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Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya - Embu County

Clerical Officer
JG ‘G’ –4 POSTS (CPSB 017/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.19,323 x 966 – 20,289 x 1,015 – 21,304 x 1,065 – 22,369 x 1,120 – 23,489 x 1,173 – 24,662 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Compiling statistical records, sorting out letters and filing them, dispatching letters and maintaining an efficient filing system.
·         Processing appointments, promotions, discipline cases, transfers and other related duties in human resource management.
·         Preparing payment vouchers, computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information.
·         Compiling data and drafting simple letters

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
·         Served in the grade of clerical officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years
·         Passed the proficiency examination for clerical officers
·         Be proficient in computer applications

Accountant
JG ‘J’ – 1 POST (CPSB 016/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.24,662 x 1,233 – 25,895 x 1,285 – 27,180 x 1,340 – 28,520 x 1,398 – 29,918 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         This is the entry and training grade for non-professionals. An officer at this level will be responsible for
performing a variety of accounting work of limited scope and under the guidance of a senior officer.
·         Specifically, work will involve preparation and verification of vouchers in accordance with the laid down
rules and regulations involving primary data entry and routine accounting work such as balancing of
cashbooks, imprest and advances ledgers etc .
·         The scope and complexity of work will increase with experience and training but the officer will still be under close guidance where new tasks are involved.
·         He/she will be responsible for safe custody of records and assets under him/her.

Requirements

·         For appointment to the grade of Accountant II, Job Group ‘J’ a candidate must have the following
qualification;-
·         A pass in part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or it’s recognized equivalent qualifications.
OR
·         Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent qualification.

Records Management Officer III
JG ‘H’ – 2 POST (CPSB 015/2017)
Salary Scale: 19,323 x 966 – 20,289 x 1,015 -21,304 x 1,065 – 22,369 x 1,120 – 23,489 x 1,173 – 24,662 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Receiving, sorting, opening, filing, minoring and distribution of mails.
·         Dispatching of mails and guiding on files disposal in accordance with relevant government regulations

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
·         Must have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education C Plain from the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·         Diploma in records/information management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·         Served in the grade of senior clerical officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three years.
·         A certificate in any of the following: records/information management, information/library science or any equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Senior Assistant Office Administrator
JG ‘L’ – 1 POST (CPSB 018/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.35,910 x 1,800 – 37,710 x 1,890 – 39,600 x 1,990 – 41,590 x 2,070 – 43,660 x 2,220 – 45,880 p.m.
Terms of Service: Contract (3 years renewable)

Responsibilities

·         Taking oral dictation ,managing E-office word and data processing;- operating office equipment, maintaining office diary, appointments and travel itineraries,
·         Attending to visitors/clients, handling telephone calls, co-ordinating schedules of meetings ensuring security of office records equipments and document including classified materials,
·         Maintaining an up to date filling system in the office establishing and monitoring procedure for record keeping of correspondences and file movements,
·         Preparing responses to simple routine correspondence managing officer protocol and etiquette,
·         Supervising office cleanliness, managing petty cash ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of data and any other office administrative services duties that may be assigned,

Qualifications

·         For appointment to this grade a candidate must have;-
·         Served in the grade of Assistant office Administrator 1 or Senior Office administrative assistant for a minimum period of three (3) years.
·         Diploma in secretarial studies from the Kenya Nation Examination Council KNEC
OR
·         Business Education single and group certificate (BES &GC) Stages I,II and III from KNEC in the following subjects:
·         Shorthand III (minimum 110w.p.m)
·         Typewriting 111(50 w.p.m) computerized document processing III
·         Business English III/communication III
·         Office practice 11
·         Commerce 11
·         Office management III/office administration and management III
·         Secretarial duties 11
·         Certificate in public relationship customer care course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from the
·         Kenya School of Government or any other recognized institution;
·         Certificate in computer application from a recognizes institution and
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

HR Assistant III 
JG ‘H’- 1 POST (CPSB 014/2017)
Salary Scale: 19,323 x 966 – 20,289 x 1,015 -21,304 x 1,065 – 22,369 x 1,120 – 23,489 x 1,173 – 24,662 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will be deployed in a Human Resource Management unit and will handle simple tasks of analytical nature. The officer may be required to implement certain decisions within the existing rules, regulations and procedures.
·         An officer at this level will supervise clerical officers and other supporting staff.

