• Career Opportunities at Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) - 20 Positions

  • Posted on: 14 November, 2017 Deadline: 24 November, 2017
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  • The Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) is a parastatal (Government Owned and Autonomous) created under the Water Act, 2002 and established through a Gazette Notice No. 1328 of 27th February 2004 and Section 156 (3) (a) of The Water Act 2016 and Legal Notice Number 60 of 2017.

    The area of jurisdiction of CWSB covers all the six counties in Coast region namely; Lamu, Tana River, Kilifi, Mombasa, Kwale and Taita Taveta.

    The mandate of the Board is to ensure efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services within its area of jurisdiction.

    The Board wishes to recruit self-driven, result oriented, highly motivated and qualified persons to fill the following posts:

    Clerical Officer - 2 positions

     

    J/G 8

     

    Duties

    • Filing documents in the relevant files
    • Retrieving documents as may be required from time to time
    • Safe custody of subject files
    • Tracing of subject files
    • Photocopying documents
    • Subject files movements
    • Recording, receiving and dispatching of correspondences
    • Answer over-the-phone enquiries

    Job Requirements

    • KCSE grade C (Plain) and above.
    • One year experience on clerical Duties and responsibilities
    • 3 years relevant experience

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    Office Assistant - 2 positions

     

    J/G 8

     

    Duties

    • Perform routine work e.g. cleaning of offices, preparing tea, delivering mail between departments and those going out of the organization.
    • Report to the Human Resource Officer
    • Confidential work assigned by supervisor

    Job Requirements

    • Be a KCSE certificate holder Grade D Plain or its equivalent
    • Demonstrate competence in performance of office Duties and responsibilities
    • Experience of three (3) years in a relevant field.
    • Possess basic computer skills

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    Security

     

    J/G 4 (1post)

     

    Reporting to HR& Administration Manager

    Will be responsible for securing and safeguarding corporation’s assets and resources in the region.

    Duties for the Security Job

    • Carrying out security risk assessments and making recommendations to management.
    • Coordinating investigations on all criminal acts or any losses incurred by the organization and taking necessary action.
    • Overseeing the implementation of security measures and regulations by employees.
    • Safeguarding security of assets against theft, damage, misuse or sabotage.
    • Liaising with law enforcement agencies to ensure effective execution of security services
    • Supervising contracted security personnel to ensure value for money.
    • Undertaking security intelligence surveys and recommending necessary interventions.
    • Undertaking investigations of motor accidents involving the Board’s motor vehicles and taking the necessary actions.

    Job Requirements

    • Those who have previously worked and honorably discharged from Kenya Police (Regular) will have an added advantage.
    • Must have a Clearance from the Criminal Investigations Department (Certificate of Good Conduct).
    • Must have trained in any of the following: Kenya Defense Forces, National Police Service, National Youth Service Training and Protective Security Industry Training.
    • Have at least Five (5) years’ post training working Experience.
    • Strong communication and negotiation skills
    • Computer literate

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    Driver

     

    JG 7 (1Post)

     

    Duties

    • Driving a vehicle as authorized;
    • carrying out checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc;
    • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
    • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned;
    • Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
    • Overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein;
    • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.

    Job Requirements

    • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class (es) of vehicles an officer is required to drive.
    • Passed Occupational Trade Test II for Drivers.
    • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    • Attended a First Aid Course lasting not less than one week as St John Ambulance or Kenya
    • Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution.

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    Mechanic Artisan

     

    J/G 7

     

    Duties

    • Reporting to the Transport Officer
    • Minor repairs of Motor Vehicles (minor servicing)
    • Panel beating
    • Routine checks of all the board vehicles and advise the Transport Officer on next course of action.
    • Routine checks on all electrical faults on all vehicles.

    Job Requirements

    • KCSE D+ or its equivalent
    • Possess Trade Test III in Motor Vehicle mechanic
    • Possess relevant computer skills
    • Two years’ experience in a similar field
    • Certificate of good conduct

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    Assistant Hydro Geologist

     

    J/G 4 (1 Post)

     

    Duties

    • Conducting Hydro-geological and geophysical surveys
    • Assisting in Contract Management
    • Assisting in planning for water resources
    • Assisting in preparation of tender documents

    Job Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Hydro-geology and Water Resource Management.
    • At least three (3) years’ experience in similar field.
    • Certificate of good conduct.

