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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 28, 2023
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    The county’s rich history is joined at the hip with that of the entire nation. When the Kenya-Uganda railway line was constructed, although heavily criticized as the Lunatic Express or a road to nowhere, it had a profound impact on the creation of the nation today known as Kenya.
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    Senior Weights and Measures Assistant (1 Position)

    VACANCY  No. 04/PROM/2023/07


    Requirements for Appointment

    • Served in the grade of Weights and Measures Assistant I for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: - Law, Instrumentation, Computer Science, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Metrology or (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronic) Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in computer applications skills; and from a recognized institution; and 
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Testing and stamping of mechanical and electronic weighing and measuring equipment, and class II mechanical and electronic scales used for pharmaceutical dispensing and jewelry trade;
    • Collection of data on verified;
    • Compiling data collected on verified equipment at traders premises, stamping stations and verification office;
    • Sampling pre-packaged goods for quantitative analysis; 
    • Supervising preparation of weighing and measuring equipment during trade fairs and public service exhibitions;
    • Testing of meters of water, milk other liquid foods and liquefied gas;
    • Collecting and accounting for Appropriation in Aid (A-I-A); 
    • Carrying out inspection on internal controls by the manufacturers
    • Measuring systems including software for data processing of measuring results.
    • Give evidence in court on offences arising from infringement of the Weights and Measures Act (Cap.513), the trade Descriptions Act (Cap. 505) and related regulations; 
    • Carrying out inspection on wholesale and retail trading premises on the use of weighing and measuring equipment; 
    • Preparing publicity materials for trade fairs and exhibitions ;
    • Calibrating prover tanks and maintaining Secondary Reference Standards;
    • Testing of fabric and area measuring instruments, and all electronic weighing and measuring equipment.
    • Deliver lectures at traders’ courses; 
    • Requisitioning workshop tools and verification materials; 
    • Supervising and coordinating verification activities at stamping stations; 
    • Testing automatic weighing machines, bulk weighers and totalizing machines , bulk meters at oil depots; and
    • Carrying out verification of weighing and measuring equipment used by local authorities and other government institutions to ensure accuracy.

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates are required to make an application by downloading and completing a Promotion Application Form (PSB FORM -2 (Revised 2023) from County Government of Nakuru website Duly filled application form should be sent to the Board through the Post Office or Courier Services in a sealed envelope to the address below On or Before 28th March, 2023, clearly indicating the vacancy number and position applied for on the envelope (Hand delivered applications will not be accepted)

    The Secretary
    Nakuru County Public Service Board
    Public Works Building- Prisons Road
    P.O Box 2870-20100

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