Lands & Survey Director Job, Current County Government Jobs,

Pursuant to the provision of County Government Act , No. 17 of 2012 section 45, 59 (1) (b) the West Pokot County Public Service Board wishes to consider applications from highly qualified results-oriented and self-motivated Kenyan citizens for appointments to the following positions:-


Job Description

The job holder will be the Head of Survey Department and is responsible for all survey and mapping functions on road development projects.


  • Coordinating the development and review of policies, plans and strategies on surveying, GIS and mapping;
  • Overseeing maintenance of road reserve boundaries;
  • Verifying cadastral, adjudication, photo control and engineering surveys;
  • Coordinating publication of plans, maps and charts;
  • Providing guidance on standardization and certification of survey equipment;
  • Overseeing preparation and submission of technical and administrative reports of the department;
  • Supervising and undertaking quality control of in-house and outsourced survey services;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the survey and mapping activities;
  • Preparing departmental budgets, monitoring and evaluating budget control measures ;
  • Managing and developing staff in the department


  • A minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a Management role in comparable position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  • Master’s Degree in Surveying and Photogrammetry or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Surveying and Photogrammetry or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Valid Practicing License from Lands Surveyor’s Board (LSB) of Kenya;
  • Full membership with the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK), (Land Surveyors Chapter);
  • Letter of Good standing from Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK);
  • Demonstrated Leadership and Management Competency including Project Management skills;
  • Proven Proficiency in Computer Applications;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Terms of Service

  • 3 years Contract renewable subject to performance
  •   Salary as prescribed by SRC.

How to Apply

You can access the advertisement details on our website and submit online applications through our email [email protected]

All application should be submitted on or before Thursday 27thMay, 2021 to

Ag. Secretary/CEO

West Pokot County Public Service Board P.O Box 577 – 30600


  • The County Government of West Pokot is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women, person living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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