November 8, 2022

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER

CENTRE : Directorate: Port Health Services. SD: Gauteng (Lanseria Airport)

REQUIREMENTS : A three-year National Diploma or equivalent NQF 6 qualification in
Environmental Health. A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health will be an
advantage. Current registration with the HPCSA as an Environmental Health
Practitioner. Completed Community Service Environmental Health. Technical
and practical knowledge of Environmental and Port Health services.
Knowledge of the legislative and policy framework informing this complex area
of operation. Ability to interpret and implement applicable legislation and
guidelines. Good communication (verbal and written), administrative, financial
management, interpersonal and computer skills (MS Office packages). A valid
driver’s license.

DUTIES : Prevention of cross-border/ cross-country transmission of communicable
diseases through the point of entry due to international travel and trade.
Screening of all travellers from WHO identfied high risk countries. Monitor
conveyance and imported consignments to ensure compliance with relevant
legislation. Collect and submit samples of high-risk imported products for
laboratory analysis. Ensure safe environment within point of entry in line with
International Health regulations. Implement water quality monitoring program
and food safety. Provide general administrative duties. Proper completion of
attendance register, leave forms, conveyance registers, inspection registers
sample registers etc. Strengthen Port Health services. Supervise community
services EHP’s and Scanner Operators.
ENQUIRIES : Mr SG Chauke Tel No: 011 701-2866

APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X399,
Pretoria. 0001. Hand delivered application may be submitted at Reception
(Brown Application Box), Dr AB Xuma Building, 1112 Voortrekker Rd, Pretoria
Townlands 351-JR or should be forwarded to recruitment@health.gov.za
quoting the relevant reference number on the subject e-mail
FOR ATTENTION : Ms TP Moepi

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