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Vacancies in the Government County Assembly

Legal Counsel

Job Group M
The County Assembly Service Board of Elgeyo/Marakwet County invites applications from suitably qualified Kenya citizens to fill the above vacant position.
·         Providing legal advice to the CASB, County Assembly and its Committee;
·         Ensuring that Bills passed by County Assembly comply with the Constitution;

·         Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on litigation matters involving County Assembly;
·         Legal representation of County assembly and the CASB in court proceedings;
·         Giving of legal opinions on matters before or relating to County Assembly and giving legal advice on commercial matters;
·         Providing any other legal services as may be required by County Assembly, the Committees, the Speaker, the CASB or the Clerk; undertaking legal research on matters before the Department
·         Have served in the grade of Legal Counsel II Drafting Services/Litigation or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Have a Bachelor of Laws degree;
·         Be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
·         Be in possession of a current practicing certificate; and
·         Be Proficient in computer applications skills.

Research Officer
Job Group M
·         Providing non-partisan professional research assistance and analysis to Members, Committees and staff of County Assembly;
·         Initiating and conduct anticipatory research and analysis on key policy issues;
·         Providing expert interpretation, explanation and analysis, including assessing the strength and weaknesses of policy options;
·         Planning and coordinating functions and operations of a section within the clerks chambers including table office, committee office and procedural research;
·         Organizing protocol and conferences, county assembly organizations and exchange programs; Maintaining a periodically updated inventory of publications on current issues, legislation and major public policy issues/questions;
·         Ensure quality control in the preparation of research papers, briefing notes and particular points of view;
·         Providing back up to County Assembly committees.
·         Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Economics or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and served in comparable position for minimum of three years.
·         Proficiency in computer application skills.

ICT Assistant
Job Group L
·         Designing, coding, testing and implementing computer programs, providing user support;
·         Maintaining support systems and training of users;
·         Repairing of Information Communication Technology equipment’s and associated peripherals;
·         Receiving and installing Information Communication Technology equipment; and
·         Configuring of new Information technology equipment.
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated professional competence.

Communication & Media Relations
Job Group L
·         Organizing public events;
·         Implementing communication strategies for the Assembly;
·         Preparing speeches, media briefs and Assembly’s newsletters;
·         Research on content to be placed in media for publicity;
·         Ensuring print publications are well stored for future use;
·         Collecting information for the preparation of the Assembly’s newsletter and supplements.
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Public Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communication, Marketing or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; or Diploma with two years working experience.
·         Proficiency in computer application skills.

Transport Officer
Job Group L
·         Supervise drivers in their day today duties
·         Oversee booking and scheduling of vehicles
·         Allocate vehicles and duties to drivers
·         Prepare maintenance /repairs schedules for Vehicles
·         Ensure all vehicles are kept in good conditions
·         Analyze work tickets and ensure compliance
·         Receive and compile motor vehicle statistics for management use
·         Manage motor vehicle file registry and maintain motor vehicle fleet register
·         Coordinate the ordering of new vehicles
·         Vehicle insurance and licensing
·         Diploma in fleet management /motor vehicle engineering or Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from a recognized institution.
·         Having served in the grade of transport officer for two years will be an added advantage.
·         Must be computer literate

Job Group H
·         Allocating of mail to MCA‟s Pigeon holes preventing removal of institutional property without proper and authorized documentation.
·         Handling of telephone services at security desks.
·         Controlling of vehicular traffic/parking.
·         Patrolling of offices, cark parks, lounges etc.
·         Performing periodical security night duties.
·         Manning the security desk.
·         Booking of visitors/guests at the entrances; issuing entry badges.
·         Screening members and visitors and Storaging visitors’ baggage.

·         Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education grade D+ or its equivalent;
·         Be in possession of a Paramilitary/military Training Certificate; or have serve satisfactorily in disciplined service for a period of not less than three (3) years;
·         Have a First Aid certificate/firefighting certificate/disaster management certificate; and
·         Be in possession of an exemplarily service certificate.

Hospitality Officer
Job Group J
·         Ensuring efficient and proper organization and management of hospitality services;
·         Carrying out on-the-job training of staff.
·         Supervising staff; monitoring staff performance.
·         Ensuring conformity with set standards.
·         Reviewing menus.
·         Carrying out training needs assessment yearly.
·         Ensuring use of standard operating procedures.
·         Bachelor’s degree in either Hotel and Catering Management or Hotel and Hospitality Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution or Diploma with 3 years experience; and
·         Certificate in computer applications.

Chief Chef
Job Group H
·         Food preparation and production.
·         Setting up and directing placement of foods in serving line.
·         Replenishing of foodstuffs in the buffet service line.
·         Maintaining -correct stock levels.
·         Detecting and reporting spoilt or unattractive raw food materials.
·         Ensuring proper stock rotation.
·         Ordering of foodstuffs from the main store.
·         Carrying out on-the-job training for staff and
·         Filling work order forms for defective equipment.
·         Diploma in any of the following fields; Catering and Hotel Management; Food and Beverage Production and Service or Hospitality Management or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Certificate in computer applications

Accountant & Cashier
Job Group H
·         Processing payments.
·         Preparing and compiling financial reports.
·         Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAPs) including the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) techniques in accounting for County Assembly’s finances, assets, revenue, expenditure and costs; and
·         Carrying out bank reconciliation.
·         Served in a comparable position for a minimum period of two (2) years.
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Commerce (Accounting Option), Economics, Business Administration/Management or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·         Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination.
·         Proficiency in computer application skills.

Waiter Assistant
Job Group F
·         Food and beverage preparation and service.
·         Ensuring plates, glasses and cutlery are ready for service.
·         Setting up any out-station service points in good time.
·         Replenishing of conference rooms as required
·         Assisting with table service where necessary;
·         Laying tables; clearing tables and replenishing cutlery.
·         In possession of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a mean: grade C- (minus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Have attended a. course lasting not less than one (1) year and awarded a Certificate in Food and Beverage Service and Sales or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

Service Waiters
Job Group G
3 Posts
·         Cleaning floors and windows within the service area.
·         Cleaning glass ware, cups, trays and cutlery.
·         Wiping and arranging furniture in the restaurant.
·         Carrying out table set-up; wiping cutlery and glass ware and
·         Assisting in food and beverage service.
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D’ plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·         Craft Certificate in Food and Beverage Production, Sales and Service or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; OR have attended a formal course lasting not less than two (2) months in Food and Beverage Sales and Service organized by recognized institution.
How to Apply
Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, certificates, testimonials in a sealed envelopes or send to office Email ; OR hand delivered to Elgeyo/Marakwet County
Assembly, ITEN so as to reach us on or before 26th July 2019 5:00pm to;-
The Secretary
County Assembly Service Board
Elgeyo/Marakwet County Assembly
P.O Box 53 -30700
EMCA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Women, Youth, Minorities and persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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