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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

Our Mission

“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”

VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

1.   online   through   one   of   the   Commission’s   websites   www.publicservice.go.ke   and www.psckjobs.go.ke

OR

2.     by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form.  The form may be downloaded

from the   Commission’s websites.

Please Note

Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card,

academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMMISSION HOUSE

P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100

NAIROBI

so as to reach the Commission on or before 9th December 2019 latest 5pm (East African Time).

MINISTRY     OF     INTERIOR     AND     CO-ORDINATION     OF     NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

STATE DEPARTMENT FOR IMMIGRATION & CITIZEN SERVICES COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES- ONE (1) POST     V/NO. 177/2019

Basic Salary Scale:   Ksh.132, 000 – 195,410 p.m.                                  (Grade CSG 5) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable or Local Agreement

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

(i)        served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which must have been in the grade of Deputy Commissioner for Refugees Affairs, CSG 6 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service;

(ii)       a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration,

Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, International Relations or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii)     a  Masters  degree  in any  of  the  following  disciplines:  Public  Administration, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, International Relations or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)     a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

(v)       knowledge of refugee laws, human rights law, humanitarian law, international protection and ability to translate and integrate them to National goals, objectives and the Kenya Vision 2030; and

(vi)      demonstrated   administrative   capabilities   and   merit   as   reflected   in   work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

(i)      formulating, implementing and reviewing refugee policies and programmes;

(ii)      coordinating  the  implementation  of  the  Department’s  strategic  plans  and

realization of its objectives;

(iii)      providing advice on the care and welfare of refugees and the rehabilitation of refugee hosting areas;

(iv)      issuance of refugee status determination, decisions and relevant protection related documentation;

(v)      overseeing the processing of applications for refugee status;

(vi)      providing facilities and services for the protection of refugees and asylum seekers; (vii)     promoting durable solutions for refugees granted asylum in Kenya;

(viii)      maintaining appropriate registration and documentation system for all refugees

in Kenya;

(ix)      ensuring that refugee economic and productive activities do not have a negative impact on the host communities, natural resources or the local environment;

(x)      recommending for prosecution of persons suspected of committing an offence under the Refugee Act 2006;

(xi)     approving applications for people wishing to visit refugee camps; and

(xii)     facilitating safe return of Kenyans living in other countries as refugees

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL PROTECTION

STATE DEPARTMENT FOR LABOUR

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER (MEDICAL OFFICER) – SEVEN (7) POSTS                             V/NO. 178/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 47,780 – Ksh. 82,330 p.m.             (Grade CSG 8)

Terms  of  Service:  Three  (3)  years  contract,  renewable  subject  to  satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i)      a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (M.B; Ch.B.) degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

(ii)     successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution; and

(iii)    been registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities shall include:-

(i)      carrying out regular and systematic inspection of workplaces and employers’ records to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Work Injury Benefits Act and all applicable subsidiary legislations;

(ii)     undertaking investigation of accidents, dangerous occurrences and occupational diseases and recommending remedial measures;

(iii)    instituting legal proceedings in cases of contraventions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act;

(iv)    monitoring,   evaluating   and   controlling   of   environmental   hazards   in   the workplaces;

(v)      processing of application for registration of work places and employers under Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act respectively and processing of work injury benefits claims;

(vi)    carrying out medical examinations;

(vii)   documenting the presence and use of first aid services and occupational health in the workplace, manning occupational health clinics;

(viii)  carrying out counseling services on basic occupational health issues; (ix)    carrying out Research on Occupational Safety, Health and Hygiene;

(x)      developing  and  maintaining  Occupational  Safety  and  Health  information  for dissemination; and

(xi)     participating in setting Occupational Safety and Health standards for control of accidents, dangerous occurrences and ill health.

