KITUI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

DECLARATION OF VACANCIES IN THE KITUI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE

Kitui County Public Service Board (CPSB) is a body corporate established under Section 57 of
the County Governments Act, 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Section 59 of the County Governments Act 2012 outlines the functions of the CPSB among them
being “appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the county public service including in the Boards
of cities and urban areas within the County and to confirm appointments”
Pursuant to the above constitutional and legal provision, Kitui CPSB invites applications from
qualified persons to be considered for the positions below in the Department of Decentralized
Units, SEKEB and Intergovernmental Relations:

  1. SUB COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, JOB GROUP ‘CPSB 04’ (Q), EIGHT (8) POSTS
    i. Mwingi North Sub County
    ii. Mwingi Central Sub County
    iii. Mwingi West Sub County
    iv. Kitui West Sub County
    v. Kitui Rural Sub County
    vi. Kitui Central Sub County
    vii. Kitui East Sub County
    viii. Kitui South Sub County
    Salary Scale: Ksh. 102,860 × 5,070 – 107,930 × 5,300 – 113,230 × 5,560 – 118,790 × 5,840 –
    124,630 × 6,070 – 130,700 × 6,370 – 137,070 p.m.

    Terms of Service: Permanent
    Requirements for Appointment
    i. Be a Citizen of Kenya;
    ii. Served in the grade of Assistant Director Administration Services/ Deputy Sub County
    Administrator, for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant
    position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
    Telephone: +254 711 398 522;
    +254 711 398 533
    Website: www.kitui.go.ke
    Kitui County Public Service Board
    Offices, Opposite KEFRI/JICA entrance,
    P.O Box 33- 90200
    KITUI


    Served in the grade of Principal Administration Officer/ Principal Ward Administrator for
    a minimum period of seven (7) years;
    iii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Administration, Business
    Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from
    a recognized institution;
    iv. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Administration, Business
    Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from
    a recognized institution;
    v. Diploma in advance Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution;
    vi. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6)
    weeks or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    vii. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
    viii. Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work
    performance and results.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    i. Ensuring service delivering in the area of jurisdiction;
    ii. Facilitating mobilization and ensuring prudent utilization of resources;
    iii. Facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and delivery of
    services in the area of jurisdiction;
    iv. Facilitating intra and inter-governmental relations and conflict resolutions;
    v. Overseeing safe custody of government assets in the area of jurisdiction;
    vi. Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements in the area of
    jurisdiction;
    vii. Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance;
    viii. Identifying development projects;
    ix. Disseminating information to the public; and
    x. Providing linkage between the office and the community.

    DEPUTY SUB COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, JOB GROUP ‘CPSB 05’ (P), TWO (2)
    POSTS

    i. Kitui West Sub County
    ii. Kitui Central Sub County

    Salary Scale: Ksh. 90,200 × 3,220 – 93,420 × 4,520 – 97,940 × 4,920 – 102,860 × 5,070 – 107,930
    × 5,300 – 113,230 × 5,560 – 118,790 x 5,840 – 124,630 p.m.

