ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER (X6 POSTS)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: MPUMALANGA
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
The Mpumalanga Department of Health invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the posts as
indicated below, provided that they meet the appointment requirements.
APPLICATIONS : The Head of Department OR Hand delivered to: Provincial Office No 3
Government Boulevard, Department of Health, Riverside, Mbombela, Private Bag
X 11285, 1200, Mbombela, 1200
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. D P Khoza
CLOSING DATE : 29 June 2018 (at 14h00 sharp) all applications received after the closing date and
time will not be entertained.
NOTE : The Department of Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It
is our intention to promote representatively in respect of race, gender and disability
through the filling of these positions. Candidates whose transfer / promotion /
appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. NB 🙁 People with
disabilities are requested to apply and indicate such in their application forms)
Application should be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any public services
Department and should be accompanied by recently certified copies of
qualifications (preferably within 3 months), ID/passport and curriculum vitae.
Please quote the Correct references on your form and where possible the
station/Centre where the post is. Please Note: One Application Form Per Post. No
faxed applications will be accepted. NB: Candidates who are not contacted within
3 months after the closing date must consider their applications as having been
unsuccessful except for professional posts, which will be finalised within 3 months.
In line with the vetting strategy of the Public Service, personal details of applicants
will be verified during the selection should be submitted on Z83 form obtainable
from any public services department and should be accompanied by certified
copies of qualifications, ID/passport and curriculum vitae. Please quote the
references on your form and where possible the station/centre where the post is.
The department reserves the right to amend / review / withdraw advertised posts
if by so doing, the best interest of the department will be well served.

OTHER POSTS: HEALTH INFORMATION OFFICER – HOSPITAL (X8 POSTS)

POST 24/154 : ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GR1 REF NO:
MPDOH/JUNE/18/41 (X6 POSTS)
SALARY : R281 148 – R321 462 per annum [OSD requirements depending on experience]
CENTRE : Piet Retief Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s degree is typically a minimum requirement for entry-level and some
skilled environmental health jobs. The most relevant major varies with the specific
environmental focus of a job. A degree in environmental health would be the most
practical option for positions involving inspection and regulation of environmental
policy, though biology, chemistry or geological studies could also be suitable.
DUTIES : They are responsible for investigating incidents that affect health such as pollution,
accidents at work, noise control, toxic contamination, pest infestations, food
poisoning and waste management. Their remit includes advisory work, education
and law enforcement. A large amount of time is spent away from the office visiting
properties such as farms, shops, food outlets, private/public accommodation,
commercial premises, manufacturers and industrial organizations. In addition to
inspections, responsibilities include, compiling reports, Providing training courses,
gathering samples to be tested, investigating complaints, serving legal notices,
providing evidence in court, liaising with other organizations.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. G. Mokone Tel No: (013 766 3340) or Ms G. Nkosi Tel No: (013 766 3103)

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