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FOREST CONSERVATION SECRETARY – ONE (1) POST   
 V/No.133/2019 (CSG 4)
Basic Salary Scale Ksh.166,780 – Ksh.322,040 
Terms of Service: Permanent and
Pensionable or Local Agreement
  • providing
    leadership and coordinating review, formulation, development and
    interpretation of forestry policies and legislations and monitoring
    implementation;
  • developing
    and coordinating strategic initiatives, projects and programmes in the
    forests sector for achievement of Vision 2030 targets on increasing forest
    cover;
  • providing
    leadership in developing and coordinating monitoring implementation of
    policies, guidelines and proposals on response to climate change
    adaptation and mitigation measures at the national and international
    levels;
  • coordinating
    regulatory functions, setting national and county standards, rules,
    guidelines as required by policies and legislation in the sector;
  • developing
    a sector-wide approach framework for mobilizing resources under
    comprehensive public-private-partnerships for supporting coordination of
    forest reforms and development;
  • developing
    and coordinating the linkages among the National and County governments,
    SAGAs and all other stakeholders, including review and approval of
    agreements with National land Commission and stakeholders on management of
    forests resources on public, community and private lands;
  • developing
    bi-annual National Status reports on Management and Conservation of
    forests for presentation to Parliament;
  • identifying
    and advising the Cabinet Secretary and the Principal Secretary on Forest
    development matters and bottlenecks that constrain the smooth
    implementation of forestry policies and legislation’s; and
  • developing
    and implementing linkages with regional and international organizations
    and stating government positions on forestry policies in the management
    boards and institutions.
FOREST CONSERVATION SECRETARY – ONE (1) POST 
   V/No.133/2019 (CSG 4)
Basic Salary Scale Ksh.166,780 – Ksh.322,040 
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable or Local Agreement
  • a
    minimum service period of eighteen (18) years in the field of environment
    and natural resources and currently serving in the grade of Deputy
    Director, CSG 6 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the
    Wider Public Service or Private Sector;
  • a
    Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental
    Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Management or any other related field
    from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a
    Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental Science,
    Forestry, Natural Resource Management or any other related field from a
    university recognized in Kenya;
  • a
    Strategic Leadership Course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated
    expertise and experience in environmental, natural resources and related
    sectoral policies in national development agenda; and
  • demonstrated
    professional competence, high integrity and leadership capability in work
    performance and results
  • providing
    leadership and coordinating review, formulation, development and
    interpretation of forestry policies and legislations and monitoring
    implementation;
  • developing
    and coordinating strategic initiatives, projects and programmes in the
    forests sector for achievement of Vision 2030 targets on increasing forest
    cover;
  • providing
    leadership in developing and coordinating monitoring implementation of
    policies, guidelines and proposals on response to climate change
    adaptation and mitigation measures at the national and international
    levels;
  • coordinating
    regulatory functions, setting national and county standards, rules,
    guidelines as required by policies and legislation in the sector;
  • developing
    a sector-wide approach framework for mobilizing resources under
    comprehensive public-private-partnerships for supporting coordination of
    forest reforms and development;
  • developing
    and coordinating the linkages among the National and County governments,
    SAGAs and all other stakeholders, including review and approval of
    agreements with National land Commission and stakeholders on management of
    forests resources on public, community and private lands;
  • developing
    bi-annual National Status reports on Management and Conservation of
    forests for presentation to Parliament;
  • identifying
    and advising the Cabinet Secretary and the Principal Secretary on Forest
    development matters and bottlenecks that constrain the smooth
    implementation of forestry policies and legislation’s; and
  • developing
    and implementing linkages with regional and international organizations
    and stating government positions on forestry policies in the management
    boards and institutions.
SECRETARY ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE – ONE
(1) POST) V/NO.135/2019 (CSG 4)
Salary Scale: Kshs. 166,780 – Kshs. 322,040 pm. 
