Chief Clerical Officer Job in Kenya

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Chief Clerical Officer Job in Kenya

Chief Clerical Officer 

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified serving officers in the Kakamega County Government Public Service to fill the following vacant positions on promotion basis

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level may be deployed in any of the following Units/Sections to carry out clerical duties: Human Resource Management, General Registry, Supplies, Accounts or General Administrative Services.

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Compiling statistical records; carrying out transaction related to accounts or personnel information;
  • Filing receipts; receiving, sorting out, filing and dispatching correspondence;
  • Preparing initial documents for issuance of stores;
  • Verifying pension claims;
  • Processing documents for issuance of licenses;
  • maintaining an efficient filing system and safe keeping of invoices;
  • Drafting agenda for cases due for presentation to the County Human Resource Management and Advisory Committee (CHRMAC)
  • Processing documents; managing registers; controlling movement of records and files; and
  • Ensuring safe custody of equipment, documents and records


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • Served in the grade of Senior Clerical Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Mean Grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification;
  • Passed the Proficiency Examination for Clerical Officers is an added advantage;
  • Certificate in any of any of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management (HRM), Business Administration, Kenya Accounts Technician Certificate (KATC), Supply Chain Management or Records Management lasting not less than six (6) months from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

How to Apply

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.kefill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 21st March, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.

N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. will be accepted. Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address and phone number 0745888999 ONLY.

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