Irrigation Director Job in Kenya

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Irrigation Director Job in Kenya

Irrigation Director 

Terms of Service: – Permanent and Pensionable 

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Initiating formulation of policies and programmes for irrigation development;
  • Coordinating training of graduate engineers and technicians;
  • Supervising preparation of irrigation development programs;
  • Validating reports on socio- economic and environmental impact of irrigation development;
  • Promoting research and innovation in irrigation sector,
  • Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of irrigation programmes and projects;
  • Coordinating the planning, designing, construction, operation and maintenance of irrigation systems.

Qualifications for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering, Soil Water and Environmental engineering, Environmental and Bio-systems Engineering, Biomechanical and Processing Engineering or Soil and Water Engineering from a recognized institution;
  • Master degree in relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Have relevant working experience of not less than twelve 5 years in the relevant sector;
  • Have attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting at least six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Been registered as an engineer with Engineers Registration Board (ERB);
  • Membership to a recognized professional body;
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of irrigation engineering development programmes and projects;


  • All Directors report to the relevant Chief Officers in their Departments.
  • Additional information and proper job descriptions on the advertised positions are available on the website at
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Applicants from Homa Bay County are required to indicate their constituency and ward of residence.
  • Shortlisted candidates for all advertised positions will be required to provide copies of relevant documents from the under-listed authorities.
    • Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application letters together with curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, and testimonials, as well as national identity card or passport and any other relevant documents, either electronically through the County website: or physically delivered to the Homa Bay County Public Service Board Offices in Homa Bay Town through hand delivery or through Post Office using the address below. Applicants should clearly indicate the position(s) applied for on top of the envelope addressed to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer,

Homa Bay County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 95 – 40300,


Homa Bay County is an equal-opportunity employer, and women, youth, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply. Applications should be received on or before Tuesday, 14th  March  2023, at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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