County Government of Kakamega Assistant Public Health Officer – Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will provide Environmental Health Extension services in the area of deployment, where specific duties and responsibilities will include:

Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health;
Carrying out immunization;
Defaulter tracing and reporting Tuberculosis and other immunizable diseases;
Identifying environmental health issues at community level;
Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures;
Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies;
Sitting of homesteads, pit latrines, grain stores, trading centres, emergency camps and giving advise on vermin and rodent control;
Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the community;
Undertaking inspection for preventive maintenance at the health facility, hospital sanitation and health care waste management;
Issuing of intimation and statutory notices; and
Inspecting springs and wells to ensure that they are properly maintained and ensure safe sources of drinking water.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Assistant Public Health Officer II, Job Group CPSB 10/’J’ for a minimum period of three(3) years
Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution;
Certificate of competence from the Association of Public Health Officers; and
Shown merit 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, 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. 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 and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

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