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Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya - Kajiado

County Government of Kajiado
 
Kajiado County Public Service Board
 
Department of Lands, Physical Planning, Wildlife, Environment, Housing and Natural Resources

 

County Surveyor 
JG ‘Q’ 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carrying out county, national and international boundary and hydrographic surveys
  • Gravity and magnetic analysis
  • Astronomical observation: establishment very long base interferometry (VLBI)
  • Supervising gravity and magnetic control observations and computations
  • Cadastral, adjudication, topographical, sub-divisional schemes, photo control engineering, surveys
  • Carrying out quality control, topographical, engineering cadastral
  • Adjudication and general boundary surveys
  • Maintaining, testing, adjudication and certifying survey equipment
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines; Land surveying and Photogrammetry, Geomatics, Geomatic Engineering, Technology in Geomatics, Technology in Geo-informatics, Geo-spatial Engineering, Philosophy in Technology(Survey) from a recognized institution in Kenya
  • Affiliate/associate member of the institution of Surveyors of Kenya(ISK)
  • Must have a certificate in computer applications and Geographical Information System (GIS)
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability

Department of Roads, Public Works, Transport & Energy
 
Heavy Plant Mechanic 
JG 'J' 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operate Earth moving equipment, road construction equipment and high capacity generators.
  • Keep all tools, equipment and machinery used in heavy plant section safe and in good condition.
  • Identify required materials / spare parts and initiate the procurement process
  • Ensure compliance to occupational health and safety requirements.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Automotive Engineering - Heavy plant option from an accredited institution (candidates in craft / certificate level but with wide experience in operation of Heavy Plant will be considered)
  • Five (5) years relevant experience.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage.
  • Valid driving license (Heavy Plant)
Plant Operator (Bulldozer D6)
JG ‘J’ 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Driving/Operating the assigned vehicle/Bulldozer D6
  • Carrying out routine checks on the machine cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems etc
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the machines systems
  • Maintenance of work ticket(s) for assigned machine
  • Ensuring security and safety of the machine on and off the road
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the machine
  • Checking and reporting to the accounting officer on validity of insurance, inspection certificates of machine for renewal
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must have experience of not less than seven (7) years operating a Bulldozer D6
  • Passed occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for classes B, C, E, D
  • Defensive driving certificate from the Automobile Association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Attended a First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution
  • Minimum entry age should be 25 years and above
  • Attended a refresher course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent is an added advantage
Plant Operator (Excavator) 
JG ‘J’ 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Driving / Operating the assigned vehicle/Excavator
  • Carrying out routine checks on the machine cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems etc
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the machines systems
  • Maintenance of work ticket(s) for assigned machine
  • Ensuring security and safety of the machine on and off the road
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the machine
  • Checking and reporting to the accounting officer on validity of insurance, inspection certificates of machine for renewal
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must have experience of not less than seven (7) years operating an Excavator
  • Passed occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for classes B, C, E, D
  • Defensive driving certificate from the Automobile Association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Attended a First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution
  • Minimum entry age should be 25 years and above
  • Attended a refresher course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent is an added advantage
Plant Operator 
JG ‘J’ 
(2 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Driving the assigned motor vehicle
  • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems etc
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems
  • Maintenance of work ticket(s) for vehicle(s) assigned
  • Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road
  • Overseeing safety of the passengers and/of goods therein
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle(s)
  • Checking and reporting to the accounting officer on validity of insurance, inspection certificates of motor vehicle for renewal
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must have an experience of not less than seven (7) years
  • Passed occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for classes A B, C, E, D for plant operators
  • Defensive driving certificate from the Automobile Association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Attended a First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than (1) at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution
  • Minimum entry age should be 25 years and above
  • Attended a refresher Course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent is an added advantage
Automotive Mechanic 
JG 'J' 
(1 Post)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out fault finding and diagnosis in county motor vehicles
  • Undertake transmission, suspension, braking and engine management systems for county motor vehicles and other machines
  • Assessing and undertaking repair of tyres, trim and general fitting as well as body repair, spray painting and finishing
  • Assessing the state of county motor vehicles and advising if repairs are needed
  • Carrying out repairs of county motor vehicles and other machines and replacing damaged parts
  • Undertake road testing of county motor vehicles and other machines
  • Fitting and servicing accessories of county motor vehicles and other machines
  • Carrying out standard servicing and checks
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the County vehicles while on service
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for Appointment
  • A holder of a Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance, Repair Principles or Vehicle Technology from a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in the area of Vehicle Maintenance, Repair Principles and Vehicle Technology
  • Must have experience of not less than five (5) years in Automotive Mechanic field

