Kiambu County Chief Officer (Water & Sanitation) Job in Kenya

County Government of Kiambu

County Public Service Board


Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kiambu invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position: –

County Chief Officer, Water & Sanitation

Job Group CPSB 02

1 Post

Water, Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Department

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/ BSc. Water and Environmental Engineering, BSc. Water Engineering from a recognized institution;
  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering/ MSc. Water and Environmental Engineering, MSc. Water Engineering or any other relevant Masters will be an added advantage;
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five (5) years in the specific area;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six on Leadership and Integrity;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2025.
  • Be a strategic thinker and results oriented.
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General administration and coordination of the County Department;
  • Initiating, developing and implementing policies and sector plans;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programs to attain County’s vision 2025 and sector goals;
  • Developing and implementing Departmental strategic plans;
  • Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance;
  • Determining, managing and developing department’s workforce including implementation and monitoring of performance management systems;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply

i. CLICK HERE to download and complete our employment application form. Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the application form in our website.

ii. Forward your duly completed application form (in excel format) to

iii. The Board will NOT accept any hand delivered or postal applications, ALL applications are strictly through the email provided.

iv. In addition, CLICK HERE to fill an online aplication form.

Please Note:

i. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.

ii. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

iii. Short listed candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

iv. The Shortlisted candidates shall also be required to produce valid clearance documents from;

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Credit Reference Bureau

v. The County Public Service Board is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans.

People with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications so as to reach the undersigned on or before 11th May, 2020 at 5.00 pm.

County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P.O Box 2362-00900


Engineering and Technical
Updated: May 7, 2020 — 6:12 am