x3 OHS Inspector jobs at Department of Employment and Labour

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The Department of Employment and Labour is hiring and invites applications for the vacant post of OHS INSPECTOR (X3 POSTS).

CLOSING DATE: 03 April 2023 at 16:00 (Late applications will not be considered)

SALARY : R331 188 per annum


  • Labour Centre: Knysna (Western Cape) Ref No: HR 4/4/10/504 (X1 Post)
  • Labour Centre: Paarl (Western Cape) Ref No: HR 4/4/10/505 (X1 Post)
  • Labour Centre: Worcester (Western Cape) Ref No: HR 4/4/10/506 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS: A three (3) year qualification in Environmental Health, Mechanical Engineering; Mechatronic Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Construction; Biology, Microbiology, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Biochemistry.

Valid drivers licence. Two (2) years functional experience in inspection and enforcement of labour legislations or in relevant environment.

Knowledge: Departmental policies and procedures, Occupational Health and Safety Act as amended, OHS Regulations, South African National Standards (Codes)-incorporated Codes become regulations, Compensation for Occupational injuries and Diseases Act, Unemployment Insurance Act.

Employment Equity Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Relevant guidelines of the aforementioned legislations.

Skills: Facilitation skills, Planning and organizing, Computer Literacy, Interpersonal skills, Conflict handling skills,

Negotiations skills, Problem solving skills, Interpersonal 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 the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993, Regulations and incorporated Standards.

Plan, investigate and finalized independently incidents and complaints reported pertaining to the OHS Act and other relevant regulations and enforce as and when necessary, appear as a State witness.

Plan and conduct allocated proactive inspections as per schedule to monitor compliance with the OHS and other 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 : Applications, quoting the relevant reference number must be forwarded to Chief Director: Provincial Operations: PO Box 872, Cape Town, 8000

Or hand deliver at: Department of Employment and Labour, No.9 Long Street, Cnr Riebeeck and Long Street, Cape Town

Applications must be submitted on a duly completed New Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the bottom of this article.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application.

FOR ATTENTION : Sub-directorate: Human Resources Management, Western Cape

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Q Bowman Tel No: 021 441 8120

Closing date: 03 April 2023 at 16:00


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