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  • Posted: Dec 14, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 18, 2020
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    Water Resources Authority is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Water and Sanitation, established pursuant to Section 11 of the Water Act 2016. The Management of WRA wishes to identify and recruit a capable officer in the following position:
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    Water Quality and Pollution Control Officer

    WRA SCALE 6

    Job Summary


    The Water Quality and Pollution Control Officer will report to the Senior Water Quality and Pollution Control Officer.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assisting in identification and mapping point and non-point sources of pollution;
    • Assisting in Categorizing the nature of pollutants;
    • Establishing the pollution loads to the water resources;
    • Classifying the water resources and set the resource quality objectives (RQOs);
    • Sensitizing the stakeholders on the Waste Disposal Control Plans;
    • Assisting in development and review of water quality and pollution monitoring network;
    • Undertaking, implementation of water quality and pollution monitoring programmes;
    • Conducting water quality and pollution field analysis;
    • Sampling and submitting the water and wastewater for bench laboratory analysis;
    • Interpreting the analysis data and generating the certificates where applicable;
    • Storing and maintaining the water quality and pollution control database;
    • Advising internal and external customers on water quality and pollution status;
    • Organizing work, prioritizing tasks and scheduling time to meet project deadlines;
    • Working with outside consultants and vendors ensuring criteria and quality standards are met;
    • Assisting in creating and managing project schedules, budgets, plans and supporting project teams to ensure success criteria are met on time and on budget.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biological, Microbiological and Applied Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology or related field from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications.

    Competencies and Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Negotiation skills

    In addition to the above qualifications ALL candidates MUST fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 which include: -

    • Certificate of good conduct from the Director of Criminal Investigations;
    • Clearance from the Director of Public Prosecutions;
    • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board;
    • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau; and
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

    Terms of Service and Remuneration

    Successful candidates will serve on probation for a minimum period of six (6) months and later be translated to permanent and pensionable terms based on performance.

    Method of Application

    Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications to reach the address below on or before 18th December, 2020. Online applications can be sent to info@wra.go.ke
    Applications should include Curriculum Vitae that includes details of day time contact numbers, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of at least three (3) referees.
    Applicants must also attach copies of certificates/testimonials as well as copy of National Identity Card.

    NOTE

    WRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documents requested for will not be considered
    Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification
    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
    Applications should be addressed to
    The Chief Executive Officer
    Water Resources Authority
    NHIF Building, 9th Floor Wing B, Ragati Road
    P. O. Box 45250-00100, NAIROBI

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