PPECB TALENT MANAGEMENT; OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER- CAPE TOWN

Occupational Health and Safety Officer - (511)


Job Title Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Organizational Unit PPECB -> Human Resource Services

Job Type Fixed Term Contract

Location Head Office - Cape Town, WC 7500 ZA (Primary)

Salary (TCTC per annum)


Market Related

Closing Date 3/3/2020

Job Description

Purpose


To co-ordinate and perform the main Occupational Health and Safety duties and activities for the PPECB ensuring that all aspects relating to Health and Safety are properly identified, recorded and managed.


Job Objectives

To develop and implement health and safety procedures within the PPECB

To ensure that the organisation meets the requirements of occupational health and safety compliance

To support management in the development, implementation, assessment and review of a comprehensive occupational health and safety programme for the organisation

To carry out safety inspections and risk assessments

To promote safety awareness and training amongst employees

Job Requirements

Qualification / Education Required


Diploma / Degree or equivalent qualification in Health and Safety field

OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Certification

Advance OHS Act Certificate

Professional registration as an Occupational Health and Safety Officer would be advantageous

Work Experience Required


Minimum of 3 years in the Health and Safety environment especially:

Experience in liaison with employees at all levels

Experience in conducting safety audits and investigations

Other preferred requirements

Incident Investigation Certificate

Job related knowledge


In depth knowledge of the OHSA and regulations

Knowledge of Health and Safety auditing practices

COID Act

Knowledge of investigation and reporting

Knowledge of project management principles

Job related skills

Auditing skills

Report writing skills

Investigation skills

Problem solving skills

Communication at all levels

Planning and Organising skills

Technology skills, comprising MS Office Applications (Word, Excel) and database management

Facilitation skills


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