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

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

Implementing promotive and preventive health programs;
Ensuring safety and quality food and water for both domestic and industrial use;
Abating sanitary nuisances;
Promoting hygiene education including school health programs;
Implementing international health regulations and rules at ports, airports, frontiers, and border posts;
Undertaking inspection for preventive maintenance of health facilities;
Vetting and approving building plans;
Inspecting and issuing occupancy certificates of new buildings;
Inspecting commercial and trading premises for maintenance of set standards;
Overseeing exhumation process and authorizing the disposal of unclaimed bodies;
Educating the public on health and safety at the workplace; and
Implementing community-based health care programs.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Public Health Officer I Job Group CPSB 08/’L’ 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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