Inspector OHS Mechanical, Department Of Labour, Pietermaritzburg


REF NO: HR 4/4/5/18

SALARY : R243 747 per annum

CENTRE : Labour Centre: Pietermaritzburg

REQUIREMENTS : BTech Degree / National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Valid drivers
licence. Two to three years relevant experience in Inspection and Enforcement
environment. Knowledge: Departmental Policies and procedures , Skills
Development Act , Labour Relations Act , Basic Conditions of Employment Act ,
Skills Development Levies Act , Occupational Health and Safety Act , COIDA ,
SABS Codes , Unemployment Insurance Act , UI Contribution Act , Employment
Equity Act , Immigration Act. Skills: Facilitation , Planning and Organizing (for
own and others) , Computer literacy , Interpersonal , Conflict handling ,
Negotiation , Problem Solving , Interviewing, listening and observation ,
Presentation , Innovative , Analytical , Verbal and written communication.

DUTIES : Plan and independently conduct substantive occupational inspections with the
aim of ensuring compliance with labour legislation, namely, Basic Conditions of
Employment Act (BCEA), Labour Relations Act (LRA), Employment Equity Act
(EEA), Unemployment Insurance Act (UIA) , Compensation for Occupational
Injuries and Diseases Act ( COIDA) ,Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA),
Skills Development Act ( SDA) and UI Contribution Act ( UCA). Plan and execute
investigations independently on reported cases pertaining to contravention of
labour legislation and enforce as and when necessary including making
preparations for and appearing in Court as a State witness. Plan and conduct
allocated proactive (Blitz) inspections regularly to monitor compliance with labour
legislation including compilation and consolidation of 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.

ENQUIRIES : Ms SF Zungu, Tel: (033) 341 5300

APPLICATIONS : Chief Director: Provincial Operations: P O Box 940, Durban, 4000
FOR ATTENTION : Sub-directorate: Human Resource Management, Kwazulu-Natal

CLOSING DATE : 28 September 2015 at 16:00

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at The fully completed and
signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive
CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s) including a Senior
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. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical
competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job,
the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the
interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates
to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS
competency assessment tools. 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. Successful candidates will be expected to
sign a performance agreement.