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Jobs at Kitui County (35 Positions) at Kitui County

Job Description

Kitui County is located 170Km to the South East of Nairobi City. It covers an area of about 30,496 km2. It borders Machakos and Makueni Counties to the West, Tana River County to the East, Taita-Taveta County to the South, and Embu and Tharaka- Nithi Counties to the North.

Chief Youth Polytechnic Instructor

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Youth Polytechnic Instructor for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Computer Studies/ Science; Information and Communication Technology; Electronics Engineering; Telecommunications Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Automotive Engineering; Instrumentation and Control Engineering; Industrial/ Construction Plant Engineering; Civil Engineering; Building and Construction; Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; Agriculture; Leather Technology/Foot ware; Animal Science; Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy; Clothing; Fashion Design and Textile Technology; Food Technology; Institutional Management; Catering and Housekeeping; Carpentry & Joinery; Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; General Education (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Languages) and entrepreneurship or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Supervisory skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and
  5. Demonstrated a high degree of administrative and professional competence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Participating in formulation of educational plans, management, administration & development strategies for the Youth Polytechnic;
  2. Coordinating curriculum development, implementation and evaluation;
  3. Instructing in areas of specialization;
  4. Guiding and supervising newly deployed Youth Polytechnic Instructors;
  5. Co-coordinating setting, moderation and administering of examinations;
  6. Carrying out research in relevant technical areas;
  7. Ensuring proper utilization of training and learning resources in the Youth Polytechnic;
  8. Liaising with relevant industries for trainee industrial attachments;
  9. Coordinating and monitoring trainee progress reports;
  10. Ensuring proper maintenance of inventory of tools, equipment and training materials;
  11. Participating in preparation of recurrent and development expenditures for the Youth Polytechnic;
  12. Supervising, training and developing staff.

Deputy Director – ICT

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Assistant Director, Information Communication Technology for a minimum of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Physics or any other ICT related discipline with a bias in information communication technology from a recognized Institution;
  3. Master’s degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized Institution;
  4. attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized Institution; and
  5. Demonstrated a high degree of competence in identifying, designing and monitoring information technology projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensuring the implementation of ICT Projects;
  2. Adherence to standards and procedures for ICT systems development projects;
  3. Providing guidelines and advice to ICT Project managers;
  4. Periodic review of projects systems and procedures and recommending improvements;
  5. Initiating policy review and updating of existing regulations on computing management including drawing of computer specifications for equipment and services; and
  6. Ensuring adherence enforcement of all regulations, procedures and practices on computing management in all County Government Ministries/Departments.

Chief Information Communication Technology Officer

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Information Communication Technology Officer Job group ‘L’ or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Physics or any other ICT related discipline with a bias in information communication technology from a recognized Institution;
  3. shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  4. Demonstrated professional ability, initiative and competence in organizing and directing work.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve:

  1. Coordinating systems analysis, design and programme specifications;
  2. Ensuring timely implementation and effective maintenance of systems;
  3. Developing reports on ICT standards;
  4. Supervising overall systems documentation;
  5. Taking charge of Information Communication Technology equipment maintenance;
  6. Preparing progress reports of the Information Communication Technology equipment maintenance;
  7. Evaluating and recommending on the suitability of Information Communication Technology equipment;
  8. Training of Information Communication Technology Hardware personnel and users;
  9. Designing Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN); and
  10. Preparing staff performance reports.

Director – Energy

Requirements of Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Deputy Director – Energy for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Energy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Energy) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Energy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Energy) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  6. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Initiating the development and review of relevant policies, by-laws, regulations and other instruments;
  2. Planning and promotion of bio-energy, renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency and conservation and outreach programmes;
  3. Coordinating private sector participation in production, distributing and promoting renewable energy technologies and marketing its products;
  4. Undertaking collaborative research activities on new and emerging technologies, energy efficiency and conservation;
  5. Coordinating outsourcing of consultancy services for implementation of renewable energy programmes;
  6. Coordinating the supervision of contractors and consultants; and
  7. Coordinating feasibility studies on harnessing of renewable energy resources.

Deputy Director – Energy

Requirements of Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Assistant Director – Energy for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Energy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Energy) or its equivalent from a university recognized institution;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Energy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Energy) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  6. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  1. Developing and appraising alternative energy technologies, energy efficiency and conservation and bio-energy programmes and projects;
  2. Undertaking feasibility studies to harness renewable energy resources;
  3. Supporting private sector participation in production, distribution and marketing of renewable energy technologies;
  4. Identifying and initiating programmes and projects in renewable energy as well as collaborative research activities;
  5. Advising investors on the statutory requirements and procedures for investment and implementation of renewable energy programmes and projects;
  6. Initiating the mainstreaming of climate change mitigation and adaptation in renewable energy development;
  7. Initiating the preparation of terms of reference (TORs) for outsourcing expertise and resources for implementing renewable energy programmes; and
  8. Mentoring, coaching and managing performance of staff.

