International Rescue Committee Jobs Vacancies 2018 for Water Quality Assistant

International Rescue Committee Jobs Vacancies 2018 for Water Quality Assistant

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the International Rescue Committee Jobs Vacancies 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

International Rescue Committee Jobs Vacancies 2018

The Water Quality Assistant reports to the Water Quality Officer, and is responsible for   ensuring the supply of potable water to more than 40,000 refugees and host community member in Bokolmayo Camp.  Primary responsibilities include conducting daily water  treatment & quality monitoring in the permanent  treatment plant; supervision and monitoring of regular water quality test activities; Assist the water Quality Officer in set up of water quality data management system (data collection, entry, analysis, reporting); and conducting regular training’s to build the staff capacity on water quality. The Water Quality Assistant position also requires proper management of equipment, consumables and other resources under his respected camp and reporting periodically to the Water Quality Officer.

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Detail Responsibilities and Tasks:

·         Ensure the daily preparation of Aluminum sulfate & chlorine stock solution with the demanded concentration at water treatment plant.

·         Conduct Jar test to determine Aluminum sulfate, chlorine and Soda Ash optimal chemical dosage.

·         Follow and adjust the treatment chemicals dose flow according to jar test & the water quality test data collected.

·         Conduct water quality test critically turbidity, PH and chlorine residual treatment plant and at tap stands in the refugee daily to meet UNHCR water quality standard.

·         Ensure dislodging and cleaning of sedimentation tank and flocculation chamber.

·         Ensure regular Backwashing of Rapid Sand Filter chambers.

·         Ensure regular cleaning clear water reservoirs.

·         Organize the laboratory with proper arrangement of apparatuses and reagents.

·         Ensure the cleaning of the laboratory room, apparatuses and materials.

·         Supervise and monitor the water treatment chemical operators and water quality data collectors.

·         Assist the Water Quality Officer in planning, organizing and providing water quality related trainings and preparation of manuals.

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·         Assisting the Water Quality Officer in annual & monthly plan of the water quality activities

·         Recognize the available & the required apparatuses, reagents and chemicals timely.

·         Report all the water quality activities to the Water Quality Officer weekly.

.         Perform Other activities ordered by immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree level qualification in Sanitary Engineering, Water Quality Laboratory technician, Applied Chemistry, Biology, or any other relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years work experiences for Diploma or 1 year’s experiences for BSc Degree on similar Job Positions.
  • Previous experience of managing/monitoring of town water supply
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Computer literate in word ad excel.
  • Good Interpersonal skill.

How to Apply

·         Please send your CV, application letter and copies of credentials to the following address:

IRC P.O.BOX: 107 Code 1110, Addis Ababa  IRC Melkadida field office HR/Admin Department:

·         Please include 3 references from current and former employers.

·         Applications will not be returned.  IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.

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·         Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

·         Name of the position you have applied for

·         Date of application

·         Summary of  your qualifications and experience

·         Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

·         Permanent Address and present address (if different form permanent) and telephone number

·         Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

Are any of your relatives employed by International Rescue committee (IRC)?

If answer is “yes”, give the following information:

 YES          NO
NAME Relationship Position Office/field office

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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