The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is established under Article 171 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. The mandate of the Commission is to promote and facilitate independence and accountability of the Judiciary and the efficient, effective and transparent administration of Justice.
The Commission invites applications from qualified candidates to fill the following vacancy.
POSITION: Senior Engineer, Civil/Structural (JSG 4)
Job Reference Number : V/No. 22/2021
Number of Posts : One (1)
Terms of Service : Permanent and Pensionable
Gross Salary Scale : Kshs. 169,800 – 227,600 p.m.
The job holder will be responsible for reviewing civil/structural designs and drawings
The job holder is responsible to the Assistant Director, Civil/Structural Engineering
Area of Deployment:
Department of Building Services UN
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
i. Reviewing civil/structural designs and drawings;
ii. Implementing of civil/structural engineering design standards and approved projects;
iii. Overseeing testing of soil and materials to determine adequacy and strength of foundations and building structures; and
iv. Ensuring compliance with the regulations and guidelines for infrastructural projects.
Job Requirements: Academic and Professional Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have: -
i. A Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from a recognized institution;
ii. Registered as a graduate Engineer by Engineers Board of Kenya or any other recognized professional body;
iii. A Senior Management Course or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
iv. Proficiency in computer application skills;
v. Demonstrated professional competence in work performance and results; and
vi. Met the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
i. Minimum six (6) years relevant work experience;
ii. At least three (3) years at Supervisory Management level.
Job Core Competencies:
i. Sound knowledge of Public Procurement Laws of Kenya;
ii. Demonstrated ability to Review structural/ civil designs and drawings;
iii. Knowledgeable in regulations and guidelines for infrastructural projects;
iv. Excellent written and oral communication skills;
v. Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;
vi. Professional and Technical competence;
vii. Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
viii. Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and
ix. Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -
1. Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: https://www.jsc.go.ke/index.php/careers/
2. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application-
(a) A letter of application;
(b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as past employment record (if any).
(c) Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
(d) Certified copy of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
(e) Certified copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts; and
(f) Applicant’s recent colored passport size photographs (2 No.).
NB: Those who applied earlier need not to re-apply.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: -
• Kenya Revenue Authority
• Higher Education Loans Board
• Directorate of Criminal Investigation
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
• A recognized Credit Reference Bureau; and
• Clearance from relevant professional body
Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 29TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT 5.00 P.M.
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.