Organization : The International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 17 Mar 2017
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Deadline : 26 / March / 2017
Location: Mae Sot, Tak
Application deadline: 26 March 2017
Duration of Assignment: Untill 31 December 2017 with posibility of extension depending on funding and program needs
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces
Job Overview/Summary: IRC provides primary health care and environmental health services in several refugee camps in Thailand. IRC and community-based partner organizations provide preventive and curative health care services in the camps, including primary health care, reproductive health, neonatal care and health education. As a critical component of disease prevention the IRC ensures access to safe water improved sanitation and hygiene promotion Environmental health (EH) activities include maintenance of water supply infrastructure and chlorination systems, support to the maintenance of household sanitation including latrine desludging and replacement, solid waste disposal services, drainage works, vector control, hygiene promotion, provision of WASH services in health facilities to ensure quality of care.
Under the overall guidance of the Health Coordinator, and under the direct supervision of the Environmental Health (EH) Manager, the Environmental Health Assistant is responsible for support the program and camp base staff by providing vehicle transportation and miscellaneous support in the Tak refugee camps.
Assist Environmental Health Manager and Environmental Health Officer to perform other assignments as requested.
- At least certificate of Primary school (M.3)
- Minimum 2 year working experience in NGOs
- At least 3 years’ experience in driving with official driving license.
- Experience in Sanitation work
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
- Valid truck driver license for at least one year.
- Good driving record.
- Ability to drive 4-wheel-drive vehicles safely on mountainous roads.
- Safe driving habits.
- Fluent read, written and spoken Thai
- English, Karen, Burmese is an advantage
- Strong coordination with staff during providing the support
- Good decision making
- Team Payer
Working Environment: The position will be based in the IRC office in Mae Sot, with extensive travel to the temporary shelters.
HOW TO APPLY: Application letter and most recent CV in English stating qualifications and experience should be submitted to the IRC Human Resources Department at Thailand.HR@rescue.org
All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact : Thailand.HR@Rescue.org/022557025