Branch: Environmental Health
Deputy Director: Environmental Health Services
Salary: R41 493.20 per month (basic salary excluding benefits)
Educational requirements and experience:
• B degree/NQF level 7 or other relevant tertiary qualification in Environmental Health
• A post-basic qualification in Management will be an added advantage • In-depth technical knowledge of Municipal Health Services, norms and standards and Environmental Health legislation • Knowledge of Local Government Environment programmes and projects as well as knowledge of MFMA • Good computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) • Registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Environmental Health Practitioner • A valid driver’s licence • 8 years’ experience in environmental health • The ability to analyse and interpret data and write monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
The successful candidate will assist the Director in directing and managing the implementation of Municipal Health Services as defined in the National Health Act, 2003, through the coordination and support of regional Environmental Health Sections of the Health Department and participate in the planning and monitoring and control of the Department’s annual operating capital budget so that spending is aligned with the departmental budget. In addition, he/she will implement the National Environmental Health norms and standards, including District Health Information Systems (DHIS), advise the Regional Environmental Health Services in terms of the Municipal Health Services as well as support and develop leadership and professional skills of Environmental Health Practitioners and assist the Director in taking informed decisions on Environmental Health-related issues.
Applications, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, should be e-mailed to Promisemb@joburg.org.za
Enquiries: Promise Mbedzi, tel. (011) 407-7048
These are employment equity-targeted positions
and preference will be given to EE-targeted groups,
including people with disabilities.
Closing date: 23 August 2017
The City of Johannesburg is an equal opportunity employer
and reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Appointment will be made in accordance with the COJ’s EE Policy.
Applications must contain at least 3 referees. An application
letter together with a comprehensive CV must be forwarded
to the contact details as mentioned above.
If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the
closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.