County Government of Machakos Legal Counsel Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Machakos Legal Counsel Jobs in Kenya

Assembly Service Board of Machakos invites applications from suitably Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions.

  • Legal Counsel

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Drafting of Bills/ drafting of amendments to Bills to be proposed to the Assembly by any Member of County Assembly or any Committee of County Assembly.
  • Giving legal interpretation of Acts and Bills.
  • Providing legal advice to the County Assembly Committees and staff
  • Preparation of vellums for Bills and ensuring publication of Bills:
  • Litigation management.
  • Preparing legal opinions and briefs.
  • Ensuring that the Assembly complies with the governing laws.
  • Legal awareness creation among members of the County Assembly and members of the public. Conducting public participation on legislation
  • Review of Standing Orders and other House Rules.
  • Carrying on legal research on matters before the Department.
  • Custodian of Assembly papers presented in the house in the course of debate.
  • Such other relevant duties as may be assigned by the County Assembly Service Board.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade the applicant must have a minimum of the following

  • Served in the grade of Legal Counsel II, Drafting Services/Litigation or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution
  • Be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Be in possession of a current practicing certificate
  • Proficient in computer applications skills

    How to Apply
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed CV. and copies of relevant academic and professional
  • Copy of National identification card or passport and other relevant testimonials.
  • Application should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for(including the REF no.),clearly marked on the left top side And either hand delivered to the Assembly Offices or posted to the following addressed:
    The Secretary County Assembly Service Board of Machacos
    P.0 Box 1168-90100

  • Online applications may be submitted as PDF attachment via e-mail to:
  • Applications should reach the Secretary, County Assembly Service Board on or before 6th June 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted .
  • Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification

    Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance compliance certificate from the following agencies

  • Ethics and Anti-coruption commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Credit Reference Bureau
  • Directorate of criminal Investigation The County Assembly service Board of Machakos is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge commission for its recruitment services.
  • Warren and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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