Medical Officer II (Three Posts)

Published by Jobstanzania on 11:36:00 am

Position: Medical Officer II (Three Posts)
Company: Occupational safety and Health Authority (OSHA)

Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) is a Government Executive Agency Established by under the Executive Agencies Act No. 30 of 1997. Its main function is to promote a good, sound and a healthy working environment by enforcing the Occupational Safety and Health Act. No.5 of 2003 through inspection of work places to detect hazards which can affect the health of workers, conducting medical examination to workers, providing education and conducting training in Occupational Safety and Health. The ultimate goal is to have a healthy worker at a healthy work environment so as to increase productivity.
OSHA is hereby inviting applications from qualified Tanzanian to fill the following posts.

Main 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.

General Conditions
All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania
Handwriting application and an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address Email and telephone numbers
The title of the position applied for should be marked on the envelope; short of which will make the application invalid
Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic as well as proven certificate:
Presentation of forged academic certificate and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action
The application should carry two (2) recent passport size photos of the applicant affixed at the top center of the first page
Application letters should be posted to the following address or hand delivery
The deadline for submission of applications will be two weeks from the first announcement
Only short listed candidates shall be contacted

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

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

Deadline: September 30, 2013
Source: Daily News September 23, 2013



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