Nithi Water Careers

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

Nithi Water and Sanitation Company limited is one of the Water service providers Contracted by Tana Water Works Development Agency and the County Government of TharakaNithi to provide water and sanitation services in TharakaNithi County under the Water Act 2002. To fulfill the company’s vision and mission, we are seeking a visionary customer centric and result- oriented technologically survey and experienced individual to fill the position of a DRIVER, CUSTOMER CARE RELATIONS OFFICER, METER READER, NEW CUSTOMER CONNECTION OFFICER AND OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN.

Nithi Water and Sanitation Company Limited (NIWASCO) is a Water Service Provider responsible for efficient and economical provision of water and sanitation services in Tharaka Nithi County as per the Water Act 2016.

The company has two (2) board vacancies for representatives of the following stakeholder groups:

  1. One (1) Director from Business Community
  2. One (1) Director from Women Organizations

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for appointment, one must meet the following criteria:

  1. Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in the following backgrounds; Finance/Accounting, Engineering, Human Resource, Law, Business/Management Systems or Information Technology.
  2. Minimum seven (7) years working experience in the core profession or have run own enterprises for a minimum of 7 years.
  • Applicants must be nominated by stakeholders group registered with NIWASCO.
  1. Must be a resident of the area served by the company.
  2. Must download, fill and submit the Fit and Proper Test available at WASREB’s website wasreb.co.ke.The submitted copy MUST be fully signed by the applicant and stamped by a commissioner of oaths.
  3. Proof of compliance with the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 through submission of the following CURRENT (issued within the last 12 months) documents:
    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from Directorate Criminal Investigation (DCI)
    2. Clearance Certificate from accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    3. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    4. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    5. Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Ant-Corruption Commission (EACC)

NOTE

  1. Suppliers and other trading associates of the company are not eligible for directorship positions of the company.
  2. Persons with current professional and social relationships with current directors and staff of the company cannot become directors of the company.

 

Applications instructions

The applicants should enclose a letter of nomination from the stakeholder institution together with their application, CV, copies of certificates, Chapter 6 documents and testimonials.

Applications in a sealed envelope marked “APPLICATION FOR DIRECTORSHIP IN NIWASCO” should be submitted and deposited in the application box at NIWASCO main office located at the County Commissioner’s Compoundon or before 10th September, 2021at 11:00 am. Late submissions will not be accepted.

The sealed envelopes to be addressed to:

The Chairperson, Selection Committee

Nithi water and sanitation Company limited

P.O Box 263-60400

CHUKA

TERMS OF SERVICE

Two (2) years Contract renewable on satisfactory duty performance. 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform driving duties for the assigned section or unit per the responsibilities in accordance with company’s policies.
  2. Inspect assigned vehicle(s) on a daily basis to ensure that they are in good working condition.
  3. Report immediately to the supervisor any vehicle faults noted and coordinate rectification of the same as guided by the supervisor and vehicle repairs and maintenance policy and procedures.
  4. Ensure that the interior and exterior of the vehicles are always clean from dust, dirt, and that the vehicle tyres and body are always in good condition.
  5. Maintain a functional standard tool kit, spare tyre, first aid box and fire extinguisher in the appropriate positions.
  6. Ensure that vehicle insurance policies are always valid and report to the supervisor at least one month in advance for their renewal.
  7. Liaise with the supervisor and submit completed requisition forms, for vehicle repairs and maintenance.
  8. Monitor vehicle mileage for routine and regular service and maintenance and report in good time to ensure that repairs and servicing of vehicles is adequately carried out.
  9. Collect goods and people in good time and ensure safe delivery to designated places.
  10. Run other office errands as directed by the supervisor.
  11. Maintain proper work ticket for vehicle usage.
  12. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management from time to time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. KCSE grade D+
  2. Valid Driving License class B, C, E/ Government Trade Test 1 (Mechanics)
  • Certificate of good conduct, AA Proficiency added advantage.
  1. Must be a holder of a valid driving license.
  2. Must possess a PSV certificate.
  3. Should possess have a certificate in Electro Mechanical field.
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • AA Certificate of competency will be an added advantage.
  1. Three (3) years working experience in the same position – accident free

