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Manager, Pollution Monitoring and Assessment, Jamaica

Reporting to the Senior Manager, the Manager is responsible for managing the functions of the Branch; developing and implementing programmes for assessing the state of the environment and ensuring the monitoring of facilities for compliance with environmental regulations.

TASK LISTS
Management/Administrative
1 Prepares the Branch’s corporate and operational plans and budget.
2 Ensures that objectives of the branch are clearly defined and communicated to its employees.
3 Keeps abreast of trends and developments in environmental management and recommends their adoption/application where appropriate to increase the effectiveness and productivity of the branch.
4 Ensures that staff is kept abreast of changes in policies and procedures and other matters of the Unit /Division/ Agency and that the activities of the Branch are carried out within established regulations and policies.
5 Addresses technical and administrative problems arising out of the work of the Branch.

 

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Senior Human Resource Officer, Jamaica

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Under the direction of the Human Resource Manager, the Senior Human Resource Officer assists in the Institute’s recruitment, selection and orientation process and has direct responsibility for the internal administration of the Institute’s employee benefits programme.

Qualifications & Experience Required
o Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or Management Studies (with HR component) or equivalent qualification
o Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience working in a Human Resource Management Department (preferably in a public sector organization)

FUNCTIONAL
• Sound knowledge of Human Resource, principles practices, and procedures
• Sound knowledge of Human Resource Information Management (including HR Management systems and HR Records Management)
• Sound knowledge of the provisions of applicable legislation and regulations governing Human Resource Management, (including the Staff Orders for the Public Service, the Public Service Regulations and the Pensions Act, etc.)

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Forest Manager, Jamaica

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Responsible for the management, development and protection of the forest resources within the Forest Region within the Zone

Directing the forest management and development activities within the forest region in keeping with the Forest Legislation, Forest Management Plan and effective conservation and protection practices

Ensuring that programmes are in place to facilitate the formation and sustained operation of Local Forest Management Committees

Facilitating and promoting community participation within the forest region

Ensuring the efficient implementation of the Private Planting Programme in the Region

Liaising with Public Relations and Corporate Communications branch in implementing Public Awareness and Education programmes

Liaising with Forest Science & Technology Services Division regarding the collection/dissemination of research and biophysical data/information

Preparing, monitoring and controlling the annual budget for the forestry operations within the Region

 

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Regional Environmental Health Officer, Jamaica

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The ideal candidate will meet the following minimum qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health (Health Related Science or Public Health Inspection)
• Master’s Degree in Public Health or equivalent; and
• Four years’ related experience in Environmental Health, Sanitary Engineering or Public Health Inspection
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience

In addition, the candidate will possess:
• Ability to organize and coordinate the work of others and work as part of a team
• Well developed oral and written communication skills
• Highly developed analytical skills
• Research methodology and problem solving skills
• Excellent human relations skills
• Computer skills

Key responsibilities will include:
• Formulating/developing, prioritizing, advising and evaluating environmental health related programmes for the Region.
• Advising the Regional Technical Director and local boards on environmental issues. Monitoring and ensuring compliance with established public health practices.
• Liaising with Government and non-Governmental organizations on environmental health issues.
• Coordinating the preparation and development of the Regional Strategic and Operational Plans on environmental health, which are consistent with national policies and priorities.
• Providing technical guidance to relevant staff at the parish level in the development and implementation of Environmental Health Programmes
• Monitoring the activities of the Public Health Inspectors in the Region to ensure adherence to environmental health standards in the implementation of the programmes.


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Director of Operations and Maintenance, Jamaica

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Reporting to the Regional Director, the incumbent will be accountable for the continuous efficient operations of the physical plant of the hospitals, health centres and the Regional Office. The candidate who is organized and flexible will achieve continuous maintenance improvements through innovative designs and the use of developing technology.

Minimum Requirements:
• BSc. Degree in Engineering
• Certificate in Management Studies
• Four (4) years’ experience at the management level in a mission critical organization in the service industry
• Expertise in the maintenance of Boilers /Steam Generation, Air Conditioning, and Standby Generators.
• Working knowledge of Bio-medical and or electronic equipment would be a definite asset.
• Project Management training & experience
• Ability to effectively handle multiple and complex tasks simultaneously.
• Hands-on experience using an automated Preventative Maintenance System
• Strong interpersonal, written, oral, time management, decision making and planning skills.
• Proven track record in a similar capacity would be an asset.

Responsibilities will include:
• Supervision of Project Management, Supply Management and Procurement activities
• Preparation of the Operations and Maintenance Annual Budget
• Implementation and management of an efficient Preventative Maintenance programme
• Monitoring the efficiency of each facility and provide recommendations for improvement of the physical plant and its operations


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Community Midwife, Jamaica

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Maintains good inter personal relationship with clients/community, and all members of the Health Team (Central and Local Government Agencies)

Other Interests
Demonstrates active participation in her professional and other community organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Clinical Functions
• Participates in identifying special needs in community in relation to Maternal and Child
Health.
• Prepares regular schedules for ante-natal visits/post-natal/child welfare visits.
• Gives ante-natal care at clinics and arranges follow-up.
• Estimates haemoglobin level of clients, using appropriate reagents.
• Refers high risks patients to type II, III and IV Health Centres and hospitals as
appropriate.
• Collects specimens for laboratory tests (stools, blood, pap smears).
• Conducts follow up visits of obstetric high risk patients and defaulters.


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Matron, Jamaica

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This level differs from the Departmental Sister in that he/she assumes greater administrative/managerial responsibilities and supervises the entire nursing service in a hospital.

Supervises Departmental Sisters. Manages government housing facilities for nurses i.e. (nurses home)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education
Certificate/Diploma/BScN from accredited School in General Nursing
Midwifery Certificate: 1st Level Certificate, 2nd Level Management/Advanced Nursing Administration.

Special Requirements
Registered with Nursing Council of Jamaica as RN, RM. Minimum of six (6) years professional education including Nursing/Hospital Administration and four (4) years exclusive clinical experience.

Experience
Four (4) to five (5) years management practice in addition to clinical practice.


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