County Government of Tana River Deputy Director Physical Planning Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Tana River Deputy Director Physical Planning Jobs in Kenya

The County Public Service Board of Tana River pursuant to section 66 of the County
Government Act, 2012 wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the
following vacant positions:-

Terms of service:

  • Permanent and Pensionable


  • As prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Deputy Director of physical planning will be responsible to the Chief
    Officer Lands and Physical Planning for management and administration of the
    physical planning function;
  • Implementing of the Physical Planning Act, (Cap 286) the Physical Planners
    Registration Act 1996 and Urban Areas And Cities Act No.13, 2011;
  • Advise to the County Government on physical planning matters, formulation
    and review of national, regional and local physical development policies,
    guidelines and strategies;
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating the national spatial plan, reviewing
    and certifying, regional, county, metropolitan, urban, rural, techno-cities, resort
    cities and special economic zones physical development plans;
  • Providing guidelines for regulating use of land, ensuring proper physical
    planning practice in towns, municipalities and other urban areas;
  • Initiating research and innovation on urbanization strategies and policies and
    any other matters related to physical planning;
    vii. Being the secretary to the county physical planning liaison committee;
  • Preparing and implementing the performance targets work plans and contract,
    overseeing planning and budgeting for the department; and
  • Mobilization of resources, managing, mentoring and developing staff.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this position, one MUST:-

  • Have served as a Physical Planner or relevant field for a minimum period of
    five (5) years;
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline:- Urban and
    Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Urban and Regional
    Planning, Urban Planning, Regional Planning, Town Planning, Transport
    Planning or Spatial Planning from a recognized institution will be an added
  • Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural
    Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
  • Be
    registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board;
  • Have a certificate in Strategic Leaders Development Programme (SLDP) lasting
    not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Have a certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrate professional ability, high integrity and competence matched by a
    proper appreciation of the country’s socio economic development needs at the
    national, sectoral and local levels; and
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret and apply the Physical Planning Act (Cap. 286)
    and other related statutes in line with the National vision and goals.

    How to apply

  • Qualified and interested candidates should download and duly fill a job application
    form provided on our website online attach and submit their applications with updated CV, a copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic and professional certificates, names and contacts of three (3) referees, and other
    relevant testimonials to:-

    The Board Secretary/CEO
    County Public Service Board of Tana River
    P.O. Box 181 – 70101

  • All applications clearly specifying the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope should be received on or before Friday 16th November, 2018.
  • All applicants MUST comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the
  • Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Any
    canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The County Government of Tana River is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Women and persons living with disabilities (PDWs) are encouraged to apply.

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Tana River Deputy Director Physical Planning Jobs in Kenya

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