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Job Opportunity for Principal Health and Safety Officer II

Post Title : Principal Health and Safety Officer II
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DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT PRINTING AND PUBLISHING SERVICES

VACANCY CIRCULAR NO.1 of 2020

REF: GPPS 4/4/3 I (51)

The Department of Government Printing and Publishing Services invites applications from qualified citizens of Botswana to fill the following vacancy:

 

Principal Health and Safety Officer II

SALARY SCALE: D3 (P253, 656 – P279, 648) per annum

LEAVE:               30 working days per annum

 

BENEFITS:

Optional Medical Aid Scheme (Government pays 50% and employee 50%)

Contributory Pension Scheme (government pays 15% and employee 5%)

QUALIFICATIONS: A recognized Diploma or Degree in Occupational Health and Safety

 

EXPERIENCE:    

At least eight (8) years work experience performing Occupational Health and Safety related duties, two (2) which should have been served as Senior Health and Safety Officer at D4 salary scale, or its equivalent level in parastatal organizations or private sector.

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To manage the examination and testing of plant and machinery, inspection of workplaces, and hygiene sampling

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Conducts inspections to ensure that there is compliance with the factories Act
  • Conducts incidental spot checks on health, safety and welfare standards in factories
  • Conducts investigations of accidents in factories construction sites and other workplaces
  • Advices employers /employees on safe work practices, safety standards and regulations
  • Conducts health and safety audits to ensure compliance with set standards
  • Checks and makes follows-ups on compliance recommendations made during inspections
  • Identifies and tests work areas for potential accidents and health hazards, such as toxic fumes and explosive gas and air mixtures
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KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Functional/Technical Skills

Problem Solving

Planning

Time Management

Conflict Management

Drive for Results

Ethics and Values

Customer Focus

Integrity and Trust

Presentation skills

Written communication

 

APPLICATIONS

Applicants should quote the number of this vacancy circular and provide the following;

  1. Full names, address, date and place of birth
  2. Brief summary of career with duties performed (CV)
  3. Certified copies of Omang, certificates and at least two recent work related references confirming the required experience.
  4. In case of serving public officers:
  1. Date of first appointment
  2. Present post and date of appointment thereto

Applications should be addressed to:

The Government Printer

Department of Government Printing and Publishing Services

Private Bag 0081

Gaborone

 

IMPORTANT:

All applications from serving Public Officers must be routed through their Heads of Departments and Permanent Secretaries.  Applications not so routed will not be considered.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements stipulated above will not be responded to.  Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

 

CLOSING DATE: 08th September 2020

For further information please contact the Human Resource Office at 3685266 or 3685268/3685269/3685290.

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