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Principal Drivers Jobs in Kenya

Republic of Kenya

Ministry of Labour



Principal Drivers 

Job Group

Five (5) Posts

Applications are invited from suitably qualified serving officers to fill the following posts in this
 Ministry. All posts are on Permanent and Pensionable terms of Service.

Salary Scales:
 Ksh.21,304 - Kshs 25,895 (P.M)

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, 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 licence 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 recognised 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 recognised Institution;

 A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;

 Attended a First-Aid Certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognised 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 the 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 tickets(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.

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should apply by completing PSC2 forms In Triplicate.

The PSC 2 forms can be down loaded from The Public Service Commission website at

The dully completed PSC 2 (Revised 2007) forms In Triplicate together with the copies of applicant’s certificate, letter of appointment/promotion to their present grade must reach, The permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour, NSSF Building Block ‘A’ 7th floor, Eastern wing, P.O. Box 40326-00100 Nairobi on or before 6th October, 2011.

Mrs. Beatrice N.Kituyi, CBS
Permanent Secretary.

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