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A job opportunity

A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.
 
Senior Administrative Officer: Occupational & Equipment Safety and Health Care Waste Officer
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: HO92/2019
  Location: Directorate: Engineering and Technical Support Services
 
Requirements
Appropriate 3-year National Diploma/Degree in Health and Safety management/Environmental Health or equivalent.
 
Experience:
Appropriate experience in applying legislation and policies related to Occupational Health and Safety, Health Care Waste Management and Environmental Health.
 
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Ensure WCGH facilities comply with relevant Occupational Health and Safety and Health Care Waste Management requirements, legislation, codes of practice, standards and norms. Investigate, report on and assist with resolving Occupational Health and Safety and Health Care Waste Management incidents at facilities. Assist with and facilitate Occupational Health and Safety and Health Care Waste Management training at WCGH facilities. Assist with promoting Occupational Health and Safety and Health Care Waste Management awareness at WCGH facilities. Maintain a Health Care Waste Management database and develop reports. Assist with the development of policies, standard operating procedures, norms and standards. Conducting site visits and inspections. Compilation of reports. Collating information and maintaining databases.
 
Enquiries:
Mr A Thomas, tel. no. (021) 918-1233
 
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Project Management, Research and Policy Development. Practical knowledge of relevant legislation and policies related to Occupational Health and Safety and Health Care Waste Management. Good organisational, interpersonal, leadership, conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Computer literacy and thorough knowledge of computer systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). People management skills, ability to work in a team and independently. Good verbal and written communication skills.
 
Inherent requirements of the job:
Valid (Code B/EB) drivers’ licence.
 
Remuneration:
R 316 791 per annum - R 373 167 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
 
Starting Date:
2019/08/23
 
NOTICE TO ALL
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.
  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 2019/09/13
 
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