IRC Environmental Health Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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IRC Environmental Health Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

IRC Ethiopia looking for “Environmental Health Officer”.

Applicants with a BA Degree may apply on or before 25th April, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 10th April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Environmental Health Officer to be based in Sherkole, Ethiopia.

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

Major Responsibilities:

  • Properly Supervise the progress and implementation of subcontracted or own force project implementation in the intervention woreda as per the IRC standards and work procedures.
  • Represent the IRC and Works closely with RRS and UNHCR for refugee setting and for local intervention Region, Zone/Woreda Water and Health Offices towards efficient and effective implementation of the project by organizing regular field visits and joint monitoring with project steering committee.
  • In collaboration with other EH teams, we ensure a high level of community participation in the project and regularly supervise the community participation.
  • Coordinate partners in water quality testing and in scheme disinfection and ensure the scheme disinfection and water quality testing of all the water schemes constructed under the project was done timely.
  • Coordinate with Hygiene Promotion Officer and other technical unit members to ensure targeted, effective, and quality programming.
  • In coordination with senior EH officer and other EH team Prepares detail water sector physical & financial implementation plan of the project which includes but not limited to activity plan, spending plan and procurement plan.
  • Ensure all the constructed hardware activities are properly handover to the concerned bodies with full of recording data like GPS location, beneficiary, yields of the water schemes, history of the water schemes in well documented manner at the right time before project phase out.
  • Conduct the feasibility study of the water options proposed through community action plan.
  • Prepare detailed specification for items to be procured and ensure its procurements are as per set specifications.
  • Properly supervise and confirm the quality and quantity of delivery of both local and industrial materials supplied by suppliers and transporters are per the IRC standards and code of conducts. And ensure the project resources including the construction materials in all kebeles of the intervention woreda are well monitored and properly used for the project purpose without any abuse.
  • Ensure all the construction under the projects are of the highest quality standard and free of technical defects in at intervention camp or local community.
  • Source out and monitor labor required towards implementation of project interventions and ensure the proper implementation of the organizational norms and standards.
  • Maintain a regular system of project progress monitoring and evaluation.
  • In collaboration with other EH teams organize and facilitate different trainings for water, hygiene sanitation management committee,
  • EHAs, Water caretaker, artesian and for government partners per the project scope.
  • Facilitate to conduct technical team and water system takers capacity building training.
  • Remain abreast of new developments in the sector and disseminate ideas, tools, and approaches among EH team.
  • Represent IRC EH at external and coordination meetings with IPs, IOs and donors.
  • Supervise/conduct needs assessments in the sector of water and sanitation, hygiene and health promotion when required.
  • Actively participate in preparation of proposals, especially log frame, technical description, and budget development.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req51319
  • Job Title: Environmental Health Officer
  • Sector: Environmental Health
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Sherkole, Ethiopia

Minimum Requirement:


  • BA/MBA graduate in civil, water resource engineering, Sanitary Engineering, hydraulic engineering, civil engineering, or related engineering fields of study.


  • At least 2 years of experience for first degree holders/1 year of relevant experience plus post-graduate degree
  • 2 years relevant experience in EH, preferably in a humanitarian setting (refugee camps, rural development, or emergency response) for first-degree.
  • Competent in Windows, MS office, & Auto Cad, Water Cad, EPHANET, email and database experience.
  • Experience of communication and supervising staff and interaction with international staff and partners and donors.


  • Fluency in English, spoken and written.

How to Apply IRC Environmental Health Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 25th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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