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Government Jobs in Kenya - Mandera County

Mandera County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified Kenya Citizens to fill the following vacant positions as per the constitution of Kenya 2010 and County Government Act No 17 of 2012.

DIRECTOR FOR ROADS & TRANSPORT- JG “R” ONE (1) POST-VACANCY NO.MCG/MCPSB/DRT/24/12/19/-01
 Terms of service –permanent and pensionable

 Responsibilities
  • Identify and prioritize roads/transport infrastructure projects;
  • Reconstruction of failed roads, upgrading gravel roads, by-passes, interchanges, bridges, non-motorised ;
  • Design, 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 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 the Chief Officer, investigate and report;
  • Implementation of the national transport policy;
  • Provision of motor vehicle inspection services; Provision of mechanical (road) and transport services;
  • Development and maintenance of county roads;
  • Material testing and advice on usage;
  • Protection of road reserves;
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned from time to
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a degree in Civil engineering or an equivalent from a recognized university in Kenya;
  • Be registered as a practicing Engineer by the Engineers Registration Board in Kenya and a member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya;
  • Must have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in Engineering services of not less than seven (7) years in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;
  • Must have Current valid annual Practicing Licence from Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  • Must be in good professional standing of not less than three (3) years post Board registration;
  • A master’s degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrated self-drive and proven leadership;
  • Certificate in management or supervisory course lasting not less than Four (4) weeks;
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the County Government goals;
  • Satisfied the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;

DEPUTY-DIRECTOR FOR ROADS & TRANSPORT- JG “Q” ONE (1) POST- VACANCY NO.MCG/DRT/MCPSB/24/12/19/-02
Terms of service –permanent and pensionable
 Responsibilities
  • Identify and prioritize roads/transport infrastructure projects;
  • Reconstruction of roads, upgrading gravel roads, by-passes, interchanges, bridges, non- motorised Roads etc;
  • Design, 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 project reports-monthly, quarterly and annual;
  • M & E of annual budget/targets and strategic plan targets;
  • Co-ordinate general administration control and discipline of the departmental staff, training and
  • Staff supervision and performance management;
  • Undertake Training needs assessment and planning for staff
  • Implementation of the national transport policy;
  • Provision of motor vehicle inspection services; Provision of mechanical (road) and transport services;
  • Development and maintenance of county roads;
  • Material testing and advice on usage;
  • Protection of road reserves;
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a degree in Civil engineering or an equivalent from a recognized university in Kenya;
  • A master’s degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university will be an added advantage;
  • Be registered as a practicing Engineer by the Engineers Registration Board in Kenya and a member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya;
  • Must be in good professional standing of not less than two (2) years post Board registration;
  • Must have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in Engineering services of five (5) in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;
  • Demonstrated self-drive and proven leadership;
  • Certificate in management or supervisory course lasting not less than Four (4) weeks will be added advantage;
  • Certificate in computer applications and computer Aided Design Software;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the County Government goals;
  • Satisfied the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

COUNTY CIVIL ENGINEERS – JG “N” THREE (3) POSTS-VACANCY NO.MCG/MCPSB/DRT/24/12/19-03
Terms of service –permanent and pensionable
Responsibilities
  • Assist in preparation of tender documents for road maintenance projects;
  • Assist in carrying out studies in maintenance works and collect data to be used in further maintenance works;
  • Assist in undertaking feasibility studies for new road maintenance work;
  • Make site visits and report progress of work;
  • Assists in carrying out road maintenance inspection and prepares progress report and recommendation. Prepares periodic report;
  • Assists in raw data collection and traffic flow;
  • Assists in design work (road and structures);
  • Participates in the evaluation of tenders;
  • Assists in supervision of consultants and contractors;
  • Any other duties relevant to the specialization as may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or comparable qualification from a recognized university and Served for a minimum period of one year as Engineer (works);
  • Have at least 1-2 years’ experience in public or private sectors;
  • Have a high degree of professional competence, administrative capacity and leadership qualities required for effective planning ,direction, control and coordination of technical projects;
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of Civil Engineering programmes and;
  • Have a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and development objectives;
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution

