Senior Health and Safety Officer X 2 Positions

Posted on :

6 Oct, 2015

Category :

Health & Safety Jobs in South Africa

SENIOR HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER REF NO: EP08/2015 SALARY : R243 747 per annum (Total package of R349 086 per annum/ conditions Apply)

CENTRE : Mpumalanga

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate three-year Degree / Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety/ Environmental / Risk or Quality Management; Relevant work experience in the related field with extensive experience in project or programme safety planning, implementation and compliance inspections;

Experience in the OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 will be of an advantage; Good communication skills; Computer literacy; People, change management and empowerment skills; Knowledge of all applicable legislation (e.g. Public Service Act, Departmental procedures and prescripts,

Public Finance Management Act (PFMA, Health and Safety Act, Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, Environmental Management Act); Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel and work long hours with limited supervision.

DUTIES : The incumbent will be expected to undertake (for Mpumalanga region) regular Occupational Health, Safety and Environment compliance site assessments, inspection and audits within a legislative framework; Attend OH&S meetings to monitor compliance and corrective actions.

Complete task assessments, risk assessments and major incidents investigations and determine mitigation measures needed for OH&S interventions. Ensure compliance to COID; Make recommendations on relevant training and awareness campaigns to support Health and Safety.

Write up performance reports and engage with operations around the implementation of recommendations, Identify occupational health and safety interventions to address compliance shortcomings, Analyses quarterly selfassessment reports and recommend required intervention;

Promote health and safety through competency checks, health and safety programmes and training; perform ad hoc duties as instructed by the relevant supervisor.

ENQUIRIES : Mr M Talip Tel: 021 405 9433

APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria. No faxed, e-mailed and late applications will be considered.


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