Baringo County Government Jobs 2013 Architect, Quantity Surveyor and Works Officer


Republic of Kenya

County Government of Baringo

Baringo County Public Service Board

Baringo County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions.

1. Architect
Job Group ‘Q’
1 Post
Ref. BCPSB/18/2013

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work on architectural projects within the County including client liason and design
  • Assist the County Engineer in the day to day operations of the County design
  • Providing various pre-design services
  • Take responsibility for time management of assigned jobs
  • Keep an accurate daily record of the time spent on each assigned job
  • Attend meetings and provide reports to the Director on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects under their responsibility.
Requirement for Appointment:
  • Be Kenyan citizen
  • A degree in Architecture from a recognized university
  • Have sound technical knowledge of architectural project delivery
  • Demonstrable skills in the areas of design, presentation and technical skills
  • Proficiency with Auto CAD/Civil 3 Dimensions
  • Computer literacy using Microsoft Office Products and presentation software
  • Experience of 3 years and above in the relevant field.
Terms of Service
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Basic Salary Kshs. 89,748 -120,270 P.m
  • House Allowance Kshs. 40, 000 P.m
  • Commuter Allowance Kshs. 14,000 P.m
2. Quantity Surveyor 
Job Group ‘P’
1 Post
Ref. BCPSB/19/2013
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Evaluation and Reporting on contractual claims from contractors, Checking valuations for payments to contractors, resolution of disputes on cases requiring litigation or arbitration
  • Responsible for cost information services, control and implementation of tendering and procuring procedures for construction projects, preparation of cost hand books, handling correspondence, reports and paper on policy matters.
  • Preparation of cost estimates, Bills of Quantities; Monthly valuation on site; site measurements;
  • Preparation of variation orders and final accounts involving the implementation of development projects for the County.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Served in the grade of Chief Superintendent Quantity Surveyor or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service/Private Sector for at least three (3) years.
  • A Bachelor of Arts degree in Building Economics/Quantity Surveying or its equivalent from and relevant qualifications an institution recognized in Kenya
  • Be registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya as a Quantity Surveyor;
  • Corporate Membership of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) or Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK)
  • Attended a strategic leadership Development Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized Institution
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of quantity surveying functions.
Terms of Service
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Basic Salary Kshs. 77,527 -103,893 P.m
  • House Allowance Kshs. 40, 000 P.m
  • Commuter Allowance Kshs. 12,000P.m
3. Works Officer 
Job Group ‘H’
4 Posts
Ref. BCPSB/20/2013
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring and execution of work in specialized fields of engineering in the following: supervision of construction, contracts, materials, control and supervision of various structures and roads.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have a Diploma in civil engineering/building construction from recognized institution.
  • A Higher National Diploma is an added advantage.
  • Not less than five years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications
Terms of Service
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Basic Salary Kshs. 19,323 -28,323 p.m
  • House Allowance Kshs. 5,000 P.m
  • Commuter Allowance Kshs. 4,000 p.m
How to Apply
For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution, he/she must have the following clearances:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of clearance from any of the Credit References Bureaus in the Country
All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and 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
County Public Service Board
Baringo County.
P.O. Box 53-30400,
So as to reach the Offices mentioned above on or before 25th October 2013.
Candidates are advised against canvassing.
NB: Baringo County Government is an equal opportunity Government and all are encouraged to apply as provided in the advert