Nyamira County Policing Authority Members job vacancy 2013

Republic of Kenya

Nyamira County Government

County Public Service Board
Member County Policing Authority
Pursuant to section 41(1) and 2 of the National Police Service Act 2011, the County Public Service Board of Nyamira wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons as members in the County Policing Authority.

The Board therefore, invites applications from the categories listed below:

The applications shall be persons ordinarily residents in the County.
Members appointed shall serve for a term of two (2) years and shall be eligible for one further term.
  1. Business sector
  2. Community Based Organization
  3. Persons with special needs
  4. Religious organization
  5. Women
  6. Youth
The functions of the Authority shall be to:
  • Develop proposal on priorities, objectives and targets for police performance in the county;
  • Monitor trends and patterns of crime in the county including those with a specific impact on the women and children;
  • Promote community policing initiatives in the County;
  • Monitor progress and achievements of set target;
  • Provide financial oversight of the budget of the county police;
  • Provide feedback on performance of the police service at the county level;
  • Provide a platform through which the public can participate on all accepts to do with county policing and the national police service at county level;
  • Facilitate public participation on the county policing policy;
  • Ensure policing accountability to the public;
  • Receive reports from community policing forums and committees; and
  • Ensure compliance with the national policing standards.
Requirements for appointments
A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a member, if that person:-
  • Has violated the constitution;
  • Is adjudged bankrupt;
  • Is not of good character or moral standing;
  • Has been convicted of felony; or
  • Has not been resident or employed in the county for a continuous period of not less than three years.
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, the category in which they fall and addressed to;
The Secretary
County Public Service Board
Nyamira County
P.O Box 434-40500,
OR hand delivered at the Nyamira County Public Service Board office adjacent to the office of the Governor Nyamira County.
Important information to all candidates
The applications should reach the county Public Service Board on or before 31st October, 2013, 5:00 pm
Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted.