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Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancies:
County Director (Physical Planning).
JOB GROUP “R”
ONE  POST
ADVERT NO. 22/2021/2022
Salary scale: Ksh.115, 290 x 5,770 – 121,060 x 6,050 – 127,110 x 6,240 – 133,350 x 6,420 – 139,770 x 6,610 – 146,380 x6, 790 – 153,170 p.m.
The Director Physical Planning will be responsible to the Chief Officer, Lands, Housing, Physical Planning and Urban Development for planning, coordination, implementation and development control of urban and rural physical development in the County.
Specific duties and responsibilities
(i) Coordinating key result areas such as planning and management of Border business hub, new town planning and implementation, urban areas planning and implementation, cities and metropolitan planning and implementation, county planning, inter-county (regional) planning, development control;
(ii) Overseeing the formulation of physical planning manuals, standards and guidelines; coordinating research on matters relating to strategic national projects and programmes, human settlement patterns, urbanization patterns, urban sprawl and emerging methodologies, issues and trends;
(iii) Coordinating preparation of county, metropolitan, regional, urban and rural physical development plans;
(iv) Formulating strategies of annual state of physical planning reports;
(v) Monitoring and evaluation of physical planning projects/programmes at the county and national levels.
In addition, the Director will be in charge of preparing and implementing strategic plans and annual work plans; and facilitating continuous professional development and deployment of staff in the directorate.
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –
(i) Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Physical Planning for a minimum period of three (3) years.
(ii) Hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Physical Planning; Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
(iii) Have a Masters degree in Physical Planning; Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Regional Planning or Town Planning from a recognized Institution;
(iv) Be a member of Kenya Institute of Planners;
(v) Have a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
(vi) Have a certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
(vii) Have proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary for the effective performance of work at this level.
(viii) Demonstrated managerial and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national policies, goals, objectives and ability to relate them to the Physical Planning function;
(ix) Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.
Terms of Service: Contract/ P&P
HOW TO APPLY
A duly filled CPSB.1 (2020) form, written application, CV, copies of certificates, testimonials and National Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, the position being applied for and addressed to:
Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 4210, 30200
CPSB.1 (2020) form can be downloaded at http://www.transnzoia.go.ke/notices
For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution,
he/she must have the following clearances:
- Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID);
- Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
- A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
- A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC); and
- Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Copies of the above certificates MUST be attached to the applications for Job Groups H and above.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Trans Nzoia County Public Service Board does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment and selection process.
Our official communication channels are email address email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and phone number: 0713635352, 0110005315 only.
All applications should reach the Board Secretary, Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board, Board’s Offices situated after Mt. Elgon Hospital next to the Kenya Red Cross Offices on or before 26th November, 2021.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.