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

Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible for the following duties;
Monitoring and evaluating environmental health risks;
Implementing promotive and preventive health programmes;
Monitoring and evaluating compliance to urban and rural sanitation standards in dwellings, commercial premises and work places;
Monitoring and evaluating the management of solid/liquid and other hazardous wastes;
Promoting hygiene education including school health programmes;
Implementing international health regulations and rules at ports, airports, frontiers and border posts;
Educating the public on health and safety at work place;
Coordinating community based health care programmes;
Carrying out surveillance on environmental health pollutants and advising on prevention and control of disease incidences and outbreaks;
Compiling research reports on public health;
Compiling and analyzing public health data and reports; and
Promoting modern information and communication technology in the provision of public health services.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Chief Public Health Officer, Job Group CPSB 07/’M’ for a minimum period of three(3)years;
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or Public Health 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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