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

Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will provide Environmental Health Extension Services in identifying environmental health issues at the Community level. Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:-

Assessing health needs of the community;
Coordinating sanitation and hygiene programs in the community;
Sensitizing communities on food and water safety measures;
Conducting Training for Public Health Trainees, Community own Resource Persons (CORPS), Community-Based Health Workers (CHWs), and Community Health Committees (CHCs) on Public Health issues;
implementing environmental health programs and projects;
Collecting water and food samples for bacteriological and chemical analysis;
Initiating and implementing Community Based Health Care Programmes;
Implementing integrated mosquito control and other public health strategies;
Following up on proper collection and disposal of solid waste in markets and other dwelling premises in towns; carrying out disease surveillance;
Prevention and control; and
Coordinating immunization programs.

Requirements of Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Public Health Officer, Job Group CPSB 09/’K’ 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 result
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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