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Public Health Officer

The Sanitation Officer VSP is responsible for fleet wide shipboard sanitation audits with a view to achieve and maintain a level of food and water safety and sanitation on board that will minimize the risk to all guests and crew of any food related illness & communicable diseases. The Sanitation Officer VSP interacts with all dept heads & reports directly to the Hotel Director & Fleet Sanitation Officer VSP.New addition is maintaining COVID-19 protocol on board the ship ...

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Public Health Officer
Public Health Officer

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Carnival Cruises
Shipboard
Fixed-term contract
4 months
Expires: August 27, 2022
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The Sanitation Officer VSP is responsible for fleet wide shipboard sanitation audits with a view to achieve and maintain a level of food and water safety and sanitation on board that will minimize the risk to all guests and crew of any food related illness & communicable diseases. The Sanitation Officer VSP interacts with all dept heads & reports directly to the Hotel Director & Fleet Sanitation Officer VSP.


New addition is maintaining COVID-19 protocol on board the ship


Responsibility and authority:

Compliance with all aspects of the Vessel Sanitation Operation Manual, including but not limited to:

•     Potable water

•     Swimming Pools and Whirlpool Spas operation

•     Food safety

•     Integrated Pest Management Plan and Program

•     Housekeeping & Child Activity Centers VSP operation

•     Communicable Disease Prevention

•     Gastrointestinal Illness Surveillance

•     Review USPH corrective action with the Hotel Director and other department heads and assist with follow-up where necessary.


Maximize knowledge through training to achieve set sanitation standards that will comply with:

•     USPH (vessel sanitation manual)

•     Food and Drug Agency

•     USDA – United States Department of Agriculture

•     Any local regulations of countries the ship might visit.

•     Food Code, (US Public Health Service)

•     Ensure that the practical working requirements for the Vessel Sanitation Program, including any legal requirements, compliance and best practices are met.

•     Established public health manual in compliance with the Safety Management System.

•     Be familiar with the IPM equipment, chemicals and risk assessments.

•     Be familiar with the Vessel Sanitation Program and its aims.

•     Be familiar with the 1999 Food Code.

•     Schedule and carry out unannounced sanitation audits on a fleet wide basis.

•     Assist with VSP training of management and crew.

•     Analyse audit findings in a fair, balanced and constructive manner. Provide the ship with a written report indicating food and water sanitation conditions at the time of the inspection.

•     Liaise with USPH inspectors from the Vessel Sanitation Program for follow-up to the ships regular bi-annual inspections.

•     Accompany USPH inspectors during inspections.

•     Analyse USPH scores and reports and provide ships with necessary follow-up action.

•     Familiarize with the construction/basic engineering of catering buy out equipment (dishwashing machines, ovens, etc) and understand the differences in make and model, applications etc.

•     Liaise with dry dock and wet dock project managers regarding installation of new equipment.

•     Attend all wet and dry docks to evaluate IPM program.

•     Monitor shipboard IPM Plan and Program.

•     Ensure new-buildings comply with USPH regulations before service induction through assistance in training, audits etc.

•     Advise Ship’s Command immediate

Minimum experience and qualification requirements for position:

Minimum three years of relevant experience

University degree in either Environmental Health Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Public Health, Food Technology or Veterinary

Contract length:

4 months

Salary:

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Necessary documents:

Resume
Passport
Photo
Criminal background check

Additional information's

Upper-Intermediate English
Supervisory responsibilities - yes
Minimum of 2 year(s) previous work experience required
shipboard exprerience not required.
Basic STCW Certificates not required.
Prefered gender - any
No seaman discharge book needed

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