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68 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya - Taita Taveta

Principal Administrative Officer (4 Posts)

JOB GROUP CPSB 06 `N’
Number of Posts: Four (4)
Terms of Service: Five (5) Years Contract
Remuneration: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission
Responsibilities

The officer in this position will serve as a Sub-County Administrator and shall be responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of the general administrative functions in the sub-county unit, including —
·         Development of policies and plans;
·         Coordination of service delivery at the Sub County;
·         Developmental activities to empower the community;
·         The provision and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public services;
·         Exercise any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board under section 86; and
·         Facilitate and coordinate citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of services.
Qualifications
For appointment to this position, an officer must be in possession of the following minimum requirements:
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         Served at the grade of Chief Ward Administrator/Chief County Administrative Officer or in a comparable position in the public/private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized institution;
·         A Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks or a professional management course from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
·         Proficiency in computer applications; and
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Ward Administrator I (20 Posts)

JOB GROUP CPSB 09 `K’
Number of Posts: Twenty (20)
Terms of Service: Five (5) Years Contract
Remuneration: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission
Responsibilities
The officer in this position will serve as a Ward Administrator and shall be responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of the general administrative functions in the Ward unit, including —
·         Development of policies and plans;
·         Service delivery;
·         Developmental activities to empower the community;
·         Provision and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public services;
·         The county public service;
·         Exercise any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board under section 86; and
·         Coordination and facilitation of citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of services.
Qualifications
For appointment to this position, one must be in possession of the following minimum requirements:
·         Served in an Administrative position or a minimum period of three (3) years
·         Diploma in any Social Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in any Social Science will be an added advantage
·         A certificate in Supervisory Management Course or any Professional Management course will be an added advantage
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Assistant Enforcement Officer IIII (4 Posts)

JOB GROUP CPSB 11 `H’
Number of Posts: Four (4)
Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract
Remuneration: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission
Responsibilities
·         Enforcement of National and County laws and regulations as outlined under schedule four of the constitution of Kenya
·         Provide mentorship and guidance
·         Responsible for orderly conduct and discipline of junior officers
·         Evaluate officer’ s fitness for duty
·         Drawing and Supervision of work schedules and duty rosters
·         Shift supervisor
·         Undertake routine patrols and or guarding of access points and key strategic areas in County institutions and installations;
·         Execute all orders and warrants lawfully issued to county law breakers;
·         Ensure preservation of order and sanity in markets, bus parks and other business premises;
·         Conducting frequent inspections on regulated activities to ensure compliance.
·         Ensure orderly parking and traffic management in county town centers
·         Apprehension, undertaking investigations and prosecution of county law breakers;
·         Enforce county spatial and development plans and other relevant Acts;
·         Crowd control, collection of information and reporting on security matters;
·         Revenue enhancement through imposing prescribed penalties as per the law;
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –
·         Diploma in the following disciplines: Security Management and Police Studies, Criminology, Forensic psychology, Intelligence, military science, Crime Prevention and Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
·         Must be physically fit
·         Must meet the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution
·         Certificate in computer applications.
·         Be aged 18-40 years.
·         National Youth service training will be an added advantage

Enforcement Assistant III (36 Posts)

JOB GROUP CPSB 15 `D’
Number of Posts: Thirty Six (36)
Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract
Remuneration: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission
Responsibilities
·         Enforcement of National and County laws and regulations as outlined under schedule four of the constitution of Kenya
·         Undertake routine patrols and or guarding of access points and key strategic areas in County institutions and installations;
·         Execute all orders and warrants lawfully issued to county law breakers;
·         Ensure preservation of order and sanity in markets, bus parks and other business premises;
·         Conducting frequent inspections on regulated activities to ensure compliance.
·         Ensure orderly parking and traffic management in county town centers
·         Apprehension, undertaking investigations and prosecution of county law breakers;
·         Enforce county spatial and development plans and other relevant Acts;
·         Crowd control, collection of information and reporting on security matters;
·         Revenue enhancement through imposing prescribed penalties as per the law;
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –
·         Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean Grade ‘D Plain’ and above or its equivalent.
·         be aged 18-35 years
·         Must be physically fit.
·         National Youth Service training will be an added advantage.

