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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2020
    Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
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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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    Welder II

    J/G “F”

    Reporting to the Driller/ Plant Mechanic

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Undertaking improvement works, repair works and maintenance of Government buildings, plants and facilities in their areas of specialization (welding)

    Qualification

    • Served as Artisan II/ Welder II or in comparable and relevant position in public service at least 3(three) years’ experience
    • Shown merit and ability in work performance and result

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    Cleaner

    J/G “C”

    No of Positions: 6 (SIX)
    Duties and Responsibilities

    • General cleanliness within offices and compound
    • Dispatch of letters
    • Grounds men/women
    • Any other duties assigned

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Must be a Kenyan
    • A holder of Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Division IV or Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) Mean grade D (plain) will be appointed as senior support staff/cleaning supervisor III job group ‘D’.

    Mandatory Additional requirements (Chapter VI documents of the constitution of Kenya 2010)

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    Drilling Assistant

    J/G “F”

    No of Positions: 2(TWO)

    Reporting to Driller

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Operating heavy plants of difficult rating A and B; keeping records of Inventory of all plants (Rig) in a project unit, formulating and administering working techniques; assisting in costing and evaluating drilling operations, preparing; organizing; managing and controlling operators and equipments on a drilling site; carrying out filter and oil changes and simple adjustment not requiring special tools. The officer will supervise; guide and assist in training and developing staff within drilling operations.

    Qualifications

    • Served as plant operator I for at least 2 years
    • Valid driving license for at least 3 years free from endorsement for relevant class(es) of plant/rig
    • Past the occupational Trade Test, I for plant operators
    • Ability to operate one (1) plant of difficult rating “A” and two (2) of difficult rating “B”
    • Attended a refresher course for plant /Driller operators not lasting for 1 week within a period of 3(three) years at KIHBT or any other recognized Institution
    • Knowledge of Traffic Act/Drilling and other related regulations
    • Attended First Aid course lasting not less than 1 (one) week from St. John’s Ambulance or KIHBT or any other recognized Institution
    • Shown merit and ability in work performance
    • ‘O’ Level of education

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    Plumber III

    J/G “E”

    No of Positions: 5(FIVE)

    Reporting to water supply operator in charge.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Repair /replace leaking pipes and exposing pipes
    • Identify and report anomalies in the distributing system
    • Maintenance valves and hydrants
    • Keep maintenance records
    • Undersize minor extensions of lines
    • Perform any other duties as assigned

    Qualifications;

    • Craft certificate in the plumbing: Government Trade Test Grade III
    • KCSE or KCPE
    • On the job training;
    • Must have experience of at least 2(two) years in a busy environment.
    • Records management skills.
    • Customer care handling skills.
    • Community service skills
       

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    Director Environment and Natural Resources

    J/G “R”

    Reporting to Chief Officer – Water, Irrigation, Environment Climate change and Natural Resources

    Duties and responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities will involve:- Implementation of the strategic plan; Coordinate the setting of performance targets; Handling technical, administrative, human resource,

    budgetary and asset management; Policy formulation, interpretation and implementation; Negotiation , legislation and domestication of relevant MEAs; Conceptualization, development, implementation and monitoring of environmental and natural projects initiatives and programs; Rehabilitation, restoration and conservation of river basin; other riparian ecosystems and any other assignments as assigned.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

    • Served in the grade of Deputy Director of Environment and Natural Resources or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or any recognized entity for a minimum period of three (3) years.
    • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental Science and Management, Aquatic science ,Natural resources management, Forestry, Geospatial information and Remote sensing, Bio-diverse systems Engineering, Water Resources Management, Agriculture and any other relevant course from a recognized institution.
    • Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:-Environmental economics, Natural Resource Management, aquatic sciences, Environmental Education/Zoology/Health/ Chemistry, Agriculture, Land and water Management and any other related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development program lasting not less than six (6) weeks or equivalent management training from a recognized institutions.
    • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
    • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of environment and natural resources.
    • Be a member of a professional body in good standing (lead expert with NEMA, lead expert registered with Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK).

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    Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Irrigation)

    J/G “R”

    (COUNTY DIRECTOR IRRIGATION & LAND RECLAMATION)

    Reporting to County Chief Officer Department of Water, Irrigation, Environment and Natural Resources

    Duties and responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail :-formulating policies, standards, programs and projects for irrigation development, promoting research development and innovation in irrigation sector; coordinating the planning, designing, construction, operation and maintenance of irrigation systems, liaising with development partners and other relevant stakeholders in irrigation development, supervising monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects, and promoting research and technology transfers in irrigation and land reclamation; Any other duties assigned.
    The officer will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of departmental strategic plan; ensuring development and review of annual work plans and budgets; coordinating departmental performance contract; and managing and developing staff

    Requirements for Appointment.

    • Have served in the grade of Principal Superintending Engineer (Irrigation) for at least three (3) years.
    • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio systems Engineering, , Biomechanical and Processing or Soil and Water Environmental Engineering from a recognized institution.
    • Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines; Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural systems Engineering, Soil and Water engineering Water Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Water Resources Engineering or irrigation Engineering from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
    • Be registered/ registrable by Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK)/Kenya Engineering Technologists Registration Board. (KETRB)
    • A member of a professional body in good standing.
    • Have attended a strategic leadership Development course in lasting not less than six (6) weeks or equivalent Management Training from a recognized institution;
    • Have certificate in computer applications; and have demonstrated general managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the irrigation and drainage functions
    • Any other duties as assigned

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    Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Water & Sewerage)

    J/G” R”

    (COUNTY DRECTOR WATER SERVCES)

    Dutes and Responsbltes.

