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Over 50 Jobs in the Government of Kenya – Busia

The Busia County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions in the Department of Community Development, Sports, Culture and Social Services in accordance with Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b) of the County Governments Act, 2012.

 

Member, County Alcoholic Drinks Regulation Committee
1 Post
Ref:
 CDSCSS/2015/1

Terms of Service:  Contract of Three Years – Renewable

A member of the committee will serve for a period of three (3) years and will be eligible for re-appointment for a further and final term of three (3) years.

Functions of Committee

The committee shall, under the general supervision of the Executive Member be responsible for:-
  • Receiving and hearing appeals from decisions made by sub county committees
  • Performing such other functions as may, from time to time be assigned to it by the Executive member
Requirements for appointment

A person shall be qualified for appointment as a member for county Alcoholic Drinks Regulation Committee, if the person;
  • Has a Bachelor Law (LLB) degree from a recognized institution
  • Possess a valid practicing certificate
  • Is an advocate of the High Court
  • Has been admitted as an advocate of the high court of Kenya;
  • Has at least five(5) years post admission experience;
  • Is a member of Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and in good professional standing;
  • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the constitution; and,
  • Is a resident of Busia County

Members in the County Policing Authority.

The Board therefore, invites applications from the categories listed below:
  1. Business Sector
  2. Persons with Special Needs
  3. Women
Coxswain II

Job Group ‘E’ 
2 Posts 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Riding a motor boat ambulance on Lake Victoria;
  • Carry out routine checks on the boat’s cooling, oil, electrical and braking system;
  • Detecting and reporting any malfunctioning of the boat systems;
  • Maintenance of work tickets for the motor boat;
  • Ensuring the security and safety of the motor boat on and off the lake;
  • Ensuring that the boat has enough protective gear and that all passengers put on the safe gear;
  • Carrying the authorized number of passengers;
  • Ensuring the safety of staff, patients and supplies that are on boat and
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the boat.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to the position one must:
  • Be a Kenya citizen;
  • Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D+ or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Possess a Coxswain Certificate from Kenya Ports Authority or from any other recognized institution;
  • Provide a First Aid Certificate from a recognized body;
  • In possession of a valid certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police and
  • Have at least three (3) years experience
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Supply Chain Management Assistant III

Job Group ‘H’
2 Posts

An officer at this level will be deployed in a supply chain management unit in the Department and will handle a variety of tasks such as issuing and receiving stores, stock taking, reconciliation, preparation and maintenance of records.

 Requirements for Appointment

 For appointment to this grade, an applicant must be:
  • A Kenyan citizen;
  • In possession of Kenya Certificate of secondary Education mean grade C- (minus) with a minimum of C- in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • A holder of a Diploma in Supplies Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Having Certificate in Computer application packages and
Be registered with Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or any other recognized international professional body

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer

Job Group ‘L‘
1 Post
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To head the procurement unit in the department;
  • Ensuring compliance with the Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations;
  • Planning and coordinating of supply chain activities in such areas as procurement, warehousing, distribution, fleet management;
  • Arranging the disposal of idle/obsolete stores and equipment;
  • Undertaking market surveys and research;
  • Preparing procurement plans; undertaking store inventory and store control;
  • Processing departmental tenders;
  • Liaising with the County Tendering Committee on Procurement matters;
  • Responding to audit queries promptly;
  • Supervising the procurement staff and
  • Secretary to the Departmental Tender Committee.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
  • Served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer (I) or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • A Diploma in Supplies Management or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer application packages;
  • A management course lasting not less than three (3) weeks; OR
  • A bachelor degree in any of the following:-commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing, Law or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Be registered with Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or any other recognized international professional body and
  • Supervision of staff in the procurement /supplies section
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Assistant Public Health Officer III

Job Group ‘H’
1 Post

An officer at this level will provide environmental health extension services in the area of deployment.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health;
  • Referring health cases to relevant health facilities;
  • Carrying out immunization;
  • Identifying environmental health issues at community level;
  • Organizing community health days to advice communities on common public health issues;
  • Collecting and maintaining up to date records of services rendered;
  • Assessing the needs of the community;
  • Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures; and
  • Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must be;
  • Kenyan citizen;
  • Posses a Diploma in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution and
  • Be registered by relevant Professional bodies
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable.