Deputy Director – Environment

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

  1. Served in the grade of Assistant Director – Environment for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental Science and Management, Aquatic Science, Natural Resources Management, Forestry, Geospatial Information and Remote Sensing, Bio-Diverse Systems Engineering, Water Resources Management, Agriculture or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Management, Aquatic Sciences, Environmental Education, Zoology, Health, Chemistry, Agriculture, Land and Water Management and any other related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  4. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution;
  6. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  7. Be a member of a professional body in good standing (lead expert with NEMA, lead expert registered with Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK).

Duties and responsibilities will involve:

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  1. Implementation of the strategic plan;
  2. Coordinate the setting of performance targets;
  3. Handling technical, administrative, human resource, budgetary and asset management;
  4. Policy formulation, interpretation and implementation;
  5. Negotiation, legislation and domestication of relevant MEAs;
  6. Conceptualization, development, implementation and monitoring of environmental and natural projects initiatives and programs;
  7. Rehabilitation, restoration and conservation of river basin and other riparian ecosystems.

Director – Tourism

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  1. Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director of Tourism Job Group ‘Q’;
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Tourism, Tourism Management , Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eco-Tourism, Hotel and Institutional Management and Information Technology, Environmental Studies, Travel and Tour Operations Management, Travel and Tourism Management, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Sociology, Geography, Business Administration, Commerce (Marketing Option) or International Relations from a university recognized in Kenya;
  3. Master’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Tourism, Environmental Science, Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, Sociology, Geography or International Relations or any other equivalent qualification in a related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  4. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  6. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  1. Providing technical advice on matters pertaining to Tourism;
  2. Overall planning, direction, overseeing, coordination, evaluation and implementation of programmes/projects of the Department;
  3. Initiation, formulation, review and implementation of policies;
  4. Integrating National Development and County policies, goals and objectives in to the Tourism functions;
  5. Representing the Chief Officer in relevant Boards and Councils; and
  6. Coordinating and consulting with local, national and international bodies on matters relating to tourism as well as developing appropriate vision for the department.

Deputy Director – Tourism

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Assistant Director Tourism, Job Group ‘P’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Tourism, Tourism Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eco-Tourism, Hotel and Institutional Management and Information Technology, Environmental Studies, Travel and Tour Operations Management, Travel and Tourism Management, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Sociology, Geography, Business Administration, Commerce (Marketing Option) or International Relations from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Tourism, Tourism Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eco-Tourism, Hotel and Institutional Management and Information Technology, Environmental Studies, Travel and Tour Operations Management, Travel and Tourism Management, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Sociology, Geography, Business Administration, Commerce (Marketing Option) or International Relations from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  6. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  1. Facilitating, coordinating and monitoring of activities performed by all divisions for efficient functioning of the Department;
  2. Undertaking special duties and programmes in the Tourism sector including responding to critical issues and activities such as tourism safety concerns, crisis management and wildlife management policy implementation and reviews, coordinating tourism sustainability strategies, ensuring regular surveys on impact of tourism on economic growth, and coordinating preparation of tourism strategic plans;
  3. Initiating tourism policy reviews and procedures, respond to County Assembly queries, preparation of reports and briefs;
  4. Coordinating local and national investment programmes in tourism;
  5. Reviewing and implementation of bilateral and multilateral tourism agreements/protocols;
  6. Maintenance of necessary linkages between the department and other stakeholders such as parastatals and national organizations concerned with tourism; and
  7. Being in charge of administrative matters in the department including staff establishment and development, training, coaching and mentoring of staff.

Director – Administration

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Administration for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized institution;
  3. 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;
  4. Diploma in advanced Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Initiating, interpreting, implementing and reviewing administrative polices, strategies, procedures and programme;
  2. Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the County;
  3. Coordinating Public Service reforms;
  4. Overseeing service delivery in the County;
  5. Overseeing development of programmes and projects to empower the community;
  6. Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and delivery of services;
  7. Facilitating intra and inter-governmental relations and conflict resolutions;
  8. Overseeing safe custody of County Government assets;
  9. Coordinating and liaising with other directorates and departments in the county; and
  10. Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance.

