8 Jun 2017

Public Health Officer Job Vacancies

Job Group “K”

Position summary
To implement public health and environmental laws and regulations through proper sanitation, vector
and vermin control, food and water safety, hygiene, solid and liquid waste management including disposal of hazardous waste, drinking water, quality; surveillance of environmental pollutants; prevention and control of disease outbreaks and hygiene education.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide advice on proper cleaning procedures and cleaning materials
  • Ensure sanitary inspections are carried
  • Ensure safety and quality of food and water by conducting regular food and water inspections in consultation
  • with the relevant departments and Senior
  • Conduct regular sanitary inspections of hospital facilities and recommend appropriate chemicals and rodenticide to be used
  • Ensure proper use of color coded dustbins, storage, transportation and disposal waste
  • Ensure segregation of waste is done and incineration is carried out
  • Ensure drains, manholes, soak pit/septic tanks are dislodged and maintained in a clear state


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Sciences
  • Familiarity with the necessary provisions of the Public Health Act Cap 242 and Food, Drugs and other
  • Chemical Substances Cap 254 and other regulation in force
  • Registered by the Public Health Officers Association
  • At least 2 years’ experience Machines, tools, and equipment
  • Standard fumigation application equipment
  • PC and PC applications and other general office equipment

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How to Apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees.

Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents.

Clearly indicate the position applied for both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
P O Box 2362 -00900

Deadline is 21 June 2017

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