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Nyamira County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the constitution of Kenya 2010 under Articles 176 and County Government Act No.17 of 2012.

Assistant Director, Environment and Natural Resources

Terms of service:               Permanent & Pensionable

Job Group:                     JG ’P’

Salary as per Salaries & Remuneration Commission of Kenya.

Basic Salary : Kshs. 87,360 – 121,430 p.m

 House Allowance :Kshs. 16,800 p.m

Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 12,000 p.m

Leave Allowance: Kshs. 10,000 p.a


 Reporting to Deputy Director/Environment and Natural resources,

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Implementation of programs, projects and activities in the Department;
  • Enforcement of relevant rules, laws and regulations and monitoring the resilience and health of the environment;
  • Promote environment, natural resources and agroforestry activities in the county;
  • Collect, analyze and report data and information on environment and natural resources activities;
  • Compile regular reports as may be required on environment and natural resources activities;
  • Identify needs, challenges and problems for developing effective extension methods and practices through consultation with key stakeholders, including community producers and government technical and extension agencies;
  • Develop and implement action plans for enhancing public knowledge and skills of best environmental management practices;
  • Ensure public participation in Government service
  • Develop manual for forestry extension practices;
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned


For appointment to this grade an officer must have

  • Have served satisfactorily in the grade of Principal Agro/Forestry/Environment and Natural Resources Officer Job Group ‘N’ or a comparable position in the wider public service for a minimum of seven(7) years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: –
  • Environmental Science, Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Education, Environmental Health, Environmental Horticulture and Landscaping, Environmental Law, Environmental Management and conservation, Environmental Resources Conservation, environmental studies and community development, community resource conservation, fisheries, forestry, geo-spatial information and remote sensing, agriculture aquatic science, bio- resource conservation and management, botany, chemistry, climate change and development, coastal and marine resource development, dry land agriculture system engineering, environmental chemistry, geography, geo-information sciences horticulture, marine resource management, waste management, water resources and environment, wildlife management or zoology from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution
  • Registered as a member with relevant professional body
  • Have demonstrated professional competence and administrative ability required at this level
  • Master’s degree in the relevant field will be added advantage
  • Must be computer literate

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons willing to apply are requested to submit their applications online via accompanied by a copy of National Identity Card, a detailed C.V, copies of all relevant Certificates and testimonials, copies of clearance certificates from: –

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission – EACC,
  • Kenya Revenue Authority -KRA,
  • National Police  Service  Directorate  of  Criminal  Investigations  (Police Clearance Certificate),
  • Credit Reference
  • HELB(Higher Education Loan Board)

to reach the Nyamira County Public Service Board on or before close of business on 9th April, 2021(East African time). No physical applications will be received in the office.


Nyamira County Public Service Board, P.O. Box 434-40500,


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