Public Health Officer Carnival CL

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.

•      Analyze 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.

•      Analyze 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 immediat




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: 6 months

Salary: Please contact the agency in regards salary

Necessary documents:
  • CV
  • Passport or ID card
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