Posted on :
3 Dec, 2015
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GRADE I 13 POSTS Chief Directorate: Environmental Health and Port Health Services. Directorate: Port Health Services SALARY : R243 513 – R278 430 per annum as per OSD.
CENTRE : Various Provinces. (Free State – 2 POSTS. REF NO NDOH 152/2015) (Gauteng – 4 POSTS. REF NO NDOH 153/2015) (Kwazulu Natal – 2 POSTS. REF NO: NDOH 154/2015) (Limpopo – 2 POSTS. REF NO: NDOH 155/2015) (Mphumalanga – 3 POSTS. REF NO: NDOH 156/2015)
REQUIREMENTS : Degree/National Diploma in Environmental Health, Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as an Environmental Health Practitioner, A minimum of one (1) year experience in environmental health, Knowledge of South African legislation and of International Health Regulations on Port Health issues,
Must be prepared to work shifts, weekends and public holidays when necessary, Ability to function well under pressure, Computer, financial, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, supervisory, planning and organisational skills, Valid driver’s licence.
DUTIES : Inspection of baggage, cargo, containers, conveyances, goods and postal parcels for compliance to International Health Regulations, 2005 and relevant legislation, Surveillance and reporting of communicable diseases, Inspection,
sampling and detaining for assessment any imported foodstuffs, cosmetics, disinfectants, medicaments, tobacco products and hazardous substance and ensure validity of import permits for human remains for chemical, microbiological, histological, irradiation and labeling purposes, Ensure the safe disposal of illegal and noncompliant cosmetics and medicaments with an accredited service provider,
Supervise and train community service EHP’s, Attend to client’s queries in connection with daily operations, Compile daily, weekly and monthly statistics for Points of Entry (PoE) operations, Ensure proper utilisation of resources, Ensure maintenance of vector control activities at PoE, Report Port Health related information/data to the Chief Port Health Officer or supervisor,
Verify authenticity and issue related health documents such as Extended Health Detention, Deratting Exemption Certificate, International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis and General Declaration of Health, Participate in local Border Control Operational and Co-ordinating Committee (BCOCC) and outbreak response teams, Execute any activities as directed by the Chief Port Health Officer.
ENQUIRIES : Mr M A M Ramathuba at tel no (012) 395 – 8516. NOTE : Applicants will be considered according to their geographic areas
APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown application Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo Sehume (formerly known as Andries) and Struben streets.Pretoria
FOR ATTENTION : Ms N Sombinge
CLOSING DATE : 14 December 2015 NOTE : Applications should be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified copies of qualification certificates, service certificates, including ID and driver’s licence. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.
Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The department reserves the right not to fill the post. The successful candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.