Machakos County Principal Physical Planners Jobs in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
County Government of Machakos
County Public Service Board
Public Service Board of Machakos County wishes to recruit competent and
qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the
Constitution of Kenya 2010 Chapter 11 Section 235 and the County
Government Act 2012 Sections 45, 50 and 51.
Principal Physical Planner
2 Posts


Ref: MKS/CPSB/2016/2
The officer will work under the supervision and guidance of the County Director of Physical Planning.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Initiating, preparing and monitoring the implementation of county and local physical development plans.
  • Preparing action plans for specific projects such as residential housing schemes, shopping centers, industrial estates and recreational facilities.
  • Providing advice to County government and private agencies on development proposals and plans.
  • Implementing and providing feedback on physical planning guidelines and standards.
  • Undertaking thematic regional studies on matters relating to physical planning.
  • Managing physical planning data.
  • Setting agenda and convening physical planning liaison committee meetings.
  • Keeping record of deliberations and communicating decisions of the physical planning liaison committees.
  • Providing advice on development control.
  • Carrying out public education on physical planning matters;
  • Preparing annual state of physical planning reports on county and local physical development plans.
Requirements for appointment:
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum Three (3) years’ experience in the relevant field.
  • Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
  • Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board;
  • Have a certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Have a Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
  • Have demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Salary and Remuneration:
Salary Scale: Kshs. 48,190 – 65,290 pm
House Allowance: Kshs. 14,667 pm
Other Allowances: Kshs. 8,000 pm
Terms of Service: Permanent.

How to Apply:
Applications should be filled on official form (MCPSB 1/2015) accessible from Machakos County Website and submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the positions applied for and addressed to:
The Secretary
Machakos county public service board,
P.O. box 603- 90100
OR can also be hand delivered to the Machakos County Public Service Board office’s located on collage road, Machakos Town. 
Application should reach the Secretary County Public Service Board on or before 4th March 2016.

Note: Only Short listed Candidates are required to bring the following clearance certificates:
(a) Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
(b) Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
(c) Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
(d) Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
Satisfy the requirements of Chapter (6) Six of the Constitution.
understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined
in Articles (10) and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Machakos County Government is an equal opportunity employer

Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.
Employees working in the county are encouraged to apply.

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