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Principal Health Officer - Environment Health

Closing: Jan 19, 2023

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Published: Dec 22, 2022 (2 months ago)

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To provide technical leadership in the review, development and
implementation on Environmental Health policies, plans, andprogrammes in the City.

a) Qualifications:


i. A Bachelor’s Degree in either Environmental Health Science,

Environmental Management, Botany, Zoology, Forestry or PublicHealth from a recognized University/Institution.

ii. A postgraduate qualification in Environmental Health or Public

Health.

b) Work Experience:


Should have at least six (6) years working experience in Environmental

Health, three (3) of which should be at the level of Senior EnvironmentalHealth Officer.


Responsibilities
To provide technical leadership in the review, development and
implementation on Environmental Health policies, plans, andprogrammes in the City.

a) Qualifications:


i. A Bachelor’s Degree in either Environmental Health Science,

Environmental Management, Botany, Zoology, Forestry or PublicHealth from a recognized University/Institution.

ii. A postgraduate qualification in Environmental Health or Public

Health.

b) Work Experience:


Should have at least six (6) years working experience in Environmental

Health, three (3) of which should be at the level of Senior EnvironmentalHealth Officer.


i. Coordinate the collection and analysis of environmental samples to
screen for possible public Health hazards;

ii. Providing technical leadership and guidance in the development and

implementation of strategies to manage and control Environmentalhealth hazards;

iii. Overseeing the treatment and disposal of sewage, solid waste,

industrial waste and hazardous or infectious waste in the City;

iv. Coordinating the development and implementation of environment

and wetland protection policies, plans and strategies;

v. Developing and managing programs to prevent toxic waste

contamination, control insects and rodents and ensure clean watersupplies;

vi. Monitoring environmental wastes management;

vii. Planning and implementation capacity building plans and

programmes for environmental waste management in the City;

viii. Coordinating the monitoring and evaluation of the handling,

processing, and serving of food and milk to identify hazards andensure compliance;


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