SAFETY OFFICER

SAFETY OFFICER

SAFETY OFFICER

SAFETY OFFICER (LEVEL 08)
REFERENCE NO : ADD/SO1/2021
INSTITUTION : ADDINGTON HOSPITAL
SALARY : R 316 791.00 per annum
OTHER BENEFITS:
13TH Cheque
Medical Aid : Optional
Housing Allowance : Employee must meet prescribed requirements


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 Grade 12 / Matric
 Appropriate Degree / National Diploma in Environmental Health or Degree /national Diploma
in Safety Management or B Tech degree in safety management or environmental health.
 Minimum of Three (3) years’ experience as a Safety Officer.
 Proof of current and previous work experience endorsed and stamped by Human Resource
(Certificate of Service must be attached)
 Verification of qualification’s by SAQA from current employer


RECOMMENDATION:
 Computer Literacy will be an advantage (certificate must be attached)
 Valid driver’s license
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, TRAINING AND COMPETENCE REQUIRED:
 Knowledge of Legislation pertaining to Occupational Health and Safety.
 Identification, control, elimination and monitoring of hazards Health education and
administration of the service.
 Computer literacy
 Accident investigation
 Disaster management


KEY PERFORMANCES AREAS:
 Identification of potential situations that could lead to injury/disability/death of staff
member/ visitor. Property damage or loss, internal disasters, medico-legal claim and
reporting thereof to the Assistant Director: Health and Safety.
 Ensuring the delegate management and administrative functions are carried out timely and
correctly in order for health and safety to function in the institution.
 Assisting in development and compilation of manuals, policies and protocol that will be
included in the rolling out of health and safety training, orientation and induction
programmes.
 Participate in safety audits for the institution in compliance with the Occupational Health
and Safety act, 85 of 1993.
 Assisting the Assistant Director: Health and Safety in ensuring that the buildings,
construction, plants, and machinery meet and maintain compliance certificates that are
regulated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993 and its regulations.


ENQUIRIES OF THIS POST: MR C.H MYEZA Tel. (031) 327 2000
APPLICATIONS:
Applications to be forwarded to:
Human Resource Dept,
Addington Hospital,
P.O. Box 977,
Durban,
OR dropped off in the application box at Security
Department:
Prince Street entrance,
South Beach,
Durban.


FOR ATTENTION: Mrs P Makhoba
CLOSING DATE: 10 September 2021


TO: ALL HEADS OF ALL DEPARTMENTS
VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ADDINGTON HOSPITAL;SAFETY
OFFICER:SAFE AND WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT : ADDINGTON HOSPITAL :
REFERENCE NO:
ADD/SO/2021
The contents of this Circular Minute must be brought to the notice of all eligible officers and
employees on your establishment without delay, including those in region/district offices. Institutions
must notify all candidates who qualify for post in this circular minute even if they are absent from their
normal place of work.


DIRECTIONS TO CANDIDATES:

The following documents must be submitted:
Application for Employment Form (Z83), which is obtainable at any Government Department
or from the website – www.kznhealth.gov.za.
Certified copies of original documents (not originals or copies of copies) must be attached
to your application form:
 Identity document.
Appropriate Degree / National Diploma in Environmental Health or Degree /national diploma in
Safety Management.
 Computer Litercy
 Submit proof of work experience stating all relevant experience in which must be endorsed
and stamped by your employer/s.
 Unendorsed valid driver’s license.
 Verification of qualification’s by SAQA from current Employer if applicable: obtainable from
your HR Dept.
 Detailed updated Curriculum Vitae. Please include email address.
 Please note that the appointments are subject to positive outcomes obtained from the
State Security Agency (SSA) to the following checks:-
 Criminal clearance check, credit records. Citizenship, Financial/asset record checks
 Qualification and registration certificate/study verification and Company Intellectual
Property
 Company (CIPC) verification. Verification of previous experience from Employers

The Reference Number must be indicated in the column (Part A) provided on the Z83. Failure to
comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants. Persons with disabilities should feel
free to apply for the posts. Please note that due to the large number of applications received,
applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not have been contacted within 90 days of
the outcome kindly consider yourself as being unsuccessful.Please note that due to financial constraints S & T and resettlement claims will not be considered
for payment to candidates that are invited for the interview. Persons with disabilities should feel
free to apply for the post.
(This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote
representivity in all levels of all occupational categories in the Department).
Original signed and kept on file

SAFETY OFFICER

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