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    Legal Assistant

     

    J/G 4(1 post)

     

    Reporting to Company secretary

    Duties

    The Legal assistant will be assisting the Company secretary in monitoring enactments of Parliament; interpreting statutes for CWSB; advising on criminal and civil cases; doing correspondence with external lawyers, suppliers and the general public; attending hearings in court.

    Job Requirements

    • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in law from a recognized university.
    • Undertaken a Post Graduate Diploma in law from Kenya School of Law.
    • A current practising Certificate will be an added advantage.
    • Have knowledge on computer application skills.
    • Knowledge on Land registration and filling processes.
    • Knowledge Court filling processes.

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    Welder Artisan

     

    J/G 7

    Duties

    • Welding
    • Fabrication works

    Job Requirements

    • Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D and above.
    • Have National Trade Test I Certificate in the area of specialization.

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    Water Supply Operator

     

    J/G 7

    Duties

    • Dosing of chlorine
    • Taking reading of the ventricular meter (commander) levels and communicating the same to Officer In-charge.
    • Taking master meter readings within ones area of jurisdiction
    • Cleaning the areas within which water tanks are installed and its environs
    • Making daily and weekly reports and occurrences as registered in the occurrence Book.

    Job Requirements

    • KCSE certificate D+ or its equivalent
    • Be in a possession of Trade Test III in Plumbing
    • Possess relevant computer skills
    • Certificate of good conduct
    • Water Supply Operator’s certificate from Kenya Water Institute (KEWI) or other recognized body.

     

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    Pump Attendant - 5 positions

     

    J/G 8

     

    Duties

    • Detecting any abnormalities in the system by observing the pressure gauge
    • Taking regular meter readings for power consumed and water produced
    • Reporting malfunctioning of pumps when noted

    Job Requirements

    • Be a KCSE certificate holder Grade D Plain or its equivalent

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    Pipe Artisan

     

    J/G 7

    The Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) is a parastatal (Government Owned and Autonomous) created under the Water Act, 2002 and established through a Gazette Notice No. 1328 of 27th February 2004 and Section 156 (3) (a) of The Water Act 2016 and Legal Notice Number 60 of 2017.

    The area of jurisdiction of CWSB covers all the six counties in Coast region namely; Lamu, Tana River, Kilifi, Mombasa, Kwale and Taita Taveta.

    The mandate of the Board is to ensure efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services within its area of jurisdiction.

    The Board wishes to recruit self-driven, result oriented, highly motivated and qualified persons to fill the following posts:

    Duties

    • Laying new connections
    • Repair of leaks and bursts
    • 3 years relevant experience

    Job Requirements

    • Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D and above
    • Have National Trade Test 1 Certificate in the area of specialization
    • 3 years relevant experience

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    Plant Operator

     

    J/G 7

     

    Duties

    • Undertaking excavation activities
    • Proper maintenance of excavating machines
    • Routine maintenance of the excavating machines
    • Ensuring cleanliness of the excavating machines

    Job Requirements

    • KCSE certificate of Grade D Plain or its equivalent
    • Have passed the suitability test for plant operators
    • Possess a valid driving license free from current endorsement for class of machines that one may be required to operate
    • Have attended a First Aid certificate course lasting not less than one week from St. John
    • Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways & Building Technology (KIHB) or any recognized institution.

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    Electrical Artisan

     

    J/G 7 

    Duties

    • Undertaking repairs in the areas of specialization;
    • Routine checks of equipment in the areas of specialization
    • Fixing simple electrical gadgets and installations for maintenance in buildings;

    Job Requirements

    • Have National Trade Test II Certificate in the area of specialization from the Directorate of Industrial Training or any other recognized institution;
    • 3 years’ experience

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    Carpenter Artisan

     

    J/G 8 

    Duties

    • Repair of buildings;
    • Repair of wood-work in building installations, fabrication of simple structures

    Job Requirements

    • Must have a mean grade of D plain in KCSE or its equivalent from recognized Technical Institutes.
    • must possess the necessary trade test III certificate grade for appointment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to forward their job application letters enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant professional and academic certificates and transcripts, testimonials, copy of National identity card and indicate their current post and remuneration as well as names, addresses (postal and email) and telephone numbers of three referees in envelopes clearly marked job title to the address below or hand delivered to ;

    The Chief Executive Officer Coast Water Services Board P. O. Box 90417 – 80100 MOMBASA Physical address –Mikindani Street –Off Nkrumah Road MSA

    To be received on or before 24-11-2017 by 4.30 PM. (applications through email will not be accepted.)

    Points to Note All shortlisted candidates must meet the provisions of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya. 2010

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    All the positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms.

    Coast Water Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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