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Republic of Kenya

Turkana County Government

County Public Service Board
The Turkana County public service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:

County Principal Agricultural officer (Crops development officer)
Ref: TUR/CPSB/043/2015

Job Group “N”
One (1) post

Requirements for appointment.

  • Bachelor of Science degree and/ or Masters in any of the following fields:-Food science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Natural Resources, Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Education or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Served in the grade of Chief Agricultural Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector for at least three(3);
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of administrative capability, professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results

Sub-County Agricultural Officer (crops development officers)
Ref: TUR/CPSB/044/2015

Job Group “K”
Seven (7) posts
Requirements for appointment

  • Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following fields:-Food science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Natural Resources, Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Education or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Served in the grade of Chief Agricultural Assistant or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector for at least three (3) years.

Sub-County Trade development Officer 1(Agribusiness and marketing)
Ref: TUR/CPSB/045/2015:,

Job group “K”
Five (5) posts
Requirements for appointment

  • Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following fields:-Food science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Natural Resources, Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Education, or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

Ward Agricultural Assistant I
Ref: TUR/CPSB/046/2015

Job Group “H”
Thirty (30) Posts
Requirements for appointment

  • Diploma in any of the following fields:-Food science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Natural Resources, Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Education or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Served in the Grade of Agricultural Assistant II or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for at least three (3) years.

Director of irrigation and land reclamation
Ref: TUR/CPSB/047/2015

Job Group “R”
One (1) Post
Requirements for appointment

  • Served in senior management in irrigation sector or related sector for a minimum period of three(3) years;
  • Be in a possession of Bachelor’s degree and/ or Master’s in any of the following disciples:-Agricultural engineering, Agriculture and Bio-systems Engineering, Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering and Management, Environmental and Bio-systems engineering from a recognized institution;
  • Been registered as an Engineer with ERB;
  • Corporate membership with the institute of engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a though understanding of National and County goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the irrigation and land reclamation function.

Deputy Director of Land Reclamation
Ref: TUR/CPSB/048/2015

Job Group “Q”
one (1) post
Requirements for appointment.

  • Degree and /or Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Geography, Rural development, Sociology, Statistics, Range management, Rural development, Natural Resource management, Wild life management, development studies, agriculture, Hydrology, Environmental science, chemical, Civil/Agricultural/Water resource engineering;
  • Must have served in a senior management position in public serve or private sector for a minimum period of six (6) years in land reclamation activities and management experiences;
  • Training in strategic leadership development Programme;
  • Demonstrated professional and administrative competence in work performance and results;

County Superintending Engineer – Agriculture (Head of Farm Mechanization)
Ref: TUR/CPSB/049/2015

Job Group “M”
One (1) post

Requirements for appointment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum of three(3) years’ experience in farm machinery management or served in the grade of Engineer 1 (Agriculture) for a minimum period of (3)years;
  • Attended a management course not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Been registered by the Engineers Registration Board;
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative ability in farm machinery services;

Sub-county Land Reclamation Officer 1
Ref: TUR/CPSB/050/2015:

Job Group “K”
Five (5) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Geography, project management, population studies, economics, statistics, sociology, education, communication, natural resource management, forestry, wildlife management, agriculture, hydrology, environmental sciences, marine sciences and civil/mechanical/agricultural engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.

Ward Assistant Land Reclamation officer III
Ref: TUR/CPSB/051/2015

Job Group “H”
Fifteen (15) post
Requirements for appointment

  • Must be in a possession of a diploma in any of the following:- Rural development, sociology, community development, range management, livestock production, water, irrigation, forestry, wildlife management, earth sciences, Agricultural/Chemical/Mechanical/Civil engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Director for Water Resources
Ref: TUR/CPSB/052/2015

Job Group “R”
One (1) post
Requirements for appointment.

  • Served in a comparable and relevant position in public service for at least five (5) years
  • Degree and or Master’s degree in water engineering, civil and structural engineering, environmental engineering, agricultural engineering
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Must have demonstrated high administrative ability in the water sector;
  • Registered or registrable by the engineers registration board of Kenya;

Deputy Director for Water Resources
Ref: TUR/CPSB/053/2015

Job Group “Q”
One (1) post
Requirements for appointment

  • Served in a similar position in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for at least three(3) years
  • Degree or Master’s in Water, soil and environmental engineering, civil and structural engineering, agricultural engineering, environmental engineering from a recognized university
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative ability in water services
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Registered or Registrable by the engineers board of Kenya

Inspector water Engineering
Ref: TUR/CPSB/054/2015

Job Group “H”
Seven (7) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Have undergone a three (3) years’ technical training course at Kenya water institute or an equivalent institution and have obtained a Diploma in Water Engineering or an equivalent qualification;
  • Have demonstrated ability, initiative and competence in work performance

Superintendent Water Engineering
Ref: TUR/CPSB/055/2015

Job Group “K”
Seven (7) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering, Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering from a recognized institution, with at least three (3) years’ experience in planning and designing of water supply. Or
  • Diploma in Water Engineering or its equivalent from Kenya Water Institute or any other recognized institution with at least six(6) years’ hand on experience in planning and designing of water supplies.
  • Have demonstrated ability and competence to plan, organize, direct and coordinate planning and design activities at field level.

