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County Government of Marsabit
County Public Service Board
Vacancies

The County Public Service Board, Marsabit County wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:

1: County Director of Legal Services

JG R
The County Legal Officer will be responsible to the County Secretary
 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing legal service to the county government
  • Representing the County in legal and civil matters as need arises.
  • Keeping abreast of legal and policy developments
  • Development of appropriate County Legislative bills, and amendments where appropriate
  • Undertaking strategic planning on priority areas that requires law reform
  • Providing legal interpretation of the constitution, National and County Legislatives Acts.
  • Undertaking legal and legislative research among other legal and civil duties as may be assigned
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of 1st Degree in Law from a recognized University
  • A master’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Have a knowledge, experience and distinguish career of not less than Seven (7) years as a legal practitioner; and
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Terms of Service:
  • Contract
  • Salary Scale: Kshs. 109,089-144,928 p.m
  • House Allowance: Kshs. 20,000 p.m
  • Commuter Allowance: 16,000 p.m
2: County Legal Officer
1 No.
JG P
The officer will be responsible to the County Director of Legal Services for the following duties.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing legal advice to the County departments and office of the Governor.
  • Representing the county departments and office of the Governor in civil matters as need arises.
  • Keeping abreast of legal and policy developments.
  • Providing legislative support to the office of the Governor and all county departments including briefs on legislation as well as preparing amendments where appropriate.
  • Identifying strategic priority areas that require law reform.
  • Undertaking legal research and draft bills for legislation.
  • Any other function as may be assigned by the County Director of Legal Services.
Requirement for Appointments:
For appointment to this grade as applicant must be:-
  • Be Kenyan citizen.
  • Be a holder of 1st Degree in Law from a recognized University and Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five (5) years as a legal practitioner.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
Terms of Service:
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Salary Scale: Kshs. 77,527-103,893 p.m
  • House Allowance: Kshs. 40,000 p.m
  • Commuter Allowance: 12,000 p.m
3: Communication Manager 
JG P
The Communications Manager will be responsible to the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Governor
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing development and implementation of the Communications Strategy.
  • Prepare press releases; react to media stories and proactive media reporting through the available channels.
  • Planning and covering the Governor’s function and the county Government’s activities in electronic and print for dissemination to the media and public.
  • Overseeing drafting of speeches and talking notes for the Governor
  • Developing a media strategy to guide the management of a strong media relations program.
  • Providing professional assistance in all areas of communication, Public Relations and Media Relations.
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relation, Corporate Communications or any other relevant Degree in a University recognized in Kenya
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than seven (7) years in public communication and at least two (2) years of management level experience.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
Terms of Service:
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Salary Scale: Kshs. 77,527-103,893 p.m
  • House Allowance: Kshs. 20,000 p.m
  • Commuter Allowance: 12,000 p.m
4: Communication Officer 
JG N
The Communication Officer will be responsible to the Communication Manager
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • Working closely with the Communication Manager to ensure that all communications products and activities are directly supporting County Government’s needs.
  • Coordinating of the outreach program.
  • Leading on the coordination, development and production of communications materials, including: drafting content for website, blog posts, newsletters and reports; editing external communications materials, such as films, radio programs, brochures and correspondence.
  • Keeping and maintaining all corporate communication records.
Requirements for Appointment
  • A bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communication or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized university.
  • 5 years’ experience in handling communication and media issues.
  • Must demonstrate administrative skills and sound knowledge of media, public relations and communication ability and
  • Be competent in use of IT as a working tool.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
Terms of Service:
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Salary Scale: Kshs. 48,190-65,290 p.m
  • House Allowance: Kshs. 17,000 p.m
  • Commuter Allowance: 8,000 p.m
4: Deputy Sub-County Administrators
4 Posts
JG P
 
Duties and Responsibilities
The deputy Sub-county Administrator shall
i. Deputize the sub-county administrator in the execution of the sub-county functions and
ii. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the sub-county administrator
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first Degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • Working experience of not less than seven (7) years.
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
Terms of Service
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Basic salary: Kshs. 77,527– 103,894 p.m.
  • House allowance: Kshs. 20,000.00pm
  • Commuter allowance: Kshs 12,000.00pm
5: Ward Administrators
20 Posts
JG N
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Duties and Responsibilities
The Ward Administrator will be responsible to the sub-county Administration for the following:
  • Coordinating managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the ward unit.
  • Implementing policies and plans.
  • Ensuring effective service delivery.
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community.
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public service.
  • Facilitating the coordinating citizen participation in the implementation of policies and delivery of service.
  • Exercising any function and powers as may be delegated by the sub-county administrator
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment of a candidate must
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a Diploma in community development, public administration or related field.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than six (6) years in public or private service. Must have served in management position for at least three years.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
  • Those who applied earlier do not need to re-apply
Terms of Service
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Basic salary: Kshs. 48,190 – 65,290 p.m.
  • House allowance: Kshs. 24, 000 p.m
  • Commuter allowance: Kshs. 8,000 p.m.
6: Village Administrators 
70 Posts
JG L
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • A holder of at least a diploma in public administration or any other development related field.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five (5) years in public or private service for diploma graduates and three (3) years for degree holders.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
A village administrator shall be responsible to the relevant Ward administrator for:
  • Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the village.
  • Ensuring and coordinating the participation of the village unit in governance.
  • Assisting the village unit to develop the administrative capacity for the effective exercise of its functions and powers and participation in governance at the local level and
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the Ward administrator.
Terms of Service
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Basic salary: Kshs. 35,910-45,880 pm
  • House allowance: Kshs. 20,000pm
  • Commuter allowances: Kshs. 6,000pm
  • Annual leave allowance and Medical Cover.
7: Sub County Revenue Officers
5 Posts
JG M
The Sub County Revenue Officers will be responsible to the County Revenue Officer
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for day to day running of the sub county revenue collection
  • Implementation of the county policies and regulations on revenue at Sub-county level
  • Development and implementation of plans to operationalize sub counties revenue to enhance efficient revenue collection and growth.
  • Maintain all records of all revenues sources/centres, rates and revenue collected
  • Project revenues trends for planning and decision making in sub-county
  • Any other duties assigned by the County Revenue Officer
Requirement for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree, (Accounting/Finance) option from a recognized University in Kenya.
  • Have at least CPA III or ACCA qualifications
  • Be able to demonstrate familiarity with Public Financial Management revenue and Accounting systems
  • Be thoroughly conversant with various financial management computer packages
  • Have at least 4 years post qualification experience 2 years of which must be supervisory positions in a busy commercial or public financial accounting and treasury environment
Terms of Service
  • Permanent and pensionable
  • Basic salary: Kshs. 41,590-65,290 p.m
  • House allowance: Kshs. 17,000 p.m
  • Commuter allowances: Kshs. 8,000 p.m
How to Apply:
All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates and testimonials and Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:
1. The Secretary County Public Service Board, P. O. Box 384 – 60500, Marsabit.
2. Hand delivered application should be delivered to the reception desk at County Public Service Board offices located in Marsabit town, Marsabit County.
3. Online applications should be emailed to: marsabitselectionpanel@gmail.com
All applications should reach the Secretary County Public Service Board on or before 20th September, 2013 at 05.00pm.