ROADS SURVEYOR –JG “K-N” ONE (1) POST-VACANCY NO.MCG/MCPSB/DRT/24/12/19/04
Terms of service –permanent and pensionable
Responsibilities
  • Implementation of survey and adjudication and settlement, management strategies and policies;
  • Carry out topographical surveys;
  • Implementation of sound survey, mapping and Geographical Information System (GIS) management;
  • Search legal records and land titles to obtain information on property boundaries;
  • Conduct survey to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles;
  • Prepare and maintain accurate sketches, maps, reports and legal description of surveys;
  • Prepare and verify accuracy of all data, charts, maps, records and documents related to survey;
  • Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to determine positions, shapes and evaluation of geomorphic and topographic features;
  • Co-ordinate with engineering and architectural personnel concern with the projects;
  • Any other duties
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • A diploma or a Bachelor Degree in surveying or geometric/geospatial engineering from a recognized university;
  • Have at least 1-2 years’ experience in public or private sectors;
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding in various types of survey;
  • Well-developed computer literacy skills (knowledge and application of GIS);
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Meet the requirements of the Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Civil Engineer (3 Posts)

VACANCY NO.MCG/MCPSB/DRT/24/12/19-03
Terms of service –permanent and pensionable
Responsibilities
  • Assist in preparation of tender documents for road maintenance projects;
  • Assist in carrying out studies in maintenance works and collect data to be used in further maintenance works;
  • Assist in undertaking feasibility studies for new road maintenance work;
  • Make site visits and report progress of work;
  • Assists in carrying out road maintenance inspection and prepares progress report and recommendation. Prepares periodic report;
  • Assists in raw data collection and traffic flow;
  • Assists in design work (road and structures);
  • Participates in the evaluation of tenders;
  • Assists in supervision of consultants and contractors;
  • Any other duties relevant to the specialization as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or comparable qualification from a recognized university and Served for a minimum period of one year as Engineer (works);
  • Have at least 1-2 years’ experience in public or private sectors;
  • Have a high degree of professional competence, administrative capacity and leadership qualities required for effective planning ,direction, control and coordination of technical projects;
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of Civil Engineering programmes and;
  • Have a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and development objectives;
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

ROAD INSPECTORS - JG  “J” THREE(3) POSTS-VACANCY NO.MCG/MCPSB/DRT/24/12/19/05
Terms of service –permanent and pensionable
 Responsibilities
  • Inspect road maintenance and construction works;
  • Identifies defects and makes report for improvement;
  • Carries out regular road inspection and recommends maintenance activities where necessary;
  • Assists in data collection tender document preparation;
  • Evaluation of tender documents;
  • Preparation of BQs (Bill of Quantity) and engineer estimate;
  • Supervision and assigning of duties to Road Overseers;
  • Preparation and monitoring of work programs for the Departments
  • Carrying out annual road condition and inventory survey (ARCIS).
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Kenya certificate of secondary education (KCSE) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Holder of Diploma in civil Engineering or its equivalent from an institution recognized in Kenya;
  • Have at least 1-2 years’ experience in public or private sectors;
  • Proficiency in relevant computer
How to Apply 
Interested applicant should fill in application form and attach copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Identity Card.The Form can be downloaded from Mandera County Website www.mandera.go.ke or obtained from Mandera County Public Service Board office, All Sub County Administrators Office in Mandera County.
Detailed of job descriptions, duties and requirements for appointments for the above positions can be obtained from the County website www.mandera.go.ke
All Chapter Six Clearance documents must also be attached to the employment application form.
No Online applications will be accepted.
The Board will not accept any other form of application except Mandera County employments application form stated above.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Mandera County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, youth and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Any form of canvasing and giving false information in employment application form will lead to automatic disqualification
Application should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side indicating position being applied for and vacancy number and;-
Addressed to:
The Secretary,
Mandera County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 356-70300, Mandera.
Applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or before Monday 13th, January 2020 by 4.00p.m. Or by hand delivered to the office of the County Public Service Board at Mandera Vocational Training Centre

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