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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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    Weights and Measures Assistant I (1 Post)

    VACANCY No.  04/PROM/2023/08


    Requirements for Appointment

    • Served in the grade of Weights and Measures Assistant II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • A Diploma in any of the following disciplines: - Law, Instrumentation, Computer Science, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Metrology, Engineering (Mechanical/electrical/Electronics) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Passed Proficiency Examination for Weights and Measurements Assistants Part II;
    • Certificate in computer applications 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;
    • Collecting data on verified equipment at traders premises, 
    • Stamping stations and verification office;
    • Sampling pre-packaged goods for quantitative analysis; 
    • Preparing weighing and measuring equipment during trade fairs and exhibitions;
    • Testing meters for water, milk, liquefied gas, and liquid foods
    • Research on regulations and test procedures on dimensional measurements;
    • Collecting and accounting for appropriation in aid(a-i-a);
    • Giving evidence in court on offences arising from infringement of the weights and measures act (cap.513), the trade descriptions act (cap.505) and regulations made there under;
    • Check-weighing test purchased goods on inspection;
    • Calibrating and ensuring proper storage of working standards and testing equipment; 
    • Delivering lectures at traders’ courses; 
    • Requisition workshop tools and verify materials; 
    • Supervising and coordinating verification activities at stamping stations; and 
    • Supervising and staff working under him/her.

    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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