Inspector Ground Water
Ref: TUR/CPSB/056/2015

Job Group “H”
Two (2) posts
Requirements for appointment

  • Must have undergone a three (3) years’ technical training course at the Kenya Water Institute or an equivalent institution and have obtained a Diploma in Groundwater Technology or equivalent approved qualifications

Superintending Geologist (Water)
Ref: TUR/CPSB/057/2015

Job Group “M”
Two (2) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Must be in possession of a Bachelor of Science in any of the following disciplines: Geology, Engineering Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, or its equivalent form a recognized institute;
  • Served in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for at least three(3) years;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Been registered by the Geologists Registration Board of Kenya and be a member of the Geological Society of Kenya;

Chief Drilling Superintendent
Ref: TUR/CPSB/058/2015

Job Group “M”
One (1) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Bachelor of Science in any of the following discipline Mechatronics, Water, Civil, Geological, Agricultural Engineering, Geology or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Been registered with the Approved Professional Registration Board in Kenya;
  • A minimum of three(3) years’ experience in hydrogeological services and borehole drilling;
  • MS Office proficient
  • Good Leadership, interpersonal and analytical skills.

Senior Drilling inspector
Ref: TUR/CPSB/059/2015

Job Group “J”
Four (4) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Completion of secondary school is required;
  • Completion of two-to three-year water well drilling apprenticeship program or two to three years of work experience in the trade combined with college or industry courses in water well drilling is required ;
  • Must have undergone a two(2) to three (3) years’ technical training course at the Kenya Water Institute or an equivalent institution and have obtained a Certificate/Diploma in Groundwater Technology or equivalent approved qualifications;
  • Water well drilling technician may have specialized in a specific method of drilling, such as air or mud drilling.

Drilling Assistant 2
Ref: TUR/CPSB/060/2015

Job Group “F”
Six (6) posts
Requirements for appointment

  • KCSE mean grade D or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with any qualifications in any of the following area:-
  • Have undertaken Suitability Test, First Aid Course, Refresher Courses from the approved and recognized institutions;
  • Served in the grade of Artisan III or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service, Public Benefits; Organization or Private sector for at least three (3) years;
  • Have Government Trade Test Certificate (NTTC) grade

Senior Water pollution control Assistant
Ref: TUR/CPSB/061/2015

Job Group “H”
Two (2) posts
Requirements for appointment

  • Must have undergone a three (3) years’ technical training course at the Kenya Water Institute or an equivalent institution and have obtained a Diploma in Water quality or equivalent approved qualifications.
  • Served in similar and relevant position in position in public service or private sector;
  • Wide knowledge and experience in all matters relating to enforcement of the Water Act(Cap.372) on water quality protection and water pollution control;
  • Shown understanding of Government stores regulations and procedures;
  • Shown merit and ability in work performance

Records management officer III (GIS Technician)
Ref: TUR/CPSB/062/2015

Job Group “H”
Two (2) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Diploma in Information Science / Records Management;
  • Good knowledge in Computer applications, Diploma in GIS/surveying and a Certificate in GIS applications and Remote Sensing or Diploma in IT and Certificate in GIS applications may be considered;
  • Must have served as a Records Management officer for at least three (3) years;
  • Must demonstrate professional competence and administrative ability in handling records;
  • Good interpersonal skills; Good Leadership, interpersonal and analytical skills;
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in use of GIS software’s and knowledge in Arc GIS.

Land Survey Assistant III
Ref: TUR/CPSB/063/2015

Job Group “H”
Two (2) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Served in the grade of land survey Assistant II or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector for a minimum period of three(3) years;
  • Diploma in Land Surveying from a recognized institution; Certificate in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • An understanding of surveying technology and CAD programs;
  • Good Leadership, interpersonal and analytical skills

Draughtsman 3
Ref: TUR/CPSB/064/2015

Job Group “H”
Two (2) posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Have Certificate or Diploma in Drafting or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum of 5 years CADD and Drafting experience, preferably with a public service of multinational construction or
  • Water sector consulting firms;
  • Completed a certified course in drafting and CADD operations;
  • Able to operate manual and computer aided drawing Software(AutoCAD 2D, 3D Modeling, 3D)
  • Experience in drafting Rural and Urban Water Supply Construction Projects is an advantage;
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills, has attention to details and confidentiality of documents;
  • Able to work with less supervision and even under pressure;

Artisans II
Ref: TUR/CPSB/065/2015

Job Group “F”
Fourteen (14) posts.
Requirements for appointment.

  • KCSE mean grade D or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with any qualifications in any of the following area:-
  • Suitability Test, First Aid Course, Refresher Courses from the approved and recognized institutions;
  • Served in the grade of Artisan III or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service, Public Benefits; organization or Private sector for at least three (3) years;
  • Have Government Trade Test Certificate (NTTC) grade;

Ward Water Supply Operators
Ref: TUR/CPSB/066/2015

Job Group “F”
Fifteen (15) Posts
Requirements for appointment.

  • Must have at least KCSE D+ or its equivalent qualification;
  • Successfully completed a certificate course for water supply operators course at the Kenya Institute of Water or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Wide knowledge and at least three(3) years’ experience in all matters relating to operation and maintenance of water supply; An understanding of Government stores Regulation and Procedures of water supply systems; demonstrated ability in work performance.

How to Apply

Written applications, CV’s, copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:
The Secretary, County Public Service Board Turkana County P.O. Box 05-30500 Lodwar
OR delivered by hand at the reception desk at Turkana County Public Service Board Offices located along Nawoitorong road Opposite Lodwar Club located off Kitale-Lodwar highway.
All applications are to reach the office before the closure of business on 9th October, 2015.

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