Posted on :
17 Mar, 2015
17 Mar, 2015
INSPECTOR OF MINES: OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE 2 POSTS REF NO: DMR/15/0028
SALARY : R532 278 per annum Level 11
CENTRE : Mpumalanga Region, Witbank
REQUIREMENTS : A/an appropriate Mine Environmental Control Certificate and a valid driver’s
license coupled with relevant experience in Mine Environmental Control, PLUS
the following competencies, Knowledge of: Occupational hygiene activities and
procedures and basic research, Office procedures, Mine Health and Safety Act
and Regulations-risk management and proficiency in use, Human Resource
and Labour Relations Act, Skills: Report writing and formulation, Excellent
communication skills, Ability to identify real problem on accident investigation,
Communication: Good communication skills, written reports and letters and
verbal, Creativity: Ability to analyse workload and work related problems, and
draft implement a strategy to ensure an improvement. Recommendation:
Appointment will be subject to a pre-medical examination of fitness. A person
with intermediate Chamber of Mines Certificate in ventilation will be employed on
a four year contract Level 10 until the Advanced Chamber of Mines Certificate
has been obtained.
DUTIES : The appointee’s primary responsibility will be monitoring of compliance with the
provisions of the Mine Health and Safety Act (Act No. 29 of 1996). In addition,
they will – conduct inspections and audits (surface and underground). Conduct
inquiries and investigations into accidents and incidents or any occurrence,
practice or condition compromising health and safety at mines. Make inputs to
develop strategies required to monitor mines in respect of legal compliance.
Giving support and assistance in the promotion of health and safety in the mining
industry. Play a role in the formulation of health and safety legislation, guidelines
and various regulatory mechanisms. Participate in the tripartism structures and
develop strategies towards the promotion of tripartism in the mining industry.
Manage information systems, support and develop a transformation process
within the regional office. Investigate and inquire on accidents and Occupational
Hygiene problems and ensure remedial measures are instituted.
ENQUIRIES : Ms EL Letsoko 013 653 0537
NOTE : Coloureds, Indians as well as people living with disability are encouraged to
APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, Department 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 N Maseko or Ms T Sibutha
CLOSING DATE : 27 March 2015
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 not 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. Short listed candidates will be contacted within
three weeks after the closing date. Applicants who have not been contacted
during this period may regard their applications as unsuccessful.