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Environmental Health Practitioner ( Nkangala District Municipality but based at Emalahleni Jurisdiction) Level 6/9

Company Nkangala District Municipality
Reference # Ref: S/S007/12/2020
Published 18/12/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary R 356,653.00 - 393,832.00 Annually
Location Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Introduction
Benefits: (Plus Contribution to Medical Aid, Pension Fund, Group Life, Housing, Cellphone and Travelling allowance of 850km per month)

NOTE: Nkangala District Municipality is a designated, equal opportunity, representative employer. It acknowledges its mandate to take affirmative action measures to ensure equitable representation of suitably qualified people from designated groups in all occupational levels and categories and promotes representivity based on race, gender and disability in Local Government through the filling of positions. Candidates whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote the EE Targets and Goals of the Municipality will therefore receive preference. Persons with disabilities and African, Indian, Coloured and White males are especially encouraged to apply, although this does not suggest that the process of recruitment excludes members from non-designated groups.

NOTE: The successful candidate will undergo security and qualifications vetting and enter into an employment contract / performance agreement with the municipality and will be subjected to a 6 months’ probation period and disclosure of financial interests, as requested, must be submitted. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates. Applicants should attach an application letter, detailed CV together with certified copies of qualifications and identity document, as well as the completed, prescribed NDM General Application Form for Employment (available from Council’s web site www.nkangaladm.gov.za), and apply online at http://nkangaladm.jb.skillsmapafrica.com.

Nkangala District Municipality reserves the right not to fill any of the positions.
Job Functions Environmental Services
Industries Government / Municipal
Specification
•Performing inspections of specific premises: undertakers, offensive trades, hairdressers, places of entertainment, recreational facilities, resorts, child-care establishments, hostels
•Preparing monthly MHS reports.
•Conducting general inspections of residential and business premises in response to EH related complaints received.
•Perform routine monitoring and sampling of water sources
•Enforcement of MHS by-laws and other relevant legislations.
•Conduct environmental education and awareness campaigns within the local jurisdiction.
•Investigating complaints regarding noise disturbance and monitor levels thereof.
•Preparing and serving notices, letters, reports, etc, according to environmental health legislations.
•Conduct food premises inspections.
•Monitoring waste management within the local jurisdiction.
•Monitoring the exhumation and reburial or disposal of human remains
•Scrutinising building plans and report comments
•Providing health education and instructions during inspections
•Issue Certificate of Compliance or Acceptance in accordance with applicable legislation
•Investigating outbreaks/incidences of food borne diseases (infections and poisonings)
•Attend meetings, Training, workshops or conferences
Requirements
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12, National Diploma (NQF Level 6) or Degree (NQF Level 7) in Environmental Health. Registration with appropriate Health Profession Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Good communication (verbal and written) skills. Valid code B driver’s license. Sound knowledge and experience in environmental health legislations. Peace Officers Course in municipal health services will serve as an added advantage.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 2-3 year relevant experience as Environmental Health Practitioner
Job Closing Date 14/01/2021
   
   
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