KFS SUPERINTENDENT OF ROADS
KFS SUPERINTENDENT OF ROADS
JOB GRADE KFS 9- REF KFS/SR/2022 ONE (1)
POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)
a) Job Specification
An officer at this level shall report to Head Engineering.
b) Duties and responsibilities;
i. To supervise maintenance forest Roads and construction of new structures such
bridges and culverts in areas of jurisdiction.
ii. To support and complement the Engineer hence provide a wide range of maintenance
of civil works
iii. Coordinate and supervise road works and construction/ maintenance of bridges within
jurisdiction of the road unit
iv. Supervise selection of suitable construction materials for road works.
v. Supervise the construction fleet of equipment, plant and vehicles deployed at road units.
vi. Supervise all staff stationed at construction site(s) such as overseers, senior,
inspectors, plant operators, drivers and artisans
vii. Ensure vehicles, plant and equipment are well serviced and maintained.
viii. Ensure safety of equipment and personnel in construction sites.
ix. Ensure professional standards and undertake quality control in road units.
x. Co-ordinate procurement of materials, fuels, oils and tools garages.
xi. Compile work progress reports.
xii. Assist the Engineer in preparation of work programs
xiii. Prepare civil designs, drawings and specifications.
xiv. Make cost estimates for all civil projects.
xv. Arrange for material testing
xvi. Ensure safety of equipment and personnel in roads unit
xvii. Ensure correct standards are maintained in road works
xviii. Inspect and certify all road works upon completion
xix. Prepare stores, tools, equipment, vehicles and plant ledgers.
xx. Promote public values and principles
xxi. Mentoring and coaching
c) Person specification
i. Diploma Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution
ii. Three (3) Years Working Experience
iii. Proficiency in computer applications
How to Apply;
Interested candidates who meet the requirements are asked to apply while clearly indicating reference number for the position. Applications including current curriculum vitae, mobile number, names and contact details of three referees, copy of national identity card, copies of testimonials, copies of professional and academic certificates clearly marked with reference number for each position should either be sent through the post office or hand delivered to the following address in a sealed envelope marked
“APPLICATION FOR (WRITE POSTION & REFERENCE); so as to reach the Service not later than 11th July, 2022 by 5.00pm.
Chief Conservator of Forests,
Kenya Forest Service, Karura, Off Kiambu Road,
P. O. Box 30513-00100, G.P.O.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification. The Service is ISO accredited and an equal
opportunity employer. Applicants living with disabilities and those from marginalized areas and minority communities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.