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  • Posted: Dec 7, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 21, 2022
  • Kirinyaga County borders Nyeri County, Murang’a County and Embu County.It covers an area of 1,478.1 square kilometers. The county lies between 1,158 metres and 5,380 metres above sea level in the South and at the Peak of Mt. Kenya respectively. Mt. Kenya which lies on the northern side greatly influences the landscape of the county as well as other top...
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    Sign Language Interpreter (2 Positions)


    Duties and Responsibilities 
    The key objective of this position is to facilitate communication between hearing and hearing impaired individuals through sign language. As an interpreter, you must understand the subject matter of discourse so you can accurately translate what is being said into sign language and sign language into spoken language. 

    Main Responsibilities 

    • Providing a full range of interpreting/transliterating services for deaf/hard of hearing (HoH) members and employees; 
    • helping hearing impaired individuals understand the proceedings of the plenaries and committees of the Assembly; 
    • Interpreting any conversation, meeting, and training session or other requested event, including providing oral interpreting to Members and Staff who do not use sign language; 
    • Responsible for interpreting in a variety of communication modes during assembly-wide work related events such as programs, conferences, and appraisals, and counseling sessions, etc. for specific training needs and benefits; 
    • serve as a liaison between County Assembly and the deaf community; 
    • skill in a variety of signed languages, Contact Sign, and Conceptually Accurate Signed English, CASE) to facilitate communication; 
    • Enlighten Member and staff on Deaf Culture and interpreter services; 
    • Identify process improvement opportunities to improve on services to Assembly customers; and 
    • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time 

    Requirements for Appointment 

    For appointment to this position of sign language Interpreter, you must have:- 
    Academic Qualifications

    • Served as a sign language interpreter for a minimum period of two (2) years; 
    • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university 
    • Certification in Kenyan Sign Language (KSL) from a recognized institution – Advance stage; 
    • Fluency in English and Swahili languages; 
    • Proficiency in computer application; and 
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Method of Application

    Terms of Appointment
    Members of Audit committee shall be appointed for a term of 3 years on part time basis and shall be eligible for re-appointment for a further one term only. 
    The term should only be extended after performance of the member has been reviewed. 
    Applicants should not be past/present employee/agent of Kirinyaga County Government / Assembly or holder of a political office 

    Please submit your application letter, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating your telephone numbers and email address, copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents. Indicate the position applied for on the envelop. 
    Successful candidates will be required to provide clearance documents from KRA, HELB, CID, CRB and EACC in compliance with chapter six of the constitution. 
    Applications should be posted or delivered to the County Assembly Offices, Office of the Clerk to reach on or before Wednesday 21st December 2022 at 5.00pm addressed to 

    The Clerk 
    County Assembly of Kirinyaga 
    P.O Box 55 

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