Aides Aegypti Inspector, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

Conducts premises by premises inspection for mosquito breeding.

Records accurately and conscientiously all relevant data related to inspections on the Daily Work Sheet.

Treats Actual and Potential mosquito breeding sites; Eliminates or removes breeding sites where practical to do so.

Performs basic data collation and calculation of relevant mosquito Indices and submit the Daily Work Sheets to the Supervisor at the end of the workday.

Communicates to and educate householders and others on reduction of mosquito breeding on premises as an approach to integrated vector control.

Collects for identification mosquito specimens as required or instructed to by the supervisor.

Conducts re-inspections, revisits and special surveys as needed or directed by the supervisor.

Conducts fogging of communities during time of high mosquito infestation under the direction of the programme manager.

Ensures, all tools, equipment and machinery are maintained in good working condition.

Prepares and submit daily reports on work activities undertaken; submits at the end of each week a summary of work accomplished including all Closed or unattended Premises not inspected.

Reports to direct supervisor any premises existing in a state of unsanitary condition that encourages the harborage of vectors (mosquito or rodent) or poses a health threat due to other unhealthy conditions/practices.

Requirements:

Secondary school leaving certificate with passes in English, Math and General Science. A good command of English is essential and having the ability to communicate in Spanish would be a great asset.

Basic knowledge and understanding of social, economic, cultural and environmental issues

Ability to grasp and follow procedures.

Aptitude to collect, collates, analyze and interpret data.

Basic computer skills

Good communication (written and verbal) skills for reporting

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to (a) work well with people, (b) understand and describe situations, (c) solve problems (d) be self-confident, assertive but tactful in gaining the interest and cooperation of members of the public, (e) be respectable and have high self-esteem

Salary:

Entry level $19,440 – $21,852 annually, Grade 4 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Environmental Health Trainee, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

Carries out food establishment inspections under the supervision of Environmental Health officer.

Conducts lectures on Food Hygiene at Food Handlers Clinic.

Caries out Vector Surveillance under supervision of the Environmental Health Officer (Vector Control).

Assists in the investigation of Nuisance Complaints.

Assists with clerical duties e.g. filing and input of data in computer

Requirements:

4 CXC, subjects including English, Math, Human Biology & Chemistry, or Equivalent

Willingness to learn

Must be computer literate

Good interpersonal skills

Good knowledge of science

Salary:

Entry level $18,367 – $20,643 annually, Grade 3 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Manager-Occupational Health and Safety, Bermuda

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Advise on all matter related to Occupational Health and Safety programs to Executive and work closely with Workgroups and Business Centre Leaders to ensure compliance with all safety related legislation. Manager Occupational Health and Safety initiatives and the overall development and implementation of Safety Management System and supporting initiatives and prepare concise reports and proposals in support of program development. This includes Occupational Health and Safety training and development, workplace inspections, accidental investigations, production of Occupational Health and Safety statistics and reports and provide expertise to Joint Safety and Health Committee

Manage the overall development and implementation of a Safety Management System. This includes the training and development of Safety Business Centre staff in OHSAS 18001 and preparing the Safety Management System for third party audit and certification.
Education & Required Work Experience: The successful candidate must be current with at least one of the following designations: CSP, CRSP, CHSC or other equivalent Safety Professional Designation. A minimum of 10 years experience is required with at least 5 years in a comparable Occupational Health and Safety management role. This position requires experience and proven track record of successful Occupational Health and Safety development and implementation of the Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001). Practical & technical knowledge of power generation, transmission and distribution of electricity would be an asset.

Required Personal Attributes: Must be prepared to adhere to the ethical standards required by their professional designation, value-centred with high integrity, self-motivated, committed to team work and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must also be able to work professionally and self sufficiently within a diverse environment, proactive, taken initiative and be decisive, flexible and dependable and customer-focused.

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Health Disaster Coordinator, BVI

 The Government of the Virgin Islands invites qualified and professional applicants to apply for the post of Health Disaster Coordinator, Ministry of Health and Social Development.

Main responsibilities include:

v Develops and implements the Ministry’s Health Disaster Programme Manager.

v Ensures the promotion, education, coordination and integration of all health disaster related matters into the national health programme.

v Prepares and presents to the Director of Health Services, an annual programme plan with relevant budget for disaster management activities.

v Exercises responsibility for implementation and updating of Disaster Response Plans – including Mass Casualty Management, Chemical Emergencies, Hospital and Health Centre Disaster Plans, etc – involving both public and private sectors. These plans should be tested and updated at least every two years.

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Veterinary Officer – BVI

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites qualified and professional applicants to apply for the post of Veterinary Officer I, Agricultural Department.

Main responsibilities include:

v Plans and coordinates activities and implements programmes relating to public and animal health and veterinary services

v Makes on-going assessments of the veterinary public health sector needs of the farming community and establish appropriate systems

v Prepares monthly and annual reports for the division.

v Coordinates and conducts all in-service veterinary public health education programmes in collaboration with the extension, livestock, administration and engineering divisions, as well as with external agencies, other government departments and the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College.

v Provides technical advice and promotes public awareness on minimizing the incidence and spread of disease among the animal and human population.

v Assists in the development of policies, protocols and procedures for veterinary public health and makes recommendation for amendments to legislations.

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