Friday, 27 September 2013

Medical Officer II Jobs at Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA)

Job Title: Medical Officer II (Three Posts)

Employer: Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 30th Sept 2013

Duties and Responsibilities:

Take part in specific occupational health programmes for both workers and management Provide input for occupational health surveys and researches e.g by preparing articles on OHS
Provide inputs for Business plan, strategic plan on Occupational medicine issues
Provide input to Public Relation Office on occupational medicine issues to be delivered to media, Government agencies, workers and management
Interpret scientific data collected during investigations and recommend appropriate control methods
Ensure compliance with set standards and guideline in occupational health services at workplaces
Provide effective measures to protect those who are vulnerable such as disabled persons and pregnant or nursing women at workplaces.
Carry out health examinations and health surveillance of workers to establish and maintain database on health status of workers in different workplace settings for use in occupational health management
Conduct risk assessments and general inspections at workplaces and identify work conditions that contribute to the overall ill health of workers and suggest improvement measure by finding root causes
Participate in assessment of workers disability as a result of occupational illnesses and injuries for the purpose of worker compensation and or rehabilitate programmes
Provide advice on workers rehabilitation programmes for workers with work related problems such as disabilities to regain their normal health status
Investigate and report on occupational accidents and occupational diseases
Monitor and detect occupational disease or conditions with regard to prevalence in known and unknown activities
Conduct follow up inspections to ensure corrective measures have been implemented. Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Head (Occupational Medicine)

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor Degree in Medicine or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

Salary Scale: Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the OSHA Salary Scale- OSHA-Scale 7.

How to Apply:

General Conditions:-

1. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania

2. Handwriting application and an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address Email and telephone numbers

3. The title of the position applied for should be marked on the envelope; short of which will make the application invalid

4. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic as well as proven certificate:

5. Presentation of forged academic certificate and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action

6. The application should carry two (2) recent passport size photos of the applicant affixed at the top center of the first page

7. Application letters should be posted to the following address or hand delivery

8. The deadline for submission of applications will be two weeks from the first announcement

Chief Executive
Occupational safety and Health Authority (OSHA)
P. O. Box 519 Mahakama Road Kinondoni
Dar es salaam

NB: The successful candidates shall be employed on two years contract renewable upon satisfactory performance

Only short listed candidates shall be contacted