Kericho County Assistant Public Health Officer – Jobs in Kenya

Job Description and Job Specification:

a) 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 include: –

Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health;

Carrying out immunization;

Defaulter tracing and reporting of tuberculosis and other immunizable diseases;

Identifying environmental health issues at the community level;

Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures;

Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies;

Siting of homesteads, pit latrines, grain stores, trading centers, emergency camps and giving advice on vermin and rodent control;

Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the community;

Undertaking inspection for preventive maintenance at the health facility

Hospital sanitation and health care waste management;

Issuing of intimation and statutory notices;

Inspecting springs and wells to ensure than they are properly maintained and ensure safe sources of drinking water.

b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have: –

Served in the grade of Assistant Public Health Officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years;

Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution;

Certificate in supervisory skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;

Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;

Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
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