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER – FIFTY SEVEN (57) POSTS – V/NO. 179/2019

[Nursing Officer – 15; Mechanical Engineering (BS) – 7; Electrical Engineering – 7; Chemical

Engineering – 7; Environmental Science -7; Computer Science – 7 and Production Technology- 7]

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 37,070 – 49,950 p.m.                            (Grade CSG 10)

Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

(i)     a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following disciplines- Nursing, Occupational Safety and Health, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Biochemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Production Technology or equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and

(ii)       been registered by the relevant professional body (where applicable).

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities shall include; (i)         compiling information on safety and health hazards;

(ii)        maintaining  statistics  on accidents,  dangerous occurrences and occupational

diseases;

(iii)       processing applications for registration of work places and employers under

Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act respectively; (iv)       processing work injury benefits claims;

(v)        preparing workers for medical examination;

(vi)       documenting the presence and use of first aid services and occupational health in the work place;

(vii)      carrying out counseling services on basic occupational health issues; and

(viii)     training on occupational safety and health.

(ix)       monitoring,  evaluating  and  controlling  of  environmental  hazards  in  the workplaces;

(x)         monitoring,  evaluating  and  controlling  of  environmental  hazards  in  the workplaces;

(xi)        carrying out inspections on Industrial Plants, Machinery, Electrical Installations, building construction and works on construction; and

(xii)      recommending   approval   of   architectural   plans   for   new,   extensions   or modifications of workplaces covered by Occupational Safety and Health Act;

LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST III – TEN (10) POSTS    –   V/NO. 180/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 P.M.                             (Grade CSG 12) Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory

performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i)   a Diploma in any of the following fields:- Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology), Food Science and Technology or Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution;

(ii)  a registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and

Technilogists Board (KMLTTB); and

(iii) a  valid  practicing  license  from  Kenya  Medical  Laboratory  Technicians  and

Technilogists Board (KMLTTB).

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)   decontaminating working benches;

(ii)  receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens for accuracy; (iii) preparing clients for collection of specimens;

(iv) receiving, collecting, labeling and registering specimens;

(v)  disaggregating specimens for processing and analysis; and

(vi) performing routine diagnostic tests.

RADIOGRAPHER III – FOUR (4) POSTS        –          V/NO. 181/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 P.M.                (Grade CSG 12)

Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i)   a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (plain) with grade C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, Biology/Biological Sciences or Physics/Physical Sciences and C- in Mathematics; and

(ii)  a Diploma  in any of the following: Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Sciences, ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Digital Medical imaging equipment or its equivalent and relevant qualification  from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)     providing radiographic services to the patients;

(ii)    processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients; and

(iii)  ordering and maintaining records of radiographic and photographic supplies

AUDIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST III – SIX (6) POSTS     –    V/NO. 182/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 P.M.                             (Grade CSG 12) Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory

performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i)    a Diploma in Audiology, Clinical Audiology, Public Health Otology or equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution; and

(ii)   a membership to the Kenya Society of Audiologists.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:- i.      conducting  behavioral,  electroacoustic  and  electrophysiological  measures  on

hearing and balance;

ii.      undertaking hearing aid selection, fitting and evaluation;

iii.      taking ear impressions;

iv.      conducting clinical vestibular assessment and interpreting results;

v.     educating clients on the use, care and maintenance of hearing aids and accessories;

vi.      carrying out vestibular rehabilitation for patients with hearing and imbalance disorders; and

vii.     collecting and compiling audio logical data.

LABOUR OFFICER II – FIFTY SIX (56) POSTS          –          V/NO. 183/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 30,170– Ksh. 40,060 p.m.                               (Grade CSG 11) Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory

performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Business Administration, Economics,  Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics, Labour Relations, Industrial Relations or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer in this grade will be required to work under the supervision and guidance of a more experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities shall include:-

(i)     carrying out labour inspections;

(ii)    handling labour complaints and trade disputes through conciliation;

(iii)    advising employers, employees and related stakeholder on labour laws and labour relations; and

(iv)  collecting and analyzing data on labour matters.

