Environmental Health Assistant  

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Posted on 13 Sep, 2021
Closing on 27 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Job Title: Environmental Health Assistant       
Band/ Level / Grade: 9A    
Department: Environmental Health     
Location: Hodidah  Govt.    

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Scope of Work:
Under the direct supervision of the Environmental Health Officer, the EH Assistant Position is a junior level management position that involves planning and monitoring the accurate implementation of the Emergency WASH Response. The position requires the supervision of some WASH work as well as the accurate management of the financial, material and other resources under the program and reporting periodically to supervisors.


  • Weekly collection and reporting of data necessary for the consolidation of project and strategic standard indicators (number of beneficiaries, number and type of activity performed, results of water analyze performed ...).
  • Coordinating with local authorities in their intervention areas.
  • Participating in detailed technical assessments for water supply and sanitation facilities to be rehabilitated or constructed and preparing bills of quantities and specifications with drawings.
  • Conducting detailed assessments at health facilities to identify the health care waste management needs.
  • Coordinating with Cleaning Fund and conducting need assessment to support them on solid waste management activities.
  • Follow monitoring tools for contract management in coordination with WASH program manager.
  • Supervise rehabilitation or newly construction of the water supply and sanitation facilities.
  • Tracking and maintain records on construction progress, labor and material utilization, challenges and prepare weekly and monthly progress reports.
  • Work with communities and pertinent partners in the rehabilitation or construction of water supply and sanitation facilities.
  • Support, stablish or activate and facilitate the training of water management committee or group to ensure accurate per management of WASH facilities.
  • Conduct regular water quality testing as the need arises.
  • Performs other task as requested by EH Officer as far is it related to main WASH activities.

Requirements (Qualifications, Skills and Abilities)

  • Proficient spoken and written Arabic and working knowledge of English.
  • Confirmed supervisory skills. Computer literacy in standard software’s (Word, Excel).
  • Minimum one-year professional experience in implementing and supervising WASH project.
  • Excellent knowledge of the working environment.
  • Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Digital literacy is desirable.

Professional Standards
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation

How to Apply

- Qualified and Interested individuals are required to apply for this position via the IRC Career at the following link: https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/20052?c=rescue  
- CV, Copies of the academic and work certificates should be submitted in the system.
- Deadline for Applying: Sep 27, 2021. System will stop receiving CVs at 12:00 A.M, Sep 27, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

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