ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GRADE 1 (X5 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 : 06 August 2018; 12:00 Mid-Day
NOTE : All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise
that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will
be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical
exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic
managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on
the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency
assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated
DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. 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. (Certification should not be
older than three months) No faxed or e-mailed applications as well as certified
copies older that three (3) months 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 POSTS: GCIS – INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME FOR 2018/2019

POST 29/19 : ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER GRADE 1 (X5 POSTS)
Chief Directorate: Environmental Health and Port Health Services
Directorate: Port Health
SALARY : R300 828 per annum as per OSD
CENTRE : Limpopo and Mpumalanga:
Limpopo-Beitbridge Ref No: NDOH 47/2018 (X3 Posts)
Lebombo Ref No: NDOH 48/2018 (X2 Posts)
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 skills (verbal and written),
administrative, financial, interpersonal and computer skills (MS Office packages).
A valid driver’s licence. Certified copies of original certificates of service must be
submitted with the application.
DUTIES : Conduct inspection of airports, harbours and ground crossing in line with
International Health Regulations (IHR). Inspection of baggage, cargo, containers,
conveyances, goods and postal parcels for compliance to International Health
Regulations and relevant legislations. Conduct inspection of foodstuffs, cosmetics,
disinfections, medicaments, hazardous substance and human remains in the point
of entry. Inspection and sampling for assessment of imported foodstuffs,
cosmetics, disinfectants, medicaments, tobacco products and hazardous
substance for chemical, microbiological, histological, irradiation and labeling
purposes. Verify authenticity and issue related health documents such as
Extended Health Detention, Deratting Certificates, International Certificate of
Vaccination and General Declaration of Health. Ensure the prevention of crossborder
transmission of communicable diseases. Compile monthly data as per the
National indicator report. Provide general administrative duties. Compile daily,
weekly and monthly statistics for Points of Entry (PoE) operations. Management
of risk and audit queries.
ENQUIRIES : Mr OR Jacobs at Tel No: (012) 395 9417

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