I&J Is Hiring: Safety Assistant – Cape Town, South Africa


Job Description

I&J is a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. For more than 100 years, I&J has been a trusted name in seafood – it operates a modern and efficient fleet and continues to train and develop experienced fishing crews committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision.

I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Safety Assistant at I&J Fishing, Cape Town Waterfront (CTF) in the Risk and Safety Department. The purpose of this role is to assist the Safety Officer within Cape Town Fishing to ensure Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance for the CTF site and its Vessel Fleet through the Management of Safety Systems, Policies, Procedures and the requirements as stipulated in the OHS Act & Regulations and SAMSA Act.

Line Manager: Risk and Safety Department Head

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

Maintain the Vessel’s Safety Management System

Conduct Internal Audits for Shorebase and Vessel Fleet

Conduct Quayside Safety Inspections and Walkabouts

Safety Management of External Service Providers/Contractors

Ensure compliance with Health & Safety Policies and Procedures for the site.

Technical competencies:

OHS Act & Regulations and SAMSA Acts Knowlege

Vessel Safety Equipment knowledge

Maritime Safety Management System knowledge

Computer Literacy

SAP MP Module Knowledge

Minimum Requirements:


1 – 2 years’ experience in a Safety Representative role

IDEAL: 2 – 4 years’ experience in a vessel/marine environment


Grade 12 / NQF 4

Safety Representative Course, Incident / Accident Investigation Course, Fire Fighting Course.

Special Requirements:

The incumbent will be required to work overtime (during Weekdays and Weekends) depending on Production Requirements, Vessel Turn Arounds and Vessel Outages. Work at sea when required and perform Standby Duties.


Planning and Organising
Meeting Deadlines
Staying composed
Building relationships
Influencing others
Articulating information

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