ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER: ELECTRICAL / BUILDING / MECHANICAL

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, CGO Building, cnr Bosman and Madiba Street, 0001 View on Map
  • Public Works posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 16, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R470,040.00 - R470,040.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R470 040 per annum
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Labour relations
  • Reference REF NO: 2021/259
  • Centre Cape Town Regional Office
  • Enquiries
    Ms. T Kolele Tel No: (021) 402 2063
  • Where to submit application
    The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X9027, Cape Town, 8000. Or Hand Deliver at Customs House Building Lower Heerengracht Street Cape Town. For Attention: Ms. N Mtsulwana.
  • Notes
    The Department of Public Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The intention is to promote representativity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts and with persons whose appointment will promote representativity, will receive preference. An indication by candidates in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications. If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Kindly take note that with effect from 01 January 2021 DPSA approved the new Z83 application form, you are all requested to use it and failure to use the new application form your application will be disqualified, obtainable from any Public Service department. The Z83 form must be signed when submitted, however for purpose of certification of documents HODs are referred to circular 35 of 2019 and circular 10 of 2020. To streamline the recruitment process to be more responsive to the public, as well as to create more protective measures during the pandemic by avoiding over-crowding and curb the costs incurred by applicants such measures should include the 48 following regarding certification: Advertisement and accompanying notes must be clearly capture the requirements for the certification to reflects that applicants must submit copies of qualifications, identity documents, and driver’s license (Where applicable) and any other relevant documents, such copies need not to be certified when applying for the post. The communication form the HR of the department regarding requirements of certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. The application for employment form (Z83) provides under the sectional “additional information” that candidates who are selected for interviews will be requested to be furnished additional certified information that may be requested to make final decision. It must be borne in mind that when a document is certified as a true copy of an original, the certifier only confirms it being a true copy of the original presented. Therefore, the certification process does not provide validation of the authenticity of the original document. The validation occurs when the documents is verified for authenticity. Regulation 67 (9) requires the executive authority to ensure that he or she is fully satisfied of the claims being made and these read with Regulations (57) (c) which requires the finalisation of Personnel Suitability Checks in order to verify claims and check the candidate for purpose of being fit and proper for employment. Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified. Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Recognition of prior learning will only be considered on submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note that appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security clearance. Faxed, e-mailed or late applications will NOT be accepted. Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : A three year tertiary qualification (NQF level 6) in Electrical Engineering and appropriate work experience. Relevant experience in construction or built environment, Project management, Safety Management. Registered with recognized Institutions. Knowledge: Occupational Health and Safety Act, National Building Regulations, SANS 10142 –1:2006, SANS Standards, Other relevant Acts and Regulations. Skill: Computer Literacy, Planning and Organizing, Presentation, Conflict management, Writing. Drivers’ license. Prepared to travel. Willing to adapt to working schedule in accordance with office requirements. DUTIES : Ensure and facilitate Occupational Health and Safety compliance at work places: Evaluate the workplaces (State and Leased buildings). Facilitate the issuing of compliance certificates (CC). Ensure Boilers, Incinerators, Lifts, Sub- Stations, Mini sub-station, Transformers, Switch Gears, Sewage Plant are safe and without risk. Conduct incident investigations for recommendations. Check and verify tender documents for the inclusion of H&S Specification. Approve and ensure each Contractors H&S Plan is maintained on construction site. Undertake inspections to ensure compliance to applicable standards. Enforce such measures as may be necessary for interest of health and safety. Facilitate in-house training on OHSA: Ensure execution of fire drills in the Region. Provide support when emergencies arise and prepare incident report. Monitor utilization and training of first aid, firefighting, health and safety representatives. Facilitate Compliance with legal requirements in the Region: Promote 52 awareness on OHS related issues. Participate and coordinate H&S committee meetings. Consolidate and submit monthly and quarterly inspection reports with recommendations.

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