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Vacancies in the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources

Public Service Commission of Kenya – Vacant Positions in the Public Service
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.
Assistant Director, Geo-Information Services
One (1) Post
(Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing)
V/No127/2010

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.63,782 – Ksh.81,404 p.m. (Job Group ‘P’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • served for at least twelve (12) years in Geo-Information Services or a related field, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Chief Geo-Information Officer, Job Group ‘M’ or above or in a comparable position in the Management,
  • Geography or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized university;
  • attended a senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and administrative ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities

The officer will be answerable to the Senior Assistant Director of Geo-Information Services for all matters relating to the day to day administration of the Geo-Information Systems (GIS) Division.
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:
  • assisting in formulating Geo-Information policies and maintenance standards;
  • facilitating and conducting Geo-Information research; and
  • carrying out manpower training, development programmes and deployment.
Assistant Director, Natural Resource Survey and Remote Sensing
Three (3) Posts
(Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing)
V/No. 128/2010
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.63,782 – Ksh.81,404 p.m. (Job Group ‘P’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • served in the grade of Principal Natural Resource Survey and Remote Sensing, Job Group ‘N’ for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable position in the Public Service;
  • attended a senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated professional competence in the development of Natural Resource Survey techniques and use of Geo-Information systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be in charge of a division in the Department composed of a multi-disciplinary team of  technical officers.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
1.     formulating and implementing major departmental and National programmes, research, resource assessments,
analyzing and presenting results;
2.     relating research and resource assessment results to public policy issues and their implications; and
3.     translating the policy implications into National and District development planning agenda.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke OR by completing ONE application form PSC 2 (Revised 2007). The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Please Note
  • Serving officers should first register their personal profiles on the Commission’s website before making an application for a job online. Those already registered may edit their profiles if need be.
  • Candidates should NOT attach any copies of academic and professional certificates to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to ALL KENYANS.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and testimonials during interviews. Serving officers will be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Completed application forms should be sent to:
The Secretary
Public Service Commission of Kenya
P.O. Box 30095-00100
Nairobi,
so as to reach the Commission on or before 21 st May  2010.

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