NACOSTI Senior Inspectors of Buildings Job in Kenya August 2015


Senior Inspectors of Buildings
STIC Grade 5

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) is a State Corporation established under the Science, Technology and Innovation Act of 2013.

The Commission is a Statutory Agency mandated to regulate and assure quality in the Science, Technology and Innovation sector and advise, promote and coordinate on all matters relating to Science, Technology, Innovation and Research issues necessary for proper co-ordination and economic developments of the Country.

To achieve this mandate the Commission advertised several positions in March 2015 for key vacant positions. However, the Commission has found it necessary to re-advertise the above position. Those who had applied earlier are free to re-apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be deployed as Clerk of Works for buildings under construction or as a Supervisor on alterations/repairs of existing buildings.
The duties and responsibilities at this level entail reading and interpreting Architectural and Engineering drawings, comparing their details with work on site and compiling site weekly reports and monitoring work progress.

In addition, duties will involve supervision of artisans carrying out maintenance work at a depot.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Inspector (Buildings) or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years;
  • A Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or Construction Technician Certificate Part III or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Interested Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates.Additionally, they should provide names of three (3) referees one of whom must be an immediate or past supervisor.

A copy of National Identity Card, details of Remuneration history and Current contact MUST be provided.

Candidates shortlisted for interview for the two (2) posts of Directors (STIC 13) must further submit the following:
Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
Clearance letter from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Tax compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Clearance by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC)
NB: – Candidates with Degrees from Universities outside Kenya must submit a Certificate of Equation and Recognition from the Commission for University Education (CUE).

The successful Candidates for the positions of Directors – STIC Grade 13, will be engaged on a five (5) years Contract renewable for one further term of equivalent period.

Application MUST clearly indicate the Reference Number of the Vacancy and should be sent either by post to:The Director General / CEO
National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
P.0 Box 30623 – 00100
Nairobi, KenyaOR Hand delivered to Utalii House, Utalii Lane, off Uhuru Highway, 9th Floor, Rooni 902, to be received by 26th August, 2015.

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified Kenyans are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Canvassing Will lead to automatic disqualification.