County Director (Public Works) job at Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board


  • Full Time
  • Permanent and Pensionable
  • Trans-Nzoia County

Website Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board

Advert No. 25/2021/2022
Salary scale: Ksh.115, 290 x 5,770 – 121,060 x 6,050 – 127,110 x 6,240 – 133,350 x 6,420 – 139,770 x 6,610 – 146,380 x6, 790 – 153,170 p.m.
The Director Public Works will be responsible to the Chief Officer Public Works, Transport and Infrastructure and will head the Mechanical and Transport Directorate and be responsible for all matters pertaining to mechanical engineering (motor vehicles) and the Mechanical and Transport Fund (MTF).


Specific duties and responsibilities include;-
• Formulation of policy and development of standards for procurement and maintenance of vehicles, plant and mechanical equipment;
• Allocation of resources to ensure the optimum utilization and working efficiency of all vehicles, plant and equipment maintained by the Department’s workshops and asset register of the same;
• Assessing the future workload and planning the development of workshops, manpower and financial/resources;
• Provision of technical advice and assistance to other departments, client departments, government bodies, public and private sector on matters relating to mechanical engineering, motor vehicles, plant and equipment; staff management and development.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade; an officer must have:
• Served in the grade of Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Mechanical) or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years;
• Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
• Master of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
• Been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
• Current valid annual Practicing License from Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
• Membership with the Institute of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
• Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course lasting not less than six weeks from a recognized Institution;
• Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of mechanical engineering development programmes; and
• A thorough understanding of National goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them to the mechanical engineering functions;
• Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.
Terms of Service: Contract/ P&P


How to apply

A duly filled CPSB.1 (2020) form, written application, CV, copies of certificates, testimonials and National Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, the position being applied for and addressed to:
The Secretary,
Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 4210, 30200


NOTE: To meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, applicants are required to get certificates from the under listed organizations:-
• Kenya Revenue Authority.
• Higher Education Loans Board.
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
• Criminal Investigation Department.
• Credit Reference Bureau.

Copies of the above certificates MUST be attached to the applications for Job Groups H and above.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Trans Nzoia County Public Service Board does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are email address or and phone number: 0713635352, 0110005315 only.
All applications should reach the Board Secretary, Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board, Board’s Offices situated after Mt. Elgon Hospital next to the Kenya Red Cross Offices on or before 26th November, 2021.
CPSB.1 (2020) form can be downloaded at
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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