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The County Government of Taita Taveta

County Public Service Board


The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

Senior Personal Secretary

Job Group L

5 Posts

Three (3) years Renewable Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities will entail recording dictation in short hand and transcribing it in typewritten form;
  • typing from drafts manuscripts or recording from dictation machines;
  • processing data;
  • operating office equipment;
  • attending to visitors /clients;
  • handling telephone calls and appointments;
  • ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents, including classified materials;
  • preparing responses to simple routine correspondences; and
  • undertaking any other secretarial duties that may be assigned. 

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a person must have;-
  • A Bachelors Degree in Secretarial Studies from a recognised institution.
  • OR
  • Diploma in Secretarial studies from Kenya National Examinations Council or its equivalent qualifications from a recognised institution


The following qualifications from the Kenya National examinations council:
  • Short Hand III (minimum 110 wpm)
  • Typewriting Ill (50 wpm) / computerised document processing III
  • Business English III / Communications II
  • Commerce II
  • Office Management III / Office administration and Management III; and
  • Secretarial duties II
  • A certificate in computer applications (windows, Ms-word, Ms-Excel, MS-Access and internet) from a recognised institution.
  • Working experience of a minimum period of three (3) years

General requirements for the applicants

For a candidate to meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution, he or she must have the following clearance
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (C.l.D)
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • A certificate from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • A certificate from the Credit Reference bureau (CRB)

How to Apply

All written applications, Curriculum Vitae, Copies of certificates, testimonials and identity cards should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board
Private Bag, Voi

Or hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices at the former Municipal Council of VoƬ office

Important information
  1. The applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or before Friday, 27t June, 2014
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  3. Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply
  4. Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified.

NB: Those already working in the county are encouraged to apply

The Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board

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