Posted on :
19 May, 2016
19 May, 2016
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COORDINATOR
REF NO: 169/2016
Directorate: Employee Development and Performance Management SALARY : R311 784 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Environmental Health and a Certificate in Occupational Hygiene. Relevant practical experience in an Occupational Health and Safety environment. Expert knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85 of 1993), Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act, 2010 ( Act No 2 of 2010), ( SASREA) and other related legislation, Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA), Occupational Health (health risk assessments), Occupational Medicine (biological and medical surveillance) and Occupational Hygiene, Policy and Prescripts on Occupational Health and Safety. Sound knowledge of labour laws and budgeting. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Computer literacy. Willingness to work overtime and to travel long distances. A valid driver’s licence.
DUTIES : Develop OHS guidelines and policies. Conduct environmental scans, and research and development monitoring and evaluation tools. Evaluate programmes implemented. Coordinate/facilitate OHS training for the Health and Safety Reps, first aiders and fire fighters. Establish safety committees and develop contingency plans for the Department. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders. Conduct training for the employees at Head Office and Regional offices. Conduct OHS inspections and risk assessment of both medium and high risk areas. Assist with 5 drawing up of a departmental evacuation plan. Ensure that safety committees are functional.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M. Sekgobela, tel. (012) 319-7326
APPLICATIONS : [email protected] or fax: 086 762 2894
APPLICATIONS : Human Communications has been retained to handle all responses. Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to PO Box 1305, Rivonia 2128 or hand deliver at Suite 203, SOHO on Strand, 128 Strand Street, Cape Town or 3 Autumn Street, Rivonia, or you can apply online at www.humanjobs.co.za Applications can also be submitted electronically to Human Communications via the e-mail or fax number indicated at each post or hand delivered at any one of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries offices as indicated below (please place in the blue box marked for applications). ENQUIRIES: Naomi Nortje tel. (011) 257-8012 Gauteng: Reception, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street (formerly Beatrix Street), Arcadia, Pretoria KwaZulu-Natal: Reception (5th Floor), Old Mutual Building, 185 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg Limpopo: Reception (Ground Floor), Magistrates Building, 103 cnr Landdros and Munnik Streets, Makhado Mpumalanga: Reception (Ground Floor), Permanent Building, 27 Brown Street, Nelspruit Eastern Cape: King William’s Town: Reception (Ground Floor), Old SABC Building, 2 Hargreaves Avenue Mthatha: Reception (3rd Floor), PRD Building, Sutherland Street Western Cape: Cape Town: Reception (Ground Floor), Foretrust Building, 3 Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore Stellenbosch: Reception (Support Building), Quarantine Station, Polkadraai Road
CLOSING DATE : 27 May 2016
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service department or on the Internet at http://www.daff.co.za/doaDev/doc/Z83. pdf which must be signed and dated (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification(s) (Matric Certificate must also be attached) and ID document and driver’s licence (where applicable). Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification).
Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.
Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s).
Applications submitted via e-mail, fax or online must include the post title and reference number in the subject line and a scanned, signed and dated Z83 form (a Z83 form without a physical signature and date will disqualify an application) together with all relevant documents as indicated above. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply