Kenya Wildlife Service Superintendent Land Surveyor Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Wildlife Service Superintendent Land Surveyor Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • Reporting to Land Surveyor, the overall responsibility will be to carry out angular & distance measurements and computations, to generate maps & plans for registration of title and decision making purposes.


  • Conducting topographical and physical surveys of sites, natural and man- made features for preparation of site plans and topographical maps for development purposes.
    Undertaking land survey activities and projects.

  • Confirmation of boundaries and alignment.
    Carrying out field measurement, reduction computations and adjustment of traverse networks.

  • Conducting traversing and tachometry.

  • Conducting survey work from aerial photographs.

  • Carrying out Cadastral survey for preparation of survey plans for purpose of titling.

  • Identifying and establishing photo control points.

  • Drafting survey notes and creating detailed drawings.

  • Carrying out computations for setting out work, road curves, intersections and other measurements.

  • Setting out computed coordinates on the ground and computation of areas.

  • Providing survey data during feasibility studies and final designs.

  • Drafting maps and plans for further improvements.

  • Testing the accuracy of surveying equipment.

  • Application of specialized land surveying software and cad systems to draw plans.

  • Carry put tertiary triangulation and traversing.

  • Maintaining an inventory of survey records.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Land Surveying and Photogrammetry, Geometrics Engineering, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Membership to Institute of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) – Land Surveyors Chapter.

  • Three (3) years work experience at the level of Land Surveyor II or equivalent.

  • Proficiency in computer application skills.

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    How To Apply

  • Interested and suitably qualified individuals should download the
    KWS Application for Employment Form on the website, fill and forward the same enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and emails of two (2) referees to the address below not later than Monday 16th March, 2020 at 4.30pm.

    Director General

    Kenya Wildlife Service

    P. O. Box 40241 – 00100

    Nairobi, Kenya.


  • Short-listed candidates will be required to obtain and be in possession of the following documents at the interview stage:-

  • Police Clearance Certificate.

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.

  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (Where applicable).

  • Clearance from Kenya Credit Reference Bureau.

  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

  • KWS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action.

  • In this regard, youth, women, people living with disabilities and those from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

  • Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/details as sought for will not be considered.

  • Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

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