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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2021
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    Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO) is a Private Limited Company by shares incorporated on the 12th June, 2006 under the Companies Act Cap 486 of the Laws of Kenya. We are an agent of Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency(LVSWWDA), created as a result of the enactment of the Water Act 2002 which gave birth to the Water Sector Reforms in Kenya.
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    Laboratory Technician

    GRADE 5, (REF: GWASCO/HR/LT/01/2021/02) /2 POSTS.

    Reports to    Technical Manager.

    Job purpose

    Reporting to the Technical Manager, supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for providing laboratory services in support of water treatment & sewer operations; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; provide training on proper laboratory test procedures and sample collection processes; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility

    Duties and responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities entail:

    • Responsible for performing chemical, biological and physical tests in water/sewerage
    • Establish schedules and methods for providing laboratory analysis and quality assurance; identify resource needs; allocate resources accordingly
    • Ensure compliance to policies and procedure iv)  Ensure safety standards are met
    • Prepare relevant reports
    • Provide laboratory training
    • Participate in budget preparation
    • Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of water analysis ix) Any other duties assigned by the Technical Manager

    Job specification: requirements for Appointment (academic/professional qualification/experience)

    • Level of Education: Diploma in Laboratory Technology or Equivalent
    • Professional/Additional Qualifications:  On the Job Training
    • Experience:   Two (2-3) Years.
    • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Terms of Service

    Three Years Contract

    Direct reports

    Laboratory Assistant

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with responsibility of the job and the experience of the individual will be negotiated with the successful candidate

    Method of Application

    If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer, clearly indicating your current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) professional referees by 10th February, 2021 at 5:00pm.

    Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective Job Reference Number clearly marked
    The Managing Director,
    Gusii Water & Sanitation Company Limited. P.O. Box 3880 -40200,


    GWASCO is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Female candidates and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
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    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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