Environmental Health Officer
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
In response to the influx of refugees in Greece, The IRC Hellas has been working in Lesvos since June 2015. The IRC is currently expanding operations to the Megala Therma around in North Lesvos.
The Environmental Health (EH) Officer is responsible for supporting IRC’s Environmental Health response for the asylum-seeking population residing in the Megala Therma surrounding in North Lesvos, Greece. The EH Officer will have the responsibility for program implementation, quality assurance, monitoring, and will adhere to health and safety regulations for technical issues, foster coordination with other partners, and report for EH emergency activities. The EH Officer in collaboration with the EH Manager, will ensure the consistency, quality, efficiency, and accountability of EH activities implemented in the Megala Therma site at North Lesvos.
Overall the EH Officer will be responsible for monitoring the daily technical EH components of the project in close coordination and collaboration of the EH Manager who will be their supervisor. EH Officer will also monitor and conduct hygiene promotion activities as well with the refugee community in collaboration with other NGOs operating in the same areas.