62 Career Opportunities at Vihiga County Public Service Board | Vihiga County, Kenya – 2024

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Vihiga County Public Service Board

Career Opportunities at Vihiga County Public Service Board

Vihiga County, Kenya – 2024

Job Overview

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking highly qualified and motivated individuals to fill various positions within the Department of Environment, Water, Energy, Natural Resources & Climate Change, the Department of Health Services, and the Department of Physical Planning, Lands, Housing & Urban Development. These roles offer exceptional opportunities to contribute to the sustainable development and efficient public service delivery in Vihiga County.


Department of Environment, Water, Energy, Natural Resources & Climate Change

  1. Director: Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (Re-advertisement)
    • Job Group: R1
    • Terms: 3-Year Contract
  2. Senior Superintendent Water
    • Job Group: L5
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  3. Planning and Design Officer
    • Job Group: K
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  4. Geologist
    • Job Group: K
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  5. Environment Officer – Environmental Planning, Research & Resource Mobilization
    • Job Group: L
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  6. Environment Officer – Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management
    • Job Group: L
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  7. Forester I
    • Job Group: L
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  8. Energy Officer I
    • Job Group: L
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  9. Climate Change Programmes Coordination Officer
    • Job Group: L
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

Department of Health Services

  1. Assistant Occupational Therapist III
    • Job Group: H
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  2. Medical Laboratory Technologist III
    • Job Group: H
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  3. Registered Nurse III
    • Job Group: H
    • Vacancies: 36
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  4. Assistant Physiotherapist III
    • Job Group: H
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  5. Assistant Public Health Officer
    • Job Group: H
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
  6. Registered Clinical Officer III
    • Job Group: H
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

Department of Physical Planning, Lands, Housing & Urban Development

  1. Assistant Director Physical Planning (Re-advertisement)
    • Job Group: P
    • Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

Why Join Us?

At Vihiga County Public Service Board, we are committed to transforming public service delivery. By joining our team, you will be part of a dynamic workforce dedicated to environmental sustainability, healthcare excellence, and urban planning. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional growth.

Benefits and Compensation

  • Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Employment Type: Various terms including Permanent & Pensionable and 3-Year Contracts
  • Location: Onsite in Vihiga County, Kenya
  • Work Environment: Collaborative and inclusive
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement
  • Work-Life Balance: Flexible working hours and supportive policies

About Vihiga County Public Service Board

The Vihiga County Public Service Board is a statutory body established under the County Government Act 2012. Our mandate includes ensuring efficient, effective, and professional public service delivery. We are dedicated to fostering a work environment that values innovation, integrity, and inclusivity.


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Roles and Responsibilities

Director: Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources

  • Lead Strategic Initiatives: Develop and implement policies and programs to promote environmental sustainability and energy efficiency.
  • Manage Resources: Oversee the management of natural resources, ensuring their sustainable use and conservation.
  • Coordinate Projects: Lead various environmental and energy projects, ensuring alignment with county and national policies.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and community groups to advance environmental goals.
  • Research and Development: Conduct research and provide recommendations on emerging environmental and energy issues.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations, and prepare detailed reports for senior management and stakeholders.

Senior Superintendent Water

  • Water Systems Management: Oversee the operation and maintenance of water supply systems.
  • Project Implementation: Coordinate the design and implementation of water projects.
  • Quality Control: Ensure water quality standards are met and maintained.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Work with local communities and agencies to manage water resources effectively.

Planning and Design Officer

  • Urban Planning: Develop and review urban planning proposals.
  • Infrastructure Design: Create detailed designs for infrastructure projects.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all designs comply with local and national regulations.
  • Project Management: Manage the planning and execution of design projects.

Geologist

  • Resource Assessment: Conduct geological surveys to assess natural resources.
  • Data Analysis: Analyze geological data to inform resource management strategies.
  • Reporting: Prepare detailed geological reports for stakeholders.
  • Sustainability: Promote sustainable use of geological resources.

Environment Officer – Environmental Planning, Research & Resource Mobilization

  • Environmental Planning: Develop plans to promote environmental sustainability.
  • Research: Conduct research on environmental issues and trends.
  • Resource Mobilization: Identify and secure funding for environmental projects.
  • Policy Development: Contribute to the development of environmental policies.

Environment Officer – Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management

  • Conservation Programs: Implement programs to conserve natural resources.
  • Community Engagement: Work with communities to promote conservation efforts.
  • Monitoring: Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of conservation programs.
  • Reporting: Prepare reports on conservation activities and outcomes.

Forester I

  • Forest Management: Oversee the management of forest resources.
  • Conservation Initiatives: Implement forest conservation programs.
  • Community Collaboration: Engage with local communities in forest management activities.
  • Resource Assessment: Conduct assessments of forest resources.

Energy Officer I

  • Energy Projects: Develop and implement energy projects.
  • Efficiency Programs: Promote energy efficiency initiatives.
  • Renewable Energy: Support the adoption of renewable energy sources.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with stakeholders on energy-related matters.

Climate Change Programmes Coordination Officer

  • Program Coordination: Coordinate climate change programs and initiatives.
  • Policy Implementation: Support the implementation of climate change policies.
  • Community Education: Educate communities on climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  • Monitoring and Reporting: Monitor program progress and report on outcomes.

Assistant Occupational Therapist III

  • Therapy Services: Provide occupational therapy services to patients.
  • Patient Assessment: Assess patients’ needs and develop treatment plans.
  • Rehabilitation Programs: Implement rehabilitation programs to improve patients’ quality of life.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of patient progress.

Medical Laboratory Technologist III

  • Laboratory Services: Perform laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Quality Control: Ensure the accuracy and reliability of test results.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Maintain laboratory equipment and supplies.
  • Reporting: Prepare and deliver laboratory reports.

Registered Nurse III

  • Patient Care: Provide nursing care to patients.
  • Medical Procedures: Assist with medical procedures and treatments.
  • Health Education: Educate patients and their families on health care practices.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate patient records.

Assistant Physiotherapist III

  • Physiotherapy Services: Provide physiotherapy treatment to patients.
  • Patient Assessment: Assess patients and develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Rehabilitation Programs: Implement programs to enhance patient mobility and function.
  • Documentation: Keep detailed records of patient treatments and progress.

Assistant Public Health Officer

  • Public Health Programs: Implement public health programs and initiatives.
  • Community Health: Promote community health education and practices.
  • Disease Prevention: Support disease prevention and control efforts.
  • Reporting: Document and report on public health activities.

Registered Clinical Officer III

  • Clinical Services: Provide clinical care to patients.
  • Diagnosis and Treatment: Diagnose and treat medical conditions.
  • Patient Education: Educate patients on health care and prevention.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain detailed clinical records.

Assistant Director Physical Planning

  • Urban Development: Oversee urban planning and development projects.
  • Policy Implementation: Implement planning policies and regulations.
  • Project Management: Manage urban development projects from conception to completion.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Work with stakeholders to ensure sustainable urban development.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Educational Background: Relevant degree in the specific field of the job.
  • Experience: Varies by position but generally requires several years of experience in a related role, with senior roles requiring more extensive experience.
  • Skills: Strong leadership, project management, and communication skills. Proficiency in relevant policies and regulations.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should visit our official website www.vihiga.go.ke to download the application form. All applications must be submitted by June 21, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.



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Contact Information

Secretary/CEO
Vihiga County Public Service Board
PO Box 880-50300, Maragoli
Email: Cpsb@vihiga.go.ke

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