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Senior Health Officer (Grade) - City Of Masvingo

Location: Masvingo
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the above post in the Health Services department. 

Job Title : Grade : Reporting To : 

Senior Health Officer 15 Chief Environmental Health Officer 

Qualifications And Experience 

  • A BSc Honours degree in Environmental Health, Nursing or any other relevant Degree from a reputable university.
  • Be registered with the relevant and applicable professional body.
  • A relevant Masters Degree is a distinct advantage
  • A Minimum of 5 "0" Levels including English Language
  • Local government experience is an added advantage
  • A Minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
  • Have excellent managerial skills Must be prepared to work under pressure and at odd times
  • Must be at least 35 years of age 

Duties And Responsibilities 

  • Running the day to day operations of the Health Department effectively
  • Staff supervision in the Department
  • Ensuring sound, effective and efficient health care delivery system in the City Council's area ofjurisdiction.
  • Monitoring the urban environment to keep it friendly and free from pollution.
  • Ensuring sound and technically acceptable refuse collection, transportation and disposal.
  • Preventing and controlling communicable diseases including epidemics in the urban area.
  • Implementing and enforcing the provisions of the Public Health Act Chapter 15:17 and other Legal instruments in line with the Urban Council Act chapter 29:15 provisions.
  • Ensuring that Council clinics, materials and child health activities are managed in line with the Primary Health Care Concept.
  • Facilitating data collection, analysis, interpretation and then prepare informative annual plans, budgets, monthly and annually and report to committees of Council and attending meetings where required to do so.
  • Coordinating with other Council Departments on matters of mutual interest.
  • Liaising with the Government Ministries and NGOs on matters pertaining to health.
  • To carry out any other functions as delegated by the Chief Environmental Health Officer from time to time. 


A competitive salary, contributory pension, noncontributory life assurance and medical aid schemes, 100% housing guarantee and vehicle benefit. 

How To Apply

Applications in own handwriting addressed to the Town Clerk, together with a detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates to reach the undersigned through posting, email or hand delivery 

Municipal Offices                                                        Eng. E. Mukaratirwa

P.O.Box 17                                                                    TOWN CLERK



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