Job Opportunity: Principal GIS and Planning Officer (Makueni County)

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Required education: Bachelor’s degree

Required relevant work experience: 5 years

Application deadline: 9th November 2018

For appointment to this grade, the officer must have:

i) Have a Bachelor’s degree in Urban and regional Planning, GIS, Geospatial Science/technologies, Cartography, or any natural Science with hands-on experience using GIS from a recognized university;
ii) At least 5 years’ hands-on experience in Physical/Urban Planning and GIS with hands-on experience in using GIS to develop geo-data bases from existing maps and reports, field’s observations, satellites imagery/digital aerial photography
iii) Be a graduate member of Kenya Institute of Planners (KIP) or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter) or the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya;
iv) Proficient in use of GIS software (Arc GIS 10.x, QGIS or any other open source GIS software), use of ENVI and ERDAS IMAGINE will be an added advantage

Responsibilities

i) Preparation of local physical development plans, urban and municipal plans, plans for local centres, market centres, trading centres e.t.c.

ii) Preparation of action plans for specific projects such as residential housing schemes, resettlement action plans, and preparation/updating of County Spatial Plan (CSP), etc.
iii) Undertaking development control and ensuring compliance with approved plans;
More information on: Fuzu

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