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  • Ministry Of Roads,Transport & Public works
  • Busia [K]
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Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the Department of Public Works, Roads, Transport and Energy as follows:

S/No Positions Job Group Number of Posts
1. Supply Chain Management Officer II J 1
2. Assistant Architect III H 2
3. Quality Survey Assistant III H 2
4. Inspector Roads H 1
5. Plant Operator Grade III D 2
6. Office Administrative Assistant III G 1
  Total                    9

 

  1. Supply Chain Management Officer II J/G ‘J’

Job Specification/Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management or any related discipline.
  • Experience in stores management will be added advantage.
  • Shows merit and ability as reflected in work performance and result.
  • Good knowledge in the professional.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Record management skills.
  • Must be computer literate.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Warehousing; distribution management; fleet management; disposal of stores and equipment; procurement market surveys and research; inventory and stock control, in accordance with the laid down regulations and procedures.

 

  1. Assistant Architect III J/G ‘H’

Job Specification/Requirements

  • A Diploma in architecture from recognized institution.
  • Must have KCSE C- (Minus).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • providing architectural drawing and assisting the architect when assigned or required
  • Preparation of specifications; and assisting in the preparation of payment certificates.

 

  1. Quality Survey Assistant III J/G ‘H’

Job Specification/Requirements

  • A Diploma in any of the following fields; Quantity Survey / Building and construction or its equivalent and relevant qualifications from a recognized institution; and
  • Must have KCSE C- (Minus).

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Squaring dimensions and abstracting for the preparation of Bills of Quantities;
  • Preparation of specifications; and assisting in the preparation of payment certificates.

 

  1. Inspector Roads

Job Specification/Requirements

  • A diploma in civil engineering from a recognized institution; and
  • Must have a KCSE mean grade minimum C plain with KCSE C- in both Mathematics and Physics.
  • Must be computer literate.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 In charge of road construction site;

  • Supervision and control of road works in the officer’s area of jurisdiction.
  • Assisting in the selection and location of suitable materials for road works.
  • Preparation and maintenance of master rolls, pay sheets, store ledger tools plant ledgers, log sheets and tickets, daily activity cards and any other records
  • Preparation of work plans and progress reports.

 

  1. Plant Operator Grade III J/G ‘D’

Job Specification/Requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade ‘D’ (Plain) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have passed the suitability test for plant operators;
  • Possess a valid driving license free from current endorsements for class (es) of machine (s) that one may be required to operate;
  • Be able to operate at least two (2) plants of difficult rating ‘C’ attended a First Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or the Kenya Institute of Highways and Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected performance and results

 Duties and Responsibilities:

Operating machines of; difficult ‘rating’ C’

  • Assisting machine attendance in identifying possible breakdowns;
  • Liaising with mechanics for servicing; making daily and weekly oil checks; and
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the plants.

 

  1. Office Administrative Assistant III J/G ‘G’

Job Specification/Requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C- [minus] with at least C [plain] in English or Kiswahili Language or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Business Education single and Group Certificates [BES & GC] from the Kenya National Examinations Council in the following Subjects;
  • Typing II (minimum 40 w.p.m)/computerized Documents processing II;
  • Business English I/communications I;
  • Office Practice;
  • Commerce I;

OR

  • Craft certificate in secretarial studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council; and
  • Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Taking oral dictation; word and data processing from manuscripts;
  • Operating office equipment; ensuring security of office equipment, documents and records;
  • Attending to visitors/clients; handling telephone calls and appointments; and undertaking any other office administrative services duties that may be assigned.

Additional requirements

All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents

  • Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Clearance from HELB where necessary
  • Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • Certificate of good conduct from the police

 

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 5th March, 2019 at 5.00 p.m.:

 THE SECRETARY/CEO

BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

P.O PRIVATE BAG -50400

BUSIA (K)  

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