County Government of Migori Director Energy Jobs Kenya

County Government of Migori Director Energy 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

    Reporting to the Chief Officer, Water and Energy, the Director Energy will be responsible for oversight and foresight of the energy and development of energy sector in the county especially alternative sources to ensure promotion of appropriate energy saving technologies that contribute to sustainable utilization of natural resources in the county.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utility budget accounting, including forecasting future energy demand and costs;
  • Oversee procurement of electric and natural gas energy and water/sewer service.
  • Monitoring of utility metering systems including electric, natural gas, steam chilled water and
    potable water/sewer;
  • Promote the development, production, conservation and utilization of renewable energy;
  • Monitoring, supervision and evaluation of renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation
  • Coordination of research in renewable energy;
  • Promotion of development of appropriate local capacity for the manufacture, installation,
    maintenance and operation of renewable technologies;
  • Development and promotion of off-grid and decentralized electrical systems and hybrids;
  • Promotion, coordination and administration of outreach and knowledge management on
    renewable energy sources such as wind power, small hydro, biogas, and solar power
  • Promotion of Private Sector participation in development of renewable energy initiatives and
  • Energy opportunity Assessment; and Energy project support;
  • Organizational efficiency standards;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Chief Officer Department of Water,
    and Energy.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be in possession of Bachelor of Science Degree in any of the following disciplines: Energy,
    Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental sciences OR Bachelor of
    Science/Bachelor of Technology Degree in Mechanical/Chemical/Electrical/Energy Engineering or
    equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the above disciplines
    will be an added advantage
  • Where applicable, Registration by Professional bodies and possession of a current practicing
  • Have at least 5 years working experience 3 of which must be at a senior management level;
  • Experience in the field of renewable energy development for a period of not less than 5 years will be desirable;
  • Certificate course lasting not less than four (4) weeks or Certificate in Strategic Leadership
    Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be
    added advantage;
  • Have good communication, presentation, research and analytical skills
  • Be computer literate
  • Meet 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 Director Energy Jobs Kenya

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