ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GRADE 1 (X3 POSTS) (KWAZULU NATAL X2 POSTS

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
It is the Department’s intension to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filing of this post
with a candidate whose transfer /promotion / appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric
targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan
APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria.
001 and 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 M Shitiba
CLOSING DATE : 30 April 2018 12:00 Mid-Day
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
(including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification
requirement indicated in the advert), service certificates, including ID and driver’s
licence. (Certified copies of certificates should not be older than three months) 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
posts. 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.

OTHER POST: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANT

POST 15/19 : ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GRADE 1 (X3 POSTS)
(KWAZULU NATAL X2 POSTS REF NO: NDOH 20/2018) (WESTERN CAPE-X1
POST REF NO: NDOH 21/2018)
Chief Directorate: Environmental Health and Port Health Services
Directorate: Port Health
SALARY : R281 148 per annum as per OSD.
CENTRE : Coastal Region
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree/National Diploma or equivalent NQF 6 qualification in
Environmental Health and current registration with the HPCSA as an
Environmental Health Practitioner. At least one (1) year experience in
environmental health. Technical and practical knowledge of Environmental and
Port Health services. Knowledge of the legislative and policy framework related to
environmental health. Good communication (verbal and written), administrative,
financial management, interpersonal and computer skills (MS Office packages). A
valid driver’s license.
DUTIES : Control the importation of port health related products. Inspection of baggage,
cargo, containers, conveyances, goods and postal parcels for compliance to
International Health Regulations and relevant legislations. Inspection, sampling
and detaining for assessment any imported foodstuffs, cosmetics, disinfectants,
medicaments, tobacco products and hazardous substance for chemical,
microbiological, histological, irradiation and labeling purposes. Provide
communicable diseases control in the point of entry. Verify authenticity and issue
related health documents such as Extended Health Detention, Ship Sanitation
Control Exemption Certificate, International Certificate of Vaccination or
Prophylaxis and General Declaration of Health. Provide general administrative
duties. Compile daily, weekly and monthly statistics for Points of Entry (PoE)
operations. Participate in PEMC and outbreak response team.
ENQUIRIES : Ms A P Hargreaves at Tel (031) 301 0381
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NOTE : Preference will be given to Coloured and Indian applicants. Certified copies of
original certificates of service must be submitted with the application.

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