Environmental Health Officer and Water Engineer Job at IRC

Website International Rescue Committee

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 29th Aug 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Environmental Health Officer and Water Engineer to be based in Oromia, Ethiopia.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee
Position Environmental Health Officer and Water Engineer
Location Oromia, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification BSC Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline 8th Sept 2022

IRC Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reports to Senior ERRO,
  • In collaboration with other team members, the EHO undertakes detail need assessments.
  • Identify water supply systems to rehabilitate and maintain.
  • Prepare design & detail bills of quantities, budget estimates in response to emerging emergencies through out
  • the country and forward to supervisor for review.
  • Prepares detail Environmental Health physical & financial implementation plan for emerging emergency responses.
  • Source and monitor labor required towards implementation of emergency response interventions and ensure the proper implementation of the same as per set norms and standards.
  • Monitor the progress and implementation of subcontracted emergency response intervention as per the contract.
  • Prepare detail specification for items to be procured and ensure its procurements are as per set specifications.
  • Identify and establish water trucking and water treatment sites.
  • Monitor water trucking operations and water treatment systems.
  • Works closely with, Zone/Woreda Water and Health Offices towards efficient and effective implementation of the response.
  • Works in collaboration with IRC Hygiene Promotion Officers in promotion of safe hygiene practices in
  • Emergency responses which includes Health Promotion activities.
  • Produces activity progress reports as per the preset reporting schedule and submit to the supervisor and
  • Emergency Rapid Response Manager.
  • Prepare brief emergency related monthly updates and submit to the supervisor and copy to the supervisor and copy to Emergency Rapid Response Manager.
  • Takes additional works as assigned by supervisor.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req30150
  • Job Title: Environmental Health Officer/Water Engineer
  • Sector: Environmental Health
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Oromia, Ethiopia


  • BSc in Water Resource Engineering or Hydraulic Engineering.


  • Experience in budget management, Ability to use computer (basic operating systems, AUTOCAD, WATCAD, EPHANET).
  • 3 years of relevant experience with the first degree.
  • 2 years of relevant experience plus post graduate degree.
  • NGO experience is a plus.

How to Apply IRC Environmental Health Officer and Water Engineer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/30150?c=rescue

The Closing Date: 8th Sept 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.