Entry-Level
Short-Term

Casual Road Maintenance Team

Kisumu County Public Service Board

Overview


Vacancy Description

Pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and Section 63 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kisumu is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and pro-active individuals to fill the following vacancies:-

DEPARTMENT OF ROADS, TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS

The department requires the services of the following officers to assist in maintenance of roads within Kisumu County. Successful candidates will be engaged on casual basis

POSITION

1. TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR – VACANCY NO. KCPSB/03/2021/09

NO OF POSITIONS -12:
Terms: Casual basis — sh. 1,500 per day

Responsibilities

Specific duties include:-

  1. Ability to design road, culvert and interpret technical drawings and compute project requirements
  2. Carry out road maintenance site supervision
  3. Ensure effective implementation of work plan
  4. Carry out technical assessment of the roads within Kisumu County
  5. Prepare and submit project status report
  6. Perform oversight to the work being done by the contractors and road maintenance teams
  7. Maintain a systematic computation of project works
  8. Participate in technical meetings ( PMC, Site Meetings)
  9. Ensure correct interpretation of BQs
  10. Ensure EIA is carried out before project commencement
  11. Ensure quality material is used at all times

Key requirements:-

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering/ Construction Management or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university or college
  • Computer literate
  • Relevant experience of at least one (1) year in Road construction
  • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

2. SUPERVISORS – VACANCY NO. KCPSB/03/2021/10

NO OF POSITIONS: 35
Terms of Engagement: Casual basis — sh. 800 per day

Responsibilities

Specific duties include:-

  1. Maintain a daily attendance record of road maintenance team
  2. Liaise with Village Administrators on identification and supervision of road maintenance work -progress in the village
  3. Attend meetings at ward level to identify emergency road-work requirements
  4. Handle roadside maintenance program, resolve roadside defects with relevant technical assistance, implement tasks and prepare daily work load sheet
  5. Ensure constant availability of road maintenance materials as required.
  6. Monitor fuel distribution and maintain timely records for the same
  7. Document work load on the equipment’s used and roads maintained
  8. Monitor machine usage / odometer hours in comparison with the work done.
  9. Ensure bush clearance and pot holes are identified and repaired
  10. Maintain daily register of labourers and submit it periodically to the village administrator (copy to the technical supervisor) for preparation of payroll.
  11. Maintain daily report on road activities
  12. Determine the selection and prioritization of village access roads for maintenance in liaison with the village administrator and the sub-county roads inspector.

Key requirements

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen and a resident of the locality with good geographical knowledge of the area.
  • Minimum KCSE Mead grade of D- (Minus)
  • Craft Certificate in Building and Construction, Civil Engineering or any other related discipline from a recognized institution
  • Knowledge and experience in record keeping
  • Knowledge in Road Maintenance or construction will be an added advantage

3. STORE KEEPER – VACANCY NO. KCPSB/03/2021/11

NO OF POSITIONS: 35
Terms of engagement: Casual basis — 600 per day.

Responsibilities

Key duties include:-

  1. Maintain inventory of road tools and equipment’s
  2. Provide supervisory support to road maintenance team as directed
  3. Collate information and alert management on any pertinent issue regarding repair/ maintenance of the tools and equipment’s
  4. Ensure records of fuel distribution are kept per ward
  5. Responsible for the tools and equipment’s issued to the labourers for roads maintenance work
    Prepare weekly inventory reports for timely submission

Key requirements

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen and a resident of the locality with good geographical knowledge of the area
  • KCSE certificate
  • Knowledge and experience in book keeping will be an added advantage
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Computer Literary will be added advantage

4. ROAD MAINTENANCE TEAMS – VACANCY NO. KCPSB/03/2021/12

NO OF POSITIONS: 314
Terms of engagement: Casual basis — sh. 500 per day

Responsibilities

Specific duties include:-

  1. Carry out actual implementation of daily road maintenance activities as instructed and directed by the headman /foreman and the sub- county Roads Inspector
  2. Installation of tool post and marker posts
  3. Casting of Culverts

Key requirements/ skills & ability

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen and a resident of the locality with good geographical knowledge of the area
  • Must be a team player with ability to follow instructions
  • Knowledge in Masonry will be an added advantage
  • Must have physical strength and stamina to perform manual duties

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates to download and fill ‘Application for Employment Form‘ available on
www.kisumu.go.ke and send in PDF format (as one document) latest by 5 pm on ISt April 2021. Do not attach copies of the certificates. Please note that as a result of measures put in place by the Board to curb the spread of Covid- 19 pandemic, No application will be received in hard copy.

DISCLAIMER

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

The Kisumu County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer, the minority, marginalized groups and persons with disabilities who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply.

The board does not charge any fee for interviews or processing of applications. Report any person asking for money in exchange of appointment letter to the nearest police station for action.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The Board Secretary
Kisumu County Public Service Board
P. O. Box 7792 – 40100
KISUMU





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