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable or Local Agreement
  • served
    for a minimum period of eighteen (18) years and currently serving in the
    grade of Deputy Director CSG 6 and above or a comparable position in the
    Wider Public Service or Private Sector;
  • a
    Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental
    Science, Environmental Planning and Management, Natural Resource
    Management, Environmental Law, Environmental Governance, Environmental
    Policy or any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • a
    Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental
    Science, Environmental Planning and Management, Natural Resource
    Management, Environmental Law, Environmental Governance, Environmental
    Policy or any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • a
    Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • vast
    experience in community/ local level natural resources management
    approaches;
  • demonstrated
    experience in environmental governance and donor funding;
  • demonstrated
    expertise and experience in environmental and related sectoral policies in
    national development agenda; and
  • demonstrated
    professional competence, high integrity and leadership capability in work
    performance and results
Duties and Responsibilities at this level include:
  • Offering
    technical leadership and vision in matters of environmental/ natural
    resource management in the country;
  • Formulation,
    interpretation and monitoring environment and natural resources and
    related sectorial policies;
  • Communicating
    environment and natural resource policies to the departments and related
    sectorial policies;
  • Overall
    coordination of the environmental and natural resource programmes in the
    Ministry;
  • Linking
    environment    and   
    natural    resources    issues  
    from    the    respective departments and
    parastatals and the Ministry headquarters;
  • Advising
    the Government on environmental legislation and its implications;
  • Identifying
    bottlenecks that constrain the smooth implementation of environmental and
    natural resource policies;
  • Developing
    and implementing linkages with regional and international organizations
    and stakeholders on environmental and natural resources matters and
    ensuring domestication of international environment agreements and
    protocols;
  • Stating
    Government positions on environment and natural resource policies in
    management Boards and institutions; and
  • Forge
    linkages and promote environment mainstreaming in Government and in all
    sectors of the economy
DIRECTOR FOREST CONSERVATION – ONE (1) POST
V/NO.139/2019 (CSG 5)
Salary Scale: Kshs. 132,000 – 195, 410 p.m. 
Terms of Service: Permanent and
Pensionable or Local Agreement
  • cumulative
    Service of eighteen years (18) years and currently serving at CSG 6 in the
    field of environment or natural resources or a comparable position in the
    Wider Public Service or Private Sector;
  • a
    Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental
    Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Environmental studies or
    any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • a
    Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental
    Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Environmental studies or
    any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • a
    Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • a
    thorough understanding of Forest policies and programmes and ability to
    successfully play part in their implementation; and
  • shown
    professional and managerial capability in work performance and results
An officer at this level will be responsible to the
Secretary forest Conservation for policy formulation, planning, organizing,
directing, co-coordinating and controlling the Co- operative Audit Services.
Duties and responsibilities will entail: –
  • formulation
    of forest strategy policies;
  • ensuring
    implementation of forest and policy strategy matters;
  • making
    reports on forest conservancy management matters;
  • analyzing
    issues emanating from policy and Strategy;
  • assessing
    the impact and relevance of forest policies and strategies; and
  • overseeing
    coordination on forestry matters
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the
positions shown below. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make
their applications as follows:
  1. online through
    one of the Commission’s websites 
    publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke
  1. by
    completing ONE PSC
    2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the
    Commission’s
  • Those
    who had applied earlier need not re-apply
  • Candidates
    should NOT attach any documents to the application form.
    ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the
  • Only
    shortlisted and successful candidates will be
  • Canvassing
    in any form will lead to automatic
  • THE
    PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT
    OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED
    AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional
certificates and transcripts during interviews.
Serving officers shall be required to produce the original
letter of appointment 
to their current substantive post
during the interview.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO PUBLIC SERVICE
COMMISSION
COMMISSION HOUSE P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100 NAIROBI

so as to reach the Commission on
or before 30th December 2019 
(Latest 5.00pm –
East African Time).

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