Nema Environment Officer Jobs in Kenya

Nema Environment Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), established under the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) No. 8 of 1999 is mandated to exercise general supervision and coordination over all matters relating to the
    environment in Kenya; and to be the Principal Instrument of Government in the implementation of all policies relating to the environment.

  • The Authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant positions: Environment Officer

  • This is the entry & training grade for graduates in this cadre. An officer at this level
    will work under the guidance & supervision of a Senior Officer.

    Job Specifications

    Duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Environmental inspections and environmental incident management;

  • Receiving, dispatching and reviewing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and Environmental Audits (EA) Reports;

  • Notification of EIA reports due for reviewing and processing of licenses;

  • Creating public awareness on environmental issues;

  • Receiving and dispatching applications for various Licensing regimes;

  • Mobilizing the public to participate in environmental conservation and management;

  • Assisting County Governments in developing the necessary capacity for environmental management;

  • Coordinating community environmental activities;

  • Monitoring the state of terrestrial ecosystems on a regular basis, rapid assessment and inventory of terrestrial ecosystems, creation and updating of environmental data bases;

  • Collecting
    and collating information for development of integrated management plans;

  • Compiling progress reports;

  • Implementing relevant Multi-lateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and donor funded projects;

  • Liaising with lead agencies, NGOs and the public in environmental management of terrestrial ecosystems;

  • Implementing programmes to address climate change, air quality and desertification,

  • Identifying and verifying appropriate measures to prevent pollution and environmental degradation.

    Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this grade; a candidate must have; -

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following field; Environmental Management, Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Environmental
    Science; Biochemistry, Natural Science, Community Development or any other relevant field from a recognized institution;

  • Proficiency in computer applications

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nema Environment Officer Jobs in Kenya

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