    Terms of Service: Permanent
    Requirement for Appointment
    i. Be a Citizen of Kenya;
    ii. Served in the grade of Principal Administration Office/ Principal Ward Administrator for
    a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the public
    service or private sector;
    iii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business
    Administration/ Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from
    a recognized institution;
    iv. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business
    Administration/ Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from
    a recognized institution;
    v. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a
    recognized institution;
    vi. Diploma in advance Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution;
    vii. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
    viii. Demonstrated administrative and professional competence in work performance and
    results.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    i. Overseeing service delivering in the area of jurisdiction;
    ii. Developing programmes and projects to empower the community;
    iii. Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans
    and delivery of services;
    iv. Facilitating inter-governmental relations and conflict resolutions;
    v. Overseeing safe custody of County Government assets in the area of jurisdiction;
    vi. Coordinating and liaising with other directorates and departments in the area of
    jurisdiction;
    vii. Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements in the area of
    jurisdiction;
    viii. Liaising with relevant stake holders to organize public fora on development review of
    policies, strategies and guidelines;
    ix. Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance;
    x. Enhancing administrative capacity for effective functions and governance at the local
    level;
    xi. Identifying development projects;
    xii. Disseminating information to the public; and
    xiii. Providing linkage between the office and the community.
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  2. WARD ADMINISTRATOR, JOB GROUP ‘CPSB 06’ (N), FOUR (4) POSTS
    a) Mwingi North Sub County
    Tseikuru Ward
    Muumoni Ward
    b) Kitui Central Sub County
    Mulango Ward
    c) Kitui East Sub County
    Endau Malalani Ward
    Salary Scale: Ksh. 58,360 × 2,750 – 61,110 × 2,920 – 64,030 × 3,080 – 67,110 × 3,540 – 70,650
    × 3,690 – 74,340 × 3,890 – 78,230 x 3,900 – 82,130 x 4,010 – 86,140 x 4,060 – 90,200 p.m.
    Terms of Service: Permanent
    Requirement for Appointment
    i. Be a Citizen of Kenya;
    ii. Served in the grade of Chief Administration Officer/ Chief Ward Administrator for a
    minimum period of three (3) years;
    iii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business
    Administration/ Management, Community Development or any other Social Science plus
    a Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks or equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution;
    OR
    Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business
    Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science plus
    a Supervisory Management course or equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution;
    iv. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
    v. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    i. Overseeing effective service delivering in the area of jurisdiction;
    ii. Developing programmes and projects to empower the community;
    iii. Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and
    delivery of services;
    iv. Facilitating intergovernmental relations and conflict resolutions;
    v. Overseeing safe custody of county government assets in the area of jurisdiction;
    vi. Coordinating and liaising with other directorates and departments in the area of
    jurisdiction;
    vii. Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements;
    viii. Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance;

    ix. Coordinating citizen participation in governance in the area of jurisdiction;
    x. Enhancing administrative capacity for effective functions and governance at the local level;
    xi. Identifying development projects;
    xii. Disseminating information to the public; and
    xiii. Providing linkage between the office and the community.

  1. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR III, JOB GROUP ‘CPSB 11’ (H), SEVEN (7) POSTS
    Mwingi Central Sub County
    Ngiluni Village, Mui Ward
    Waita Village, Waita Ward
    Wingemi Village, Nuu Ward
    Kitui West Sub County
    Maseki Village, Matinyani Ward
    Kitui Rural Sub County
    Mbusyani Village, Kisasi Ward
    Kitui Central Sub County
    Kalundu Village, Township Ward
    Kitui East Sub County
    Kilonzo Village, Nzambani Ward
    Salary Scale: Ksh. 26,900 × 1,110 – 28,010 × 1,120 – 29,130 × 1,150 – 30,280 × 1,170 – 31,450
    × 1,250 – 32,700 x 1,300 – 34,000 x 1,380 – 35, 380 p.m.


    Terms of Service: Permanent
    Requirement for Appointment
    i. Be a Citizen of Kenya;
    ii. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business
    Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from
    a recognized institution; and
    iii. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    Reporting to the Ward Administrator, the Village Administrator will be responsible for;
    i. Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the village
    unit;
    ii. Generating proposals to assist in developing policies and plans;
    iii. Ensuring effective service delivery;
    iv. Coordinating development activities to empower the community;
    v. Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public service
    vi. Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and
    service delivery;
    vii. Providing input in organizing public participation awareness at the local level; and
    viii. Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

    NOTE: Other benefits will be as advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission of Kenya
    (SRC-K)

    How to Apply
    Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic
    and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant
    supporting documents.
    Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for clearly
    marked on the left side and either hand delivered to the reception desk at the Kitui CPSB offices
    on Prisons Road, Kitui Town or posted to the following address:
    The Board Secretary,
    Kitui County Public Service Board,
    P.O. Box 33-90200, Kitui.


    Important information to all applicants
     Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before 14th
    March, 2024;
    Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted;
    Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of
    Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance
    certificates from the following agencies:
    a) Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    b) Higher Education Loans Board
    c) Kenya Revenue Authority
    d) Credit Reference Bureau
    e) Directorate of Criminal Investigation
    Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce originals of their National Identity card,
    birth certificate, academic and professional certificates, transcripts and testimonials during
    the interviews;
    It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents;
    Serving officers shall be required to avail original letters of appointment to the current
    substantive posts during the interviews; and
    Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    The County Government of Kitui is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge
    commission for its recruitment services. Qualified youth, women, persons with disability and
    those from minority and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.
    Affirmative action as stipulated in the Constitution shall be applied.
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