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Government Jobs in Kenya – Makueni

Republic of Kenya
 
Government of Makueni County
 
Makueni County Public Service Board
 
Job Vacancies: Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service.

In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.

1. Webmaster


Ref: MCPSB/01
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Designing a functional and appealing county website.
  • Hosting & Server maintenance including; choosing a secure web server, creating emergency backup procedures to ensure that the county website is always running.
  • Website maintenance including; updating content, making sure that the website’s code is compatible with various browsers, fixing broken links and images, adding page animations, new pictures, fresh content, new events and event registration, and product updates among others.
  • Securing the website from intrusion; hackers and spammers
  • Managing the integrated e-mail system
  • Troubleshooting the website to keep the website running seamlessly by constantly testing the site for functionality, ease of use and load time and ensure that content on the site is easily understandable for the target audience.
  • Coding the site; adding new content and features such as portals; enhancing navigation, creating animation, video, sound, logos and artwork; installing Java, Javascript coding and Flash; installing Perl scripts; and backing up the site.
  • Marketing and Search Engine Optimization to drive traffic to the county website and making sure that it ranks highly in search engines and track the number ofvisits to the website.
Qualifications
  • Degree in computer Science, Information Technology or a related field, or significant equivalent experience
  • 3 years minimum experience with HTML/XHTML and CSS
  • 2 years minimum Web programming experience, including PHP, ASP or JSP
  • 1 year minimum experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL, MSSQL or Oracle and a good working knowledge of SQL
  • Development experience using extensible web authoring tools
  • Experience developing and implementing open source software projects
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
2. ICT Officer (Hardware & Software Support)
Ref: MCPSB/02
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing user support and training of users
  • Undertaking repairs and maintenance of ICT equipment (Personal Computers, Laptops, Printers, Scanners, Ups and associated peripherals
  • Monitoring the performance of ICT equipment and reporting any faults for further action.
  • Install and test new software
  • Writing and testing simple computer programs according to instructions and specifications
  • Assisting in the implementation of the computer systems
Qualifications
  • A Diploma in any of the following fields; Computer Science, Information Communication Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • CompTIA A+ Certification.
  • Higher Diploma will be an added advantage.
  • 2 years experience in a vibrant ICT Environment.
3. ICT Technician (Hardware Support- Copiers and other ICT Electronic Machines)
Ref: MCPSB/03
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing user support and training of users
  • Undertaking repairs and maintenance of ICT equipment Copiers Printers, and other ICT Equipment
  • Monitoring the performance of ICT equipment and reporting any faults for further action.
  • Providing Copiers and Printer specifications
  • Inspecting ICT Equipment
Requirements for Appointment
  • A Diploma in any of the following fields; Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electrical & Electronic Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • CompTIA A+ Certification.
  • Higher Diploma will be an added advantage.
  • 3 year experience in the relevant field.
Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to;
 
The Secretary/CEO
Makueni County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 49 - 90300
Makueni
 
Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute.

Closing date is 26th June, 2015

Note:
 
(i) All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;
  • The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
  • The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  • The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
(ii) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(iii) Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.

(iv) The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.

(v) Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.

(vi) The salary and benefits attached to each post are as advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.


Secretary
Makueni County Public Service Board

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