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Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal:
www.psckjobs.go.ke
Please Note:
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It
is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of
academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert
should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of
the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation
of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment
opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons
with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE
MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National
Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during
interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment
to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 24th August 2020 latest by
5.00 p.m. (East African Time).

DIRECTOR, FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT- ONE (1) POST
-V/NO. 170/2020

Salary scale: Ksh. 132,000.00 – Ksh. 195,410.00 (‘CSG 5’)
House Allowance: Ksh. 60,000.00 p.m
Commuter allowance: Ksh. 20, 000.00 p.m
Leave entitlement: 30 days per year
Terms of Service: Pensionable/Local Agreement
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:


(i) served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the
grade of Assistant Director of Fisheries, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and
relevant position in the public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields; – Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic
Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and
Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences,
Chemistry or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in
Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following fields;- Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic
Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and
Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences,
Oceanography, Chemistry, Fisheries Economy, Fisheries or Environmental Law
or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) knowledge of the fisheries development and management policies and strategies;
(v) in-depth understanding of national and international fisheries agreements,
relevant legislations, conventions, protocols and the United Nations Convention
on laws of the sea;
(vi) knowledge of the concept of participative governance and the co-management
systems; and
(vii) proven merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and responsibilities
An officer at this level will head the Directorate of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Management and Development and will be responsible to the Fisheries Secretary for
all technical functions of the directorate. Specific duties and responsibilities will
include:-
(i) coordinating of fisheries policy research and development;
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(ii) promoting Kenya as a centre for aquaculture;
(iii) overseeing development of the fisheries inter- agency monitoring, control and
surveillance unit regulations;
(iv) coordinating protection and regulation of fisheries ecosystem
(v) coordinating the establishment of technical committees on fish quality and
safety and preparation of the standing committee documentation;
(vi) coordinating and drafting of parliamentary bills for the fisheries sector; cabinet memos; regulations, rules, legal notices orders, and proclamations in consultation with the relevant parliamentary committees and the state law office and department of justice
(vii) coordinating the development and implementation of international protocols,
conventions and treaties regarding fisheries in all aspects;
(viii)providing secretariat services to the Kenya Fisheries Advisory Council;
(ix) promoting regional and international technical cooperation for effective and
efficient management of shared fish stocks and aquaculture; and
(x) overseeing the management and licensing of local and foreign fishing vessels in
Kenyan waters

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DIRECTOR, BLUE ECONOMY MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT – ONE
(1) POST -V/NO. 171/2020
Salary scale: Ksh. 132,000.00 – Ksh. 195,410.00 p.m (‘CSG 5’)
House Allowance: Ksh. 60,000.00 p.m
Commuter allowance: Ksh. 20, 000.00 p.m
Leave entitlement: 30 days per financial year
Terms of service: Pensionable/Local Agreement
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the
grade of Assistant Director of Fisheries/Blue Economy Management and
Development, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the
public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: – Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic
Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and
Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Spatial
Sciences, Chemistry or any other relevant qualification from a university
recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following fields;- Fisheries, Zoology, Botany,
Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science
and Technology, Environmental Science , Physical Sciences, Economics,
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Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Oceanography, Environmental or Fisheries Law,
or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) knowledge of the development of blue economy spatial plans, integrated
coastal management plans;
(v) in-depth understanding and utilization of marine resources in the exclusive
economic zones, national and international fisheries agreements, conventions,
protocols and United Nations Convention on laws of the sea;
(vi) knowledge of the blue economy/ Fisheries Policies, and other related Acts and
Statutes;
(vii) knowledge of the concepts on effective models for multi-agency cooperation
and systems;
(viii) knowledge of development strategies for fisheries agribusiness; and
(ix) merit and proven ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and responsibilities
An officer at this level will head the Directorate of Blue Economy Management and
Development and will be responsible to the fisheries secretary for all technical
functions of the Directorate. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-
(i) coordinating the protection and regulation of aquatic ecosystem and marine
resources in the exclusive economic zones (EEZ);
(ii) coordinating the development of the blue economy spatial plans, economy
master plan, and integrated coastal management plans;
(iii) coordinating policy development on establishment of fishing ports and
associated infrastructure;
(iv) capacity building for sustainable utilization of agro-based marine resources;
(v) development and implementation of international protocols, conventions and
treaties regarding the blue economy in all aspects;
(vi) provide secretariat services to the Kenya Fisheries Advisory Council; and
(vii) enhancing technical cooperation with Partner States in the Blue Economy

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