Public Service Commission
Our Vision: A citizen-centric public service
Our Mission: To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery.
Vacant Positions in the Public Service
Ministry of Water & Sanitation and Irrigation
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
Assistant Director of Land Reclamation
Three (3) Posts
Salary Scale: Ksh.85,110 – Ksh.119,730 p.m.
Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
(i) served in the grade of principal land reclamation officer for a minimum period of three (3) years
(ii) a Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines: -Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Hydrology, Geography, Geology, Economics, Community Development., Environmental Science, Marine Science, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Water Engineering from a recognized institution;
(iii) a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Hydrology, Geography, Geology Economics, Community Development, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Agricultural Engineering, Water Engineering, Statistics, Pest Management, Rural Development or Project Planning and Management from a recognized institution;
(iv) a Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(v) demonstrated professional competence in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
(i) Mobilising resources for land reclamation programmes;
(ii) Overseeing implementation of projects and ensuring that set standards are met; developing national land degradation assessment and rehabilitation programmes;
(iii) Validating awareness creation and advocacy materials;
(iv) Identifying and promoting sustainable rehabilitation of degraded land;
(v) Monitoring and evaluating the impact of development activities;
(vi) Liaising with stakeholders, national, regional and international organizations and institutions involved in research, training and development programs on land Reclamation; and
(vii) Undertaking impact assessment on land reclamation programs.
NOTE: In addition to the above requirements, for appointment to this grade an Engineer must be registered by the Engineers Professional Body.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 11th May, 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).