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Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Garissa
 
County Public Service Board
 
The County Public Service Board of Garissa wishes to recruit competent and qualified professionals to fill the following positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 176 (first schedule) and sections 44, 46, & 47 of the County Government Act No. 17/2012.

1. Ward Administrators

30 Posts

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The Ward Administrator will be responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of the general administrative functions of the ward unit.
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing Policies and Plans relating to the Ward unit;
  • Ensuring effective service delivery at the Ward unit;
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
  • Provision and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public services;
  • Overseeing the County Public Service activities at the Ward unit;
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizens participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of service; and
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board under section 86.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must be Kenyan citizen.
  • Have Post-Secondary education, knowledge of administration, social work or management.
  • A first degree will be an added advantage.
  • Working experiences of three to five years.
Women, youth, marginalized and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
Please note that those who applied earlier need not to re-apply
 
2. County Chief Officers 
3 Post
 
The 3 posts are as follows;
  • Education, Polytechnics, Information and Intergovernmental Relations..
  • Roads, Infrastructure, Land, Housing and Public Works.
  • Agriculture, Livestock Fisheries and Irrigation.
Duties and responsibilities
 
The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible for various functions including the following;
  • Oversee management of finances, preparation and submissions of budget estimates, annual plans and programs in their respective areas.
  • Development and implementation of strategic sector plans and performance management.
  • Formulate and implement policies and plans that conform to county strategic plans and Vision 2030.
  • Promote national values and principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than Five (5) in the relevant field;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of county development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • To be computer-literate.
How to Apply:
 
All applicants must
  • Be Kenyan citizens
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Submit their applications in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the position applied for.
All applicants should attach detailed curriculum vitae, three referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates, a copy of a National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.

Applications should be addressed to: -

The Secretary, County Public Service Board
Garissa County
P.O Box 563 - 70100
Garissa

Manual applications should be delivered to office of the Secretary, County Public Service Board located at the offices of the former Garissa Municipal Council; off Kismayu Road. 

Online applications should be emailed to enquiries@garissa.go.ke

The application should reach the Secretary County Public Service Board not later than 10th October, 2014.


Garissa County is an equal opportunity employer.

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