Job Title: Senior Environmental Health Officer
Location: Tham Hin , Ratchaburi province
APPLICATION DEADLINE 27 SEPTEMBER 2019
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces.
IRC provides primary health care and environmental health services in several refugee camps in Thailand. IRC and community-based partner organizations provide preventive and curative health care services in the camps, including primary health care, reproductive health, neonatal care and health education. As a critical component of disease prevention the IRC ensures access to safe water improved sanitation and hygiene promotion Environmental health activities include maintenance of water supply infrastructure and chlorination systems, support to the maintenance of household sanitation including latrine desludging and replacement, solid waste disposal services, drainage works, vector control, hygiene promotion, provision of WASH services in health facilities to ensure quality of care.
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Clinical Manager, the Senior Environmental Health (EH) Officer is responsible for implementing and monitoring environmental health related activities / WASH in Tham Hin refugee camp. The Senior EH Officer is required to ensure that environmental health programs receive appropriate technical support and direction on environmental health components including water, sanitation, hygiene promotion, vector control and infrastructure, and assist Senior Clinical Manager in budget adherence, spending and procurement planning. He/she will ensure collection of program data and completion of required reports. The role also has a component of training to EH camp based assistants in consultation with Senior Clinical Manager.
Education: Degree in Environmental Health or Sanitation, Sanitary or Water Engineering required.
Work Experience: Minimum 3 years working experience in water supply, water resource management, sanitation, and hygiene promotion. Experience working in a refugee setting preferred.
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
Language Skills: Fluency in English, Thai, or Burmese language. Karen language a plus.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Senior Clinical Manager
Position directly supervises: EH camp based assistants
Working Environment: The position will be based in Suan Pheung District, Ratchaburi, with frequent travel to Tham Hin refugee camp.
All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
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