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Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be answerable to the Chief Officer and will be deployed as Head of Department. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Implementation of the Strategic Plan and objectives of the Department;
  • Handling technical, administrative, human resource, budgetary and assets management issues;
  • Team building  and   setting   performance   targets   and   standards   in consultation with the Chief Officer;
  • Addressing stakeholders     concerns     and     instituting     operational accountability;
  • Participating in the formulation, development, implementation, monitoring and review of policies, laws and strategies in the Fisheries Department.
  • Incorporating new initiatives into the department’s schemes of work;
  • Initiating and   implementing   of   fisheries   policies,   programmes   and strategies evaluating, monitoring, control and surveillance systems;
  • Monitoring the implementation of regional and international fisheries agreements;
  • Coordinating the strengthening of fisheries extension services;
  • Promotion of   cooperation   between   the   fisheries   sector   local   and international stakeholders;
  • Implementation of multilateral projects and programmes;
  • Undertaking cost effective research to advance county and sectoral priorities;
  • Promoting fish marketing and value addition;
  • Harmonizing fisheries   technical   training   in   liaison   with   relevant institutions; and,
  • Undertaking monitoring and evaluation activities in the

Qualifications

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:-

  • Served at least as an Assistant Director of Fisheries or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three(3) years. Officers who have served in job group N and above for at least six(6) years are eligible to apply;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields;-Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Biochemistry, Food Sciences and Technology, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences, Physical Science, Chemistry or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Biological Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Aquatic Sciences, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Sciences, Physical Science, or any other equivalent and relevant degree from a recognized Institution;
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme   lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Shown competence in planning and implementation of development, management and research of fisheries projects and programmes;
  • Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized Institution;
  • Knowledge of the Fisheries development and management policies,Fisheries Act and other related Acts and international conventions;
  • Knowledge of the Fisheries development and management policies,
  • Fisheries Act and other related Acts and international conventions; and Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

How to Apply
Each application should be accompanied by a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of relevant Academic and Professional
Certificates/Registration licenses, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials and other relevant documents. Nakuru County residents will be required to indicate their sub-county and ward of residence in the
Curriculum Vitae.

Each application should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the POSITION APPLIED FOR CLEARLY MARKED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ENVELOPE and addressed to:

THE SECRETARY
NAKURU COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P. O BOX 2870-00200,
NAKURU

Applications can be submitted either through post or hand delivered to our offices at the Provincial Public Works Building, off the Nakuru – Kabarak Road along prisons road – Nakuru. All applications should be submitted on or before 18th March, 2020 by 5.00pm.

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