OHS Inspector: Inspection and Enforcement Services – Durban

KwaZulu-Natal, Full Time Deadline: Aug 14, 2023

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate plus a 3 year recognised qualification in the relevant field, i.e. Electrical Engineering. Valid Driver's licence. Registration with the relevant, recognised professional body is an advantage but not compulsory. No experience required. 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, Computer 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 inspections with the aim of ensuring compliance with 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.