ARE YOU CONCERNED
PROBLEMS AND THEIR
EFFECTS ON HEALTH?
WHY I WANT TO BE A PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER?
It is an interesting, exiting and
challenging career. I am concerned about
environmental problems and their effects on
We use our specialist skill and knowledge to
develop, co0ordinate, implement and enforce
public health policies. We work to ensure
that people have a better quality of life
and live within a healthier society.
Task and Responsibilities include:
To carry out and be responsible for the
environmental health activities.
To supervise and make assessment and
evaluate environmental health
investigation and follow up activities.
Responsible to report all the action
Assist in out break managements and
Involved in training of inspectorate
Public Health Officers can deal with a wide
range of function such as air pollution
control, food safety, noise control,
occupational health and safety, monitoring
of drinking and bathing water, environmental
assessment, waste management and infectious
Citizen of His Majesty the Sultan of
Have knowledge on the Islamic Principle,
culture and tradition of Brunei Malay
including knowing the social and
economic development and politics of
Having degree (B. Sc.) in the field of
“Environmental Health’’ or pass similar
qualification recognized by the
government of His Majesty the Sultan of
Having any other higher qualification in
the field is an advantage.
Capable and effective to communicate in
Malay and English both written and
spoken is an advantage.
Acceptance onto the V. Sc. In the field of
“Environmental Health’’ you need 3 subject
in GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent.
The course will take three (3) or four (4)
years full-time at the universities or
higher institutes abroad such as United
Kingdom, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia.
A career as a Public Health Officer affords
an excellent opportunity to develop your
skills, within a challenging and stimulating
environment. You will receive ongoing
training and development.
You are also given the opportunity to
undertake Postgraduate Diploma, Master
Degree and Ph. D. such as in Public Health,
Environmental Health/ Law air Pollution
Management and Control, Food Safety
Management / Food Safety Control,
Occupational Health and Safety Management.