Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible for the following duties:-
Monitoring and evaluating the management of solid/liquid and other hazardous wastes;
Ensuring safety and quality of food and water for both domestic and industrial use;
Ensuring abatement of sanitary nuisances;
Carrying out surveillance on environmental health pollutants;
Promoting hygiene education including school health programmes;
Implementing international health regulations and rules at ports, airports, frontiers and border posts;
Vetting and approving building plans;
Inspecting and issuing occupancy certificates of new buildings;
Inspecting of commercial and trading premises for maintenance of set standards;
Carrying out surveillance and advising on prevention and control of disease incidences, outbreaks and disasters.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Chief Assistant Public Health Officer, Job Group CPSB 07/’M’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection 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 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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.