Land and Physical Planning Director of Surveys Jobs in Kenya

Land and Physical Planning Director of Surveys Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of Deputy Director of Surveys, CSG 6 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;

  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Land Surveying and Photogrammetry, Geomatics/Geomatic Engineering, Technology in Geomatics, Technology in Geo-informatics, Geo-spatial Engineering, Philosophy in Technology
    (Surveys), Hydrography or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;

  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Land Surveying and Photogrammetry, Geomatics/Geomatic Engineering, Technology in Geomatics, Technology in Geo-informatics, Geo-spatial Engineering, Philosophy in Technology (Surveys), Hydrography or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;

  • full membership of Institute of Surveyors of Kenya (MISK);

  • Demonstrated a high degree of administrative and professional competence and managerial capability required for the effective planning, organization and administration of training programmes;

  • A thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programmes and the ability to relate them to the training function; and

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution

    Duties and responsibilities at this level include:

  • Formulating and reviewing policies in surveying, mapping and National Spatial data Infrastructure;

  • Providing effective and efficient geographic information in accordance with the Constitution of Kenya Sessional Paper No. 3 on National Land
    Policy 2009, Survey Act Cap 299, Registered Lands Acts (RLA) Cap 300 and other related statutes;

  • Providing modern geoinformation which involves land surveying, cartography, photogrammetry, photolithography and hydrography leading to the establishment of a National Land Information System (NLIMS);

  • Approving astronomical, gravity magnetic, VLBI, cadastral, adjudication, subdivisional schemes, photo control, engineering and hydrographic surveys;

  • Authorizing research of new and emerging technologies, the preparation and publication of plans, maps charts and National Gazettes on Geographical Names;

  • Ensuring territorial integrity of the nation by defining and maintaining physical location of national and international boundaries;

  • Monitoring and evaluation of the survey and mapping activities

  • Preparation and implementation of the department’s performance appraisal systems and contracts; and

  • Overseeing the finances and assets management of the Department, instituting operational accountability and overall management and development of staff.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Land and Physical Planning Director of Surveys Jobs in Kenya


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