Clerical Officers II

Job Group “F” 
3 Posts
 
Officers at this level will be deployed in the HRM unit, general registry, supplies, accounts or general office services.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compiling statistical records;
  • Sorting, filing and dispatching letters;
  • Maintaining an efficient filing system;
  • Processing appointments, promotions, discipline, transfers and other related duties in human resource management;
  • Computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information;
  • Preparing payment vouchers and
  • Compiling data and drafting simple letters.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade a candidate must be in possession of:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean Grade C (plain) or its approved equivalent;
  • Proficiency in computer applications and
  • A Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Kenya Accounts Technician Certificate (KATC), Information Communication Technology (ICT), Kenya Administration and Management Examination (KAME) or any other approved equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable.

Plaster Technician III

Job Group “G”
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Application and removal of plaster and traction;
  • Recording of procedures carried out on patients;
  • Counseling patients;
  • Ordering plaster and other supplies
  • Assisting in planning and organizing orthopedic care
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • A certificate of Kenya Secondary Education with a mean grade of D + or its equivalent qualification;
  • Successfully completed at least two years pre-service training at the Kenya Medical Training College or any other recognized training institution and have been awarded the Plaster Technician Certificate and
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Orthopaedic Technologist 

Job Group “H” 
2 Posts
 
The Orthopaedic Technologist will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

The specific duties will include the following among others.
  • Providing Orthopaedic Services to patients.
  • Fitting of mobility appliances physically disabled
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients.
  • Report writing
  • Disability assessment
  • Community Based Rehabilitation
  • Safeguard and maintain equipment and appliances.
  • Performing administrative duties.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C or its equipment.
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology from a recognized Medical Training College.
  • Be registered by the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologist.
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable.

Clinical Officer (Anaesthesist) 

Job Group “K”
(3 Posts)

The officer will normally work under the guidance of an Anaesthesiologist / Senior Anaesthetist.
Duties and Responsibilities

The specific duties will include the following among others.


  • Review patients planned for surgery ;
  • Giving Anaesthesia to patients due to undergo surgery in a theatre;
  • Attending to emergency cases in the High Dependency Unit and Intensive Care Units;
  • Attending to resuscitation of critical emergency cases and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), Mean Grade C+ and above OR Division II
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized Medical Training College;
  • Must have a Higher Diploma in Anaesthesia from a recognized Medical Training Institution;
  • Be registered by the Clinical Officers Council;
  • Must have a valid Practice License;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Be a team player and
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Community Oral Health Officer III

Job Group ‘H’
2 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participating in oral health demonstrations;
  • Exhibitions and giving lectures to communities and schools;
  • Collecting data for fluoride testing in water samples, analyzing and interpreting results and advising the relevant authorities accordingly;
  • Diagnosis and treatment of common dental conditions, temporary and permanent dental restoration;
  • Reducing simple structures of jaws and
  • Performing extractions.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • A certificate of Kenya Secondary Education (C Plain) or its equivalent qualification;
  • Diploma in Community Oral Health from a recognized institution and
  • Clinical working experience will be an added advantage.
  • One must be registered by Oral Health Association of Kenya (OHAK).
Terms: Permanent and pensionable.

Nutrition Officers

Job Group ‘H’ 
2 Posts

Nutrition Officer will work under the Guidance of a Senior Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

The specific duties will be to oversee service delivery in the following areas, among others
  • Implementing nutrition program;
  • Providing nutrition services in the healthcare facilities;
  • Conducting nutrition services;
  • Collecting and compiling nutrition data;
  • Providing nutrition health education and demonstration;
  • Counseling patients with specific nutrition needs;
  • Monitoring and preparation of therapeutic feeds;
  • Implementing outpatient and inpatient supplementary and therapeutic feeding program;
  • Promoting maternal, infant and young children feeding programs;
  • Providing micronutrient supplementation and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Nutrition from a recognized medical Training College;
  • Holder of KCSE mean grade ‘C’ or its equivalent;
  • Be registered by the Kenya Nutrition Dietetics Institute (KNDI) and
Terms: Permanent and pensionable.

Registered Nurse III

Job Group “H”
38 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
  • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patients’ outcomes:
  • Providing quality nursing care by adhering to therapeutic standards by measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards;
  • Providing appropriate healthcare service including integrated management of childhood illnesses (IMCI, immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and delivery, providing health education and counseling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
  • referring patients and clients appropriately;
  • Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;
  • Maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment and
  • Collecting and compiling data.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Diploma from a recognized college in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institutions;
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Have a good communication, analytical and reasoning skills;
  • Be a strong team player;
  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya
Terms: permanent and Pensionable

How to Apply

Applicants are expected to specify the positions applied for.

All applications should be addressed to

The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box Private Bag – 50400,

Busia, Kenya

and should reach on or before 16th October, 2015.

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