Director Environment and Natural Resources

County Public Service Board of Busia

Job Summary

Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the Department of Water, Irrigation, Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change Affairs.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Reporting to Chief Officer – Water, Irrigation, Environment Climate change and Natural Resources

Duties and responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will involve:-
Implementation of the strategic plan; Coordinate the setting of performance targets; Handling technical, administrative, human resource, budgetary and asset management; Policy formulation, interpretation and implementation; Negotiation , legislation and domestication of relevant MEAs; Conceptualization, development, implementation and monitoring of environmental and natural projects initiatives and programs; Rehabilitation, restoration and conservation of river basin; other riparian ecosystems and any other assignments as assigned.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

i. Served in the grade of Deputy Director of Environment and Natural Resources or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or any recognized entity for a minimum period of three (3) years.
ii. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental Science and Management, Aquatic science ,Natural resources management, Forestry, Geospatial information and Remote sensing, Bio-diverse systems Engineering, Water Resources Management, Agriculture and any other relevant course from a recognized institution.
iii. Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:-Environmental economics, Natural Resource Management, aquatic sciences, Environmental Education/Zoology/Health/ Chemistry, Agriculture, Land and water Management and any other related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
iv. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development program lasting not less than six (6) weeks or equivalent management training from a recognized institutions.
v. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
vi. Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of environment and natural resources.
vii. Be a member of a professional body in good standing (lead expert with NEMA, lead expert registered with Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK).

Mandatory Additional requirements (Chapter VI documents of the constitution of Kenya 2010)

All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents
• Tax Compliance Certificate
• Clearance from HELB where necessary
• Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
• Certificate of good conduct from the police
• CRB Clearance Certificate
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 14th August, 2020 at 5.00 p.m.:

P.O. BOX 1103 – 50400

Martin S Sikolia
For Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board

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