Kisumu County Government Jobs

Kisumu County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions;


Vacancies in the Department of Lands, Housing, Physical Planning & Urban Development

A. Physical Planning & Urban Development Unit

1. County Director of Physical Planning Jobs in Kenya
(1 Post)- Job Group ‘R’- Ref: KSM/CPSB/2017/198

Requirements for Appointment:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Must have a first degree in Urban / Regional Planning or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Must have served at Job Group “P” and above for three (3) years or must have been in private practice for seven (7) years post registration;
  • A Masters’ degree will be an added advantage;
  • Be a member of a recognized professional body;
  • Must exhibit a thorough understanding of National Goals, Policies and Objectives, Constitution of Kenya; Urban Areas & Cities Act; Devolution Act; Physical Planning Act and the ability to relate them to the Physical Planning function.
  • Must be computer proficient;
  • Have demonstrated merit and ability reflected in work performance and results.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Reporting to the Chief Officer, Lands; Housing; Physical Planning & Urban Development; The County
    Director of Physical Planning shall:-
  • Organize, manage and administer the County Spatial planning function.
  • Implement the physical planning legislation and related legislations in the County
  • Formulate County specific physical development policies, guidelines, standards and strategies in line with national principles, norms and standards
  • Responsible for the preparation of County and Local Physical Development Plans
  • Formulate and ensure the implementation of physical development policies; national, regional,
    County, urban specific, strategies, and standards
  • Ensure effective enforcement of physical planning rules, regulations and compliance with approved physical development plans
  • Supervise the professional and technical performance of Sub County Physical Planning Units
  • Undertake studies and research on County specific matters related to physical planning
  • Prepare an annual status report on the physical planning matters in the County for submission to the County Executive Member responsible for Physical Planning
  • Responsible for the preparation of County Spatial Plan; Integrated Development Plan, Local Physical Development Plans.
  • Evaluate and process applications for development permission and recommend to the Chief Officer for approval
  • Oversee planning and budgeting processes for projects/programmes in the Section
  • Prepare performance targets, work plans and contracts for the Physical Planning section.
  • Mobilize resources including managing, mentoring and development of staff.
  • Collaborate and partner with local, regional, national and international stakeholders on matters relating to physical planning.

    Terms of Service: Permanent/ Contract.

    How to Apply:
    The candidate should apply attaching the photocopies of the following documents:
    1. National Identity Card
    2. Academic, Professional Certificates and Testimonials
    3. Clearance Certificates from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    4. A letter from the area Chief and any other relevant supporting documents.

    All Applications should be sent to the undersigned or hand delivered to our offices at Okore Road, Milimani (Former Municipal Education Office) on or before 24th February 2017 at 4.00 pm.

    The Secretary
    Public Service Board
    P.O.BOX 7792-40100,
    Kisumu

  • Kisumu County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Youth, Women and People Living with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that the County Government of Kisumu does not condone corruption in any form and any related offence is punishable by law.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kisumu County Government Jobs

    2. Senior Physical Planner Jobs in Kenya (4 Posts) - Job Group ‘M’ Ref: KSM/CPSB/2017/199

    Requirements for Appointment:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have a first degree in Urban & Regional Planning or related field from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • Must have served in the Public service at Job Group “L” for a period of three (3) years.
  • Must have private sector experience in Spatial/ Physical Planning for a minimum period of five (5) years;
  • Must be a member of a recognized professional body;
  • Must be computer proficient.
  • Have demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Reporting to the County Director of Physical Planning, the County Physical Planner shall:
  • Prepare County and Local Physical Development Plans
  • Formulate and ensure the implementation of physical development policies; national, regional,
    County, urban specific, strategies, and standards
  • Be responsible for ensuring effective enforcement of physical planning rules, regulations and
    compliance with approved physical development plans
  • Supervise technical staff in the Physical Planning section
  • Undertake studies and research on County specific matters related to physical planning
  • Undertake regional, national and international studies on matters relating to Physical Planning and localize them as per best practices adopted.
  • Implement the Physical Planning legislation and related legislations in the County
    h) Any other function as may be delegated by the County Director of Physical Planning

    Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

    How to Apply:
    The candidate should apply attaching the photocopies of the following documents:
    1. National Identity Card
    2. Academic, Professional Certificates and Testimonials
    3. Clearance Certificates from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    4. A letter from the area Chief and any other relevant supporting documents.

    All Applications should be sent to the undersigned or hand delivered to our offices at Okore Road, Milimani (Former Municipal Education Office) on or before 24th February 2017 at 4.00 pm.

    The Secretary
    Public Service Board
    P.O.BOX 7792-40100,
    Kisumu

  • Kisumu County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Youth, Women and People Living with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that the County Government of Kisumu does not condone corruption in any form and any related offence is punishable by law.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kisumu County Government Jobs

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