Safety Officer

Posts 17/38 : Safety Officer REF NO: 030624/14
Branch: Infrastructure Management: Central Operations
Directorate: Operations Central

Salary: R308 154 per annum (Level 07)

Centre: Jericho Dam

Requirements: A National Diploma (NQF Level 6) qualification in Safety Management /
Occupational Health and Safety. One (1) to three (3) year’s experience in
Occupational Health and Safety / SHE related field. Knowledge of and
completed courses in SHE related legislation. SAMTRAC and OHSAS 18001
will be an added advantage. A valid unexpired driver’s licence. Computer
literacy skills/Competencies: Leadership skills, Communication Skills both
written and verbal, strong relationship building ability, analytical thinking, and
self-confidence. Ability to work independently and within a team.

Duties: Attend OHS Committee meetings. Obtain minutes of the safety committee
meeting. Monitor compliance with issuing of PPE. Assist supervisors in
maintaining safety record files. Perform OHS induction on contractors, visitors
and employees. Give support and willing to assist during emergency
situation/incidents. Implement OHS system, facilitate training to all employees,
managers and contractors in the office regarding health and safety, conduct
risk assessment for the operations of the office, execute internal safety audits
and inspections, enhance safety awareness, ensure implementation of the
OHS policies, report on all internal accidents and related incidents.
Recommending any changes that may be necessary to ensure that the office
complies with the health and safety regulations. Assess and provide on-job
training to subordinates.

Note: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the
address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the
newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and
Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under
vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training,
qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). All required
information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related
documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity document, driver’s
license etc need not to accompany the application when applying for a post as
such documentation must only be produced by shortlisted candidates during
the interview date in line with DPSA circular 19 of 2022. With reference to
applicants bearing professional or occupational registration, fields provided in
Part B of the Z83 must be completed as these fields are regarded as
compulsory and such details must also be included in the applicants CV. For
posts requiring a driver’s license, annotate such details on CV. Failure to
complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the
applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to suitability checks (SAQA verification, reference checks criminal
and credit checks). SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign
qualification/s (only when shortlisted). Applications that do not comply with the
above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. Candidates will be
required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security
clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police
clearance certificate from country of origin (only when shortlisted). The
Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling
of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South
Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996) the Employment Equity imperatives as
defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant
Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not
hear from us within three (3) months of this advertisement, please accept that
your application has been unsuccessful. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not
be considered. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.
Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference
will be given to the EE Targets.

Enquiries: Machete William Tel No :(017) 846 6033

Application: Jericho Dam: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to
the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X1004, Amsterdam, 2375
or hand deliver to Jericho Dam, Admin Building, Amsterdam, Human Resource

Closing Date: 03 June 2024

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