Recruitment of Health Workers 2022

  • Full Time
  • Zambia

Civil Service Commission



Recruitment of 11,276 Health Workers

The Civil Service Commission will be recruiting suitably qualified health workers during the 2022 recruitment exercise. In this regard, the Civil Service Commission is inviting applications from suitable applicants in the following positions :

  1. Biomedical Scientists— Degree in Biomedical Sciences
  2. Clinical Officer General — Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  3. Clinical Officer Psychiatry — Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry
  4. Community Health Assistant  — Certificate in Community Health Assistant
  5. Data Entry Clerk — Certificate in Information Technology
  6. Dental Assistants — Certificate in Dental Assistant
  7. Dental Surgeon (Intern) — Degree in Dental Surgery
  8. Dental Technologists — Diploma in Dental Technologist
  9. Dental Therapist — Diploma in Dental Therapy
  10. Environmental Health Technologists — Diploma in Environmental Health Technology
  11. Junior Resident Medical Officers (Interns) — Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBCHB)
  12. Medical Equipment Technologists — Diploma in Medical Equipment Technology
  13. Medical Laboratory Technologists — Diploma in Medical Laboratory
  14. Medical Licentiates — Bachelor of Clinical Medicine
  15. Medical Records Clerk — Certificate in Records Management
  16. Nutrition Technologists — Diploma in Nutrition
  17. Nutritionists — Degree in Nutrition
  18. Pharmacists — Degree in Pharmacy
  19. Pharmacy Technologists — Diploma in Pharmacy
  20. Physiotherapists — Degree in Physiotherapy
  21. Physiotherapy Technologists — Diploma in Physiotherapy
  22. Psychosocial Counsellor — Certificate in Psychosocial Counselling
  23. Public Health Nurses — Diploma in Public Health Nursing
  24. Public Health Technologist — Diploma in Public Health Technology
  25. Radiographers — Degree in Radiography
  26. Radiography Technologists — Diploma in Radiography
  27. Registered Nurse Midwives — Advanced Diploma in Registered Midwifery
  28. Registered Nurses — Diploma in Registered Nursing
  29. Registry Clerk — Certificate in Records Management
  30. Zambia Enrolled Nurse — Certificate in Nursing

Detailed information on available number of positions in each district can be accessed on the Civil Service Commission website: and the Ministry of Health website:

In addition to the Professional qualifications outlined above, candidates must meet the following:
  • Must be a Zambian Citizen
  • Must have a Green National Registration Card (NRC)
  • Must be between 18-45 years old
  • Must have a full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with five (5) O’ levels or better including English Language
  • Must be registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia (NMCZ) or Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) and possess a current Practicing License where applicable
  • Must have a valid temporal or full Registration certificate where applicable
  • Must be ready to work anywhere in the country where their services are needed for a minimum period of four (4) years

All interested persons meeting the above criteria are encouraged to send their written/typed applications to the District Health Director with a copy to the District Commissioner attaching copies of their Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate, Professional Registration Certificate and Practicing License. Professional Qualifications and NRCS.

Applicants with disabilities, who meet the minimum requirements, are highly encouraged to apply Applicants who have been volunteering in public health facilities should clearly state in the applications and attach proof. The Civil Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The application letters should be addressed to:

The District Health Director,
District Health Office,
[Your District]

  • Candidates must only apply to one District/Province.
  • This recruitment will benefit all the 116 districts countrywide.
  • Multiple applications will lead to Automatic Disqualification.
  • The Ministry of Health – Headquarters, Hospitals and other Health Facilities shall not receive application letters.
  • Applications earlier submitted to Ministry of Health – Headquarters, Provincial Health Offices, District Health Offices, Hospitals and other Health Facilities shall not be considered.
  • Applications for Junior Resident Medical Officers (Interns), Dental Surgeons (Interns) and Pharmacists / Pharmacists (Interns) shall be addressed to:

The Provincial Health Director,
Provincial Health Office,
[Your Province]

A copy of the application should be sent to the Provincial Permanent Secretary.

The closing date for receipt of applications by the District Health Director is Friday, 1st April, 2022

Jean Matebele Chilengi (Mrs.).
Commission Secretary

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