Public Service Commission
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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 / Principal Superintending Engineer (Water Harvesting and Storage)
Two (2) Posts
Salary Scale: Ksh.85,110 – Ksh.119,730 p.m.
Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
(i) cumulative Service of Fifteen (15) years in the Irrigation and Drainage field or any other related field, ten (10) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Engineer I (Irrigation) “CSG 9” and above;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering, Soil Water and Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Bio-systems Engineering, Biomechanical and Processing Engineering or Soil and Water Engineering from a recognized institution;
(iii) registered with Engineers professional body as an Engineer;
(iv) a Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; and
(v) demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of water storage & flood control engineering programmes and projects.
NOTE: possession of Master’s Degree will be an added advantage;
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –
(i) Carrying out feasibility studies;
(ii) Planning and designing water storage and flood control infrastructures;
(iii) Carrying out research activities in various aspects of water storage and flood control systems;
(iv) Ensuring professional standards and undertaking quality control during construction of water storage and flood control infrastructure;
(v) Supervising the construction of water storage and flood control works undertaken directly or by contract;
(vi) Formulating, monitoring and evaluating requirements of physical and financial progress of development projects and programmes;
(vii) Being a Resident Engineer of a project; and
(viii) Preparing technical tender documents on water storage and flood control infrastructure.
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).