Roads Inspector 
JG ‘J’
(4 Posts)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide assistance and information to contractors and public concerning requirements of road construction standards and other applicable laws and statutes.
  • Prepare the bill of quantities of public works.
  • Conducts sites inspections as directed to ensure that the works are compliant to the set standards.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports of the road works.
  • Prepare, maintain and organize inspection reports for all the completed works.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited institution
  • A Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Two (2) or more years working experience in a similar field
  • Wide knowledge and experience in preparation of bill of quantities
  • Show administrative ability by being conversant with government procedures
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
Works Officer 
JG 'J' 
3 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide assistance and information to contractors and public concerning requirements construction standards and other applicable laws and statutes.
  • Prepare the bill of quantities of public works.
  • Conducts sites inspections as directed to ensure that the works are compliant to the set standards.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports of public works.
  • Prepare, maintain and organize inspection reports for all completed works.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Building Construction, Architecture, Structural Engineering, Quantity Surveying or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Wide knowledge and experience in preparation of bill of quantities.
  • Two (2) years experience in project supervision
  • Show administrative ability by being conversant with government procedures.
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills.
  • A Higher Diploma in the same fields will be an added advantage.
Building Inspector 
JG 'J' 
(3 Posts)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitoring and execution of works in specialized fields of public works in the following:- planning, design, supervision of construction, contracts, materials, investigation and research to buildings; direction, control and supervision of maintenance of various structures.
  • Providing various pre-design services;
  • Take responsibility for time management of assigned jobs
  • Attend meetings and provide reports to the Chief Officer Public Works on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects under their responsibility
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Architecture from a recognized institution
  • Three (3) or more years experience in the relevant field
  • Demonstrate skills in the areas of design, presentation and technical area
  • Show administrative ability by being conversant with government procedures
  • Proficiency with Auto CAD/Civil 3 Dimensions
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Products and Presentation software
  • A Higher Diploma will be an added advantage

Architect 
JG ‘L’ 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establishment of standard drawings for public works projects.
  • Co-ordination of design, supervision of construction and maintenance of Public Buildings, Civil works and other Public works.
  • Co-ordination and checking of public works tender documents including bill of quantities.
  • Counter checking of sites, measurements and variation orders, calculation of fluctuations and preparation of Final Accounts.
  • The preparation of bills of schedules of materials.
  • The preparation of bills of schedules of labour and services required in the constructions and equipment.
  • The preparation and presentation of progress reports.

Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Served in the grade of Architect in the public service or in a comparable and relevant position for at least three (3) years.
  • Be registered with the Board of Registration of Architects.
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years post registration working experience.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications and knowledge in Archi CAD and AutoCAD
  • A Master's degree will be an added advantage.

Structural Engineer 
JG ‘N’
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring and execution of works in the field of Structural engineering in the following: - planning, design, supervision of construction, contracts, materials, investigation and research related to the field; direction, control and supervision of maintenance of various structures / roads
  • Attend meetings and provide reports to the Chief Officer Roads on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects under their responsibility
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Three (3) or more years experience in the planning and implementation of relevant projects
  • Be registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (ERB)
  • A current valid Practicing license from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenyavi. Proficiency in relevant computer applications
Civil Engineer 
JG ‘N’ 
(1 Post)
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring and execution of works in the field of Civil Engineering in the following: - planning, design, supervision of construction, contracts, materials, investigation and research related to the field; direction, control and supervision of maintenance of various structures/roads
  • Attend meetings and provide reports to the Chief Officer Roads on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects under their responsibility
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • Three (3) or more years experience in the planning and implementation of relevant projects
  • Be registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (ERB)
  • A current valid Practicing license from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications
Electrical Engineer
JG ‘N’ 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring and execution of works in the field of Electrical Engineering in the following: - planning, design, supervision of construction, contracts, materials, investigation and research related to the field; direction, control and supervision of maintenance of various contracts
  • Attend meetings and provide reports to the Chief Officer Roads on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects under their responsibility
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Three (3) or more years experience in the planning and implementation of relevant projects
  • Be registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (ERB)
  • A current valid Practicing license from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications
How to Apply

Note:
 Applicants should specify clearly the discipline applied for.
 
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to present copies of the following valid documents:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) but exempted for Diploma holders
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance certificate from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should be sent to the undersigned or hand delivered to our offices at A.C.K Tenebo House, Kajiado 1st floor on or before Friday 4th September, 2015 5.00 p.m.

The Secretary
County Public Service Board, Kajiado County
P.O. Box 664 – 001100,
Kajiado

Note:

  • Any form of canvassing shall lead to immediate disqualification;
  • Kajiado County is an equal opportunity employer; women, youth and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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