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Forensic Officer (refs/005642)

DirectorateForensic Pathology Service
PackageR 173 703 – 204 612 per annum (plus benefit)
Senior Certificate/Grade 12 (related experience in the forensic pathology field will be an added advantage). Relevant qualifications in the health science field will be an added advantage. Willingness to work with the deceased. Expected to work shift duties, including weekend and public holidays. Basic knowledge regarding the Legislative Framework regulating Forensic Pathology Service. Commitment to Batho Pele Principle. Must have a valid driver’s licence minimum Code C1 with Public Driver’s Permit (PDP). Basic computer skills (MS Word). Additional Competencies: Organizing and Planning, communication, time management and interpersonal skills.
Effective and efficient recovery, storage and processing of bodies. Safe keeping of deceased, documents, evidence, information, exhibits and property from incidents scenes. Assist in rendering an efficient Forensic Autopsy process, which includes evisceration, dissection, scribing and typing in accordance with set standards and guidelines under the supervision of Forensic Pathologists. Management of exhibits, specimens, specimen statements and reports including completion and administration of statements and documentation during and after the Forensic Pathology process. Maintenance of mortuary and equipment hygiene in terms of Occupational Health and Safety. Caring and kind interaction with bereaved families.
All applicants must apply online at www.gautengonline.gov.za. Applicants who experience difficulty in applying online can apply using E-mail to: FMSRecruitment@gauteng.gov.za. The application must be submitted on a Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on www.dpsa.gov.za/documents, certified copies of ID, Drivers’ license, qualifications and Curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties and the names of two referees must accompany your application. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within the OHS Act 85 of 1993 and Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC): It is a legislative requirement that all newly appointed staff members are subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – verification), upon appointment within the Department. This verification process entails reference checks, identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal records checks as well as credit/ financial stability checks. The Department of Health is committed to providing equal opportunities and practises Affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representatives (race, gender, disability) in the Department through the filling of these posts and candidates whose transfer, promotion, or appointment will promote representatives will receive preference. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign an annual performance agreement. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest. All applicants are required to disclose membership of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with. The successful candidate will have to annually disclose her or his financial interests. NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government Medical Subsidy. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
EnquiriesMr C. Chauke Tel: (012) 301 1707
Number of Posts1
Closing Date2020/07/17
Criteria Questions
Do you have Senior certificate/Grade 12 certificate?
Do you have a valid Code C1 drivers’ license with PDP?
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged, If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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