LABOUR INSPECTOR III – FORTY FOUR (44) POSTS       –          V/NO. 184/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 p.m.                               (Grade CSG 12) Terms of Service:     Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory

performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Law, Business Administration, Psychology, Labour Relations, Industrial Relations or any other equivalent and relevant qualifications from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)     visiting  places  of  employment  for  inspection  of  wages  and  terms  and

conditions  of  employment  to  ensure  compliance  with  labour  laws  and regulations; and

(ii)    collecting labour market information.

HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER II– TEN (10) POSTS   – V/NO. 185/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 30,170 – Ksh. 40,060 P.M.                              (Grade CSG 11)

Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields:- Human Resource Management/Planning/ Development, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Demography or Sociology, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)   data collection, compilation, processing, tabulation, evaluation, analysis;

(ii)  preparation of preliminary reports; and

(iii) simple coding of information and developing statistical summaries.

HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT III– SEVEN (7) POSTS     –  V/NO. 186/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 P.M.                                    (Grade CSG 12)

Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Statistics, Sociology, Business Administration, Applied Statistics, Demography, Education, Population Studies, Labour Studies, Information Technology, or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer where duties and responsibilities will entail collecting, compiling, and tabulating initial human resource planning data

for report writing.

EMPLOYMENT OFFICER II– THIRTEEN (13) POSTS         –          V/NO. 187/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 30,170 – Ksh. 40,060 P.M.                (Grade CSG 11)

Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields- Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics, Labour Relations, or Industrial Relations or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)      collecting and compiling, labour market information and employment related

issues;

(ii)     advocating for vacancies from employers and placement of jobseekers; and

(iii)    preparing simple monthly, quarterly and annual reports on employment/labour market trends.

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANT III– THIRTEEN (13) POSTS   – V/NO. 188/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 P.M.                (Grade CSG 12)

Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines- Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Law, Business Administration, Psychology, Labour Relations, Industrial Relations or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)  registering jobseekers; and

(ii) collecting employment related data from employers for analysis.

PRODUCTIVITY OFFICER I- SEVEN (7) POSTS                               V/NO. 189/2019

[Textiles -1; Animal Health -1; Agricultural Engineering -1; Mechanical Engineering (BS) -2; Electrical Engineering – 1 and Chemical Engineering -1]

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 37,070 – 49,950 p.m.                            (Grade CSG 10)

Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

(i)        a  Bachelor  of  Science  degree  in  any  of  the  following  disciplines-  Textile Technology, Animal Health Management, Animal Production, Animal Production and Health Management, Environmental Health, Environmental Health Sciences, Livestock Economics, Health Extension, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Engineering  and Biosystems Engineering,    Mechanical  Engineering,  Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering or equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and

(ii)       been registered by the relevant professional body (where applicable).

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)      participation in preparation of promotional, research and training materials; and

(ii)     facilitating the assessment of Productivity Development services and support services to the public and private sectors.

PRODUCTIVITY OFFICER II     –          FIVE (5) POSTS      –          V/NO. 190/2019

[Agriculture/Horticulture -1; Agribusiness -1; Agricultural Economics -1; Food Science & Technology -1; and Industrial Development – 1]

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 30,170 – Ksh. 40,060 P.M.                             (Grade CSG 11) Terms of Service:    Three   (3)   years   contract,   renewable   subject   to   satisfactory

performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Development, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Information Technology,  Agriculture, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension and Education, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Resource Management, Agriculture and Extension, Agriculture and Home Economics, Agriculture and Human Ecology, Crop Protection, Dry-land Resource Management, Dry-land Agriculture and Enterprise Development, Farm Management, Home  Economics,  Horticulture,  Agribusiness  Management  and  Enterprise Development, Agribusiness Management, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Statistics or Project Planning and Management   from a university recognized in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)      participation in preparation of promotional, research and training materials; and

(ii)     facilitating the assessment of Productivity Development services and support services to the public and private sectors.

