Enforcement Officer Jobs In Kenya

Enforcement Officer Job, Legal Jobs Kenya 2021,

The Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) is a statutory body charged with economic and service regulation of the water services sector as established by the Water Act 2016. WASREB sets rules, standards and guidelines to ensure that water services are provided in an effective and efficient manner with a view of protecting consumers and other stakeholders’ interests.

To strengthen our human resource capacity, we wish to recruit highly motivated professionals to fill the following positions:


Job Specification

Responsible for enforcing compliance with standards for design, asset development & management, Water quality, Operation and Maintenance, human resource, governance, Non-Revenue Water, minimum service level and enforcing license conditions in line with the Board’s mandate.

Reporting Relationship: This role reports to the Senior Enforcement Officer

Supervises: None


The duties and responsibilities entail assisting in:

  • Enforcing compliance with standards for design, asset development & Management, Water quality, Operation & Maintenance and human resources, governance, Non- Revenue Water;
  • Enforcing compliance to minimum service level commitments;
  • Enforcing compliance with license conditions; and
  • Enforcing compliance of water works and water services to prescribed
  • Dealing with non-compliances through use of mechanisms such as Performance guarantee; cure plan; penalties; special regulatory regime; revocation of license, court action
  • Determination and pronouncement of WSP take over by a
  • Scheduling and coordinating regulatory enforcement actions based on escalated inspection
  • Training or orienting enforcement officers and prosecutors on scope of WS regulation and key related
  • Preparing and rolling out enforcement and prosecution guidelines or toolkits for application by enforcement/prosecution
  • Playing a senior leadership role in bringing the WASREB internal community along to support the outputs delivered by developing effective and strategic relationships
  • Promoting stakeholder/public participation in the provision of water


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in either Law, Engineering, Science, Economics, or any other relevant field from a recognized institution with at least Two (2) years’ work experience at WASREB 5; or Bachelor’s degree entry at WASREB
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the constitution

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication;
  • Working and supervising people;
  • Applying technical expertise;
  • Customer and stakeholder orientation;
  • Drive for results:
  • Continuous learning and knowledge sharing; and
  • IT Proficiency

How to Apply

All applications must be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card, detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates and should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Water Services Regulatory Board,

P.O. Box 41621- 00100,


So as to be received not later than 23.59 hours on 24TH AUGUST 2021Due to the threat caused by COVID –19, the applications should be submitted only through electronic means. They should be sent via email to recruitments@wasreb.go.ke with only ‘POSITION APPLIED FOR’ as the subject line.

WASREB is an equal opportunity employer and women, youth and peoples living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting the following compliance certificates; Certificate of Good Conduct, Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board, Tax Compliance Certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance, and Credit Reference Bureau Certificate.

 Water Services for All ISO 9001:2015 Certified

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