Environmental Officer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority

Position: Environmental Officer
Job Vacancy No.: NaMATA/HR/18/2023
Job Grade: NaMATA Grade 6 – One (1) Position


Are you a dedicated and passionate environmental enthusiast? Do you have a strong educational background in Environmental Science, Physical or Biological Sciences, Natural Resources Management, or equivalent? If so, this is your chance to shine as an Environmental Officer with the Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA)! We are seeking a proactive individual to contribute to the Authority’s environmental initiatives and work alongside a team of professionals. Join us in our mission to create a greener and more sustainable urban transportation system.


As an Environmental Officer at NaMATA, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for a range of crucial duties and responsibilities, including:

1. Research Prioritization

  • Collaborate in identifying priority areas for environmental research within the Authority.

2. Data Collection and Reporting

  • Collect and analyze relevant data and information to inform decision-making.

3. Periodic Reporting

  • Prepare comprehensive reports on environmental issues within the division.

4. Environmental Integration

  • Participate in feasibility studies to ensure environmental considerations are integrated into public transportation projects.

5. Public Awareness

  • Assess public awareness of key environmental issues related to public transport.
  • Disseminate vital environmental information to the public.

6. Trends Forecasting

  • Predict transportation trends and their impact on environmental factors.

7. Sustainability Review

  • Review feasibility design reports for adherence to environmental sustainability goals in Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS).

8. Compliance Monitoring

  • Monitor environmental indicators and ensure compliance levels are met.


To excel in this role, you should meet the following criteria:

Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Physical or Biological Sciences, Natural Resources Management, or equivalent from a recognized institution.

Be registered with a relevant professional body where applicable.

Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills.

Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


As an applicant, it’s crucial to possess the following attributes:

Analytical Skills Effective Communication Strategic and Innovative Thinking Strong Interpersonal Skills Resource Mobilization Abilities Negotiation Skills

Application Process

If you’re ready to take on this exciting role, please submit the following documents:

Cover Letter indicating Job Vacancy No. Detailed Curriculum Vitae National Identity Card Academic and Professional Certificates

Submit your application by Tuesday, 12th September, 2023, at 12:00 noon. Include details of daytime contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required for appointment, and references’ names and contacts. Clearly indicate the Job Vacancy No. on the envelope.

Postal Address: The Director General,
Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA),
P. O. Box 30117 – 00100,

Email: recruitment@namata.go.ke
In-person: 6th Floor Recruitment Box

Chapter Six (6) Requirements

Upon offer, successful applicants must fulfill Chapter Six requirements of the Kenyan Constitution. Obtain and submit valid clearance certificates from the following organizations:

a. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance Certificate
b. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
c. Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
d. Approved Credit Reference Bureau

Equal Opportunity Employer

NaMATA values diversity and gender equality. Individuals with disabilities, women, and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Applications lacking necessary qualifications or documentation will not be considered. Any form of canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

To increase your chances of success, consider these tips:

1. Tailor Your Application: Customize your cover letter and CV to highlight your relevant skills and experiences.

2. Showcase Competencies: Emphasize your analytical, communication, and negotiation skills in your application.

3. Chapter Six Compliance: Be prepared to provide necessary clearance certificates upon offer.

4. Stand Out: Highlight any innovative projects or initiatives you’ve been part of in the environmental field.

5. Research NaMATA: Familiarize yourself with our initiatives to demonstrate genuine interest during the interview.

6. Strong References: Choose referees who can vouch for your skills and professionalism.

7. Attention to Detail: Ensure all documents are properly organized and labeled before submission.

Join us in creating a more sustainable urban future with NaMATA!

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@namata.go.ke

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