County Assembly of Kajiado Clerk Jobs in Kenya

County Assembly of Kajiado Clerk Jobs in Kenya

The County Assembly Service Board of Kajiado County invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant position:

Functions of the Clerk

  • Ensuring timely processing and orderly disposal of the agenda of the County Assembly also known as Orders of the Day;
  • Overseeing smooth and efficient operation of Committees;
  • Provision of information and research for the Speaker and Members;
  • Ensuring production of accurate record of the House Business/form of Votes and Proceedings;
  • Marshaling all decisions arrived at by the County Assembly, preparing and producing them pursuant to specified format set out in the Constitution of Kenya:
  • Implementing the resolutions of the County Assembly Service Board to ensure the Members and Staff are properly facilitated to discharge their mandates at the Counts Assemble.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Administrative head of the County Assembly;
  • The Accounting Officer/ Authorized Officer for the County Assembly;
  • Secretary to the County Assembly Service Board of Kajiado;
  • Responsible for implementation of all policy decisions of the County Assembly Service Board ;
  • Responsible for Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of the work of the County Assembly and increasing public accessibility ;
  • The Principal Adviser on all legislative procedures, practices, conventions and traditions to the Speaker of the County Assembly, other Presiding Officers and to all Honorable Members;
  • The Chief advisor to the Speaker in the exercise of all powers and functions that belong to the Speaker and through the Speaker, to the House. He acts under authority and takes decisions in the name of the Speaker. Orders passed by the Clerk are the orders in the name of the Speaker, and the latter accepts full responsibility for those orders; and
  • Responsible for marshaling all legislative measures passed by the County Assembly.

    Requirements for Appointment:

    Pursuant to the provisions of Section 12 of the County Governments Act, a person shall not be qualified for appointment as a Clerk of the County Assembly unless such person:

  • Is a citizen of Kenya;
  • Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent;
  • Has had
    at least five years relevant professional experience;
  • Meets the requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Has obtained the approval of the County Assembly upon a recommendation of the County Assembly Service Board.

    The following qualifications will be an added advantage:

  • Served in and shown proven and enduring flair for Parliamentary/County Assembly Procedures and Practice and have wide experience on the role, functions and operation of a legislature through exhaustive service in relevant spheres of a legislative body.
  • Membership to a professional body or association in good standing.

    How to Apply

  • Application criteria Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit applications accompanied by copies of Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, and other relevant supporting documents.
  • For candidates to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    All applicants MUST obtain and submit the following;

  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Clearance/Compliance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department; and
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
  • All applications should clearly be marked to:

    The Chairperson County Assembly Service Board Kajiado County Assembly P.O. Box 94-01100 KAJIADO

  • And be hand delivered to the Office of the Speaker/Chairperson of the County Assembly Service Board located at the Assembly Buildings. Kajiado so as to reach him not later than Monday 21st January, 2019 at 5.00 p.m.
  • Note: The County Assembly is an equal opportunity employer; Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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