2 Principal Physical Planner Jobs in Kenya

Principal Physical Planner (2 Positions)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiating, preparing and monitoring the implementation of County and local physical and Land Use development plans.
  • Providing advice on development applications and development control matters.
  • Implementing and providing feedback on physical and land use planning guidelines and standards.
  • Managing physical and land use planning data.

  • Preparing action plans for specific projects such as residential housing schemes, shopping centers, industrial estates and recreational facilities.
  • Undertaking thematic regional studies on matters relating to physical and land use planning.
  • Preparing annual state of physical planning reports on county and local physical development plans.
  • Set agenda and convene physical planning liaison committee meetings.
  • Keeping record of deliberations and communicate decisions of the physical planning liaison committees; and
  • Management of physical and land use planning data.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served in the grade of Chief Physical Planner for a minimum period of three (3) years.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution.
  • Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
  • Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board.
  • Attended a senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  • Have demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University.

 before Tuesday, 12th June  2023, at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

How to Apply


  1. Additional information and proper job descriptions on the advertised positions are available on the website at www.homabay.go.ke
  2. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  3. Applicants from Homa Bay County are required to indicate their constituency and ward of residence
  4. Shortlisted candidates for all the positions advertised 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)

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: https://www.homabay.go.ke/career/ 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 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.