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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 14, 2023
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    Busia County Public Service Board seeks to professionally deliver service to the people of Busia with integrity and dedication through well trained competent and skilled man powern In all these achievements, she has derived her support and strength in God in whom she has always put trust and who she acknowledges never fails her. Her family has been by her ...
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    Director Disaster Management


    Reporting to the Chief Officer -Governorship, he/she will be responsible for:

    • Coordinating disaster risk management programmes, emergencies, policies, strategies in the county
    • Developing and reviewing Disaster Response Plans and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for effective response;
    • Supervising staff and overseeing the smooth running of the department
    • Managing the department’s budget and maintain statistical and financial records
    • Collaborating and Networking with like-minded partners to build a culture of risk reduction and effective emergency response plans;
    • Acting as a focal point in best practices for replication and uptake by strategic partners and stakeholders;
    • Establishing a unique County Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for effective management and coordination of humanitarian emergencies;
    • Ensuring total compliance to the Workplace safety standards (OSHA)
    • Raising awareness to the public on disaster management and preparedness
    • Any other duties as assigned from time to time.


    • Have served for a minimum period of 6 years in a field relevant.
    • Master’s Degree in a relevant field
    • Bachelor’s degree in Disaster Management, Social Science or related field from a recognized institution
    • Certificate course in firefighting/fire rescue, first aid or any other disaster response course from a recognized institution
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting not less than six (6) weeks or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • attended a senior management course (SMC) or its equivalent lasting not less than four (4) weeks in a recognized Institution
    • Demonstrate professional, technical, administrative competences and strong analytical skills with outstanding verbal and written communication
    • Has the ability to work within a multi-cultural setting and management skills

    Method of Application

    Mandatory Additional requirements

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following documents:

    • KRA Tax compliance certificate
    • Clearance from HELB
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    • Certificate of Good Conduct
    • CRB clearance certificate


    All applicants should submit their application letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card and any other supporting documents to the County Public Service Board – PORT VICTORIA PLAZA on or before 14th April, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.
    Applications should be addressed to:

    The Secretary/CEO,
    County Public Service Board,
    County Government of Busia,
    P.O Box 1103- 50400,

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