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83 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya - Tana River

ICT Officer I (3 Posts)


Responsibilities
·         Installation and maintenance of computer systems; configuration of Local Area Network and Wide Area Network;
·         Developing and updating application systems; and carrying out systems analysis, design and programme specifications in liaison with users;
·         Carrying out repairs and maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;

·         Drawing up hardware specifications for Information Communication Technology equipment;
·         Verification, validation and certification of Information Communication Technology equipment;
·         Overseeing the process of configuration of new Information Communication Technology equipment.
Qualifications
·         A degree in any of the following fields: Computer Science/Information Communication Technology or Electronics/Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution;
·         Served in the grade of Information Communication Technology Officer II or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years; and
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Human Resource Management Assistant III (5 Posts)
Responsibilities
·         Handling simple tasks of analytical nature within the Human Resource unit;
·         Implement certain decisions within the existing rules, regulations and procedures;
·         Supervising and guiding clerical officers and other supportive staff working under him/her.
·         Help in preparation of performance management reports; and
·         Performing any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         At least a C– in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE); and
·         Diploma in Human Resource Management/ Records Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Assistant Office Administrator III (10 Posts)
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·         Typing from manuscripts;
·         Processing data;
·         Operating office equipment;
·         Managing office protocol;
·         Ensuring security of office equipment, documents and records;
·         Maintaining an up to date filing system in the office;
·         Attending to visitors/clients;
·         Supervising office cleanliness;
·         Handling telephone calls and appointments; and
·         Undertaking any other secretarial duties that may be assigned.
Qualifications
·         At least a C– (Minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Diploma in Secretarial studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC); Diploma in Business management, Diploma in ICT, Diploma in Public relations or any other diploma in a related discipline.
OR
·         Business Education single and group certificates (BES & GC) from the Kenya National Examination Council in the following subjects:
1.  Typewriting III (minimum 50 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing III
2.  Shorthand II (80 w.p.m.);
3.  Business English II/ Communications I;
4.  Office Practice II;
5.  Commerce II;
6.  Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III;
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Office Administrative Assistant III (10 Posts)
Responsibilities
·         Typing from manuscripts;
·         Processing data;
·         Operating office equipment by following protocol
·         Ensuring security of office equipment, documents and records;
·         Attending to visitors/clients;
·         Handling telephone calls and appointments; and
·         Undertaking any other secretarial duties that may be assigned.
Qualifications
·         At least a C– (Minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Certificate in Secretarial studies, Certificate in Business Management, Certificate in ICT, Certificate in Public relations or any other related discipline;
 OR
·         Business Education single and group certificates (BES & GC) from the Kenya National Examination Council in the following subjects:
1.  Typewriting II (minimum 40 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing II;
2.  Business English I/ Communications I;
3.  Office Practice I;
4.  Commerce I;
·         Craft Certificate in Secretarial studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC); and
·         Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

Performance Management
V/NO: 28/2019
J/G ‘P’
The County Government of Tana River pursuant to Section 59(1) (a), (b) and 66 of the County Government Act 2012 as read together with article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:
Responsibilities
·         Co-ordinate and facilitate performance management function;
·         Co-ordinate performance contracts in the departments to set their performance targets based on their mandates, functions and strategic objectives;
·         Provide technical advice to the departments on performance management matters;
·         Co-ordinate preparation of performance management reports;
·         Initiate review of staff performance appraisal system;
·         To ensure that performance contracts shall be anchored on CIDP and cascaded to all departments, Directorates, Sections of all employees’ cadres;
·         To ensure that all categories of staff in the County Public Service are placed on Staff Performance Appraisal System;
·         Co-ordinate staff Performance Appraisal System quarterly, Mid-year performance review and end of year appraisal process;
·         Ensure that the performance of all officers is evaluated and feedback on performance is relayed in writing at the end of the year;
·         Ensure that the overall assessment of employee performance is evaluated as per agreed targets;

