Irrigation Engineer

Wajir County Public Service Board

Job Summary

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Wajir invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES

WCPSB/009/2021: Irrigation Engineer J/G “K” (1 POST)

Duties and Responsibilities

i. updating the irrigation water users’ associations inventory;
ii. collecting and compiling data for irrigation planning;
iii. identifying and compiling inventory on relevant stakeholders in irrigation water management;
iv. promoting appropriate irrigation water management technologies; and
v. Preparing training materials and disseminating information on irrigation water management.
vi. Organizing farmers meetings for irrigation participatory development
vii. Implementing irrigation action plans
viii. Undertaking feasibility studies and preliminary investigations
ix. Training farmers on irrigation development technologies and environmental management
x. Designing and supervising construction of irrigation infrastructure
xi. Preparing irrigation schemes operation and maintenance schedules
xii. Preparation of work plans and budgets
xiii. Compilation of periodic reports

Requirements for appointment
i. Must have Bachelor’s Degree in a field of Agricultural Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
ii. Must be registered as a graduate Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK)
iii. Must be in possession of current certificate of good standing from Engineers Board of Kenya
iv. At least two (2) years of relevant work experience
v. Must have certification in CAD applications.
vi. Certificate in computer applications.
vii. Meet requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

How to apply:-
Applications shall include a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), Copies of academic and professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identification Card, Statutory clearance documents and other supporting documents to be sent in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the Position Title and Advert Number to:-
The Secretary/CEO
Wajir County Public Service Board
P O BOX 45 – 70200
WAJIR

OR
Hand delivered applications should be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s offices at Wajir County Headquarters. No online applications.
Applications should reach us on or before Wednesday, 29th September 2021. No online applications

Please note that:
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• Wajir County is an equal opportunity employer
• Women, Youth and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

THE SECRETARY/CEO
WAJIR COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

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