Inspector 2 (SOG/ST 6)

Reference
VAC-32523
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Land Use & Environmental Management
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
11/09/2019
Expiry Date
27/09/2019
The incumbent is responsible for monitoring mining practices of holders of mining leases to ensure adherence to the Mining Act and the Mining Regulations, as well as monitoring of quarrying operations to ensure adherence to the Quarries Control Act.

 

Key Responsibilities

Technical/Professional: 

  • Conducts routine mining and quarrying inspections to monitor the status of lands disturbed for mining and quarrying; 
  • Investigates reports of illicit quarrying; 
  • Monitors the rehabilitation of lands disturbed for mining and quarrying; 
  • Participates in certification exercises to ensure that lands disturbed for mining and quarrying are satisfactorily rehabilitated and prepares the certificate to be issued; 
  • Conducts blast site inspections; 
  • Investigates complaints made against holders of mining leases and quarry licences; 
  • Maintains a database with information on mining and quarrying operations; 
  • Accepts and processes applications for quarry licences all documents for the deliberations of the Quarry Advisory Committee; 
  • Prepares monthly reports. 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies 

Functional/Technical: 

  • Knowledge of the Mining Act, Mining Regulations and Quarries Control Act 
  • Knowledge of mining engineering 
  • Knowledge of process engineering 
  • Knowledge of basic windows operating systems 
  • Good negotiating skills 

 

Core: 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Methodical 
  • Ability to use initiative 
  • Integrity 
  • Excellent technical skills 

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Earth Sciences or other related scientific field. 

 

Special Conditions Associated with the Job 

  • Fieldwork includes hot, humid noisy and/dusty physical surroundings; 
  • Fieldwork is often physically challenging and extends for several hours; 
  • Will be required to travel island-wide when necessary; 
  • Will be required to travel into isolated and hostile communities. 

 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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