Hygiene Officer

Hygiene Officer

Posted 1 month ago

Job Summary: The Hygiene Officer is responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness, sanitation, and hygiene within camps accommodation facilities. They play a critical role in ensuring the well-being and safety of residents by implementing and enforcing hygiene protocols and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement comprehensive hygiene policies and procedures specific to camps accommodation, in compliance with local health regulations and industry standards.
  2. Conduct regular inspections of accommodation facilities to assess cleanliness and hygiene standards, identifying areas for improvement and taking corrective actions as necessary.
  3. Ensure that all common areas, including dining halls, restrooms, laundry facilities, and recreational areas, are clean and sanitary at all times.
  4. Coordinate with cleaning staff to schedule and prioritize cleaning tasks, ensuring thorough cleaning of all living spaces and facilities.
  5. Monitor waste management practices to ensure proper disposal of garbage and waste materials, minimizing the risk of contamination and pest infestation.
  6. Provide training and guidance to camp staff on proper hygiene practices, including cleaning techniques, waste disposal, and personal hygiene.
  7. Respond promptly to hygiene-related concerns or complaints raised by camp residents, investigating issues and implementing solutions to address them.
  8. Maintain accurate records of hygiene inspections, cleaning schedules, and compliance efforts, ensuring documentation is up-to-date and accessible.
  9. Collaborate with camp management and other stakeholders to develop and implement strategies for improving hygiene standards and promoting a culture of cleanliness.
  10. Stay informed about emerging trends and best practices in camp hygiene and sanitation, incorporating new ideas into hygiene protocols as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, or a related field preferred.
  2. Previous experience in a similar role, particularly in managing hygiene and sanitation in camp or accommodation settings.
  3. Strong understanding of hygiene principles, practices, and regulations, with knowledge of specific requirements for camp facilities.
  4. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively train and motivate staff and address concerns from residents.
  5. Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  6. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment, prioritizing tasks effectively to meet deadlines.
  7. Certification in food safety, hygiene management, or related areas is desirable.

Working Conditions: The Hygiene Officer will primarily work on-site within camp accommodation facilities, which may include temporary structures or remote locations. They may be required to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate the needs of residents and ensure continuous cleanliness and hygiene. The role may involve exposure to outdoor weather conditions and physical demands such as walking, standing, and lifting.

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