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Geologist

County Public Service Board of Nyandarua

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

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

Job Description

The County Public Service Board of Nyandarua wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions at the following Departments:

THE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD


DEPARTMENT OF WATER, ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND NATURAL RESOURCES

9. Geologist JOB GROUP ‘K’ ONE (1) POST VACANCY NO: 156/2020
Terms of Service : Permanent and Pensionable
Basic Salary : Kshs. 38,270 p.m. – 51,170 p.m.
House Allowance : Kshs. 7,500 p.m.
Commuter Allowance : Kshs. 5,000 p.m.
Medical Benefits : Comprehensive Medical Cover

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Geology, Hydro-geology, Geological Engineering, Natural Earth Science or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
ii. Be registered by the Geological Society of Kenya as a Graduate Geologist;
iii. Certificate in Engineering Design applications (AutoCAD or ARCGIS); and
iv. Certificate in Computer applications.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Mapping of the county’s natural resource potential for economic and sustainable exploitation;
ii. Mapping of the county’s ground water resource potential and quality for sustainable exploitation to complement surface water resources;
iii. Siting of boreholes, supervision of drilling activities, test pumping and installation works;
iv. Identifying suitable dam sites by carrying out geotechnical investigations of underlying soil and rock strata;
v. Identifying suitable ground water /borehole recharge sites from surface runoff;
vi. Liaising with government agencies and stakeholders in the drilling and development of borehole projects in the county;
vii. Provision of technical advice to communities on boreholes and ground water abstractions including shallow wells development and equipping;
viii. Liaise with WRUAs, WRA, NEMA and other Agencies for necessary ground water abstraction authorizations, permits and licenses;
ix. Preparation of progress reports; and
x. Conflict resolution among ground water users.

Visit Nyandarua County Website for specific posts and requirements for appointment.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates are requested to download the Application for Employment Form from the website: www.nyandaruacpsb.go.ke Thereafter, candidates should complete the Application for Employment Form and attach photocopies of the following documents:
i. National Identification Card
ii. Academic, professional certificates and testimonials
iii. Any other relevant supporting documents

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, plus other relevant documents in support of their applications.

Applications should be submitted to the County Public Service Board clearly indicating the position applied for on the envelope which should be addressed to:
The Secretary,
County Public Service Board of Nyandarua,
P.O. Box 38-20303,
OI-Kalou.


Applications may also be hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices located at Posta house, 2nd floor, 0I-Kalou Town. Applications should be received on or before dose of business on 21st October, 2020.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer women, youth, physically challenged, minority and marginalized persons: are encouraged to apply.

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