Fleet Public Health Officer / Trainer (459)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:                                   Fleet Public Health Officer / Trainer

 

DEPARTMENT:                  Marine Hotel Operations

REPORTS TO:                   Manager Public Health

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

 

The Fleet Public Health Officer / Trainer is primarily responsible for performing shipboard inspections to verify compliance with the Vessel Sanitation Program and provides training to  onboard officers and crew where appropriate.   Takes charge of executing GI prevention and response protocols when needed, provides consultation to fleet on public health issues.

 

The scope of the Vessel Sanitation Program generally includes food safety, sanitation, potable water, pools and spas, integrated pest management, housekeeping and cleaning practices, and air systems.  

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

 

  1. Perform inspections on board HAL vessels to verify compliance with the most current Vessel Sanitation Program Manual and issues inspection reports including recommendations.  Inspections are conducted during onboard visits which may last from 2 to 3 weeks

 

  1. Based on the results of inspections provides training where needed in particular for onboard staff in the following areas; potable water, pools and spas, housekeeping and cleaning practices, and air systems.

 

  1. Conducts onboard Basic Sanitation Classes.

 

  1. Verifies compliance with GI prevention and response protocols when needed. 

 

  1. Tracks recommendations of onboard public health inspections. 

 

  1. Liaises with onboard senior staff and officers regarding health and sanitation issues and assists them with preparing for upcoming public health Inspections.

 

  1. Makes recommendations to company senior management to improve the onboard health and sanitation Program.

 

  1. Participates in periodic updates for the health and sanitation Manual (MR750 and MR 751).

 

 

  1. Participates in the development of new health and sanitation related training programs.

 

  1. Assists the Manager Public Health and Safety as directed.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned.
  2. Duties assigned under HESS,

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

·         Bachelors or Masters degree in Public Health, Biology, Environmental studies.

·         At least 2 years of experience in the food service industry.

·         At least  2 years of experience in facilities management  inclusive plumbing, electrical, and pool and spa maintenance.

·         Excellent interpersonal, networking , written and oral communication skills.

·         Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

·         Strong computer skills to write detailed reports and analyze ship trends.

·         Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

·         Attend CDC Vessel Sanitation Program training class.

·         Attended the Advanced Health and Sanitation Foodserve safe class.

 

Liaises with onboard senior staff and officers regarding health and sanitation issues and assists them with preparing for upcoming public health Inspections. 

7.	Makes recommendations to company senior management to improve the onboard health and sanitation Program. 

8.	Participates in periodic updates for the health and sanitation Manual (MR750).


9.	Participates in the development of new health and sanitation related training programs. 

10.	Assists as directed. 


QUALIFICATIONS:

•	At least 3 years of experience in the foodservice industry.
•	Attended CDC Vessel Sanitation Program training class.
•	Attended the Advanced Health and Sanitation Foodserve safe class. 
•	Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
•	Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
•	Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

 

Application Instructions:

  1. Check that you meet or exceed the hiring criteria for the position listed above.
  2. Send an email with a resume attached to Hotel_careers@hollandamerica.com with the job title as the subject.