Public Service Commission: 105 Occupational Health & Safety Services Officer Jobs

The State Department for Labour and Skills Development is delighted to announce an opening for the position of Occupational Health & Safety Services Officer. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified individuals who are passionate about promoting workplace safety and health.

Position Details

  • Advert Number: 212/2024
  • Designation: Occupational Health & Safety Services Officer
  • Job Scale: CSG 10
  • Number of Vacancies: 105
  • Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

Salary and Benefits

Successful candidates will enjoy a competitive compensation package, including:

  • Basic Salary: Ksh 39,700 – Ksh 52,960 per month (CSG 10)
  • House Allowance: Ksh 8,133 – Ksh 16,500 per month
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh 5,000 per month
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: Provided by the Government

Minimum Requirements for Appointment

To be considered for this role, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Qualifications: A Bachelor of Science Degree in any of the following fields: Medicine, Nursing, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Biochemistry, Engineering, or Occupational Safety and Health from a recognized university in Kenya.
  • Professional Registration: Engineers must be registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya, and Nursing Officers must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

As an Occupational Health & Safety Services Officer, you will be entering at the training level and will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Your key responsibilities will include:

  1. Compiling Safety and Health Information: Collecting and documenting data on safety and health hazards in various workplaces.
  2. Maintaining Accident Statistics: Keeping detailed records of accidents, dangerous occurrences, and occupational diseases.
  3. Processing Registrations: Handling applications for the registration of workplaces and employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Work Injury Benefits Act.
  4. Work Injury Claims: Processing claims related to work injuries.
  5. Medical Examinations: Preparing workers for medical examinations and carrying out these examinations.
  6. First Aid Services: Documenting the presence and utilization of first aid services in the workplace and manning occupational health clinics.
  7. Counseling Services: Providing counseling on basic occupational health issues.
  8. Training: Conducting training sessions on occupational safety and health.

Application Details

  • Advert Date: 14/05/2024
  • Close Date: 04/06/2024

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through the Government Jobs Portal. Ensure your application is submitted before the closing date on 04/06/2024.

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