·         Communicate to Department to hold quarterly and Mid-Year performance review meetings;
·         Develop and implement the internal monitoring, evaluation and reporting system;
·         Make recommendations to the County Chief Officer for rewards and sanctions;
·         Performing any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Be a citizen of Kenya;
·         Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Industrial relations, Human Resource Planning, Business Administration, or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage;
·         Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in Performance Management matters of not less than five (5) years, three (3) years of which should be at a senior managerial position in the Public Service or its equivalent in the private sector;
·         Must be a member of a relevant professional body;
·         Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of programmes and activities;
·         Demonstrated a thorough understanding of National goals, policies and development objectives and ability to transform them into Human Resource Management and Development policies and programmes; and
·         Demonstrated a thorough understanding of relevant legislation, best practices and emerging issues in performance Management.

Ward Administrator
V/NO: 29/2019
J/G ‘N’
The Ward Administrator shall be responsible to the Galole Sub-County Administrator for the following:-
Responsibilities
·         Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative function in the Ward unit;
·         Liaising with National Government staff at the Ward level;
·         Developing policies and plans;
·         Ensuring effective service delivery;
·         Establishing, implementing and monitoring performance management systems;
·         Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
·         Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of Public Service;
·         Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and delivery of services;
·         Exercising any function and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board and any other relevant authority.
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan Citizen;
·         Be in possession of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Have professional qualifications and technical knowledge in administration or management with a working experience of not less than five (5) years;
·         Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the county development objectives and vision 2030;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya 2010; and
·         Be in possession of computer proficiency certificate.

Data Officer (5 Posts)
V/NO: 31/2019
J/G ‘H’ (5 Posts)
Responsibilities
·         Compiling statistical records;
·         Sorting;
·         Maintaining Filing systems;
·         Computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information;
·         Verification, validation and certification of data; and
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C- (Minus);
·         Diploma in any of the following fields: ICT, Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic engineering, statistics or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized institution.

Records Management Officer
V/NO: 33/2019
J/G ‘H’
Responsibilities
·         Receiving, sorting, opening, filing, minuting and distribution of mails;
·         Dispatching of mails and guiding on disposal of files;
·         Ensuring that file covers are well maintained;
·         Ensuring security of files and documents;
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Kenya certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (Plain) from the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         A Diploma in Records/Information Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

Clerical Officer (20 Posts)
V/NO: 37/2019
Job Group ‘F’
20 Posts
Responsibilities
·         Compiling statistical records;
·         Sorting and filing official documents;
·         Maintaining an efficient filing systems;
·         Computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information;
·         Preparing payment vouchers;
·         Compiling Data;
·         Drafting simple letters;
·         Perform any other relevant duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (Minus) or its approved equivalent;
OR
·         Kenya certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) D+(Plus) and a Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Business Management, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Public Relations.
·         Kenya Accounts Technician Certificate (KATC), Kenya Administration and Management Examination (KAME) or any other approved equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be added advantage
·         Proficiency in computer applications

Support Staff & Sanitary Cleaner

V/NO: 38/2019
Job Group ‘C’
(20 Posts)
Responsibilities
·         Carrying out office cleanliness;
·         Assist in maintaining an up to date filing system in the office;
·         Attending to visitors and clients
·         Assist in running official errands;
·         Ensuring security of office equipment; and
·         Perform any other lawful duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
1.  Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) mean grade D (Plain) or its approved equivalent.
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should download and duly fill a job application form provided on our website: www.tanariver.go.ke/vacancies attach and submit their applications with updated CV, a copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic and professional certificates, names and contacts of three (3) referees, and other relevant testimonials to:
The Board Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board of Tana River
P.O. Box 181 – 70101
Hola
All applications clearly specifying the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope should be received on or before 8th July, 2019.
All applicants MUST comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution i.e. be in possession of valid clearance certificates from HELB, KRA, EACC, DCI (Certificate of Good Conduct) & Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Tana River County Public Service Board is a credible government institution and therefore all its recruitments are devoid of any payments. You are hereby advised not entertain fraudsters purporting to be employees of the Board promising to assist you have your appointment letter processed at a fee.
The County Government of Tana River is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Women, the Marginalized and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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