Post:            OHS Inspector: Inspection and Enforcement Services

                                        (Re-advert, internal applicants who previously applied must re-apply)

Centre:           Labour Centre:  Upington

Reference No:   HR 4/4/8/39
Salary:            Commencing: R 316 791.00 per annum
Enquiries:             Mr IS Vass Tel: (053) 838 1652
Requirements: Senior certificate plus a 3 year recognised qualification in the relevant field, i.e. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Occupational Hygiene or Environmental Health, Valid driver’s license. Knowledge: ● Departmental policies and procedures● Occupational Health and Safety Act, as amended● Regulations (21) ● South African National Standards (codes)-incorporated Codes become regulations● Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act● Unemployment Insurance Act● Skills: ● Planning and organizing● Communication skills ● Compute Literacy ● Facilitation Skills● Interpersonal Skills● Conflict handling Skills● Negotiation Skills● Problem solving Skills ●  Interviewing Skills ●  Presentation Skills ●  Innovation Skills ●  Analytical Skills●  Verbal and written communication skills. 
Duties: To plan and independently conduct inspection with the aim of ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993, Regulations and incorporated Standards. To confirm registration of with the Unemployment Insurance Act and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act● Plan, investigate and finalise independently incidents and complaints reported pertaining to the OHS Act and the relevant regulations and enforce as and when necessary,  appear in Court as a state witness ● Plan and conduct allocated proactive inspections as per schedule to monitor compliance with the relevant labour legislation including compiling and consolidating reports emanating from such inspections● Plan and conduct advocacy campaigns on all labour legislation independently, analyse impact thereof, consolidate and compile report● Contribute at a higher level to planning, drafting and maintenance of regional inspection plans and reports including , execution of analysis and compilation of consolidated statistical reports on regional and allocated cases. 

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification(s) including a Grade 12 certificate and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department of Labour is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan.

Applications: Chief Director: Provincial Operations: Private Bag X 5012, Kimberley, 8301
Or hand deliver at Cnr Compound and Pniel Road
For Attention: Human Resources Operations, Provincial Office Kimberley