Principal Health Inspector at Jinja District Local Government

Local Government offices, Jinja, Jinja District, Uganda
negotiable Expired 4 years ago
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Job Title : Principal Health Inspector/Senior Environmental Officer
Salary Scale : U3
Reports To : Assistant District Health Inspector (Environmental Health)
Responsible For : Senior Health Inspector
Environmental Health Officer
Job Purpose
To manage and promote hygiene and environmental Sanitation within the community

Key Outputs
i. Environmental health services planned and budgeted for, monitored and evaluated;
ii. Disease surveillance carried out;
iii. Allocated resources accounted for;
iv. Inspection of homesteads and public premises for hygiene and environmental sanitation carried out;
v. Community sensitization on Public Health Act, Regulations and By-laws carried out;
vi. Refuse collection and disposal sites inspected;
vii. Human Resource Management activities like manpower needs assessment, training, promotion,
leave and deployment carried out;
viii.Research activities initiated and implemented; and
ix. Students and staff trained and mentored.
x. Hygiene and environmental sanitation reports produced and submitted.

Key Functions
i. Participating in disease surveillance and management of Environmental Health activities;
ii. Accounting for allocated resources;
iii. Coordinating inspection of homesteads and public premises for hygiene and environmental
iv. Sensitizing the community on Public Health Act, Regulations and By-laws;


Planning, organizing and coordinating;
Coaching and mentoring;
Concern for quality and standards;
Result oriented; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

Must have an Honors Degree in Environmental Health Sciences from a recognized Institution; with six years (6) experience three (3) of which at the level of Senior Health Inspector;
Must have a Diploma in Health Services Management or its equivalent; and
Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) to the

Secretary District Service Commission,

P. O. Box 1551,


Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable.Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified academic certificates and transcripts! testimonials plus three recent passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.
Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Details of the Advertised jobs can be accessed from any of the following points:
Ministry of Public Service Website:
jinja District Local Government website:
The District Health Services Website:

Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards, jinja Municipal Council Headquarters and Division Notice Boards
Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
Town Council Headquarters Notice Boards; and Office of the Secretary-jinja District Service Commission

Eastern Region, Uganda, Jinja


This job has expired.