Requirements

·         Direct Appointment
·         Direct appointment will be made from candidates who have:
·         At least a C- in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE); and a Diploma in Human Resource Management, Records Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
·         Promotion
·         For promotion to this grade an officer must:-
·         Have served in the grade of Senior Clerical Officer for at least three (3);
·         Be in possession of either of the following qualifications;
·         Part I of the Certified Public Secretaries (K) Examination or its accepted equivalent; and
·         A Certificate course in Human Resource Management record management, complement
control, pensions, salaries;
OR
·         A Diploma in Human Resource Management or records management or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

HR Assistant
JG ‘J’- 9 POSTS (CPSB 013/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.24,662 x 1,233 – 25,895 x 1,285 – 27,180 x 1,340 – 28,520 x 1,398 – 29,918 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         To be deployed in specialized areas like salaries, pensions and compliment control sections and will handle complex clerical tasks of an analytical nature.
·         Assist in implementing certain decisions within the existing rules, regulations and procedures.
·         To supervise human resource management assistants, clerical officers and other staff below.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
·         Served in the grade of human resource management assistant III for at least three (3) years.
·         Part I of the Certified Public Secretaries (K) examination or its accepted equivalent.
·         A certificate course in management, records management, pensions, salaries or compliment control.
OR
·         Diploma in Human Resource management or records management.
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

HR Assistant I
JG ‘K’ – 1 POST (CPSB 012/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.31,020 x 1,560 – 32,580 x 1,620 – 34,200 – 1,710 -35,910 x 1,800 – 37,710 x 1,890 – 39,600 x 1, 990 – 41,590 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Management of compliment control, salary administration, pension administration in accordance with the laid down regulations.
·         Verification of information relating to recruitment, appointment, transfer, human resource information management systems and assist in the implementation of the decisions thereof.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
·         Served in the grade of human resource management officer II for at least three (3) years.
·         A diploma in human resource management or part II of certified Public Secretaries (K) examination or its accepted equivalent,
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Principal HR Officer
JG ‘N’ – 2 POSTS (CPSB 011/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.48,190 x 2,400 – 50,590 x 2,550 -53,140 x 2,700 – 55,840 x 3,150 – 61,990 x 3,300 – 65,290 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         To assist in collection, collation and analysis of human resource data from departments and appropriate recommendations thereof.
·         Analyzing human resource management issues emanating from departments and initiating appropriate action
·         Monitoring implementation and Impact of human resource management policies, guidelines and procedures issued by the public Service Commission and other government institutions from time to time and recommending appropriate action where necessary.
·         Responsible to an assistant Director of Human resource management for planning, coordination, organization and direction of human resource services in departments.
·         Analyzing the staffing levels and making proposals for succession planning, analyzing utilization of human resources in the department and advising on proper deployment.
·         Analyzing staff progression and making proposals for career development and ensuring the correct interpretation and implementation of human resource regulations including pensions, salaries, labor laws and other statutes that impact on human resource.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
·         Served as chief human resource management officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years.
·         Attended a management course lasting not less than 4 weeks.
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and result.

HR Deputy Director
JG ‘Q’(1 POST) (CPSB 010/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.89,748 x 4,487 – 94,235 x 4,712 – 98,947 x 4,947 – 103,894 x 5,195 – 109,089 x 5,454 – 114,543 x 5,727 – 120,270 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         An officer at this level will be responsible to the County Secretary and his/her duties will include;-
·         Overall management of the county payroll by ensuring accurate and timely adjustment are carried out in the IPPD system.
·         Liaising with the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and the Ministry of Devolution and planning to implement circulars from these institutions.
·         Coordinating the establishment of County compliment control section recommending and optimal staffing for smooth operation in the county.
·         Supervision of staff in the payroll and complement Control Section with the assistance of the Principal Human Resource Management Officer incharge of Compliment Control.
·         Management of staff Pension and Gratuity.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;-
·         Served as Assistant Director of Human Resource Management or be a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for minimum period of Three (3) years;
·         Master’s degree in Human Resource Management / Industrial Relations /Public or Business Administration /Government or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution; Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
·         Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of human resource and a thorough understanding of the human resource management policies, regulations, employee relations, labour laws and other statutes that relates to the human resource management and development.
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Cooperative Officer I
J.G. ‘K’ – 2 POSTS (CPSB 05/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.31,020 x 1,560 – 32,580 x 1,620 – 34,200 – 1,710 -35,910 x 1,800 – 37,710 x 1,890 – 39,600 x 1, 990 – 41,590 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Implementing co-operative development activities/programmes; advising co-operative societies on proper conduct of meetings; evaluating new and existing co-operative societies; and enforcing co-operative legislation.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:-
·         Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines;-Commerce, Agriculture, Economics (Upper 2 nd), Agriculture Economics, Agri-business, Co-operative Management, Law or Finance from a recognized institution; and
·         Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution.
OR
·         Served in the grade of Co-operative Officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines;-Commerce, Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, Sociology, Law, Agricultural Economics, Co-operative Management, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development, Finance or Agri-business from a recognized institution;
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Assistant Cooperative Officer III
JG ‘H’ – 2 POSTS (CPSB 06/2017)
Salary Scale: 19,323 x 966 – 20,289 x 1,015 -21,304 x 1,065 – 22,369 x 1,120 – 23,489 x 1,173 – 24,662 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         An officer at this level will be required to work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.
·         Duties and responsibilities will entail; promoting co-operative, enforcing compliance with co-operative
legislation and promoting good governance.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C- (minus) or its equivalent
·         from a recognized Institution and
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Co-operative Management, Co-operative Auditing, Finance, Banking, Marketing or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

