Senior OHS Officer Vacancy: The Department of Employment and Labour

Senior OHS Officer Vacancy: The Department of Employment and Labour

  • Senior OHS Officer

  • Ref No: Hr 4/4/8/841

  • SALARY: R359 517 per annum

  • CENTER: Provincial Office Free State

Senior OHS Officer Vacancy: The Department of Employment and Labour


One (1) year functional experience in Labour market research, three (3) years of qualifications in Economics, Statistics, Sociology, Psychology, Demography, Development Studies. Experience in supervision and/or functional experience of one (1) year and/or two (2) years. Valid Driver’s License. Knowledge of Labour legislation and relevant policies, Batho Pele Principles, Labour market dynamics, Research Methodology. The following skills are necessary: Analytical, Assertive, Communication, Interpersonal, Interviewing, Innovative, Creative, Data Analysis, Statistical and Research Skills.


Assist in the coordination of the provincial research processes aimed at evaluating the impact of labour legislation on different stakeholders. Provide administrative support to the sub-unit.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Monyane Tel: (051) 505 6298

To apply follow the link follow all steps.

NOTE/ Instruction:

Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, which is available at any Public Service Department or on the internet at Applicants who submit the incorrect employment application form (old Z83) will not be considered. Each application for employment must be completed, initialed and signed by the applicant.Applications that do not fully complete, initial, and sign this form may be disqualified.

It is mandatory to complete Sections A, B, C, and D of the Z83 completely. Section E, F, G (due to limited space on the Z83, it is acceptable for applicants to indicate refer to CV or see attached. A recent updated comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience) is required. Answer the questions concerning the conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F.

As soon as Human Resources communicates with shortlisted candidates, they will be required to submit certified copies of their qualifications and other related documents on or before the interview date, and the qualifications and other related documents will meet the advert’s requirements. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) (only when shortlisted).

Applications received late or not in compliance with the above-mentioned instructions/requirements will not be considered. It is important to note that all applications for SR1-SR8 positions must be submitted electronically through the link

The Department does not accept applications via email or fax. In the event that all the requested documents are not submitted, the application will not be considered. Please accept that your application has been unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement.

The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. Applicants who are deemed suitable will be subject to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record, qualification verification, and employment verification).  It is mandatory for all SMS applicants to obtain a pre-entry certificate from the National School of Government (NSG).

The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and full details can be obtained by following the below link: .

Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency test, whose logistics will be communicated by the Department. The selection panel will recommend candidates to attend DPSA SMS competency assessment tools to assess their generic managerial competencies following the interview and technical exercise.

An Internship performance agreement will be required of the successful candidate. As an affirmative action employer, the Department will take into account its Employment Equity Plan when making employment decisions. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) in filling this position.

Closing Date:02 June 2023

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