Lands & Physical Planning Director

Recruiter / Employer: The Lamu County Public Service Board
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

The Lamu County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per Sections 59 of the County Governments Act.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS, PHYSICAL PLANNING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
DIRECTOR, LANDS AND PHYSICAL PLANNING J/G ‘R’ LCPSB/ADV/2021/16 (1 POST)
Terms of Service: 3 Years Contract

Qualifications

  • For appointment to this grade, the candidate must:
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director/ Deputy Director of Physical Planning or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private for a minimum of three (3) years;
  • Have Master’s degree in Urban, Regional planning or Town from recognized institution;
  • Have 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 the Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
  • Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board;
  • Certificate in strategic Leadership and Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than Six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution;
  • Proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary for effective performance of work at this level;
  • Demonstrated managerial and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of National Policies, Goals and Objectives and ability to relate them to physical Planning function.

Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Coordinating key result areas such as Planning and Management of key Government projects and new towns;
  • Planning and implementation of urban areas, towns and metropolitans;
  • Metropolitan planning and implementation;
  • County and inter–County Planning and Regional Planning and development control;
  • Overseeing formulation of physical planning manuals, standards and guidelines for the County;
  • Coordinating research on matters relating to strategic County and National projects and programmes, human settlement patterns, urbanization patterns, urban sprawl, emerging methodologies issues and trends;

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should download and dully fill job application form provided on our website www.lamu.go.ke / www.lamu-cpsb.org. together with required documents and send to:

The Secretary

Lamu County Public Service Board

P. O. Box 536-80500

Lamu.

Applicants must attach photocopies of the following documents:

  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic & Professional Certificates and Testimonials;
  • Copies of clearance certificates from:
    • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
    • Criminal Investigation Department (CID);
    • Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission (EACC); and
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and respective professional
  • Any other relevant supporting
  • Important information
  • The applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or   before 8th October 2021
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Youth, Women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.
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