Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities;
monitoring, enforcing and implementing statutory provisions and other relevant legislations on public health;
setting standards and guidelines in the provision of public health services, monitoring and implementation of public health projects and programmes;
enforcing international health regulations and rules;
carrying out research on public health needs;
monitoring the development and management of public and private mortuaries, cemeteries and crematoria;
preparing proposals for resource mobilization;
organizing forums with relevant partners and agencies in support of public health programmes and projects;
planning and budgeting for the departmental resources;
integrating modern information communication technology in the department;
developing strategic/work plans, performance targets and contracts in the department; and
coaching and mentoring of staff.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Principal Public Health Officer, Job Group CPSB 06/’N’ or Principal Assistant Public Health Officer, Job Group CPSB 06/’N’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
Post-Graduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Food Science and Inspection, Solid Waste Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Epidemiology, Health Promotion and Education or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following; Environmental Health or Public Health or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Possession of Masters Degree in any of the following; Environmental Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, Food Safety and Quality, Food Science and Technology, Community Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Health Promotion and Education, Solid Waste Management or Disaster Management from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
Certificate of competence from the Association of Public Health Officers; and
Demonstrated professional competence and ability as reflected in work performance and results
How to apply
All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 16th August, 2022 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. email@example.com will be accepted. Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANYFEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email firstname.lastname@example.org and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.