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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 17, 2023
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    The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments; At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission; Independence Constitut...
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    Senior Deputy Chief Land Registrar (2 Post)

     V/NO. 18./2023

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

    • served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years and currently serving in the grade of Deputy Chief Land Registrar CSG 6 or in a comparable relevant position in the wider Public Service;
    • a Bachelors degree in Law (LLB) from a University recognized in Kenya, plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from a recognized institution; and be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;


    • a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Land Economics, Land Survey or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
    • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Land Economics, Land Survey or its equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
    • membership to a relevant professional body;
    • thorough knowledge of the various land registration laws and related statutes; and
    • demonstrated professional competence and capability to manage, supervise, direct and co-ordinate all land registration matters effectively.

    Duties and Responsibilities at this level include:

    • coordinating development, implementation and review of land registration policies, strategies and programmes; 
    • interpreting, implementing and enforcing relevant land registration statutes and regulations; 
    • coordinating formulation of practice instructions and guidelines for implementation of the land registration policies and strategies;
    • overseeing responses and attendance to court summons on land registration matters;
    • coordinating collection, adjudication, refund and recovery of stamp duties and land registration fees and penalties;
    • coordinating land registrations appeals;
    • resolving complaints on land registration matters, facilitating alternative disputes resolution;
    • coordinating conversion of land registration records from one statute to another;
    • coordinating preparation of certificate of incorporation under Trustees Perpetual Succession Act (Cap.164);
    • coordinating research on land registration trends and emerging issues;
    • approving gazettement and replacement of lost titles; and
    • maintaining a database of registered land countrywide.

    Method of Application

    Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: or jobs portal:

    Please Note:

    • Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
    • Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted.
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. 

    Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. 
    It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents. 
    Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
    Applications should reach the Commission on or before 17th April, 2023 (Latest 5 pm East African Time).

    Interested and qualified? Go to Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) on to apply

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