Director of Medical Services

JOB GROUP CPSB 03 `R’
Number of Posts: One (1)
Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract
Remuneration: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission
Responsibilities
·         Be the technical advisor to the County Health Executive Committee member ;
·         Supervise all health services within the County;
·         Promote the public health and the prevention, limitation or suppression of infectious, communicable or preventable diseases within the County;
·         Prepare and publish reports and statistical or other information relative to the public health within the County;
·         Report periodically to the Director-General for health on all public health occurrences including disease outbreaks, disasters and any other health matters;
·         Planning, budget preparation and implementation of work plans at hospital level
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the appointing authority and any other written law.
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan Citizen
·         Be at least a holder of a Bachelor Degree in Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dental or any other relevant health related discipline from a university recognised in Kenya;
·         A Master’s degree in relevant area will be an added advantage
·         Have the relevant Knowledge, Experience and a distinguished career in management of health services for not less than 5 years’
·         Must be e registered by the relevant Professional body
·         Be proficient in computer skills
·         Demonstrate a good understanding of the county government mandates, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
·         Attended a management course of not less than Four weeks. A strategic Leadership Development Course will be an added advantage
·         Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya

Director of Roads & Transport

JOB GROUP CPSB 03 `R’
Number of Posts: One (1)
Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract
Remuneration: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission
Responsibilities
·         Identify and prioritize roads/transport infrastructure projects
·         Reconstruction of failed roads, upgrading gravel roads, by-passes, interchanges, bridges, non-motorized traffic, etc
·         Design and construct bus parks, bus stops, roads widening, dual carriage, interchanges, bridges, by-passes, etc
·         Design and prepare BOQs, cost estimates and tender documents
·         Supervise construction works, project management and contract administration
·         Identifying suitable sources of development funds and preparing proposals
·         Prepare section budget plan
·         Section procurement plan
·         Section and project reports – monthly, quarterly and annual
·         M&E of annual budget/targets and strategic plan targets
·         Staff supervision and performance management
·         Training needs assessment and planning
·         Corruption detection and control – receive reports, discuss with ECM, investigate and report
Qualifications
·         Kenyan Citizen
·         A bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Civil Engineering or any equivalent qualification from a recognized University in Kenya
·         A Master’s degree in relevant area will be an added advantage
·         Have the relevant Knowledge, Experience and distinguished career preferably in Civil engineering of not less than 5 years’
·         Must be Registration with relevant professional body
·         Should demonstrate experience and competence in Public Finance, Budget and Procurement Procedures
·         Advanced computer skills (MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access and Engineering Design software
·         Experience in transportation engineering will be an added advantage
·         Attended a management course of not less than Four weeks. A strategic Leadership Development Course will be an added advantage
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya

Director of Housing

JOB GROUP CPSB 03 `R’
Number of Posts: One (1)
Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract
Remuneration: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission
Responsibilities
·         Identify and prioritize public works projects for rehabilitation and new construction
·         Design and construction of county offices, markets, health centers, stadiums, social halls, ECD centers, etc
·         Design, prepare BOQs, cost estimates and tender documents for proposed building projects
·         Oversee construction supervision works, project management and contract administration
·         Prepare section budget plan
·         Prepare section procurement plan
·         Prepare section and project reports – monthly, quarterly and annually
·         M&E of annual budget/targets and strategic plan targets
·         Staff supervision and performance management
·         Training needs assessment and planning
·         Corruption detection and control – receive reports, discuss with ECM, investigate and report
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         A bachelor’s degree in any of the following Housing Administration, Urban management, Urban/Regional Planning, Valuation and Property management, Architecture. Interior design, Civil/ Electrical/Structural/Mechanical Engineering, Land Economics, Building/Construction/Project management or equivalent qualification from a recognized University in Kenya
·         Master’s degree in relevant area will be an added advantage
·         Have the relevant Knowledge, Experience and a distinguished career preferably in Building Construction, Architectural Engineering, Quantity Survey or their equivalent for not less than 5 years’
·         Attended a management course of not less than Four weeks. A strategic Leadership Development Course will be an added advantage
·         Should be registered with relevant professional body such as institute of surveyors of Kenya, Architectural surveyors of Kenya where applicable
·         Should demonstrate experience and competence in Public Finance, Budget and Procurement Procedures
·         Advanced computer skills (MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Access and Engineering Design software
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
How To Apply
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:
The Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board
Private Bag
Voi
OR
Hand delivered to the Board offices located at the Voi Sub County Office (Former Municipal Council of Voi)
Important information
·         Candidates must attach a clear copy of their national identity card or valid passport.
·         Candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 by obtaining Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
·         The applications with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should reach the County Public Service Board on or before 4.30 PM on Friday 20th December, 2019.
·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
·         Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.
·         Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified.

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