Environmental Health Assistant (WASH)
|Date Posted||August 17, 2021|
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 work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Main Purpose of Job:
The WASH/EH Assistant will report to the WASH/EH Officer and will be primarily responsible for supervising the Water and Sanitation infrastructure works and hygiene awareness activities as directed by the EH Officer on day-to-day basis. The main objective of this position is to support the WASH/EH Officer in managing safe water provision, Water, Sanitation infrastructure (Excreta disposal and medical wastes disposal facilities) and hygiene awareness. This includes technical assessments, construction and maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure at the community settings and in the health facilities if will be required. He / She may be required to work in an Ebola isolation unit in supported facilities.
Staff Managed: None
Other Relationships: skilled & unskilled workers and community Health Volunteers
Duties and responsibilities:
Staff Supervision & Development
Grant Monitoring & Reporting
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
The ideal candidate will have an Environmental health (WASH) background and experience in Implementing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene with strong focus on construction of emergency WASH facilities.
Applicants can also apply via: Sudanjobs.net
Standard of Professional Conduct
IRC and IRC employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct which are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and several others.
Gender Equality & Equal Opportunity
We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty.