October 25, 2022

PRINCIPAL INSPECTOR OF MINES

CENTRE Western Cape Regional Office, Cape Town


REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor -Degree ( Mining Engineering / Mechanical Engineering) (NQF Level
7) PLUS Mine Manager’s certificate of Competency or Certificate of
Competency for mechanical or electrical Engineering (mines) , driver’s licence
with a minimum of 5 years’ senior/middle management level in mining:
Knowledge of: Practical and Theoretical knowledge of mining. Legal
Knowledge, departmental directives. Personnel Code Directive, Public Service
Act and Regulations. Skills: Good interpersonal relations, communication,
verbal and oral, organizational ability control, interpretation and application of
legal matters and policies, team work, Training, Management/ supervision of
employees strategic planning & organising interpersonal relations conflict
resolution & negotiation self-discipline, Thinking Demand: Receptive to
suggestions and ideas, Quality control, Compliance with rules and regulations,
Discipline work ethics, financial control, Self-confidence and acceptability,
Tactfulness, Organisational ability, Intolerance to waste –money, Time,
Honesty, ability to work under pressure, ability to analyse workload related
challenges and continuous improve strategy.


DUTIES : Manage the Mine Health and Safety regional directorate. Ensure the
conducting of and reporting on all underground, shaft and surface audits and
inspections on matters relating to mine safety, mine equipment, occupational
hygiene and medicine and to ensure that the necessary and appropriate
enforcement action is taken where necessary. Ensuring the conducting of and
reporting on all investigations into mine related accidents and diseases,
contraventions and complaints as well as the analysis of mine accidents and
trends to determine high risk mining operations and take appropriate action.
Ensure the conducting, testing and licensing of equipment on mines i.e.
winders, lifts, chairlifts, boilers and conduct statutory inspections. Ensure the90
holding of any necessary board of examiners. Provide the necessary reports
on mine closures, prospecting rights, mining rights and permits, EMP’s and
township development. Provide regional reports, revision of mining legislation,
guidelines and standard and applications of exemptions, permissions and
approvals. Recommendations/Note: No appointment shall be effected without
the recommended candidate producing a Certificate of completion for the SMS
Pre-Entry Programme (Nyukela) offered by the National School of government
which can be accessed via this link: https://www.thensg.gov.za. Candidates
will undergo a compulsory competency assessments and technical
assessment. The Candidate will have to disclose her/ his financial Interest

APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X399,
Pretoria, 0001, Hand delivered application may be submitted at Reception
(Brown Application Box), Dr AB Xuma Building, 1112 Voortrekker Rd, Pretoria
Townlands 351-JR or should be forwarded to recruitment@health.gov.za
quoting the reference number on the subject e-mail


ENQUIRIES : Mr T Ngwenya at 082 4529 038


NOTE : Females are encouraged to apply

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