    An offcer at ths level wll be responsble to the Chef Offcer for plannng, drectng, controllng and coordnatng techncal and admnstratve actvtes of water and sewerage systems n the county.
    Dutes and Responsbltes wll ental:- Partcpatng n preparaton of Professonal and Qualty Standards for constructon of water supply and sewerage nfrastructure; Overseeng the constructon of water and sewerage works drectly or by contract; formulatng, montorng and evaluatng requrements of physcal and fnancal progress of development projects and programs; verfyng techncal tender documents on water supply and sewerage nfrastructure; formulatng water prcng polces and strateges for rural, urban and waste water systems,; and lasng wth development partners and other stakeholder n the water sector for effectve formulaton; plannng; coordnaton and mplementaton of projects and programs.
    n addton, the offcer wll be responsble for developng and mplementng strategc and work plans; budgetng for the development and deployment, tranng and development of staff n the development; Any other dutes as assgned

    Requrements for appontment.

    For appontment to ths grade, an offcer must:-

    • Have served n the grade of Prncpal Superntendng Engneer (water and sewerage) or comparable and relevant poston n the publc servce or equvalent for at least three 3 years.
    • Be n possesson of a Bachelor of Scence degree n Cvl/ Water Engneerng/ or equvalent from a recognzed nsttuton.
    • Masters Degree n Cvl/ Water Engneerng or equvalent from a recognzed nsttuton wll be an added advantage.
    • Be regstered/regstrable by Engneers Board of Kenya (EBK)/ Kenya Technologsts Regstraton Board (KETRB).
    • A member of a Professonal body n good standng.
    • Have attended a strategc leadershp development course n lastng not less than sx (6) weeks or equvalent management tranng from a recognzed nsttuton.
    • Have certfcate n computer applcatons;
    • Have demonstrated general admnstratve ablty requred for drecton, control and mplementaton of and projects.
    • Demonstrated the sklls, capacty and ablty for resource moblzaton
    • Any other assgnment as servce demands

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    Socio Economic Officer

    J/G “M”

    Reports to the Director climate change

    The key responsibilities:

    • Act as county-based lead resource for contractor’s engagement in relation to implementation and skills for climate change programmes to address under performance vs the projects target and commitments
    • Work closely with supply chain partners to ensure contractual training and workforce development and diversity objectives are achieved
    • Ensure a consistent and standardized approach to reporting and monitoring social-economic data.
    • Development of new projects and initiatives with support joint venture key Performance Indicators (KPIS)
    • Engagement of stakeholders for Public participation to ensure greater social inclusion and Public accountability
    • Work in partnership with development agencies to ensure that appropriate funding and resources are directed towards the socio-economic benefits to the programme
    • To act in a corporate leadership role ensuring that its overall socio-economic objectives are achieved, whilst actively promoting the vision and values of the development within the Climate Directorate
    • Develop strong partnership with local schools, colleges, universities in the growth/ promotion of climate change adaptation programmes
    • Any other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Must have served in Management position or equivalent in public service/ Private sector/ Public Business organization for atleast three (3) years.
    • Bachelors in any of the following disciplines: sociology and political science; Business administration; economic; finance and any other related discipline
    • Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Project planning and management; Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage.
    • Certificate in senior management course costing not less than 4(four) weeks or other equivalent management Training from a recognized institution.
    • Certificate in Computer applications and has demonstrated management; Administrative and professional competence in week performance.
    • Must be registered with relevant professional body in good standing

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    Director Climate Change

    J/G “R”

    Reporting to County Chief Officer - Environment and Natural Resources

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Developing and implementing Climate Change adaptation policy, legislation, strategies and action plans
    • Capture activity data and coordinate its analysis, documentation and dissemination
    • Identify research and training needs and method of disseminating information relating to climate change to stakeholders
    • Establish and manage Climate change registry of actions by sectors, Climate Support Organizations and private sector
    • Prepare quarterly functional and annual reports for approvals by steering and planning committee, Climate Change Coordination Unit before presentation to county Assembly
    • Mainstream Disaster risk reduction in development projects and spartial plans County wide
    • Mainstreams of Climate change in CIDPs and regularly update them
    • Strengthen current Monitoring and Evaluation system to allow assessment and report on resilience building
    • Development of concept notes for resource mobilization to allow Financial support from National Treasury Climate Finance Fund and other Development partner involved in climate change funding
    • Establish knowledge management centers on Climate change at Sub County level
    • Any other duties* as assigned.

    Qualifications

    The Officer must have:

    • Served in a management Position in Climate Change matters or comparable Management position or relevant position in civil service or equivalent for a period of three (3) years
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines Climate change and development; Geo information sciences; Environmental management and conservation; water resources and environment; Geography; Climate change adaptation, meteorology Environmental law from a recognized institution
    • Master’s degree in any of the following discipline: Climate change adaptation; Environmental Chemistry; Geo information sciences; limnology and hydrology or any other equivalent discipline
    • Certificate in strategic leadership development programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution or other equivalent Management Training.
    • Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution
    • Demonstrated administrative and professional competence in work performance and results
    • Be registered with relevant professional body with good standing

    Method of Application

    Mandatory Additional requirements (Chapter VI documents of the constitution of Kenya 2010)

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

    • Tax Compliance Certificate
    • Clearance from HELB where necessary
    • Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
    • Certificate of good conduct from the police
    • CRB Clearance Certificate

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 14th August, 2020 at 5.00 p.m.:

    COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF BUSIA
    COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
    P.O. BOX 1103 – 50400
    BUSIA, KENYA

    Martin S Sikolia
    For Secretary/CEO
    County Public Service Board

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