Overview

1. JOB TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER/HEALTH INSPECTOR

Main purpose of the job

This position reports to the Environmental Health Manager, and it will be responsible for ensuring the provision of environmental health services to Nhlangano community according to the relevant legislations.

The Key responsibilities of the Environmental Health Officer will be, but not limited to:

  • Conducts routine operational inspections of public and private sector workplaces and the environment to ensure compliance with relevant legislation or guidelines.
  • Reports & recommends to Environmental Health Manager for the issuance of contravention notices for major non-conformances.
  • Undertakes inspections and checks of premises, persons & processes for the issuance of health clearance certificates.
  • Coordination of informal trade within council’s jurisdiction.
  • Reviews new development proposals to ensure design comply with relevant legislations and regulations within the urban boundary.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with current legislation in the transportation, handling and disposal of healthcare waste.
  • Undertakes food inspections, confiscates and dispose food items not fit for human consumption in line with set guidelines & compiles reports for such.
  • Enforces Nuisance abatement and public health and sanitation regulations.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual Environment Health department reports.
  • Assists in civic education including the private sector on relevant environmental Health requirements.
  • Promotes general Public Health to ensure prevention of Environmental Health related diseases and condition

Qualifications, Experience and other Attributes

  • In Environmental Health Science or equivalent qualification.
  • 3 years relevant experience working in a similar position or Health Inspector.
  • Computer literacy, Planning & Organizing, Communication, Report writing and Presentation skills.
  • Clean Light Duty Driver’s license.

Terms and Conditions

  • Fixed term performance based contract
  • Competitive salary

2. JOB TITLE: CLERK OF WORKS

Main purpose of the job

To ensure town development control, infrastructure maintenance, building inspections, general town maintenance and electrification of Nhlangano Town; is in compliance with all relevant legislation in place.

The Key responsibilities of the Clerk of Works will be, but not limited to:

  • Assess/ scrutinize building applications
  • Provide building statistics
  • Provide technical advice to engineer and other stakeholders
  • Become familiar with all the relevant drawings and written instructions, checking them, and using them as a reference when inspecting works
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting on sections performance against annual operating plans
  • Operational and tactical risk management.
  • Development and implementation of procedures, policies, standards, and service level agreements.
  • Keep up to date with changes in construction methods, statutory legislation
  • Adherence to the Urban Government Act, the Building Act, Environmental Act, Occupational Health and Safety Acts, Regulations, Bylaws etc.

Qualifications, Experience and other Attributes

  • Diploma in Civil engineering/ Building, and eligibility for professional registration with a recognized institution.
  • At least 3 years’ relevant post qualification experience.
  • Computer literacy, Planning & Organizing, Communication, Report writing and Presentation skills.
  • Clean Light Duty Driver’s license.

Terms and Conditions

  • Fixed term performance based contract
  • Competitive salary

Applications

Written application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with certified copies of academic or proficiency certificates must be hand delivered to:

The Town Clerk
Nhlangano Town Council
P.O. Box 888 Nhlangano S400
The closing date for applications is 23 April 2021