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8 Dec 2020

Permanent Confident and well-educated Safety Officer wanted

eThekwini Recruitment – Posted by JobLink24 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description

Confident and well-educated Safety Officer wanted

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Job Type: Permanent

Company/Employer: eThekwini Recruitment

Job Title: Safety Officer

Closing Date: 18/12/ 2020

Reference Number: ETH201130-2

Salary: R362 779 – R470 887 a year


Job Purpose  

  • To co-ordinate the implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of Safety, Health and

Environmental system, policies, procedures, standards, and safe working practices throughout EThekwini Municipality to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Key Responsibility and Duties        

Safety Officer

  • To undertake routine inspections of the work environment.
  • To inform line management immediately of conditions and situations which poses a serious risk and threat to life and, or municipal property.
  • To undertake surveillances of hazardous work environments.
  • To assist the Manager Safety in undertaking investigation into accidents/ incidents involving employees, contractors and members of the public.
  • To provide assistance and advice to Unit Management.
  • To conduct regular inspection of equipment, emergency fire appliances, facilities, and operations by line management.
  • To record and report on all completed activities.
  • To assist in the development of safety health and environmental standards and procedures.
  • To assist the Manager Safety by assessing, coordinating and evaluating staff training in safety and risk related matters within the cluster.
  • To combine monthly written reports on cluster/ unit service delivery outputs.
  • To undertake other related tasks as assigned by the Manager Safety.

Senior Safety Officer

  • To assist the Manager Safety in the utilization of safety department budget.
  • To consult with line management on risk preventative measures.
  • To assist the Manager Safety with assessing, mentoring, and monitoring of safety officers developmental needs in terms of the skills development strategy.
  • To assist the Manager Safety during preparations for Department of Labor inquiries.
  • To provide a mentorship program for the development of the safety officer.
  • To participate and assist unit line management during Safety, Health and Environmental audits and risk assessments.
  • To get involved in safety departmental planning.
  • To compile monthly written reports on services rendered to the cluster/ unit.
  • To undertake other related tasks as assigned by the Manager Safety.

Essential Requirements       

  • Must have National Diploma in Safety Management or at least 10 credits towards such diploma.
  • Must have valid motor vehicle drivers license (Manual)
  • Must have two 2-5 Years relevant experience in the Safety field.
  • Must have Computer Literacy.
  • Tech in Safety Management.


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Confident and well-educated Safety Officer wanted


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