STATE DEPARTMENT FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION

ASSISTANT SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER – ONE (1) POST. V/NO. 191/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  Ksh. 24,580 – Ksh. 32,760 p.m.                              (Grade CSG 12) Terms of Service:      Three  (3)  years  contract,  renewable  subject  to  satisfactory

performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i)     a  Diploma  in  the  following  disciplines;  Communications,  Sociology,  Deaf Studies, Linguistics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and

(ii)    a certification from a recognized interpreter certification body.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry grade for this cadre. An officer in this grade will be required to work under the supervision and guidance of a more experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities shall include:-

(i)      performing a wide variety of Kenyan Sign Language (KSL) interpretation in a variety of settings which includes all departments, staff meetings, field trips, workshops, trainings, seminars, conferences, and events, and other organizational settings;

(ii)     obtaining  and  reviewing  the  material  containing  the  information  to  be

interpreted  and  conduct  research  on  technical   information  or  complex information to gain an understanding of what will be interpreted;

(iii)    promoting direct communication between the Deaf, Deaf blind, Hard of hearing and others;

(iv)    interpreting sign to voice in the manner in which the expression is presented;

(v)     maintaining  confidentiality  as  required  by  State  Department  and  the  Sign

Language Interpreter code of conduct;

(vi)    anticipating needs and assisting in arranging an accessible environment prior to special events;

(vii)   maintaining  sensitivity  and  respect  for  cultural  and  linguistic  differences

observed in the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and hard of hearing communities; and

(viii)  maintaining  confidentiality  in  all  interpretation  settings  and  safeguards

confidential files on sign language interpreter teams’ issues.

DIRECTOR, SOCIAL REHABILITATION- ONE (1) POST.V/NO. 192/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  KShs.132, 000 – KShs.195, 410 p.m.                                  (Grade CSG 5) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable or Local Agreement

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

(i)    served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which must have been in the grade of Deputy Director,  Social Rehabilitation, grade CSG 6 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

(ii)   a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:-  Sociology, Social Work, Social Psychology, Gerontology, Education, Anthropology, Community Development, Public Administration, Business Administration, Rehabilitation Studies, Counseling, Economics, Gender Studies or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii)  a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Social Work, Psychology, Gerontology, Education, Anthropology, Counseling, Demography/Population Studies, Economics, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Community Development, Project Planning, Policy Studies or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)  certificate in  Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and

(v)    demonstrated proven professional, managerial and administrative competence in social rehabilitation functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Secretary, Social Rehabilitation for effective administration and management of Social Rehabilitation Function. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

(i)    formulating and coordinating implementation and review of social rehabilitation policies, strategies, guidelines, procedures and programmes;

(ii)  collaborating and cooperating with communities nationally, regionally and internationally on street families rehabilitation;

(iii)  advocating and lobbying street family rehabilitation matters at national, regional and international fora;

(iv)  overseeing   development   of   capacity   building   programmes   for   partner institutions; monitoring implementation of the framework for quality assurance;

(v)   coordinating for psycho-social support programmes at rehabilitation centers;

(vi)  approving funding for street families partner institutions; mobilizing resources for street families rehabilitation programmes;

(vii)  coordinating rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of street families;

(viii) coordinating the provision of vocational and life skills for the street families; and

(ix)   development, implementation and realization of the Department’s strategic plans

and objectives.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SOCIAL REHABILITATION -TWO (2) POSTS – V/NO.193 /2019

Basic Salary Scale:  KShs.98, 500 – KShs.166, 780pm                                       (Grade CSG 6) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

(i)    served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years,  three (3) of which must have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Social Rehabilitation, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

(ii)   a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:-  Sociology, Social Work,

Social Psychology, Gerontology, Education, Anthropology, Community Development, Public Administration, Business Administration, Rehabilitation Studies, Counseling,  Economics, Gender Studies or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii)  a Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Social Work, Psychology,

Gerontology, Education, Anthropology, Counseling, Demography/Population Studies, Economics, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Community Development, Project Planning, Policy Studies or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)   certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than

six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and

(v)   demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

(i)    developing, disseminating and reviewing street families rehabilitation policies, strategies, guidelines, procedures and programmes;

(ii)   developing capacity building programmes for care givers in partner institutions; (iii)  interpreting data for policy development and developing framework for quality

assurance;

(iv)  promoting   collaboration   and   cooperation   with   communities   nationally, regionally and internationally on street families rehabilitation;

(v)    advocating and lobbying street family rehabilitation matters at national, regional and international fora;

(vi)  ensuring maintenance of data on street families;

(vii)  conducting public awareness on the plight of street families; and

(viii)  promoting research on street families rehabilitation.

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

CHIEF STATE COUNSEL – NINE (9) POSTS             V/NO.194/2019

Basic Salary Scale Ksh.132, 000 – 195,410                                   (Grade CSG 5) Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable or Local Agreement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i)        a minimum service period of fifteen (15) years, one (1) of which should have been in the grade of Deputy Chief State Counsel, CSG 6 or in a comparable and relevant position  in  the wider  public service;

(ii)       a Bachelor of Law degree (LLB) from a university recognized in Kenya; (iii)     a Post Graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law;

(iv)     been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; and

(v)       demonstrated professional and administrative competence

Note: Possession of a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and a Masters degree in Law or relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered as an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be deployed to head either a Legal Department/Divisions/Regional Offices within the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice or to any Government Ministries/State Departments. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

(i)    administration  of  civil  registry,  allocation  of  case  files,  legal  advice  to  and undertaking litigation on behalf of    National and County governments, undertaking  arbitrations, asset-tracing  and recovery/debt collection;

(ii)   drafting   and   reviewing   complex   documents,   contracts   and   international

agreements;

(iii)   drafting of complex bills and subsidiary legislation;

(iv)   providing legal advice and opinions  to Ministries/State Departments and State

Corporations;

(v)     preparation of statutes for revision and publication of the annual supplement to the Laws of Kenya;

(vi)   overseeing and coordinating administration of Estates and Trusts in Head Office

as well as Regional offices;

(vii)  oversee and co-ordinate legal functions, property management and conveyance and co-ordinate Ex-Officio Agents;

(viii)  carrying out in-house settlement of disputes;

(ix)   prosecuting matters before the Disciplinary Tribunal and handling alternative dispute resolution;

(x)   undertaking duties of an Official Receiver or Deputy Registrar;

(xi)   supervision of registries including companies, business names, societies, coat of arms, marriages, divorce and adoptions;

(xii)  signing of statutory documents and issuing gazette notices;

(xiii) initiating research on emerging legal issues, preparing legal opinions and briefs;

and

(xiv) initiating policy research, formulation and reform; advising Ministries/State Departments on legal policy issues; preparing periodic/country reports and ensuring compliance with regional and international instruments, ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity.

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICE, YOUTH AND GENDER AFFAIRS

STATE DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC SERVICE AND YOUTH

DIRECTOR, PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING SERVICES – ONE (1) POST – V/NO.

195/2019

Basic Salary Scale:   Ksh.132, 000 – 195,410                                           (Grade CSG 5) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable or Local Agreement

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

(i)      served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which must have been in the grade of Deputy Director, Psychological Counseling Services CSG 6 (Job Group ‘Q/R’) or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

(ii)    a Bachelors degree in Counselling Psychology, Psychology (Counselling), or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

OR

a    Bachelors degree in any  of the  following  disciplines:  Clinical  Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Education Psychology, (Guidance and Counselling), Social Psychology, Sociology, Social Work from a university recognized in Kenya Plus   a Diploma in Counselling Psychology or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii)      a  Masters  degree  in  Counseling  Psychology,  Psychology  (Counselling)  or

equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)      a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme   lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

