Openings at Kwale County Government

Openings at Kwale County Government.

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Kwale County is located in south coast of Kenya.

Civil Engineer- 2 Positions

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Project management; plan, coordinate and manage civil engineering projects, including construction, maintenance and renovation activities
  •  Structural design and analysis, design and analyses structural elements, ensuring compliance with local building codes
  •  Facility maintenance; implement preventive maintenance programs for civil infrastructure, including structure, drainage systems and utilities
  •  Quality assurance; conduct regular inspections to assess the structural integrity and safety of existing civil infrastructure. Recommend and implement corrective measures as necessary
  •  Construction supervision; oversee construction projects, monitor progress and ensure compliance with project plans, specification, timelines and to take initiatives towards the backlogs and all pilling work for closure
  •  Collaboration and coordination; work closely with cross functional teams, including operations, maintenance and safety to ensure seamless integration of civil engineering projects with overall facility operation
  •  Budgeting, negotiating cost control; prepare cost estimates for civil engineering projects and monitor expenditures to ensure adherence to approved budgets
  •  Documentation and reporting: prepare technical reports, project documentation and progress reports. Maintain accurate records of project activities, including drawings, specifications and correspondence
  •  Team management; provide guidance, support to team technicians involved in Civil engineering projects and take corrective measures as and when needed

Requirements for appointment

  •  Served in the grade of engineer (civil) for at least three (3) years and above
  •  Bachelors’ degree in civil engineering or civil engineering or its equivalent ualification from a recognized institution
  •  Been registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (EBK) with a current valid annual practicing license from Engineers Registration Board of Kenya and Corporate member with Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)
  •  Attended a Project Development and Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  •  Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Physical Planner – 2 Positions

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Providing technical advice to the County on physical planning matters
  •  Overseeing implementation of the physical development policies, guidelines, strategies and spatial plans
  •  Overseeing development of a framework for development of County infrastructure
  •  Coordinate site analysis
  •  Overseeing collection of geographical data for preparation, design and review of physical development plan
  •  Spearheading vetting and verification of physical development and building plans
  •  Regulate use of County land
  •  Overseeing implementation of development control and preservation orders
  •  Providing technical advice on matters concerning alienation and appropriate use of land such as change of use, extension of use, extension of lease, sub -division of land and amalgamation of county land
  •  Managing and maintaining physical planning records and data banks
  •  Resolving conflicts arising from physical planning processes
  •  Initiating and facilitating research on urbanization strategies and policies and any other matters related to physical planning
  •  Collaboration with other stakeholders and the National Land Commission and National Government on matters related to Physical planning
  •  Any ither duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for appointments

  •  Served for minimum period of at least three (3) years and above
  •  Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline; Urban and Regional planning, urban planning or town planning or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  •  Membership to Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya
  •  Registration with Physical Planners Registration Board
  •  Attended Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution in Kenya
  •  Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution in Kenya
  •  Demonstrated a thorough understanding for national goals, policies, objectives and the ability to relate them to the physical planning function

Method of Application

Note: – 1. All applications should be submitted on or before Friday 1st September 2023 by 4:30Pm in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the category (position) which they fall and addressed to:-

The Board Secretary
Kwale County Public Service Board
P.O BOX 4 -80403

Posted or hand delivered at the Kwale County Public Service Board Offices next to Kwale District Hospital and opposite Baraza Park – Kwale Town.

  • Applicants must attach copies the following documents:-
    • National Identity Card
    • Academic and professional certificates
    • Leaving certificates and other testimonials
    • Registration Certificate
    • Valid Practicing License
  •  All applicants submitting their applications through hand delivery should be on face masks and adhere to health protocols like keeping social distance and washing their hands.
  • Women and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Please visit our official website for details on the job requirements.

Openings at Kwale County Government

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