Assistant Director – Administration

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Principal Administration Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. 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;
  3. 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;
  4. Diploma in advanced Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Initiating and implementing administrative polices, strategies, procedures and programme;
  2. Managing and supervising the general administration services;
  3. Implementing public service reforms;
  4. Managing and supervising the general administrative functions;
  5. Facilitating maintenance of infrastructure and facilities;
  6. Overseeing transport management;
  7. Planning and coordinating office accommodation; and
  8. Managing assets and insurance policies.

Assistant Director of Land Surveys

Requirements for appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Principal Land Surveyor for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Land Surveying and Photogrammetry, Geomatics, Geomatics Engineering, Technology in Geomatics, Technology in Geo-informatics, Geo-spatial Engineering, Philosophy in Technology (Survey) from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Land Surveying, Land Management, Cartography, Photogrammetry, Photolithography, Geomatics, Geomatics Engineering, Technology in Geomatics, Geo-spatial Engineering, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Urban or Regional Planning, Geodesy, Hydrography, Environmental Science, Information Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  4. Membership of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK);
  5. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in computer applications; and
  7. Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Researching and initiating new land surveying and County Land Information Management Systems (CLIMS) techniques in line with the changing professional demands;
  2. Supervising gravity and magnetic analysis, establishment of Very Long Base Interferometry (VLBI), cadastral adjudication, topographical, sub-divisional schemes, photo control, engineering surveys;
  3. Carrying out quality control of topographical, engineering, cadastral adjudication and general boundary surveys;
  4. Providing standardization data for maintaining, testing, calibrating and certifying survey equipment; and
  5. Estimating and costing of survey projects.

Requirements for appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Architectural Assistant Job Group ‘L’ in the public service for at least three (3) years;
  2. A Diploma or Technician Certificate Part III in any of the following disciplines: Building/Civil Engineering, Architecture, or its relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a Supervisory Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  1. Shown administrative ability, wide knowledge and experience in preparation of drawings and management of drawings office; and
  2. Shown administrative ability by being conversant with Government procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervision of the drawing office and the works on site;
  2. Preparation and checking of finished working drawings;
  • Analysis of technical information required by project teams at each design stage;
  1. Coordination, organization and scheduling of work to ensure smooth flow; and
  2. Training and development of technical staff under him/her.

Chief Superintending Engineer (Mechanical)

Requirements for appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Superintending Engineer (Mechanical) for at least three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (ERB);
  4. Current valid annual practicing license from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  5. Corporate membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  6. Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  7. Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of mechanical programmes including supervision of professional and technical staff; and
  8. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Planning, direction and supervision of all activities related to tenders, designing, inspection and administration;
  2. Evaluations and administration of tenders of supply contracts;
  3. Establishment of standards and final preparation of specifications for plant, vehicles and equipment;
  4. Control of mechanical transport and plant funds and monitoring funding scheme expenditure, income and cost variations and recommending charges to hire rates and maintaining records of vehicle and plant maintenance costs for replacement programming;
  5. Establishment, control and supervision of the mechanical inspectorate including valuations, boards of survey, statutory examinations of workshop equipment; and
  6. Proficiency testing of drivers and plant operators;
  7. Control and supervision of all activities of the central workshops including repair and overhaul of plant, vehicles and mechanical equipment and manufacture of works;
  8. Control of funds allocated to central workshops;
  9. Implementation of maintenance and overhaul programmes and standards;
  10. Preparation of progress and output reports;
  11. Assessing and advising on workshop, facilities, manpower and training requirements;
  12. Direction and co-ordination of all mechanical engineering functions at the mechanical and transport department;
  13. Control and supervision of all planning programmes related to mechanical Engineering department;
  14. Final preparation of programmes for availability and utilization, arrangement, allocation, maintenance, replacement and disposal of vehicles, plant and mechanical equipment; and
  15. Long-term planning for equipment management and workshop development programmes.

