Level   2

Reports to (Hierarchical)

Watsan Supervisor or Technician

Reports to (Functional)

Watsan Supervisor or Technician

Job Family

Logistics and Supply

Main Purpose

Operating, monitoring, maintaining, and trouble-shooting the Water Hygiene Sanitation (Watsan) facility and its processes, according to hygiene and sanitation standards and MSF protocols, in order to ensure a proper functioning of Watsan activities to improve the health conditions of the target population.


  • Performing the Watsan day-to-day activities such as collecting and sorting wastes before disposal, keeping the incinerator in good working order, ensuring the cleaning and correct hygiene status of the latrines, cleaning the water storage and treatment tanks, etc.
  • Knowing and applying security and hygiene standards regarding the operation of WHS infrastructure, taking care of his/her own safety.
  • Informing the line manager and/or technical adviser of any incidents that might compromise his/her (or that of others) safety or security.
  • Ensuring the availability and correct usage of all material and equipment.


Literacy essential


Not required


Local language essential. Mission language desirable.


  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Stress Management L1
  • Results and Quality Orientation L1
  • Team work and Cooperation L1
  • Service Orientation L1

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