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Turkana County Government

Office of The Governor

The office of the Governor Turkana County wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following position;

1. Secretary to The County Public Service Board

(1 Post)

Key responsibilities

Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service;
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in offices of County Public Service including in the board of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments;
  • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove persons holding those offices as provided for under this part;
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the County Assembly on the execution of the function of the board;
  • Promote in the County Public Service the values and principles referred to in the articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the extent to which values and principles referred to in the articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 are complied with in the County Public Service
  • Facilitate the development of a coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments
  • Advice the county government on human resource management and development
  • Advice the county government on the implementation and monitoring of the National performance management system in the county;
  • Make recommendation to the salaries and remuneration commission on behalf of the county government on the remuneration, pension and gratuities for county public service employees.

Requirements and competencies

For appointment to this post, the person should;
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a recognized university (A Masters Degree will be an added advantage);
  • Have a working experience of not less than five (5) years
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity
  • Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of relevant breach of professional code of conduct,
  • Understand the diversity within the county,
  • Be a registered certified public secretary of good professional standing,
  • Be a visionary and strategic thinker,
  • Have the capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines,
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the county government to achieve her vision.
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution, he/she must have the following clearance:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • A tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

How to Apply

All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates and testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

The County Secretary,
Turkana County
P.O. Box 11 – 30500,

OR deliver by hand at the reception desk at Turkana County Government offices located along Nawaitorong road at the former Arid Lands Office located off Kitale-Lodwar highway.

On-line application should be e-mailed to: icsturkanacounty to reach the Governor’s office before the close of business on 9th August, 2013.

Important information to all candidates;
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
Women and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.

William O. Luballo

Turkana County Government

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