Deputy Director Job in Kenya - Environment

Pursuant to Article 235(1)(b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59(1)(b) of the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012; the County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitable and qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the County Government on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service as follows:

Deputy Director Environment, Job Group ‘Q’ One (1) Post, Advert No. CPSB/48/2023

Duties and responsibilities

Formulating policies and plans for natural resources management

Coordinating all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health and

Evaluating and verifying employee performance through the review of completed work assignments and work

Overseeing preparation of annual work plans and financial budgets and coordinating activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of subordinate

Supervising programs, controlling and coordinating functions;

Formulating, developing and implementing environment policies, legislation, strategies and action plans for natural resources management

Organizing and participating in environment and natural forestry meetings

Conducting advocacy, image building and publicity campaigns on environment and forestry

Assisting in formulating policies, procedures, plans for existing and new natural resources management programs and ensure the evaluation and enforcement of environmental laws and

Implementing and evaluating relevant divisional structures, plans, programs and projects in the environmental

Developing, implementing and evaluating the divisions strategic plans, programs and projects in collaboration with other departments and stakeholders

Monitoring the implementation of projects according to work plans to ensure quality assurance and

Developing appropriate County departmental policies, legal and institutional frame works for implementation of the mandate of the


For appointment to this position, the officer Must: –

Have served in a position of Assistant Director Environmental and Natural resources, or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least 3 years

Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental Science and Management, Aquatic Science, Natural Resource Management, Forestry, Wildlife Management, Environmental Economics, Environmental Biology, Conservation, Range Science, Tourism, Geospatial Information and Remote Sensing, Biodiversity System Engineering, Water Resource Management and any other equivalent course from any recognized

Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Environmental Economics, Natural Resources Management, Aquatic Sciences, Environmental Education, Zoology, Health, Chemistry, Agriculture, Plant and Water Management and any other related field from a recognized institution will be an added

Be a member of a professional body and in good standing (Lead expert in EIA/EA) with NEMA, Member of Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK).

Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting a minimum of six (6) weeks from or its equivalent a recognized institution;

Have certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution

Have demonstrated a general managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance

Mandatory Additional requirements

All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following documents:

KRA Tax compliance certificate

Clearance from HELB

Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Certificate of Good Conduct

CRB clearance certificate

How to apply

All applicants should submit their application letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card and any other supporting documents to the County Public Service Board – PORT VICTORIA PLAZA on or before Wednesday 31st May, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO, County Public Service Board, County Government of Busia,

P.O Box 1103- 50400,


The County Government of Busia is an equal opportunity employer, women, youth, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.