Superintending Engineer (Mechanical)

Requirements for appointment:

  1. Served in the grade of Assistant Engineer I (Mechanical) for at least three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  4. Current valid annual practicing license from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  5. Corporate membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  6. Attended a Project Development and Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  7. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Preparation of development plans, proposals and designs for new and improved workshop facilities;
  2. Implementation of workshop development programmes;
  3. Design of vehicle bodies, special purpose plant, vehicles and plant modifications and other items;
  4. Preparation of requirements for procurement and replacement, overhaul, utilization, allocation and arrangement of the vehicle, plant, equipment and workshop tools;
  5. Manpower development and training;
  6. Preparation and submission of reports and returns;
  7. Maintaining staff discipline and welfare;
  8. Repair and maintenance of the mechanical machines and equipment;
  9. Provision of transport services;
  10. Submission of regular reports advising on spares;
  11. Enforcement of quality;
  12. Carrying out cost estimates of all repair work including work entrusted to outside contractors;
  13. Submission of regular progress reports; and
  14. Advising on spares holdings and on all matters connected with Maintenance and repairs of vehicles and plant.
  15. Control and supervision of a transport office and fleet of vehicles in the ministry;
  16. Advising and monitoring on servicing; and
  17. Repairs, maintenance and disposal of vehicles, plant and equipment in the ministry.

Chief Architectural Assistant

Requirements for appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Architectural Assistant Job Group ‘L’ in the public service for at least three (3) years;
  2. A Diploma or Technician Certificate Part III in any of the following disciplines: Building/Civil Engineering, Architecture, or its relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Attended a Supervisory Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  4. Shown administrative ability, wide knowledge and experience in preparation of drawings and management of drawings office; and
  5. Shown administrative ability by being conversant with Government procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervision of the drawing office and the works on site;
  2. Preparation and checking of finished working drawings;
  3. Analysis of technical information required by project teams at each design stage;
  4. Coordination, organization and scheduling of work to ensure smooth flow; and
  5. Training and development of technical staff under him/her.

Principal Plant Operator

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade a candidate must:

  1. Served in the grade of Chief Plant Operator for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. A valid driving license free from any current endorsement (s) for relevant class(es) of plants;
  3. Passed Occupational Trade Test for Plant Operator;
  4. Ability to operate two (2) plants of difficult rating’ A and two (2) Plants of difficult rating B;
  5. Attended Refresher Course for Plant Operators lasting not less than one (1) week within a period of three (3) years at the Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBIT) or any other recognized Institution;
  6. Attended First Aid Course lasting not less than one (I) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution; and
  7. Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and ability in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Operating Plants of ‘difficult rating’ A and B;
  2. Keeping records of inventory of all plants in a project/unit;
  3. Formulating and administering working techniques;
  4. Assisting in costing and evaluating small roads and accesses;
  5. Preparing maintenance schedules for servicing of machines;
  6. Organizing, managing and controlling operatives and equipment on a given construction project and unit;
  7. Carrying out filter and oil changes and simple adjustments not requiring special tools and assisting in training plant operators; and
  8. Manage staff in implementing programmes approved by the maintenance unit.

Senior Medical Specialist

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Served as a Senior Assistant Director of Medical Services/Medical Specialist I, for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Medicine, Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Microbiology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics and Child Health, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Psychiatry, Public Health, Radiology, Health Systems Management, Health Economics, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, Global Health Policy, Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Biostatistics or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  4. Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  5. Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  6. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  7. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  8. Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Performing complex and advanced clinical patient management in area of specialization including: – Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, ENT Surgery, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Pathology, Radiology, Public Health, or other specialties recognized by the Board;
  2. Coordinating training, coaching and mentoring of health personnel;
  3. Managing health stores including essential medicines and/or plant and equipment;
  4. Managing larger facilities/hospitals;
  5. Developing intervention activities or programs for the management of diseases and conditions;
  6. Developing medical Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and protocols;
  7. Developing training curricular and syllabi in collaboration with training institutions;
  8. Coordinating emergency response and clinical care;
  9. Coordinating health projects and programmes;
  10. Managing health information systems;
  11. Carrying out health surveys and research; and
  12. Monitoring the provision of forensic and medico-legal services.

Medical Specialist I

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Medical Specialist II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  3. Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Medicine, Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Microbiology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics and Child Health, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Psychiatry, Public Health, Radiology, Health Systems Management, Health Economics, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, Global Health Policy, Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Biostatistics or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  4. Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  5. Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  6. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  7. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  8. Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Undertaking general diagnosis, care, treatment and rehabilitation of patients;
  2. Carrying out specialized clinical care;
  3. Providing psycho-social interventions;
  4. Providing clinical services to patients;
  5. Training, consulting and performing surgeries in various health facilities;
  6. Carrying out forensic and medico-legal services;
  7. Coordinating disease surveillance, prevention, and control;
  8. Coordinating health education and promotion;
  9. Implementing health projects and programmes;
  10. Maintaining up-to-date health information systems;
  11. Monitoring provision of health treatment and care;
  12. Undertaking health research; and
  13. Analyzing medical reports.

