County Government of Migori County Mining Officer Jobs Kenya

County Government of Migori County Mining Officer Jobs Kenya

Migori County Public Service Board is a Body corporate established under section 57 of the County Government Act 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Section 59 of the County Government Act 2012 outlines the functions of the Board, pursuant to Constitutional and Legal provisions, Migori County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill twelve (12) vacancies of Member, Isebania, Rongo and Awendo Municipalities pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 184 (1) (b) and County Government Act sections 49, 58 and 63 and as provided in the Urban Areas and Cities Act (No. 13 of 2011) section 13(2).

Terms of Service:

  • Permanent

    Job Summary

    The Job holder will primarily be responsible for the safe and economic production of the County’s minerals and will play a key role in the planning, exploitation and excavation of mineral resources since mining actions by their nature will be the reason of a disturbance of the natural atmosphere in and around which the minerals are located.

    He/she will oversee the manufacture and dispensation of mineral commodities; mitigate pollution to the environment both during and after mining as a result of the change in the mining area.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and maintain strategies to deliver profitable mining and geology services within
    the county;
  • Promote innovation and the use of leading edge technology in the mining and geological prospects
    undertaken by the miners;
  • Ensure that the mine and its related surface and underground operations remain safe and efficient;
  • Provide technical knowledge and management skills at all stages of mining, and to assess the impact these structures have on their surrounding environment;
  • Assist miners develop new technology for extraction of materials from nature and processing them for additional value;
  • Ensure proper operation in mines;
  • Plan, operate, manage the extraction of valuable rocks/mineral and reclaim mines and mining
    facilities for both surface and underground mineral deposits to provide raw materials and energy
    resources needed to sustain modern civilization, at a maximum efficiency, least cost and under the
    safest condition and environmentally conscientious manner.
  • Assist miners know what the mine is going to be like in short-mid and long term, and of course, look
    for new ways to optimize processes using engineering,
  • Develop strategies, business plans/budgets and business development to establish and grow the
    mining and geology sub sector into a profitable and successful business with a diverse capability
    profile, a depth of skills and professional personnel and an enduring level of client and
    partner/associate loyalty that fits in with the County’s overall strategy;
  • Create technical solutions for mine design, scheduling,
    costing and tracking problems. Typically
    working on a particular time or scale setting i.e. day to day schedule vs life of mine or the next blast
    vs. the whole mine design;
  • Ensure that miners extract minerals of interest from the ground following Mining regulations,
    optimizing economics and dealing with social and environmental implications.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be in possession of Bachelor of Applied Science, Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering from a
    University recognized in Kenya,
  • Minimum 2 years combined experience in mining production and engineering with knowledge of
    metallurgical processes of which one year of experience at a supervisory level;
  • Previous experience in a head office environment including evaluation of mineral properties, and
    financial, taxation is an asset,
  • Proven track record of leading and managing teams;
  • Ability to think strategically;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills’
  • Motivation and organization skills
  • Team player
  • A strong network of mining industry contacts in Kenya;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    How to Apply:

  • All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:

    The Secretary/CEO
    Migori County Public Service Board
    P.O Box 365- 40400, Suna

  • Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board
    located at Msomi Teachers’ College on Migori/Isebania Highway.
  • All applications should reach the Secretary/CEO Migori County Public Service Board on or before Monday December 17th, 2018 at 5:00pm
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates and testimonials.

    For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearance:

  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA
  • Clearance certificate from HELB
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department


  • Women, People Living With Disabilities and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply,
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidate will be contacted;
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
    Migori County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer.

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Migori County Mining Officer Jobs Kenya

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