Practitioner: Occupational Health and Safety

Central Office
Posted 1 year ago

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Job CategoryNon Academic Staff
Job PostPractitioner: Occupational Health and Safety
Ref NoGC2022/37
SALARYR321 543 per annum
REQUIREMENTSGrade 12 or equivalent qualification A National Diploma or Degree in Environmental Health/Occupational Hygiene/Safety Management or relevant qualification. Two (2) to three (3) year’s relevant functional experience in Occupational Health and Safety; Policy implementation; Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Disease Act; Occupational Health and Safety Act; Public Finance Management Act; Public Service Act and Regulations; Basic Conditions of Employment Act; Knowledge of research procedures and techniques; Knowledge of design principles, techniques and tools; and an Understanding of Government legislation. A Valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy (Microsoft Office). Candidates should display good communication, liaison, planning and decision-making skills. DUTIES: Conduct safety audits; Compile statistics of all Occupational Health and Safety related matters; Implement all SHERQ related activities and ensure proper integration of the EHWP Framework and supporting SHERQ policies; Facilitate hazard and risk identification; Implementing risk mitigation and monitor implementation of corrective measures to prevent occupational injuries/illnesses; Implementing and promoting ergonomics standards, fire prevention, safety evacuation procedures, standards of operation for medical surveillance and worker's compensation; Champion investigation of incidents and monitor non-compliance pertaining to SHERQ policies; OHS legislation and report to relevant stakeholders. Assist with operational planning and identify objectives to further enhance and improve the SHERQ function within the department; Co-ordinate safety training and awareness programmes; Implement Occupational Health and Safety within the entire department; Interpret and co-ordinate recommendations from external audits reports; Develop quarterly reports on fatalities, serious injuries and all related issues described on the incident reporting matrix; Report all defects of OHS and Facilities to relevant managers and Perform other administrative related duties. Enquiries about this post may be directed to Mr KV Mphosi: Assistant Director: Monitoring and Evaluation at (057) 910 6000 during office hours
Closing Date09/09/2022
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PLEASE NOTEA completed new Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV (inclusive of three contactable referees and contact details). all qualifications must be accompanied with academic transcripts/records. In terms of COVID 19 Safety Protocols copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Communication from the HR regarding the required certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Please quote the relevant reference number of the post you are applying for. Candidates who apply for more than one post should complete a separate application form for each post. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a vetting process (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks (where applicable, qualification and employment verification). Where applicable, shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge/competence test. The College/DHET reserves the right not to make appointments and correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you do not receive any response within three months after closing date of this advertisement, kindly accept that your application as unsuccessful. NOTE: All costs incurred due to your application and interviews will be at your own expense. Preference will be given to persons from designated groups, especially with regard to race, gender and disability. The successful candidate will undergo a vetting process and will sign a Performance Agreement with the College Principal. People with disability are encouraged to apply.

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