Medical Specialist II

Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:

  1. Served as Senior Medical Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  3. Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  4. Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  5. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Reviewing patients and instructing in writing all the recommendations;
  2. Undertaking “First-on-Call” duties including clerking, investigating, and managing patients;
  3. Conducting weekly clinic and theatre days;
  4. Managing health facilities at various tiers in communities;
  5. Responding to intern calls;
  6. Training, supervising and mentoring Medical Officers (Intern) and other students;
  7. Performing emergency surgeries;
  8. Undertaking medico-legal duties including filling of P.3 forms, court attendance and performing post mortems;
  9. Undertaking medical examinations and preparing Medical Board Proceedings;
  10. Carrying out community diagnosis, care and treatment;
  11. Ensuring data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit the customer and service provider;
  12. Conducting disease surveillance, prevention, and control;
  13. Carrying out health education and promotion; and
  14. Preparing medical reports.

Dental Specialist I

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Assistant Director Dental/Dental Specialist II, for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery(DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  3. Masters of Dental Surgery degree in any of the following disciplines: – Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Dental Biomaterials, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anesthesia, Forensic Odontology, Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Oral Implantology, Orthodontics, Aesthetic Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial/Dental Radiology and Community Dentistry or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  4. Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  5. Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  6. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  7. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  8. Demonstrated ability and competence in organizing, performing and discharging the dental function.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Performing specific dental procedures including restorative, prosthodontics, peadodonticts, orthodontics, minor oral-facial surgeries, and periodontology;
  2. Being on call to review and manage dental health patients;
  3. Undertaking medico-legal duties which include filling of P.3 forms;
  4. Undertaking dental examinations, age assessment, and writing dental reports;
  5. Conducting outreach community oral health services;
  6. Referring complex cases;
  7. Educating and creating awareness on prevention of dental diseases and dental health;
  8. Maintaining up-to-date dental health patients’ records and biodata;
  9. Supervising, training and coaching dental interns and students;
  10. Ensuring that dental health reports are prepared and submitted promptly;
  11. Coordinating preparation of annual work plans and ensuring they are adhered to; and
  12. Coordinating capacity building and deployment of dental personnel.

Dental Specialist II

Requirements for Appointment

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

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Dental Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery(DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  3. Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  4. Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  5. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Shown ability and demonstrated merit as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Managing dental conditions in a dental unit or health facility;
  2. Diagnosing, investigating, treating, and patient documentation;
  3. Performing specific dental care procedures; restorative, prosthodontics, peadodonticts, orthodontics, minor oral-facial surgeries; periodontology and health education;
  4. Providing formal and informal training, and supervising other health workers;
  5. Maintaining an up-to-date dental health information system;
  6. Organizing community sensitization and outreach programs on dental health care; and
  7. Disseminating information for health planning.

Pharmaceutical Specialist II

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Pharmacist, Job Group ‘N’ for a minimum period of two (2) years;
  2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) degree from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  3. Certificate of Registration by a Pharmacist by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  4. Valid practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  5. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Selecting, quantifying, procuring and warehousing of medical supplies;
  2. Monitoring effective storage of specialized medical supplies requiring cold storage;
  3. Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers;
  4. Participating in ward rounds to monitor medicine use, interactions and adverse drug reactions;
  5. Carrying out continuing medical education for health workers in general;
  6. Conducting health education on appropriate use of medicines to patients;
  7. Participating in multidisciplinary clinical team activities of patient care;
  8. Reporting adverse drug reactions and poor quality medicines;
  9. Timely preparation of relevant monthly reports and submission to relevant offices; training and mentoring of interns and students attached to the facility;
  10. Keeping safe custody and maintenance of up to date narcotic and psychotropic substances records; running of poison information centers;
  11. Disseminating and providing new drug information to health workers and the general public; and
  12. Supervising pharmaceutical services at lower level health facilities.

Assistant Director – Nutrition and Dietetics

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics from a recognized institution;
  3. Master of Science in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition and Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Applied Human Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics or Public Health and Epidemiology from a recognized institution;
  4. Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CIND);
  5. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative ability.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  1. Developing and implementing nutrition policies and programmes;
  2. Coordinating provision of nutrition activities;
  3. Providing nutrition consultancy support;
  4. Providing guidelines on supplemental and therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital use and other institutions;
  5. Coordinating the development of nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials;
  6. Coordinating the development and provision of specialized diets for special needs;
  7. Overseeing management of inpatients and outpatients in health care facilities;
  8. Coordinating preparation of hospital menus and diets;
  9. Monitoring and reviewing nutrition programmes and projects; developing and reviewing nutrition guidelines;
  10. Identifying areas of research, validating new findings for adoption and disseminating the findings to key stakeholders;
  11. Supporting relevant research institutions to conduct nutrition research;
  12. Advising on procurement and distribution of nutrition equipment and commodities; and
  13. Coaching and mentoring of staff.

