Title:  Learner Official -Occupational Hygiene – 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date:  14 May 2024

Jwaneng, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

Supports the implementation of effective occupational hygiene management programme and ensure sustenance.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Get exposure on practical, hands on work experience in relevant section on rotational basis
  • Get an appreciation for and apply current policies and procedures in related fields
  • Be accorded the training to enable them to develop skills and competencies necessary to subsequently perform at a substantive level
  • Recommends and incorporate cost saving initiatives into budget and operates within approved parameters.
  • Coordinates the risk management process within the operation in order to minimize the Occupational Hygiene risk profile and maximize the realization of opportunity for the operation.
  • Monitors and reports on Occupational Hygiene performance
  • Captures Occupational Hygiene data in appropriate data storage and information management systems
  • Carries out periodic Occupational Hygiene Internal audits in line with applicable best practice standards
  • Carries out routine calibration of measuring and monitoring equipment and schedules specialized and third party calibration and repairs
  • Participates in the development of the Occupational Risk profiles and similar exposure groups for the mines
  • Advices line management on the specific Occupational Hygiene standards applicable to their areas and regularly monitors compliance and issuing appropriate management reports

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • Degree in Environmental Health/occupational health/occupational hygiene or equivalent with a Minimum of second-class second division 2 (ii), from a recognized university or comparable institution


No experience required.

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Managing Health Risks and promoting wellness
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Assurance
  • Operational Knowledge
  • Performance Reporting

Behavioral Competencies

  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Impact and Influence

Closing date: 14 May 2024

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

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