INSPECTOR OF MINES: OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE

  • 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 Diploma
  • Industry Mining, minerals & energy
  • Reference REF NO: DMRE/2177
  • Centre Western Cape Region, Cape Town
  • Enquiries
    Mr L. Polley Tel No: 082 461 4247
  • 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 www.gov.za and www.dpsa.gov.za. 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: https://www.thensg.gov.za. 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. Recommendation/Note: Appointment will be subject to a pre-medical examination of fitness.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma/ Degree in Occupational Hygiene or related PLUS Certificate on Mine Environmental Control, coupled with 3 year’ s experience in mining industry with at least valid Code 08 driver’s license Plus the following competencies: Knowledge of: Mine Health and Safety Act, Extensive knowledge and experience of both underground and surface mining, Understanding of the Department’s policies aimed at optimal utilisation of mineral resources, Basic knowledge of Labour relations and human resources management, Skills: High level management, Risk assessment techniques, Conflict resolution, Negotiation, Planning and organising, Computer literacy, Thinking Demands: Innovative and creative thinking ability. DUTIES : The appointee’s primary responsibility will be to enforce adherence to the Mine Health and Safety Act. Analyse occupational Hygiene reports, write reports and give appropriate instructions for remedial actions to be implemented. Investigate mine related contraventions and complaints as well as analyse mine occupational hygiene incidents and trends to determine high risk mines and take appropriate action. Conduct surface, shaft and underground audits and inspections on occupational hygiene matters at mine. Compile report by giving relevant inputs to Head of the branch on matters relating to Hygiene in the region inclusive of the status of the Mine. Prepare replies to applications for exemptions, permissions and approvals related to occupational hygiene. Support and develop a transformation process within the regional office. Participate in tripartite structures and develop strategies towards the promotion of tripartism within the mining industry. Manage information systems.

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