Senior Principal Registered Nurse

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Principal Registered Nurse for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;

OR

  • Higher Diploma in any of the following discipline: Kenya Registered Community Health
  • Nursing, Registered Anesthetic Nursing, Kenya Registered Psychiatric Nursing,
  • Kenya Registered Peri-operative Nursing, Kenya Registered Ophthalmology Nursing,
  • Kenya Registered Pediatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Critical Care Nursing, Kenya
  • Registered Accident & Emergency Nursing, Kenya Registered Neonatal Nursing, Kenya
  • Registered Nephrology Nursing or Kenya Registered Palliative Nursing from a recognized institution;

OR

  • Diploma in Advanced Nursing in any of the following disciplines: Nursing, Education Psychology, Nursing Administration, Community Health Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing or Clinical Care from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability as well as possess broad experience in setting and evaluating nursing and healthcare standards and programs.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Initiating development of nursing policies, standards and guidelines in the provision of nursing services in area of specialization;
  2. Implementing projects and programs in area of specialization;
  3. Ensuring application of the nursing process at the health service delivery point/area;
  4. coordinating the provision of appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood Illnesses (IMAI), immunization, reproductive health;
  5. Formulating interventions to address identified health needs;
  6. Managing nursing services at a health facility;
  7. Monitoring and evaluating health care in a health facility;
  8. Coordinating preparation of training plans/programs for nurses at the service delivery department;
  9. Providing specifications for procurement of nursing commodities and supplies;
  10. Conducting research and preparing reports;
  11. Coordinating health care activities in an area of specialization in collaboration with other stakeholders;
  12. Advising the Health/Hospital Management Team (HMT) on matters relating to nursing;
  13. Implementing continuing professional development programs for nurses; and
  14. Initiating preparation of annual work plans.

Principal Registered Nurse

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Served in the grade of Chief Registered Nurse, Job Group ‘M’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
  3. Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  4. Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  5. Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Shown a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability as well as possess broad experience in setting and evaluating nursing and healthcare standards and programs

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Implementing application of the nursing process at the health service delivery point;
  2. Coordinating the provision of appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood Illnesses(IMAI), immunization, reproductive health;
  3. Designing health education and counselling interventions for patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
  4. Managing a service delivery department;
  5. Monitoring and evaluating healthcare at the health service delivery department;
  6. Preparing training plans/programmes for nurses at the service delivery department;
  7. Facilitating the referral of patients and clients appropriately;
  8. Facilitating patients’ admission and initiate discharge plans;
  9. Keeping up-to-date records of nursing staff;
  10. Facilitating availability of resources for keeping clinical environment tidy and safe;
  11. Ensuring effective utilization and safety of assigned medical supplies and equipment;
  12. Coordinating school health programmes, occupational health activities and home based care services;
  13. Conducting clinical teaching and assessment of nursing staff and students;
  14. Conducting desk reviews on health reports and implementing recommendations related to nursing; and
  15. Analyzing data for research and compiling reports.

Chief Registered Nurse

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Registered Nurse for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution;
  3. Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  4. Valid Practicing License from the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  5. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes;
  2. Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), Integrated Management of Adolescents and Adulthood Illnesses (IMAI), immunization and reproductive health;
  3. Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;
  4. Facilitating patients/clients referral appropriately;
  5. Ensuring tidy and safe clinical environment;
  6. Conducting clinical teaching and assessment of nursing staff and students;
  7. Evaluating healthcare outcomes on patients/clients and preparing individualized reports;
  8. Conducting occupational health needs assessment and making appropriate recommendations;
  9. Managing a health service delivery section/units;
  10. Ensuring effective utilization and safety of assigned medical supplies and equipment;
  11. Conducting desk reviews on health reports and implementing recommendations related to nursing;
  12. Caring for patients at the health service delivery unit using the nursing process;
  13. Monitoring healthcare outcomes at the service delivery unit and preparing reports; and
  14. Analyzing data for research and compiling reports.

