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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER FIFTY SEVEN (57) POSTS – V/NO. 179/2019
Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 37,070 49,950 p.m.  (Grade CSG 10)
Terms of Service:     Three (3) years contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance
Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following disciplines- Nursing, Occupational Safety and Health, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Biochemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Production Technology or equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and
  • Been registered by the relevant professional body (where applicable).

Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities shall include;

  • compiling information on safety and health hazards;
  • maintaining statistics on accidents, dangerous occurrences and occupational diseases;
  • processing applications for registration of work places and employers under Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act respectively;
  • processing work injury benefits claims;
  • preparing workers for medical examination;
  • documenting the presence and use of first aid services and occupational health in the work place;
  • carrying out counseling services on basic occupational health issues; and
  • training on occupational safety and
  • monitoring, evaluating and controlling of environmental hazards in the workplaces;
  • monitoring, evaluating and controlling of environmental hazards in the workplaces;
  • carrying out inspections on Industrial Plants, Machinery, Electrical Installations, building construction and works on construction; and
  • recommending approval  of     architectural           plans   for    new,    extensions   or modifications of workplaces covered by Occupational Safety and Health Act;

How to Apply
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

OR

  • by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s

Please Note
Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMMISSION HOUSE P.O. BOX 30095 00100 NAIROBI
so as to reach the Commission on or before 9th December 2019 latest 5pm (East African Time).