County Government of Kakamega Senior 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 entail:
Identifying environmental health issues at community level;
Maintaining up to date records of services rendered;
Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures;
Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies;
Issuing of intimation and statutory notices;
Inspecting springs and wells to ensure that they are properly maintained and ensure safe sources of drinking water; undertaking inspection for preventive maintenance of health care facilities;
Overseeing construction of sanitary facilities in schools, trading centres and commercial premises;
Collecting water and food samples for bacteriological and chemical analysis;
Carrying out immunizations;
Initiating and implementing Community Based Health Care Programmes;
Implementing integrated mosquito control and other public health strategies; and
Following up on proper collection and disposal of solid waste.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Served in the grade of Assistant Public Health Officer I Job Group CPSB 09/’K’ for a minimum period of three(3) years;
Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution;
Certificate of Registration by 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. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke 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 addresscpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

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