TERMS OF SERVICE

Two (2) years Contract renewable on satisfactory duty performance

KEY DUTIES AND RESEPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure timely collection of all revenue generated and billed as per policies and procedure
  • Maintain accurate record on customers
  • Process new accounts and old ones where the customers need to close their accounts
  • Ensure timely response to customers enquiries and complaints
  • Ensure effective communication between customer corporate in order to establish conducive working environment
  • Ensure provision of quality services to customers as per established standards
  • Maintain accurate records customer complaints in order to identify areas of problems and take appropriate measures
  • Train personnel on good customer relations
  • Educate public on the services being provided by the company
  • Prepare regular reports and distributing to users
  • Making recommendation to the Head of Department on issues related to the improvement of customer service, service delivery and improved customer satisfaction
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • KSCE C
  • Diploma in Public Relation/Communication/Customer Care
  • Diploma in Water Management is an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to build personal relationships, which are beneficial to the company
  • Must have developed good intercultural orientation and strong public relations skills
  • Should possess strong communication, negotiation and administration skills
  • Three (3) years relevant working experience

TERMS OF SERVICE

Two (2) years Contract renewable on satisfactory duty performance

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out meter reading as per approved procedures and policy
  • Ensure that meter reading data is accurate and correspond to installed monitoring equipment
  • Carry out inspection of illegal connections and reporting the findings to appropriate management for action
  • Report leaks in the water supply systems to management for appropriate action
  • Enter accurately customer details in the meter reading cards or records
  • Liaise with other sections in provision of quality service to customers
  • Ensure safe custody of equipment and materials assigned
  • Prepare timely and accurate reports
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • KSCE C-
  • Meter Reading intermediate Course/Driving licence class F
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be Physically fit and demonstrate agility

TERMS OF SERVICE

Two (2) years Contract renewable on satisfactory duty performance

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out water connection survey for the new customer and giving the necessary feedback to the office and the customer
  • Documenting the necessary documents related to new connections
  • Physical installation of the water meters with related fittings to the customer
  • Notifying/submitting to the billing office details of the new connected customers for subsequent billing
  • Reconnecting customers who might have been previously disconnected for various reasons.
  • Submitting reports on the various work done within the section
  • Mapping of all connections, pipelines and related appurtenances within the water supply system
  • Carry out investigation on illegal connections and reporting them to the supervision
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned to you.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

  • KSCE C plain
  • Diploma In Water Engineering
  • Should have knowledge in Geo information Sytems
  • Ability to handle a number of tasks
  • Good communication skills
  • Keen in paying attention to details
  • Atleast (2) years experience

TERMS OF SERVICE

Two (2) years Contract renewable on satisfactory duty performance

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out excavation of trenches for repair and installation of new water pipelines as per approved policies
  • Load and off load materials, tools and pipes required for maintenance of water supply network
  • Participate in laying and aligning pipes during installation or change of old lines
  • Carry out maintenance of the gravity line and treatment works, including servicing of air and score valve, repair on water bursts and leaks
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene in the compound as required
  • Carry out plumbing works within the treatment works, raw water pipelines, distribution systems
  • Maintain air valves and was out in timely and economic manner
  • Carry out de-silting of the pipes as directed
  • Complete required forms and returns as directed by procedures and policy
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned to you.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

  • KSCE D+
  • Government Trade test preferable in Masonry or Carpentry
  • Should be flexible and able to work under sometimes bad weather conditions
  • Should be physically fit
  • Ability to handle a number of tasks
  • Keen in paying attention to details
  • One (1) year experience

 HOW TO APPLY

Applications accompanied by a copy of National ID Card/Passport, Two (2) Coloured Passport size photos, Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of all relevant academic certificates and other testimonials should be submitted in sealed envelopes to reach the office on or before27TH AUGUST, 2021by 5.00pm.

Applications should be addressed to:

THE MANAGING DIRECTOR

NITHI WATER AND SANITATION COMPANY LTD

P.O BOX 263 – 60400

CHUKA

Applications can also be submitted via email to nithiwasco13@yahoo.com/hr@nithiwater.co.ke or hand delivered to NIWASCO Head Offices at Chuka.

NIWASCO is an equal opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

ANY FORM OF CANVASSING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.