(vii)    Membership of a recognized counseling professional body;

(v)      demonstrated   professional   competence   and   ability   as   reflected   in   work performance and results; and

(vi)      demonstrated a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and

ability to relate to the psychological counseling functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

(i)      formulating, implementing   and reviewing, psychological counseling Policies, strategies and standards;

(i)      promoting  innovations  and  creativity  to  improve  psychological  counseling services and address emerging issues;

(ii)      providing technical advice on psychological counselling services and care in areas

of specialization such trauma, HVCT, drug addiction, child, adolescent and adult counselling, HIV and AIDS, psychological, family and workplace counselling;

(iii)      promoting  partnerships  and  collaborations  with  other  stakeholders  in  the provision of psychological counselling services;

(iv)      providing guidance on psychological counselling therapeutic and treatment plans;

(v)      managing client referrals to specialists or other institutions for non-counselling services;

(vi)      liaising with other professional stakeholders on psychological counselling issues

and information sharing to promote health care; and

(vii)     ensuring development and administration of psychological counselling tools and

tests for clients’ assessment.

DEPUTY  DIRECTOR,  PSYCHOLOGICAL  COUNSELING  SERVICES-  EIGHT  (8) POSTS          V/NO.196/2019

Basic Salary Scale:  KShs.98, 500 – KShs.166, 780pm                           (Grade CSG 6) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable

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

(i)        served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, two (2) of which must have been at the grade of Principal Psychological Counselor, CSG 8 and above  or in a comparable and relevant position  in the wider Public Service;

(ii)       a Bachelors degree in Counselling Psychology, Psychology (Counseling), or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

OR

a Bachelors degree in any of the following discipline: Clinical Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Education Psychology, (Guidance and Counselling), Social Psychology, Sociology, Social Work from a university recognized in Kenya Plus a Diploma in Counselling Psychology or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii)    a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology, Psychology (Counselling) or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)     a Certificate in Strategic leadership development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

(v)       Membership of a recognized counselling professional body;

(vi)      demonstrated   professional   competence   and   ability   as   reflected   in   work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

(i)         developing and administering counselling contract to client(s);

(ii)        initiating design and development of psychological counselling tools, procedures and standards;

(iii)       establishing  collaborative  working  relationships  with  the  client  and  other

stakeholders for effective psychological counselling services;

(iv)       coordinating individual, group, families and trauma counselling services;

(v)         providing   group   Counsellor   Supervision   to   psychological   counsellors   for psychological restoration, support and review of professional and personal development;

(vi)        developing and analyzing psychological counselling therapeutic and treatment plans and making recommendations;

(vii)      coordinating clients referrals to specialist or other institutions for non-counselling services;

(viii)     identifying areas for psychological counselling research and development;

(ix)       liaising  with  other  professionals  and  other  stake  holders  on  psychological counselling issues and information sharing; and

(x)        monitoring  and  evaluating  the  psychological  counselling  programmes  and

activities.

ASSISTANT    DIRECTOR, PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING SERVICES
TWENTY (20) POSTS V/NO. 197/2019      

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 85,110 – Ksh. 119, 730 p.m.                 (Grade CSG 7) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable

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

(i)         served for a minimum period of twelve  (12) years, three (3) of which must have been at the grade of Principal Psychological Counsellor, CSG 8 (Job Group ‘M/N’) or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service;

(ii)       a Bachelors degree in Counseling Psychology, Psychology (Counseling), or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

OR

a Bachelors degree in any of the following discipline: Clinical Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Education Psychology, (Guidance and Counselling), Social Psychology, Sociology, Social Work from a university recognized in Kenya Plus a Diploma in Counselling Psychology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

(iii)    a  Masters  degree  in  Counseling  Psychology,  Psychology  (Counselling)  or

equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)    a  Senior  Management  Course  lasting  not  less  than  four  (4)  weeks  from  a recognized institution;

