Homa Bay County Recruitment Application Form Portal 2023/2024

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Last Updated on June 8, 2023

Applications are welcome from interested and suitably qualified and eligible candidates for the Homa Bay County Public Service Board Recruitment 2023.

Homa Bay County Recruitment

Homa Bay County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Homa Bay. The county has a population of 1,131,950 (2019 census) and an area of 3,154.7 km2. Lake Victoria is a major source of livelihood for Homa Bay County.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below;

  1. Municipal Manager- Homa Bay
  2. Municipal Manager- Oyugis
  3. Municipal Manager- Mbita
  4. Municipal Manager- Kendu Bay
  5. Municipal Manager- Ndhiwa
  6. Superintending Engineer (Civil) (2 Positions)
  7. Principal Physical Planner (2 Positions)

Municipal Manager- Homa Bay

Terms of Service-Five (5) YEARS

Remuneration: As per Salaries and Remuneration Commission guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Municipal Manager will report to the Municipal Board and be responsible for the following functions:

  • Act on behalf of the Municipal Board ensuring the execution of the decisions of the board;
  • Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure;
  • Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations;
  • Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the board;
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board;
  • Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities;
  • Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;
  • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
  • Administer Municipality utilities and property;
  • Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
  • Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff, and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community, and
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Board of the Municipality

Qualifications

  1. Be a citizen of
  2. Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its
  3. A relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  4. Has proven experience of not less than ten years in administration or management either in the public or private sector

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of

Applications should be received on or before Friday 9th June 2023 at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Municipal Manager- Oyugis

Terms of Service-Five (5) YEARS

Remuneration: As per Salaries and Remuneration Commission guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Municipal Manager will report to the Municipal Board and be responsible for the following functions:

  • Act on behalf of the Municipal Board ensuring the execution of the decisions of the board;
  • Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure;
  • Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations;
  • Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the board;
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board;
  • Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities;
  • Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;
  • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
  • Administer Municipality utilities and property;
  • Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
  • Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff, and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community, and
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Board of the Municipality

Qualifications

  1. Be a citizen of
  2. Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its
  3. A relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  4. Has proven experience of not less than ten years in administration or management either in the public or private sector

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of

Applications should be received on or before Friday 9th June 2023 at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Municipal Manager- Mbita

Terms of Service-Five (5) YEARS

Remuneration: As per Salaries and Remuneration Commission guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Municipal Manager will report to the Municipal Board and be responsible for the following functions:

  • Act on behalf of the Municipal Board ensuring the execution of the decisions of the board;
  • Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure;
  • Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations;
  • Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the board;
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board;
  • Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities;
  • Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;
  • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
  • Administer Municipality utilities and property;
  • Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
  • Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff, and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community, and
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Board of the Municipality

Qualifications

  1. Be a citizen of
  2. Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its
  3. A relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  4. Has proven experience of not less than ten years in administration or management either in the public or private sector

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of

Applications should be received on or before Friday 9th June 2023 at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Municipal Manager- Kendu Bay

Terms of Service-Five (5) YEARS

Remuneration: As per Salaries and Remuneration Commission guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Municipal Manager will report to the Municipal Board and be responsible for the following functions:

  • Act on behalf of the Municipal Board ensuring the execution of the decisions of the board;
  • Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure;
  • Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations;
  • Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the board;
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board;
  • Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities;
  • Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;
  • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
  • Administer Municipality utilities and property;
  • Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
  • Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff, and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community, and
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Board of the Municipality

Qualifications

  1. Be a citizen of
  2. Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its
  3. A relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  4. Has proven experience of not less than ten years in administration or management either in the public or private sector

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of

Applications should be received on or before Friday 9th June 2023 at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Municipal Manager- Ndhiwa

Terms of Service-Five (5) YEARS

Remuneration: As per Salaries and Remuneration Commission guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Municipal Manager will report to the Municipal Board and be responsible for the following functions:

  • Act on behalf of the Municipal Board ensuring the execution of the decisions of the board;
  • Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure;
  • Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations;
  • Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the board;
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board;
  • Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities;
  • Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;
  • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
  • Administer Municipality utilities and property;
  • Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
  • Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff, and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community, and
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Board of the Municipality

Qualifications

  1. Be a citizen of
  2. Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its
  3. A relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  4. Has proven experience of not less than ten years in administration or management either in the public or private sector

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of

Applications should be received on or before Friday 9th June 2023 at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Superintending Engineer (Civil) (2 Positions)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that statutory regulations and safety rules are fully implemented and followed.
  • Coming up with technical drawings as per work request.
  • Verifying accuracy of materials and equipment.
  • Maintaining tools and equipment inventory.
  • Planning and carrying out scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance on cooling towers, roads, building and other civil structures.
  • Ensuring housekeeping and maintenance of work areas adhere to set safety standards.
  • Making sure the equipment and tools are serviced and maintained to operating standards.
  • Raising purchase requests in the plant maintenance and management system.
  • Raising notifications, creating, confirming, and completing work orders in the
  • plant maintenance management system.
  • Complying with relevant ISO standards;
  • Maintaining all civil as-built drawings and manuals in good order; and
  • Reviewing internal project blueprints and structural specifications to
  • determine dimensions of structure or system and material requirements.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Served in the grade of Engineer (Civil) for a minimum period of three (3) years.
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Been registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.
  • Current valid annual Practicing License from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.
  • Corporate Member with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  • Attended a Project Development and Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in computer application skills; and
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University.

 before Tuesday, 12th June  2023, at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Principal Physical Planner (2 Positions)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiating, preparing and monitoring the implementation of County and local physical and Land Use development plans.
  • Providing advice on development applications and development control matters.
  • Implementing and providing feedback on physical and land use planning guidelines and standards.
  • Managing physical and land use planning data.
  • Preparing action plans for specific projects such as residential housing schemes, shopping centers, industrial estates and recreational facilities.
  • Undertaking thematic regional studies on matters relating to physical and land use planning.
  • Preparing annual state of physical planning reports on county and local physical development plans.
  • Set agenda and convene physical planning liaison committee meetings.
  • Keeping record of deliberations and communicate decisions of the physical planning liaison committees; and
  • Management of physical and land use planning data.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served in the grade of Chief Physical Planner for a minimum period of three (3) years.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution.
  • Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
  • Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board.
  • Attended a senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  • Have demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Integrity Clearance

Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University.

 before Tuesday, 12th June  2023, at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Method of Application

NOTE:

  1. Additional information and proper job descriptions on the advertised positions are available on the website at www.homabay.go.ke
  2. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  3. Applicants from Homa Bay County are required to indicate their constituency and ward of residence
  4. Shortlisted candidates for all the positions advertised will be required to provide copies of relevant documents from the under-listed authorities.
    • Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

Applicants should submit their application letters together with curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, and testimonials, as well as national identity card or passport and any other relevant documents either electronically through the County website: https://www.homabay.go.ke/career/ or physically delivered to the Homa-Bay County Public Service Board Offices in Homa Bay Town through hand delivery or through Post Office using the address below. Applicants should indicate the position(s) applied for on top of the envelope addressed to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer

Homa Bay County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 95 – 40300,

HOMA-BAY. Homa Bay County is an equal opportunity employer and women, youth, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply. 


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