Vacancies at Kakamega County; How to Apply


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Vacancies at Kakamega County; How to Apply,

Vacancies at Kakamega County; How to Apply

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Kakamega County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It borders Vihiga County to the south, Siaya County to the West, Bungoma County to the North and Nandi County to the East. The county covers an area of 3050.3 Km2 (Kakamega CDP, 2013). The altitude of the county is between 1,240 metres and 2,000 metres above sea level.

Director, Alcoholic Drinks Control & Licensing

Basic Salary: Kshs. 121,430 x 6,070- 127,500 x 6,370- 133,870 x 6,570- 140,440 x 6,770- 147,210 x
6,960- 154,170 x 7,160- 161,330 x 7,810 – 169,140p.m
Terms of Service:

  • Three (3) year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting and facilitating the Sub County Alcoholic drinks control and licensing committees in carrying out their functions;
  • Secretary to the County Alcoholic Drinks Control and Licensing Board;
  • Carrying out public education in the County directly or in collaboration with other Public and private bodies and institutions on alcoholic drinks control and licensing;
  • Facilitating citizen’s participation in matters related to Alcoholic drinks control and licensing;
  • Facilitating and promoting in collaboration with other counties and government institutions in establishment of rehabilitation and treatment facilities and programs;
  • Carrying out research directly or in collaboration with other institutions and serve as the repository of death and statistics related to alcoholic drink control;
  • Developing in collaboration with other counties and national government department’s strategies and plans for implementation of the alcoholic drinks control and licensing Act.
  • Advising the Chief Officer on the Alcoholic Drinks Control and Licensing Act, County Policy laws to be adopted in regard to the production, manufacture, sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks;
  • In collaboration with other relevant County departments, prepare and submit an Alcoholic Drinks status reports bi-annually;
  • Recommend to the Chief Officer and participate in the formulation of laws and regulations related to alcoholic drinks;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the Sub County Committees and advising the Executive Member on the necessary measures to be adopted.
  • Carry out such other roles necessary for the Implementation of the objects and purpose of the County Alcoholic Drinks Control and Licensing Act 2014; and
  • Perform such other functions as may from time to time assigned by the County Alcoholic Drinks Control and Licensing Board or the Chief Officer.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Liquor and Licensing, Job Group CPSB 04/‘Q’ in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and equivalent position in the wider Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Be a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Education, Law, Guidance and Counseling, Anthropology, Sociology or any related field from a recognized university;
  • Master’s degree in Education, Law, Guidance and Counseling, Anthropology, Sociology or any other relevant from a recognized university; and
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.

Director, Disaster and Risk Management

Basic Salary: Kshs. 121,430 x 6,070- 127,500 x 6,370- 133,870 x 6,570- 140,440 x 6,770- 147,210 x
6,960- 154,170 x 7,160- 161,330 x 7,810 – 169,140p.m
Terms of Service:

  • Three (3) year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance

Duties and responsibilities

  • Planning responses to emergencies and disasters in order to minimize risk of people and property;
  • Planning and directing disaster responses or crisis management activities;
  • Providing disaster preparedness training and emergency plans and procedures for natural disaster, fires, droughts, wartime etc.;
  • Organize emergency response training programmes for staff, volunteer and first responders;
  • Review emergency plans of individual departments such as medical facilities to ensure their adequacy;
  • Liaise with the National government agencies and civil society organizations for technical Assistance;
  • Identify capacity building needs in the areas of peace and reconciliation;
  • Coordinate with relevant national government ministries, other counties, civil society, private sector, local communities and international development partners to enhance intervention;
  • Monitor and Evaluate risk reduction programmes
  • Reviewing, designing and implementing targeted policies and programmes to strengthen local platforms for trauma healing and reconciliation and conduct Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the Chief Officer, County Administration; and
  • Engage and mobilize elders, reformed warriors and retired civil servants in inter boarder peace initiatives.

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Job group CPSB 04/‘Q’ in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and equivalent position in the wider Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in peace and conflict resolution, Disaster and safety management, Security and strategic studies, disaster management and international diplomacy, Disaster mitigation and sustainable development, Disaster preparedness and Engineering management or any other equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in peace and conflict resolution, disaster and safety management, security and strategic studies, disaster management and international diplomacy Disaster mitigation and sustainable development, disaster preparedness and engineering management or in any relevant field; and
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution

Method of Application

PLEASE NOTE

  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on -line form.
  • ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the online form:
    • The Officer’s Payroll Number;
    • Date of first appointment;
    • Date of last promotion to the current grade; and
    • Substantive designation and Job Group.
  • During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: – National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; current payslip and letter of appointment/promotion to the current grade.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and Persons with disabilities (PwDs) are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

HOW TO APPLY
All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 9th August, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copies or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE:

  • Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process.
  • Our official communication channels are; email address cpsb@kakamega.go.ke and Phone Number 0745888999 ONLY.


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