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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2024
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    Vihiga County whose headquarters is in Mbale is Located in the Western Region of Kenya. It boarders Nandi to the East, Kisumu County to the South, Siaya County to the West and KAKAMEGA County to the North. It is one of the four Counties in the former Western Province. Vihiga County has five Constituencies; Luanda, Emuhaya, Hamisi, Sabatia and Vihiga. The County’s population stands at 612,000.
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    County Director of Physical Planning

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Director of Physical Planning will be responsible to the chief officer for the organization, management and administration of the physical planning  function.

    The County Director of Physical and Land Use Planning shall be responsible for: 

    • Advising the county government on physical and land use planning matters that impact the county;
    • Formulating county physical and land use planning policies. guidelines and standards;
    • Preparation of county physical and land use development plans;
    • Preparation of local physical and land use development plans;
    • Participating in the preparation of inter-county physical and land use development plans;
    • Undertaking research on matters relating to physical and land use development planning at the county level;
    • Recommending to the County Government the establishment of planning units as may be necessary;
    • Maintaining a land information system to guide physical and land use planning;
    • Communicating decisions of the County Government development applications; and
    • Issuance of development permission and other development control instruments under physical planning & land use act with the approval of the county executive committee member.

    Requirements for appointment.

    • A person is qualified for appointment as the County Director of Physical and Land Use Planning if that person—
    • Is a citizen of Kenya;
    • Holds a bachelor's degree in urban and regional planning or related discipline from a recognized university;
    • In addition to (ii) above, holds a Masters Degree;
    • Is registered as a physical planner under the Physical Planners Registration Act, 1996 (No. 3 of 1996) and is in good standing with the relevant professional body;
    • Certificate in Strategic leadership Development Programme (SLDP) Course from a recognized institution OR its equivalent will be an added advantage;
    • Has at least five years’ post-qualification professional experience in physical and land use planning;
    • Has worked in senior management position for a period not less than three years.
    • Is not otherwise disqualified under the provisions of Chapter Six of the
    • Constitution or any other written law.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity / passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 19th day of April 2024

    P.O BOX 880-50300


    Please Note

    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People Living with Disabilities, Youth and Women to apply.
    • County Public Service Board does not charge any recruitment fee whatsoever. Do Not Pay Money to Fraudsters because Our services are absolutely free
    • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
    • Those with certificates from foreign institutions must have them certified by the relevant authority.

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