Chief Assistant Public Health Officer – 6 Positions at Kericho County

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  • Company: Kericho County
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Kericho
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Healthcare/Medical Jobs in KenyaKericho County Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description
VISION A prosperous county in economic, social and political development with residents enjoying high quality of life. MISSION To foster equitable and sustained socio-economic development through effective and efficient mobilization and utilization of available resources. ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS The county is composed of six Constituencies, 15 administrative divisions namely: Ainamoi,Belgut, Kabianga, Bureti, Roret, Cheborge, Sigowet and Soin. Other Admibnistrative Divisions are: Kunyak, Chilchila, Kamasian, Kipkelion, Londiani, Sorget and Chepseon. These are further su-devided into 85 locations that are further sub-divided into 209 sub-locations. It covers an area of2,479 sq. km.

Duties and Responsibilities

An Officer at this level will coordinate environmental health activities in the area of deployment.

Specific duties and responsibilities will include: –

  • Implementing promotive and preventive health programmes;
  • Ensuring safety and quality of food and water for both domestic and industrial use;
  • Abating of sanitary nuisances;
  • Promoting hygiene education including school health programmes;
  • Implementing international health regulations and rules at ports, airports, frontiers and border posts;
  • Undertaking inspection for preventive maintenance of health facilities;
  • Vetting and approving building plans;
  • Inspecting and issuing occupancy certificates of new buildings;
  • Inspecting of commercial and trading premises for maintenance of set standards;
  • Overseeing exhumation process and authorizing disposal of unclaimed bodies;
  • Educating the public on health and safety at work place;
  • Implementing community-based health care programmes.
Requirements for Appointment

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

  • Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Public Health Officer 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.
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 12 August. 2022
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