Migori County - Director - Water Services Jobs in Kenya

Migori County - Director - Water Services Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organization, direction, control and coordination of the functions of the Department;

  • Interpretation and application of water resource management laws and other related statutes in line with the county goals and objectives;

  • Assist in the development of appropriate County water policies legal and institutional framework for the implementation of mandate of the Ministry;

  • Assist in providing technical and management guidance in all aspects of water resources management;

  • Provide technical guidance in performing design work and scientific calculation on water projects and programmes;

  • Interpretation of design drawing and specification and calculation in regard to water projects and programmes;

  • Plans and direct construction, maintenance and operation of water resources and supplies system;

  • Assess, design and oversee construction irrigation project and distribution of water systems;

  • Preparation annual work plans and financial budget for the Department;

  • Promote and maintain working relation with relevant government Department; research institutions, private sector donors and civil society;

  • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial budget and procurement procedure;

  • Perform other relevant duties that may be assign from time to time;

    Requirement for Appointment

  • A Bachelor of Science degree from recognized university in any the following discipline: water and irrigation, water engineering, civil engineering, agricultural engineering, water and soil engineering or related field;

  • A Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution.

  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in water resource management of not less than seven (7), three (3) years of which should be at a senior managerial position in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;

  • Have relevant knowledge, experiences and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years;

  • Should be registered with relevant body;

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

  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized

  • Attended a strategic leadership development course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of environmental management services.

    How to Apply

  • All applications should be submitted in a sealed A4 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 Nyamome along Namba – Masara road adjacent to Nyamome SDA church.

  • All applications should reach the Secretary/CEO Migori County Public Service Board on or before Thursday 21st January, 2021 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.

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