No of Positions: 50
- A Law Degree from any recognized University;
- A Diploma from the Kenya School of Law or an exemption by the Council of Legal Education;
- Admission to the Roll of Advocates;
- Proficiency in computer applications;
- Must not have any pending complaints with the Advocates Complaints Commission, the Disciplinary Committee or adverse report from current and previous employer(s);
- Must possess the qualifications set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
Three (3) years post admission experience either in private practice or other employment and a current practicing certificate.
- Presiding over Resident Magistrate’s Court in any part of Kenya with jurisdiction as stipulated in various statutes;
- Performing Deputy Registrars duties as stipulated in various statues;
- Overseeing the operations of the court(s) and management of staff under his/her charge; and
- Carrying out a wide range of administrative functions for those heading stations.
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- holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
- has knowledge and at least ten (10) years’ experience in either finance and administration; public management; (ieconomics; human resource management; or labour laws;
- meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
- has had a distinguished career in their respective fields.
- The person should be someone who understands the historic needs of the Judiciary and capable of representing the interest of the Judicial Service Commission and the Judiciary.
- A person is not qualified for appointment as Member of the Salaries Remuneration Commission if the person:
- is a member of the Judicial Service Commission;
- is a member of the Judiciary;
- is an undischarged bankrupt; or
- has been removed from office for contravening the provisions of the Constitution or any other law
The JSC Representative to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission shall be responsible to the Judicial Service Commission and shall ascribe to the mandate and functions of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission which are provided under Article 230 of the Constitution and the Salaries and Remuneration Commission Act No. 10 of 2011.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their application by:
Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the Commission’s jobs portal: HERE Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application:
- Letter of Application,
- Detailed and updated curriculum vitae, summarizing the applicant’s bio-data including, background information such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including financial contribution to political party/parties (if any), criminal record and legal education, legal practice engagement for the last five (5) years,
- Names of three (3) professional references and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment,
- Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photograph,
- Five (5) samples of any professional writings, including but not limited to judgments, advocacy submissions in courts, scholarly writings or any legal publications that the applicant has authored,
- Declaration of income and liabilities as at the time of making the application, using the prescribed forms. The Declarationof Income, Assets and Liabilities Form JSC 2b can be downloaded from the JSC website – www.jsc.go.ke – Downloads.
Public officers should attach copies of returns of declarations of income, asset and liabilities for the last three declarations. Those in private practice should attach audited accounts and tax returns for the last three (3) years.
- Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates, academic transcripts and certificate of admission to the roll of Advocates.
- Completed Application for Employment Form – JSC 2A (for public officers) or JSC 2 (for other applicants) which can be downloaded from the JSC website – www.jsc.go.ke – Downloads.
- Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Application for Employment Form including copies all attachments cited above to:
JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION,
Commission Offices: Kenya Reinsurance Plaza, Podium Floor,
Taifa Road, Nairobi.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to carry the following documents during the interview:
Valid original clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview:
- Kenya Revenue Authority,
- Higher Education Loans Board,
- Law Society of Kenya,
- Directorate of Criminal Investigations,
- Advocates Complaints Commission,
- Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
- A recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
Original testimonials, professional certificates, academic transcripts and certificate of admission to the roll of Advocates.
Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
The applications must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 17TH FEBRUARY, 2021 AT 5.00 P.M
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
ANNE A. AMADI, CBS
JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. Box 40048-00100 Nairobi
Tel+254 20 2739180
Email: [email protected]