REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
“A citizen-centric public service”
“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”
RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).
VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF ENERGY
Chief Superintending Geochemist - TWO (2) POSTS – V/No. 264/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 87,360 - Ksh.121,430 p.m. (CSG 7)
House Allowance: Ksh.16, 800 – 45,000p.m (depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 12,000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of nine (9) years and currently serving at the grade of Geochemist I, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the
wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Geochemistry, Geology, Chemistry, Geo-Science or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in
(iii) demonstrated professional competence in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
(i) overseeing designing of geochemical field projects;
(ii) coordinating and managing geochemical field projects in geo-energy sector;
(iii) reviewing geochemical exploration reports;
(iv) overseeing the analysis of geochemical samples/data;
(v) developing geochemical exploration standards and guidelines in geo-energy sector;
(vi) monitoring conformity to legislation and statutes related to geochemical exploration activities in geo-energy sector;
(vii) ensuring implementation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment recommendations for geo-energy sector projects; and
(viii) ensuring proper management of resources.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION