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Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. (Job Group ‘Q’)


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a cumulative period of twelve (12) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Superintending Geologist, Job Group ‘N’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Petroleum Geophysics, Petroleum Geochemistry, Petroleum Geo-science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Geology, Physics, Chemistry or its equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a certificate in petroleum related course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(iv) attended a strategic leadership course from a recognized institution; and
(v) demonstrated professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results.
NOTE: possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered an added advantage

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
(i) coordinating implementation of policies, strategies and programs in the oil and gas sector;
(ii) developing and reviewing modalities and strategies for licensing petroleum blocks;
(iii) monitoring and evaluating the design and development of programs, systems, standards and regulations in the oil and gas sector;
(iv) undertaking negotiations for petroleum projects and programs that require external funding;
(v) reviewing the specifications of petroleum products to conform with international requirements;
(vi) monitoring and evaluating performance of oil and gas infrastructure;
(vii) developing framework for monitoring costs of petroleum operations; and
(viii) reviewing and making recommendations on petroleum operations.


Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
(i) online through the Commission website or job portal
(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:
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100

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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