Senior Enrolled Nurse I

Requirements of Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

  1. Served in grade of Senior Enrolled Nurse II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Certificate in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Enrolled Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse, Kenya Enrolled Midwife, Kenya Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse or Enrolled Nurse/Midwife from a recognized training institution;
  3. Enrollment Certificate issued by the nursing Council of Kenya;
  4. Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya;
  5. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  6. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Assessing patients and clients and establishing health care needs;
  2. Planning and implementing nursing care interventions based on patients’/clients’ health needs;
  3. Providing health education and counselling on identified health and socio-economic needs to patients’ admission and discharge in a health facility;
  4. Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
  5. Ensuring safe custody of in-patients belongings;
  6. Maintaining records on patients/clients personal and health condition/care;
  7. Conducting assessment of school health needs planning, implementing, interventions and preparing periodic reports;
  8. Conducting occupational health needs assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating, making recommendations and preparing periodic reports;
  9. Providing appropriate healthcare services including immunization, reproductive health;
  10. Guiding and orienting staff, students and health personnel; and
  11. Carrying out health outreach activities.

Chief Pharmaceutical Technologist

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Pharmaceutical Technologist for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution;
  3. Certificate of Enrollment as Pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB);
  4. Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  6. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Preparing and executing Plans to ensure efficient running of a health facility;
  2. Preparing and submitting reports on drug/medicine;
  3. Providing health education to patients and other health personnel;
  4. Promoting rational drug/medicines use;
  5. Developing and evaluating training programmes and preparing reports;
  6. Supervising and assessing students/interns;
  7. Maintaining books/registers of drugs/medicines and non-pharmaceuticals;
  8. Providing health education to patients on drug/medicine use; and
  9. Participating in ward rounds and advising on drug/medicine issues.

Senior Pharmaceutical Technologist

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Pharmaceutical Technologist I for a minimum period of three (3) Years;
  2. Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution;
  3. Certificate of Enrollment as Pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB);
  4. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  5. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Receiving, interpreting and processing of prescriptions;
  2. Assessing and supervising interns and students on attachment;
  3. Evaluating training programmes and training programmes and preparing reports;
  4. Providing health education to patients on drug use;
  5. Sampling and reporting findings for submitted specimens for quality control purposes;
  6. Receiving complaints and reporting adverse drug reaction;
  7. Receiving and reporting poor quality medicine; and
  8. Guiding and counselling staff working under the officer.

Pharmaceutical Technologist I

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Pharmaceutical Technologist II for a minimum period of three (3) Years;
  2. Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution;
  3. Certificate of Enrollment as Pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB);
  4. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  5. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Receiving, interpreting and processing of prescriptions;
  2. Promoting rational drug/medicine use;
  3. Acquiring of drugs/medicine for the health facility;
  4. Preparing and submitting reports;
  5. Providing health education on rational use of drugs/medicines;
  6. Receiving complaints and reporting adverse drug reaction; and
  7. Reporting poor quality medicine.

Chief Registered Clinical Officer

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Registered Clinical Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution;
  3. Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate of Registration from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
  5. Valid Practice License from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
  6. Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  1. Providing clinical services in a health facility;
  2. Conducting ward rounds, reviewing and making appropriate referrals;
  3. Carrying out surgical procedures as per training and skill;
  4. Offering specialized clinical services including Ear, Nose and Throat/Audiology, Orthopedics and Trauma, Child Health and Pediatrics, Reproductive Health, Ophthalmology, Anesthesia, Lung and Skin, Dermatology and Venereology;
  5. Compiling and analyzing clinical data;
  6. Implementing community health care activities in liaison with other health workers;
  7. Guiding and counseling patients, clients and staff on health issues;
  8. Sensitizing patients and clients on preventive and promotive health;
  9. Providing clinical outreach and school health services;
  10. Assessing, preparing and presenting medico-legal reports;
  11. Management committee meetings at level 3 health facilities;
  12. Coaching and mentoring students on attachment;
  13. Organizing health management teams and convening health management committee meetings; and
  14. Carrying out disease surveillance and recommending appropriate control measures.

Chief Medical Engineering Technologist

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in grade of Senior Medical Engineering Technologist for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in Medical Engineering or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  5. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Providing specifications on procurement of appropriate medical equipment;
  2. Installing, maintaining and repairing medium technology medical equipment/plant and furniture;
  3. Decommissioning of basic medical equipment and plants;
  4. Supervising Medical Engineering works in a health facility;
  5. Analyzing information for research;
  6. Verifying medical equipment to ascertain quality and safety;
  7. Preparing Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) schedule;
  8. Maintaining information on medical engineering services for input into the Health Information Management System;
  9. Monitoring medical engineering programmes and projects;
  10. Training users on use and maintenance of medical equipment; and
  11. Coaching and mentoring of staff working under the officer.

