UJ Teaching Application – Occupational Safety Practitioner

Website University of Johannesburg

Job Description:

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the context of the changing social, political and economic fortunes of Africa”.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment process, corrective action and follow up
  • Co-ordination of Legal training needs as per the OHS Act and Regulations and general training
  • Ensure implementation of standards and policies
  • Contractor safety
  • Conduct investigations of all incidents as per section 24 and ensure appropriate SHE practices
  • Co-ordinate waste management on campus
  • Safety coordinating of Events
  • Co-ordinate emergency procedures
  • Off campus privately own student accommodation safety inspections

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma in safety management or relevant qualification dealing with fire related risks, gas safety, emergency preparedness
  • 10 years’ experience in Health and Safety
  • 5 years’ experience dealing with injury on duty is essential
  • 5 years’ experience in auditing legal compliance is essential
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Communication with people across all levels
  • Report writing
  • Presentation on executive level
  • Dealing with service providers
  • Mobilizing of resources
  • Facilitate Health and Safety meetings
  • Computer literate
  • Recommendations:
  • Experience dealing with fire related risks, gas safety, emergency preparedness, safety inspections, safety meetings, safety training audits.
  • Previous relevant experience in a higher education institution
  • Must be able to work extended hours when required
  • Must be able to travel between the campuses when required

Job Details:

Company: University of Johannesburg

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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