ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GRADE 1 (X4 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.
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 M Shitiba
CLOSING DATE : 18 June 2018 at 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: PRINTERS ASSISTANT – (X 22 POSTS)

POST 22/29 : ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GRADE 1 (X4 POSTS)
Chief Directorate: Environmental Health and Port Health Services
Directorate: Port Health – SD: Gauteng and SD: NC
SALARY : R281 148 per annum as per OSD. Certified copies of original certificates of service
must be submitted with the application.
CENTRE : Gauteng: Ref No: NDOH 31/2018 (X3 Posts)
Northern Cape: Ref No: NDOH 32/2018 (X1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree/National Diploma or equivalent NQF 6qualification 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 licence.
DUTIES : Monitor and control the spread of communicable diseases; provide free health
pratique to international conveyances arriving into the country, monitor passengers
arriving from Yellow Fever endemic countries. Monitor and inspect imported
consignments detained for port health; inspection, sampling and detaining for
assessment any imported foodstuffs, cosmetics, disinfectants, medicaments,
tobacco products and hazardous substance for chemical, microbiological,
histological, irradiation and labelling purposes. Implement water quality monitoring,
sanitation and food safety programs within and around points of entry; ensure that
in-flight meals comply with health standards, collect and submit samples of
suspected/high risk products to an accredited laboratory. Provide general
administrative duties; compile daily, weekly, monthly quarterly and annual
statistics for Points of Entry (PoE) operations, ensure proper utilization of
resources. Engage with relevant stakeholders; supervise and train community
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service EHP’s and scanner operators, participate in stakeholders meeting and
outbreak response teams.
ENQUIRIES : Mr P Jacobs at Tel No: (011) 613-5522/5692

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