Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board – County Director (Public Works).

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Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancies:

County Director (Public Works).



ADVERT NO. 25/2021/2022

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 Public Works will be responsible to the Chief Officer Public Works, Transport and  Infrastructure  and  will  head  the  Mechanical  and  Transport  Directorate  and  be responsible for all matters pertaining to mechanical engineering (motor vehicles) and the Mechanical and Transport Fund (MTF).

Specific duties and responsibilities

(i) Formulation  of  policy  and  development  of  standards  for  procurement  and maintenance of vehicles, plant and mechanical equipment;

(ii)  Allocation  of  resources  to  ensure  the  optimum  utilization  and  working efficiency of all vehicles, plant and equipment maintained by the Department’s workshops and asset register of the same;

(iii) Assessing the future workload and planning the development of workshops, manpower and financial/resources;

(iv)  Provision  of  technical  advice  and  assistance  to  other  departments,  client departments, government bodies, public and private sector on matters relating to  mechanical engineering,  motor  vehicles,  plant and  equipment;  staff management and development.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade; an officer must have:

  1. i) Served in the grade of Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Mechanical) or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years;
  2. ii) Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

iii) Master of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management or equivalent from a recognized institution. 

  1. iv) Been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  2. v) Current valid annual Practicing License from Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  3. vi) Membership with the Institute of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

vii) Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course lasting not less than six weeks from a recognized Institution; 

viii) Demonstrated  a  high  degree  of  professional  competence,  administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of mechanical engineering development programmes; and 

  1. ix) A thorough understanding of National goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them to the mechanical engineering functions;
  2. x) Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Terms of Service: Contract/ P&P


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:

The Secretary,

Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board

P.O. Box 4210, 30200


CPSB.1 (2020) form can be downloaded at

For  a  candidate  to  meet  the  requirements  of  Chapter  6  of  the  Constitution,

he/she must have the following clearances: 

  1. Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID); 
  2. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC); and
  5. 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 or 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.




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