Kwale County Government Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form

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Last Updated on September 1, 2023

Kwale County Government Recruitment 2023

Kwale County is a county in the former Coast Province of Kenya. Its capital is Kwale. Kwale County has an estimated population of 649,931. Kwale is mainly an inland county, but it has a coastline south of Mombasa. Diani Beach is part of the Msambweni division. Shimba Hills National Reserve and Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary are other attractions in the county.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below;

  1. Civil Engineer- 2 Positions
  2. Physical Planner – 2 Positions

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.

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