Principal Safety Coordinator X2 Posts at the Department of Water and Sanitation

Principal Safety Coordinator X2 Posts at the Department of Water and Sanitation



  • SALARY: R359 517.00 per annum (Level 8) CENTRE: Construction South and Satellites

Principal Safety Coordinator X2 Posts at the Department of Water and Sanitation


In addition, candidates must possess a relevant degree / national diploma (Safety Management) or equivalent; they must have four (04) years of related construction experience; and they must hold a SAMTRAC/SHEQMAN certification.

Certificate; must be registered with the SACPCMP as a Construction Health and Safety Officer (CHSO) in accordance with OHS Act (85/1993) Construction Regulations : Construction Regulation 8(5) (submit valid proof of competency); possession of the following certificates will be advantageous: Incident Investigation & Risk Assessments;

Auditing, OHSAS18001, ISO14001 and ISO9001; Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the Internet with strong typing skills; Organisational and communication skills; Ability to work independently and as part of a team; Good interpersonal relations and willingness to work after hours when needed. Driver’s license with code 08 required (attach a copy).


Performing corrective action investigations, determining root causes, and defining corrective/preventive action measures in Compliance with audited standards; Maintaining and improving Construction South’s Health & Safety Management System;

The responsibility of managing NCRs (Non Conformance Reports) and CARs (Corrective Action Reports); Keeping abreast of industry and regulatory standards; Conducting internal OH&S committee meetings; Initiating and coordinating training plans for new and current employees; Training on site and in the office;

Maintains all forms of risk assessment; Implements and conducts health and safety inspections and audits including documentation of compliance and corrective actions; Monitors implementation and enforcement of H&S requirements; Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports; maintains proper documentation to comply with OH&S record-keeping requirements.


Mr. NJ Meyer Tel No: 021-872 0591

How to apply

For application, please send: Paarl (Office): Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X3042, Paarl, 7620 OR hand deliver at 6A Voortrekker Street, Clanwilliam, 6135 FOR ATTENTION: Mr NJ Meyer

Application Notes

Interested applicants are required to submit their applications to the address indicated on each job posting. A comprehensive CV (including detailed information about the applicant’s qualifications, skills, knowledge, and experience) should be accompanied by the newly implemented Z83 form, which can be found on the Department of Water and Sanitations’ website under career opportunities or DPSA’s website under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) as well as the newly implemented Z83 form.

Please provide all the required information on the Z83 application form. In accordance with DPSA circular 19 of 2022, other related documentation, such as copies of qualifications, identity documents, etc, does not need to accompany an application when applying for a post; such documentation will be required only by shortlisted candidates during the interview.

The fields in Part B of the Z83 must be completed by applicants with professional or occupational registrations as these fields are considered compulsory and the applicant’s CV must include such details as well. A candidate who does not provide all of the required information will automatically be disqualified. No late applications will be accepted.

A SAQA evaluation certificate is required for foreign qualifications (only if shortlisted). A police clearance certificate from the country of origin is required of foreigners or dual citizens (only if shortlisted). Applications that do not meet the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer.

There will be consideration given to the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), Employment Equity imperatives as defined in the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998), and relevant Departmental Human Resources policies when filling vacant posts. It will be restricted to short-listed candidates to correspond.

We reserve the right not to fill these positions if we do not hear from you within three (3) months of this advertisement. We encourage women and persons with disabilities to apply, and we will give preference to the EE targets. Successful candidates will be appointed on Standard Contracts based on section 76 of the National Water Act, Act 36 of 1998.

Closing Date:26 May 2023

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