(v)     a registration certificate from a recognized counselling professional body; and

(vi)    shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be deployed in any Ministry /State Department and will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

(i)      providing guidance and counselling services to employees;

(i)      conducting research in counselling and making appropriate recommendations; (ii)      following up on counselling development projects in the field;

(iii)      initiating and preparing Ministerial/Departmental advisory meetings;

(iv)      monitoring  implementation  and  evaluation  of  accounting  and  management systems as well as guidelines for counselling;

(v)      providing  counsellor  supervision  to  field  officers  to  ensure  that  counselling

activities are conducted efficiently; and

(vi)      promoting personal and social development appropriate to career development; (vii)     providing  appropriate  interventions  to  assist  employees  with  psycho-social

related problems.

ASSISTANT     DIRECTOR,     HUMAN     RESOURCE     MANAGEMENT     AND DEVELOPMENT – TWENTY FOUR (24) POSTS        –  V/NO.198/2019

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 81, 940    – Kshs. 109, 800 p.m.           (Grade CSG 7) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable

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

(i)        a served for a minimum period of  twelve (12) years, three (3) of which should be at the grade of Principal Human Resource Management & Development  Officer, CSG 8 (Job Group ‘M/N’) or in a comparable and relevant position  in the wider Public Service;

(ii)  Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management/Development, Industrial Relations, Public/Business Administration from a university recognized in Kenya

(iii)    a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

(iv)    shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

Note:  Possession of a relevant Masters degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered as an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be deployed to a Ministry/State Department to head a Human Resource Management and Development Unit or Deputize the Senior Assistant Director of Human Resource Management and Development. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level entails:-

(i)      monitoring implementation of human resource management and development policies, rules and regulations;

(v)     analysing staffing levels and making proposals for succession planning;

(ii)      analysing utilization of Human Resources and advising on proper deployment; (iii)      ensuring     effective     interpretation  and  implementation  of  human  resource

management and development regulations;

(iv)      preparing reports on the administration and management of the Government

Human Resource Information System;

(v)      initiating, developing, updating and maintaining human resource development data base;

(vi)      spearheading and advising on appropriate training programmes;

(vii)      undertaking  training  needs  assessment  and  developing  appropriate  training plans; and

(viii)      monitoring and evaluating the impact of training programmes on performance and service delivery.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES – ELEVEN (11) POSTS          –           V/NO. 199/2019

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 98, 500 – KShs.166, 780pm                             (Grade CSG 6) Terms of Service:    Permanent and Pensionable

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

(i)        served for a minimum period of  fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of   Principal Management Analyst, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position  in the wider Public Service;

(ii)       a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Business Administration, Economics/Statistics,  Organization Design and  Development, Education, Sociology, Anthropology Government/Political Science, Public Administration or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in  Kenya;

(iii)     a Masters degree in any of the following fields: Business Administration, Public

Administration, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Development, Economics, Statistics, Organization Design and Development or Education from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)    a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than

six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; (v)     membership to a relevant professional body;

(vi)    demonstrated professional competence especially in organizational design and

structures, and managerial leadership capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

(i)        heading consultancy teams and undertaking complex assignments in Ministries, State Departments and Agencies;

(ii)       undertaking studies to ensure optimum and effective utilization of staff in the

Public  Service;

(iii)     coordinating the development of staffing norms and modeling for optimal use of human resource;

(iv)     undertaking job analysis and job evaluation in the Public Service; (v)       designing organizational structures;

(vi)      undertaking  focused  interventions  to  support  the  implementation  of  broad transformations including merger of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, separation of functions, expansion of functions, re-organization of functions and establishment of new departments;

(vii)     overseeing  the     preparation  of  schemes  of  service  and  career  progression guidelines;

(viii)    following up on implementation of schemes of service and career progression guidelines; and

(ix)    undertaking research in management consultancy and making appropriate recommendations.

SECRETARY/CEO

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

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