CHIEF GEOLOGIST, TWO (2) POSTS – V/No.77/2017

Full-Time
Nairobi
Posted 3 weeks ago

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. – Job Group ‘S’

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
(i) served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Principal Superintending Geologist, Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Geology, Engineering Geology, Physics, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Geo-Science, Environmental Geology or equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Geology, Engineering Geology, Physics, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Geo-science, Environmental Geology or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) attended a Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution;
(v) demonstrated professional competence in work performance and results; and
(vi) clear understanding of the role of geo-energy sector in national development.

Duties and responsibilities

(i) formulating and reviewing of policies, laws, regulations, standards and guidelines in geo-energy sector;
(ii) providing technical advice to government agencies and the public on matters relating to geo-energy resources;
(iii) initiating negotiations for bilateral agreements related to geo-energy resources;
(iv) initiating engagements for public private partnerships in geo-energy sector;
(v) domesticating provisions of treaties and conventions related to geo-energy sector;
(vi) reviewing and approving contract specifications for geo-energy resources;
(vii) liaising with relevant environmental agencies for approval of environmental and social impact assessment reports related to geo-energy sector projects; and
(viii) ensuring prudent management of financial and non-financial resources.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
(i) online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
OR
(ii) by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMMISSION HOUSE
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
NAIROBI

Please Note
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 15th June, 2017.

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