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Great opportunity for entry-level young South Africans! Become a Safety Officer at the Department of Water and Sanitation

Great opportunity for entry-level young South Africans! Become a Safety Officer at the Department of Water and Sanitation


Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from the Department within three (3) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.


Great opportunity for entry-level young South Africans! Become a Safety Officer at the Department of Water and Sanitation

  • POST: SAFETY OFFICER REF NO: 030624/14
  • BRANCH: INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT: CENTRAL OPERATIONS DIR OPERATIONS CENTRAL
  • SALARY: R308 154 per annum (Level 7) CENTRE: Jericho Dam

REQUIREMENTS:

A National Diploma (NQF Level 6) qualification in Safety Management / Occupational Health and Safety. One (1) to three (3) years’ 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 license. 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.

ENQUIRIES: Machete William Tel No (017) 846 6033

APPLICATIONS:

Jericho Dam: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 1004, Amsterdam 2375 or hand deliver to Jericho Dam, Admin Building, Amsterdam, Human Resource office.

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, drivers 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 drivers 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 the Department 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

DEADLINE: 03 June 2024

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