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Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Irrigation)

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: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

4. SENIOR PRINCIPAL SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER (IRRIGATION) J/G “R” 1(ONE) POST
(COUNTY DIRECTOR IRRIGATION & LAND RECLAMATION)

Reporting to County Chief Officer Department of Water, Irrigation, Environment and Natural Resources

a) Duties and responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail :
-formulating policies, standards, programs and projects for irrigation development, promoting research development and innovation in irrigation sector; coordinating the planning, designing, construction, operation and maintenance of irrigation systems, liaising with development partners and other relevant stakeholders in irrigation development, supervising monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects, and promoting research and technology transfers in irrigation and land reclamation; Any other duties assigned.
The officer will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of departmental strategic plan; ensuring development and review of annual work plans and budgets; coordinating departmental performance contract; and managing and developing staff

b) Requirements for Appointment.
i. Have served in the grade of Principal Superintending Engineer (Irrigation) for at least three (3) years.
ii. Be in possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio systems Engineering, , Biomechanical and Processing or Soil and Water Environmental Engineering from a recognized institution.
iii. Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines; Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural systems Engineering, Soil and Water engineering Water Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Water Resources Engineering or irrigation Engineering from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
iv. Be registered/ registrable by Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK)/Kenya Engineering Technologists Registration Board. (KETRB)
v. A member of a professional body in good standing.
vi. Have attended a strategic leadership Development course in lasting not less than six (6) weeks or equivalent Management Training from a recognized institution;
vii. Have certificate in computer applications; and have demonstrated general managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the irrigation and drainage functions
viii. Any other duties as assigned

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.:

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF BUSIA
COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O. BOX 1103 – 50400
BUSIA, KENYA

Martin S Sikolia
For Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board

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