• Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Trevenna Campus, Building 2C, Cnr Meintjes & Francis Baard Streets, Sunnyside, 0007 View on Map
  • Mineral Resources posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 31, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R733,257.00 - R733,257.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R733 257 per annum (Level 11), (All-inclusive package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Mining, minerals & energy
  • Reference REF NO: DMRE/2178
  • Centre Free State Region, Welkom
  • Enquiries
    Mr P Nyaqcela Tel No: (057) 391 1373/71
  • Where to submit application
    Please forward your application, quoting reference, addressed to: The Director- General, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, Private Bag X96, Pretoria, 0001. Application may also be hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Meintjies and Francis Baard Street, (former Schoeman) alternatively to Matimba House Building 192 Visagie Street Corner Paul Kruger & Visagie Street Pretoria. General enquiries may be brought to the attention of Ms T Sibutha Tel No: 012 444 3319 / Mr P Ndlovu Tel No: 012 406 7506/ Mr Donald Mbhokota Tel No: 012 406 7426.
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form, obtainable online from and All sections of the Z83 must be completed (In full, accurately, legibly, honestly, signed and dated), accompanied by copies of qualification(s) including matric/grade 12 certificate, Identity Document, Proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen and a valid driver’s licence (where required). The abovementioned copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Requirement for certified copies will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. Applicants are also expected to submit a comprehensive CV with three reference persons with the following information: name and contact numbers and indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. Failure to provide accurate information on a job application will result in disqualification. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on application. Failure to submit the copies mentioned above will result in the job application being disqualified. With regard to SMS positions, all shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise(s) that intends to test relevant technical elements of the position, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interviews and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Requirements stated on the advertised posts are minimum inherent requirements; therefore, criterion for shortlisting will depend on the proficiency of the applications received. Applicants must note that personnel suitability checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes of these checks, which include security screening, security vetting, qualification verification, criminal records and financial records checks. Reference checks will also be done during the selection process. For SMS posts in the Public Service, no appointment shall be effected without the recommended candidate producing a Certificate of completion for the SMS Pre-Entry Programme (Nyukela) offered by the National School of government which can be accessed via this link: Applicants who do not comply with the above- mentioned requirements, as well as application received after the closing date will not be considered. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application, He/ She must do so in writing. The Department reserves the right not to fill an advertised post at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Degree/ Bachelor of Technology degree in mining PLUS mine managers certificate of competency, Knowledge of: Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations and Legal Proceedings, Mine Engineering-Mine Equipment e.g. Winder, Boilers, Plants, etc. ,Hazard identification and Risk Management, Public Service Staff code and DMR Policies. Skills: Ability to interpret and apply Mine Health and Safety Act, DMR Policy and Staff codes, Management skills, planning leading, organising and controlling, report writing and formulation, good interpersonal relations, analysis and interpretation of accident statistics, be able to recommend mining engineering solutions, negotiation skills, language proficiency, computer skills, Thinking Demands: Innovative thinker, analyse situations carefully, make fair and reasonable decisions, receptive to suggestions and ideas and be able to stay calm and collective during difficult situations. DUTIES : Conduct and report on underground shaft and surface audits and inspections on matter relating to ground stability, support, explosive, blasting operations, and other matters relating to mine safety and take the necessary enforcement action where necessary. Investigate and report on mine related accidents, contraventions and complaints as well as the analysis of mine accidents and trends to determine high risk mining operations and take appropriate action. Serve on any necessary board of examiners. Coordinate the investigation, consultation and provision of input on mine closures, prospecting rights, mining rights and permits, EMPs and township development. Coordinate and provide inputs to regional reports, revision of mining regulations, guidelines and standard, and applications of exemptions, permissions and approvals related to mining. Supervise and develop staff.

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