAND – M) 

Reporting to the Risk Control Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible to maintain an effective Occupational Health & Safety Management system (OHSAS 18001), which ensures legal compliance for the site under the regulations of the OHS Act.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

The critical functions will include:

  • Identify, evaluate and mitigate risks and hazards
  • Conduct safety inspections and audits
  • Participate in SHE committee meetings and present stats in respect of type of incidents
  • Conduct safety awareness
  • Perform incidents investigations
  • Manage contractors on site
  • Maintain record of all the firefighting equipment
  • Compile and control the safety budget

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

  • Grade 12 combined with a National Diploma in Safety Management
  • 2 Years Industry Experience
  • SAMTRAC
  • Computer Literacy (Advanced MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Valid Code B Drivers license and the ability to pass the Rand Water K53 Drivers evaluation.
  • Experience in ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001

 

COMPETENCY PROFILE 

KNOWLEDGE

SKILLS

BEHAVIOUR

  • OHSAS18001
  • OHS Act
  •  COIDA
  • ISO 14001
  • SHE Auditing
  • Hazardous Identification
  • Risk Assessments
  • Contractor Management
  • ISO 9001

 

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Sound presentation and facilitations skills
    • Computer Literacy (Advanced MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
    • Good communication skills (both spoken and written)
    • Problem solving
    • Sell the concept of Safety and influence people at all levels
    • Innovative
    • Attention to detail
    • Self driven
    • Customer orientated
    • Performance driven

 

In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, preference will be given to Females and People with Disability to give effect to Rand Water’s Employment Equity Objectives.

Should you not receive correspondence from Rand Water within 30 days from the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, ZWARTKOPJES PUMPING STATION

Fax:  0865552760

E-MAIL: zk [email protected]/

http://www.pnet.co.za/?s=view_recr_profile&i=8420

CLOSING DATE: 24 April 2014

NOTICE NUMBER: 15864

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