Senior Medical Engineering Technician II

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  1. Served in grade of Medical Engineering Technician I for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Certificate in Medical Engineering or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  4. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
  2. Undertaking Medical equipment, plants, instruments and limited health facilities and Utilities;
  3. Implementing medical engineering programmes and projects;
  4. Providing user support;
  5. Undertaking preventive maintenance and repairs of medical/hospital equipment, plants, furniture and instruments;
  6. Installing basic medical equipment and furniture;
  7. Compiling information for research;
  8. Compiling information on medical engineering services for input into Health Information Management System;
  9. Carrying out minor repairs of health facilities and utilities;
  10. Ordering for spare parts and consumables; and
  11. Taking/maintaining inventory of medical/hospital equipment, furniture and plants.

Medical Engineering Technologist I

Requirements for Appointment

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

  1. Served in the grade of Medical Engineering Technologist II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in Medical Engineering or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  4. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. Implementing medical engineering programmes and projects;
  2. Providing user support;
  3. Undertaking preventive maintenance and repairs of medical/hospital equipment, plants, furniture and instruments;
  4. Installing medical equipment and furniture of medium technology;
  5. Providing specifications for spare parts and consumables;
  6. Carrying out Minor Repairs of Health facilities and Utilities
  7. Maintaining Inventory of medical/hospital equipment, furniture and plants;
  8. Processing information for research;
  9. Updating and maintaining information on medical engineering services for input into the Integrated Health Management System; and
  10. Sensitizing users on use and maintenance of medical equipment.

Principal Medical Laboratory Technologist II

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:

  1. Served in the grade of Chief Medical Laboratory Technologist for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board;
  3. Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB);
  4. Valid practicing license from the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB);
  5. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in Computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Demonstrated capability and efficiency in organizing work and discharging Medical Laboratory function.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Implementing laboratory policies, guidelines, strategies and programs;
  2. Recruiting, preparing and bleeding of blood donors for transfusion services;
  3. Performing blood grouping;
  4. Screening for blood transfusion transmissible infections;
  5. Issuing blood and blood products to health facilities as per request;
  6. Coordinating the preparation of reagents, stains and examining specimens;
  7. Carrying out operational laboratory research;
  8. Preparing procurement plan for laboratory requirements;
  9. Providing technical specifications for the procurement of medical laboratory reagents, apparatus and equipment;
  10. Maintaining equipment and reagents for vector and insecticides application, monitoring and evaluation;
  11. Investigating disease outbreaks in liaison with other health care providers;
  12. Archiving specimens of medical importance for reference;
  13. Processing the specimen according to Specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  14. Validating and calibrating laboratory equipment; and
  15. Preparing periodic laboratory reports.

Chief Medical Laboratory Technologists

Requirements for Appointment

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

  1. Served in the grade of Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board;
  3. Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB);
  4. Valid practicing license from the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB);
  5. Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Certificate in Computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
  7. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  1. Implementing laboratory policies, guidelines, strategies and programs;
  2. Preparing media for culture and sensitivity testing;
  3. Requisitioning of laboratory consumables and apparatus;
  4. Investigating disease outbreaks in liaison with other healthcare providers;
  5. Archiving specimens of medical importance for reference;
  6. Mentoring and coaching trainees on practical attachment;
  7. Coordinating the preparation of reagents, stains and examining specimens;
  8. Verifying and approving results;
  9. Screening for blood transfusion transmissible infections;
  10. Preparing blood products;
  11. Preparing operational research proposals;
  12. Supervising the disinfection, washing and sterilization of apparatus;
  13. Maintaining equipment and reagents for vector and insecticides application, monitoring and evaluation;
  14. Preparing laboratory periodical reports; and
  15. Validating and calibrating equipment.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications by completing one application on the Kitui County Public Service 2 (KCPS 2) Form. The completed KCPS 2 Form, together with certified copies of applicant’s academic/professional certificates, letter of appointment/promotion to their present grade and National Identity Card should reach the office of the Board Secretary, Kitui County Public Service Board, on or before Monday, 13th June, 2022. Short listed candidates shall be required to produce both originals and certified copies of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional certificates and transcripts, letter of appointment/promotion to the current substantive post during interview. In addition, they will be required to ensure that the Head of Department’s recommendation on KCPS 2A Form is forwarded before the interview. Please note that:

  • Candidates should NOT attach original documents to the application form;
  • The KCPS 2 Form is available in the County Government Website;
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted; and
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

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