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
Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Electrical) – TWO (2) POSTS - V/No. 259/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 99,900 - Ksh. 169,140 p.m (CSG 6)
House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000 – 50,000 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16, 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 twelve (12) years and currently serving at the grade of Senior Superintending Engineer (Electrical), CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) be registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
(iv) current valid annual practicing licence from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
(v) corporate membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK); and
(vi) demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of electrical services programmes.
Duties and Responsibilities
(i) participating in Energy Policy formulation in electricity subsector;
(ii) developing framework to enhance, reinforce and upgrade of the electricity grid network;
(iii) assisting in mobilization of funds for power transmission and distribution projects;
(iv) developing and coordinating electrification strategies towards achieving universal access to electricity;
(v) participating in development of the National Electricity Master Plan;
(vi) identifying, transmission line projects that will serve the projected power demand;
(vii) reviewing of feasibility studies on national transmission and distribution projects;
(viii) coordinating of power tariff study;
(ix) participating in development of energy sector cooperation frameworks and protocols with regional Governments and International bodies;
(x) promoting of strategies that will minimize international energy trade barriers, attract investments and facilitate exchange of information and data; and
(xi) supervising the development and review of budgets for the Directorate.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION