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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 Public Works

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Providing oversight of the Directorate and interprets and oversees compliance with laws, regulations, codes and/or standards;
    • Reviewing and formulating of construction and engineering services in the department and county government institutions and sites;
    • Co-ordinating design, supervising construction and maintaining buildings and other public works;
    • Reviewing and updating policies, systems and procedures for design in structural engineering services;
    • Planning, designing, supervising of construction, contracts, materials investigation and research related to buildings and other structures;
    • Formulating and reviewing general policies on procurement and maintenance of infrastructure;
    • Overall planning, controlling and co-ordination of structural engineering services, designs and implementation;
    • Carrying out quality assurance on structural engineering services;
    • Approving of consultants’ designs;
    • Coordinating evaluation and monitoring adherence and compliance with the set commitments and indicators in the departmental performance contract;
    • Attending meetings and provide reports to the Chief Officer on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects
    • Reviewing plans prepared by private firms for accuracy, design completeness and conformance to laws and County design criteria;
    • Advising the Chief Officer on matters Public Works; xiv) Any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time

    Requirements for appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; structural Engineering, Architecture, Quantity survey or any equivalent qualification from a recognized university in Kenya;
    • Must have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in Engineering field not less than seven (5) years in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;
    • Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Must have been registered with Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) of Kenya as a Quantity Surveyor or Engineering Board of Kenya;
    • Must have Current valid annual Practicing License from the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) of Kenya or Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
    • Must be in good professional standing of not less than three (3) years post Board registration;
    • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution or a Strategic Leadership Development Programme or its equivalent lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of public works services;
    • Demonstrated self-drive and proven leadership;

    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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