Youth Training Officer
JG ‘K’- 1 POST (CPSB 07/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.31,020 x 1,560 – 32,580 x 1,620 – 34,200 – 1,710 -35,910 x 1,800 – 37,710 x 1,890 – 39,600 x 1, 990 – 41,590 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Collecting, collating and analyzing data on youth polytechnic enrollment, training projections, subsidized tuition scheme and grants, trainees industrial attachment, special needs, greening of youth polytechnics and staff skills inventory; preparing reports on requirements of Youth Polytechnics in terms of curriculum support materials, tools and equipment; and participating in inter-zonal youth polytechnic activities.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Education or Technology Education from a recognized institution;
OR
·         Bachelors degree in Science/Arts with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution; and
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institute

Early Childhood & Development Officer
JG ‘K’- (5 POSTS) (CPSB 08/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.31,020 x 1,560 – 32,580 x 1,620 – 34,200 – 1,710 -35,910 x 1,800 – 37,710 x 1,890 – 39,600 x 1, 990 – 41,590 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Supervising ECDE teachers and caregivers in the ward(s).
·         Monitoring curriculum implementation at the ward level.
·         Collecting, maintaining and submitting ECDE statistical data to the sub county program officer.
·         Co-ordinating and liaising with the stakeholders in ECDE in the ward(s)
·         Developing and disseminating Sub County based (local) curriculum for ECDE programs.
·         Supervising ward based programs that cater for the total development of children less than six (6) years.
·         Developing and providing proto types of appropriate resource materials to local communities and parents.
Creating and promoting awareness on ECDE needs and demands to the local communities and parents.
·         Acting as a link to the county Government, local agencies and communities on ECDE policy interpretation and implementation at the ward level.

Requirements

·         A candidate must be in possession of:-
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum grade of “C’+ (plus) from
·         KNEC or C plain and a diploma in ECDE or its recognized equivalent; and
·         Bachelor of Education Degree in ECDE from a recognized university or any other relevant and recognized qualification.
·         Minimum five (5) years teaching experience

Building Technology Instructor
JG ‘H’ – (3 POSTS) (CPSB 09/2017)
Salary Scale: 19,323 x 966 – 20,289 x 1,015 -21,304 x 1,065 – 22,369 x 1,120 – 23,489 x 1,173 – 24,662 p.m.
Terms of Service – Contract (1 year renewable)

Responsibilities

·         Theoretical and practical instruction of Building Technology Trainees;
·         Preparing and maintaining of schemes of work, lesson plans, lesson notes, teaching and learning materials and trainees records;
·         Carrying out trainees assessment;
·         Ensuring proper care and maintenance of tools and equipment for the department; Preparing trainees for co-curricular activities;
·         Maintaining trainees discipline;
·         Guiding and counseling of trainees in the department;
·         Monitoring trainees on field work and industrial attachment and compiling progress reports;
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must be in possession of:-
·         Diploma in Building and Construction from a recognized examining institution.
·         Diploma in technical education be an added advantage.
OR
·         Minimum of Form Four academic certificate; and Minimum national Trade Test Grade I in Masonry/ NVCET LEVEL II.
·         Computer literate will be an added advantage;
·         Fulfill the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.

Supply Chain Assistant III
JG ‘H’ – 2 POSTS (CPSB 04/2017)
Salary Scale: 19,323 x 966 – 20,289 x 1,015 -21,304 x 1,065 – 22,369 x 1,120 – 23,489 x 1,173 – 24,662 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         An officer at this level will be deployed in specialize areas such as warehousing, distribution, stock control, logistics or market surveys.
·         The officer will assist in the preparation of annual procurement plans and Supply Chain Management reports

Requirement

·         For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;-
·         Served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Assistant III or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Diploma (Foundation Stage ) or its equivalent from recognized institution and Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Supply Chain Management Officer
JG ‘J’ – 3 POSTS: (CPSB 03/2017)
Salary Scale: Kshs.24,662 x 1,233 – 25,895 x 1,285 – 27,180 x 1,340 – 28,520 x 1,398 – 29,918 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         Will entail warehousing, distribution management, fleet management and disposal of stores and equipment.
·         Procurement processes, market surveys and research, inventory and stock control, in accordance with the laid down regulations and procedures.

Qualifications 

·         For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
·         A bachelor’s degree in any of the following, Commerce, Business Administration (supplies management option), Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing or their equivalent from a recognized institution.
How to Apply
The candidate should attach photocopies of the following documents:
·         National Identity Card
·         Academic: Professional Certificates and testimonials
·         Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loan Board (HELB): Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA): Criminal
·         Investigation Department (CID); Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) (where applicable)
·         Any other relevant supporting documents.
All applicants are requested to download the application form from Embu County website:- www.embu.go.ke
Women, persons with disability and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply. Any candidate who directly or indirectly canvas shall lead to automatic disqualification.All applications should be sent to the undersigned on or before 9th June, 2017.
THE SECRETARY /CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O BOX 2871-60100, EMBU
NB:
1. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
2. The reference number of the position being applied MUST be indicated on the envelop and the Application.
Embu county Government is an equal opportunity Employer

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