• Job Opportunities at Public Service Commission - 5 Positions

  • Posted on: 7 July, 2017 Deadline: 24 July, 2017
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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 Constitution had Regional PSC’s but abolished in 1964 following constitutional amendments; It is the oldest Constitutional Commission and its mandate has expanded over the years. The Commission then constituted of a chairman, a deputy chairman and fifteen members all appointed by the President. The Commission, since then, has handled matters of human resource management in the public service especially the civil service and local authorities. Constitution of Kenya, 2010 promulgated on 27th August 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership.
     

    Senior Assistant Director Nursing Services

     

    V/NO.101/2017

    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. (Job Group ‘Q’)

    Qualifications for the Senior Assistant Director Nursing Services Job

    • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Nursing Services, Job Group ‘P’ or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
    • A Bachelor’s degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a university recognized in Kenya;
      OR
    • A Higher diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Registered Anesthetic Nursing, Kenya Registered Psychiatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Peri-operative Nursing, Kenya Registered Ophthalmology Nursing, Kenya Registered Pediatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Critical Care Nursing, Kenya Registered Accident & Emergency Nursing, Kenya Registered Neonatal Nursing, Kenya Registered Nephrology Nursing or Kenya Registered Palliative Nursing from a recognized institution.
      OR
    • A Diploma in Advanced Nursing in any of the following disciplines:- Nursing, Education Psychology, Nursing Administration, Community Health Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing or Clinical Care from a recognized institution.
    • A registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
    • A valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya; demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability.

    NOTE: Possession of:

    • A Master’s degree in a relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya; and
    • Strategic leadership course from a recognized institution will be considered added advantage

    Responsibilities for the Senior Assistant Director Nursing Services Job

    Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include;-

    • Developing of policies, standards and guidelines in the provision of nursing services;
    • Ensuring application of nursing process at the service delivery unit;
    • Carrying out comprehensive health needs assessment at health facility and community;
    • Formulating interventions to address identified health needs
    • Monitoring and evaluating health care services in a health facility and community;
    • Coordinating implementation of nursing relating projects and programmes;
    • Providing qualification and specifications for procurement of medical supplies and equipment; and
    • Advising Health or Hospital Management Team (HMT) on matters relating to Nursing Services

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    Chief Radiation Protection Officer

     

    V/NO.96/2017
    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. – (Job Group ‘S’)

    Qualifications for the Chief Radiation Protection Officer Job

    • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Deputy Chief Radiation Protection Officer, Job Group ‘R’;
    • A Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following fields: Radiophysics, Biophysics, Radiochemistry, Medical Physics, Health Physics or Physical Sciences with topics in Atomic, Radiation, Nuclear Sciences and Nuclear Engineering or equivalent fields from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A Master of Science degree in any of the following fields: Radiophysics, Biophysics, Radiochemistry, Medical Physics, Health Physics or Physical Sciences with topics in Atomic, Radiation, Nuclear Sciences and Nuclear Engineering or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • Attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management regulations related to radiation protection.

    Responsibilities for the Chief Radiation Protection Officer Job

    • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal Secretary for the Radiation Protection function. He/she will be the Secretary/Chief Executive to the Radiation Protection Board.
    • Formulating, implementing and reviewing radiation protection policies, regulations, and guidelines;
    • Developing and disseminating laws and regulations for users of ionizing radiation.
    • Representing the Government in International Atomic Energy Agency general conferences; and
    • Offering liaison services between the Radiation Protection Board and the regional and international radiation standardization centres.

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    Deputy Director Nutrition & Dietetics Services

     

    V/NO. 97/2017

    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 – Ksh.144,928 p.m. – (Job Group ‘R’)

    Qualifications for the Deputy Director Nutrition & Dietetics Services Job

    • Served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years , three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Nutrition and Dietetics Services, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Food, Nutrition and Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A Master of Science degree in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition and Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, Food/Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Applied Human Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics or Public Health and Epidemiology from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A certificate of Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dietitians (CIND);
    • Attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
    • A thorough understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to the Nutrition function and aspirations of vision 2030.
    • Demonstrated high degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of the Nutrition and Dietetic function.

    Responsibilities for the Deputy Director Nutrition & Dietetics Services Job

    • Formulating , implementing and reviewing Nutrition and Dietetic Policies guidelines, standards and strategic, plans;
    • Enforcing the Nutrition Act and relevant legislation on Nutrition and Dietetics.
    • Networking and forming partnerships in support of nutrition and dietetic services,
    • Mobilizing resources in support of various nutrition programs, projects and other interventions.
    • Defining and integrating core nutrition indicators in Health Information Systems.
    • Reviewing and disseminating nutrition monitoring tools at all levels,
    • Providing guidance on procurement of nutrition equipment and commodity for various inpatient outpatient and Public Health nutrition services; and managing human capital and financial resources in the department.

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    Senior Assistant Director Nutrition

     

    V/NO.98/2017

    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 –Ksh.120,270 p.m. (Job Group ‘Q’)

    Qualifications for the  Senior Assistant Director Nutrition Job

    • Served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years , three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer, Job Group ‘N’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
    • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A Master’s of Science degree in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition and
      Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, Food/Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Applied Human Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics or Public health and Epidemiology from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A certificate of Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and dieticians (CIND);
    • Attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
    • Demonstrated high degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective
    • Planning, direction, control and coordination of the Nutrition and Dietetic function; and
    • Thorough understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to the Nutrition/function and aspirations of vision 2030.

     Responsibilities for the  Senior Assistant Director Nutrition Job

    • An officer at this level will head the Nutrition and Dietetic Department and will be responsible for coordination of all activities, projects and programmes. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
    • Implementing and reviewing Nutrition and Dietetic policies guidelines, standards and strategic planning
      overseeing nutrition planning and budgeting;
    • Mobilizing resources in support of various nutrition programs, projects and other interventions;
    • Defining and integrating core nutrition indicators in Health Information Systems;
    • Reviewing and disseminating nutrition monitoring tools at all levels;
    • Providing guidance on procurement of nutrition equipment and commodity for various inpatient/outpatient and Public Health nutrition services;

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    Driver

     

    Qualifications for the Driver Job

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

    • Served for at least three (3) years in the grade of Driver II, Job Group ‘E’ in the Public Service;
    • A valid driving license free from any current endorsements(s) for classes of the vehicles the officer is required to drive;
    • Passed Occupational Test for Drivers II from Mechanical and Transport Department (Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development);
    • A Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from any other recognized institution; (v) attended a refresher course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within the last three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology(KIHBT) or its equivalent from a recognised institution;
    • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the National Police Service;
    • A First Aid Certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. Johns Ambulance or any other equivalent institution;
    • Certificate course in customer care lasting not less than one (1) week;
    • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and integrity in work performance; and
    • Demonstrated good conduct, personal discipline, courtesy and respectful behaviour. NOTE: Basic working knowledge in computer applications will be an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Driver Job

    • Driving a vehicle as authorized;
    • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and braking systems, tyre pressure etc.;
    • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
    • Maintenance of work ticket(s) for vehicle(s) assigned;
    • Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
    • overseeing security and safety of passengers and/or goods therein;
    •  maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle; and
    •  coaching and guiding junior drivers.

    Method of Application

    The details of the posts and mode of application can be accessed on the Commission’s website. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

    (i) Online through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal:www.psckjobs.go.ke OR (ii) By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission website. 

    Completed applications should be sent to: THE SECRETARY/CEO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 30095-00100 NAIROBI

    So as to reach the Commission on or before 24th July

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