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Republic of Kenya

Wajir County Government

County Public Service Board

The County Public Service Board Wajir wish to recruit competent and qualified professionals to fill the following positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 176 (first schedule) and sections 44, 46 & 47 of the County Government Act No. 17/2012.

1. County Chief Officers 
(10 Posts)
The following functional areas are essential
  • Finance & economic planning
  • Agriculture and livestock development
  • Water, energy, forestry, environment & natural resources
  • Public health, medical services and sanitation
  • Education, youth affairs, culture and social services
  • Lands, physical planning & housing
  • Public works, roads & transport
  • County Public Service management
  • Trade, industrialization, cooperative development tourism & wildlife
  • Information, communication & E-government
Requirements for County Chief Officer, the candidate must:-
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of first Degree from a recognized university (A Master Degree will be an added advantage)
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years of working experience in a relevant functional area
  • Satisfies the requirement of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
  • Not a holder of any other State of Public Office.
The key responsibilities of County Chief Officers are but not limited to the following:-
  • Responsible to respective County Executive Committee member for administration of one of the functional areas/county departments listed above.
  • To advice respective County Executive Committee member and provide support needed for the day –to-day management of the County Departments
  • As accounting officers of the county departments will be required to manage a complex set of multiple accountabilities
Read more on duties for the jobs and expectations of the positions as outlined in the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.
Those who already applied need not to reapply.
Applicants applying for the job should attach a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.
Applications should be addressed to:-
The Secretary, County Public Service Board
Wajir County
P.O. Box 9-70200
Manual applications should be delivered to office of the secretary, County Public Service Board located along army road.
Online applications should be emailed to cpsb.wajir@gmail.com .
The application should reach the Secretary County Public Service Board not later than 12th July 2013.
Wajir County is an equal opportunity employer hence encourages women and physically challenged persons to apply.
Note: Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Secretary County Public Service Board
Wajir County

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