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Government Jobs in Kenya – Kericho

Kericho County Public Service Board wishes to recruit a competent and self-driven, person to fill the following position pursuant to section 63 of the County Government Act NO. 17 of 2012.

Information Officer

KCPSB-V .NO/11/2014

JG -‘J’
1 Post
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in sourcing for appropriate television and radio programs to disseminate information on activities of the County.
  • Documenting the County events through video, Photography and press cuttings,
  • Preparing and placement of Radio and TV infomercials,
  • Assisting in preparation of exhibitions and trade fairs, and
  • Assisting in the development of communications and media strategy.
Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, a person must:
  1. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  2. Be a degree holder in the following disciplines:- Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Communication studies, Media studies/Sciences or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution in Kenya or
  3. Be a Diploma Holder in the disciplines indicated in (2) above with at least three years experience
  4. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable
  • Salary scale: Kshs 24,662-29,918 /= p.m
  • House Allowance: Kshs 4,500/= p.m
  • Commuter Allowance: Kshs 4,000/= p.m

Principal Information Officer

KCPSB-V. NO. /10/2014
J/G –”N” 
1 Post


Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Development and distribution of press releases and other materials to the media.
  • Coordinating and organizing press teams for prompt and effective coverage of the County Government.
  • Drafting speeches and talking notes for the Governor, and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment;
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication studies, Media studies/Sciences or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five(5) years in Public communication; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.
Terms of service: Permanent &Pensionable.
 Kshs: 48,190 – 65,290 p.m
House Allowance:
 Kshs: 17,000/= p.m.
 Kshs 8,000/=p.m.

County Secretary 

KCPSB-V. NO. /9/2014
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Head of the County Public Service and secretary to the County Executive Committee.
  • Responsible for arranging the business and keeping the minutes of the County Executive Committee.
  • Ensure efficient management of resources.
  • Coordination of County Government Programmes.
  • Interpret, disseminate and oversee implementation of National and County Government policies.
  • Convey the decisions of the Executive Committee to appropriate persons or authorities,
  • Provide direction and guidance to public officers in the County.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the County Executive Committee.
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenya citizen.
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have not less than 10 years experience in leadership position at senior management level.
  • Possess adequate knowledge of organization and functions of Government.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the public service.
  • Those who have undergone the Strategic Leadership Development Programme or equivalent courses will have an added advantage.
  • The possession of a masters degree from a University recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Terms of Service: Contract
Remuneration: Kshs: 135,000 – 180,000 P.m
House Allowance: Kshs: 70,000/= p.m.
Commuter: Kshs 20,000/=p.m.

How to Apply:
Applicants should:
  • Attach clearance certificates from:-
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission
  3. CID (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  4. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)( where applicable)
  • Indicate their respective Wards and Sub-Counties if they are from Kericho County.
  • Submit their applications attaching copies of National Identity Card / Passport, Curriculum Vitae, Testimonials, Academic and Professional Certificates clearly stating position applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:
The Secretary,/CEO
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 1376-20200

Or Hand delivered to: County Public Service Board Offices located next to Kericho Primary School.
  • All applications to reach the Secretary/CEO, County Public Service Board on or before Wednesday 1st October, 2014
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Beware of fraudsters who will claim that they can assist secure Jobs in the County Government.
  • Those who had applied earlier need to apply afresh.
  • The Board wishes to assure the Public that it has and will always conduct its business in the most transparent manner.

NB: Kericho County is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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