Full Time

Kenya Airports Authority


Job Reference: PES/LS/AUGUST 2023

Position: Land Surveyor

Location: Nairobi

Job Category: Permanent

Job Purpose

The primary responsibility of this role is to efficiently manage land surveys for the Authority, contributing to effective planning and control measures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

i. Land Management and Surveying

Executing cadastral and engineering surveys, ensuring accurate land measurements and assessments.

ii. Government Liaison

Collaborating with the Ministry and County Governments for seamless land-related operations.

iii. Field Surveys

Conducting regular field surveys for development projects, title surveys, airport planning, and legal land acquisition in adherence to relevant legislation.

iv. Title Securing

Conducting surveys to facilitate sub-leases, conveyancing, and title security to minimize legal conflicts.

v. Program Planning and Coordination

Devising, coordinating, and implementing land survey programs and policies to meet Authority’s objectives.

vi. Collaboration with Relevant Bodies

Coordinating with the Ministry of Lands, departments, counties, and agencies to ensure accurate land surveys.

vii. Prevention of Encroachment

Taking proactive steps to safeguard Authority’s land from encroachment.

viii. Legal Compliance

Ensuring adherence to legislative and policy requirements, minimizing legal risks.

ix. Record Keeping

Maintaining comprehensive land survey records and related equipment.

Key Qualifications and Experience

i. Education

Bachelor’s degree in Land Surveying, Geo-spatial Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Geographical Information Systems, or related field from a recognized institution.

ii. Professional Membership

Active membership with the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya.

iii. Work Experience

At least eight (8) years of relevant work experience, including a minimum of three (3) years in a managerial/supervisory position.

Skills and Competencies

Strong teamwork, effective communication, interpersonal, supervisory, and analytical skills.

Application Criteria

Visit our KAA Website ( under the Careers Section for a comprehensive job description, appointment requirements, and application guidelines.

Shortlisted candidates will need to provide the following clearance certificates, following Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
  • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Ensure the clearance certificates are up-to-date.

Fill the self-declaration Form from EACC, specifying the applied position.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. During the interview, shortlisted candidates must present original National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified candidates can submit applications via email to or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the subject line of the email or envelope to:

Managing Director / CEO Kenya Airports Authority KAA Head Office, Airport North Road P. O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya

Applications must be received by Monday, 21st August 2023, at 5:00 pm East African Time.

KAA is dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment. We encourage Women, Persons with Disabilities, Minority & Marginalized Groups to apply.

Any form of canvassing or missing documents will result in disqualification.

EXPERT Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

  1. Highlight Relevant Experience: Emphasize your experience in land surveying, especially any managerial roles you’ve held.
  2. Demonstrate Communication Skills: Showcase how your communication skills can contribute to liaising with various government bodies and stakeholders.
  3. Showcase Compliance Knowledge: Discuss your familiarity with land-related legislation and policies.
  4. Detail Record-Keeping Abilities: Highlight your proficiency in maintaining accurate records.
  5. Teamwork Matters: Illustrate instances of successful teamwork, a crucial skill for collaborative projects.
  6. Stress Problem-Solving: Provide examples of how your analytical skills have resolved challenges.
  7. Professional Memberships: Mention any relevant memberships or certifications in surveyor organizations.
  8. Clearance Certificates: Prepare the necessary clearance certificates as per legal requirements.
  9. Organized Application: Ensure all required documents are well-organized and attached correctly.
  10. Positive Attitude: Express enthusiasm for contributing to the Authority’s objectives and growth.

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