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  1. Principal Driver
  2. Senior Water Supply Operator
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the posts shown here below
Advert V/No. 1/2010
Principal Driver
Job Group T
Forty (40) Posts
Salary Scale: Ksh. 21,304 X 1,065 – 22,369 X 1,118 – 23,487 X 1,175 – 24,662 X 1,233 – 25,895 P.M
House Allowance: as applicable in the Civil Service
Leave Entitlement: 30 Working Days Per Year

Leave Allowance: (Once Yearly) 4,000
Medical Benefits: as applicable in Civil Service
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
  • Served in the grade of Chief Driver, Job Group ‘H’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Passed Occupational Trade Test Grade I for Drivers;
  • A valid Driving License free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive
  • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
  • Attended a Refresher Course for Drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;
  • A Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police
  • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution; and
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and integrity in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is the highest grade in this cadre.
Duties and responsibilities will involve driving assigned vehicle; carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems, etc.; detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems; maintenance of work ticket(s) for vehicle(s) assigned; ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road; overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle(s). In addition, the officer may be required to supervise and guide staff working under him/her in a small transport unit.
Advert V/No. 2/2010
Senior Water Supply Operator
Job Group ‘H’
Twenty (20)
Posts Salary Scale: Kshs. 16,692 x 835 – 17,527 x 876 -18,403 x 920 – 19,323 x 966 – 20,289 p.m.
House Allowance: As applicable in Civil Service
Leave Entitlement: 30 Working Days Per Year
Leave Allowance: (Once Yearly) 4,000
Medical Benefits: As Applicable In Civil Service
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
  • Served for at least three (3) years in the grade of Water Supply Operator I;
  • Successfully completed a three (3) Months’ Final Departmental Occupational Test Grade I course for Water Supply Operators at the Kenya Water Institute or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Wide knowledge and experience in all matters relating to operation and maintenance of water supply systems;
  • An understanding of Government Stores Regulations and Procedures; and
  • Demonstrated supervisory capabilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer in this grade will be overall in charge of all water supply operators within a large water supply area and will be involved in ensuring that the correct standards are maintained in water works; assisting in checking the water supply operation charts, operation and maintenance of monthly returns and estimates of revenue compiled at the water supply area; and will also be in-charge of estimation of water extension construction materials and their cost estimates.
Interested and qualified Candidates are requested to make their application by completing form PSC 2 (Revised 2007) accompanied by copies of applicant’s certificates, letter of appointment/promotion to their present grade.
Completed application forms should be sent to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Water and Irrigation,
P.O. Box 49720 -00100,2 Nairobi
Att. Head of Human Resources Management Department (1 st Floor Room 154)
So as to reach him on or before 9th September, 2010.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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