Kenya Forest Service Records Management Assistants III (Clerical Officers) Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) is a body corporate established by the Forest

Conservation & Management Act, 2016. The Service is mandated to conserve, protect
and manage all public forests. In line with the provisions of the Forest Conservation and
Management Act, 2016 the Service wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to
fill the following vacant position:

Kenya Forest Service Records Management Assistants III (Clerical Officers) Jobs in Kenya

This is the entry and induction grade into the Records Management Officers cadre. Staff
at this level will be deployed at the Headquarters and field stations in any of the
following units/sections: Accounts, Supply Chain Management /Human Resource
Management & General Registries; and General and Office Administrative Services
The officers will be required to carry out clerical duties under the supervision and
guidance of a senior officer.


Responsibilities


  • Carrying out transactions related to accounts, maintenance of cash book, revenue
    collection, filing receipts and safe custody of accountable documents;
  • Prepare initial
    documents for issuance of stores, maintain updated inventory and supply chain
    management records, cleanliness of the stores and orderly arrangement of inventory, For
    appointment to this position, candidates must have;
  • Receiving filing and dispatching of
    correspondences, files opening, classification, indexing & shelving of the files, accessing
    files and conveying to users, tracking movement of files and withdrawals, replacement of
    obsolete files and maintaining electronic systems of managing records;
  • Record and
    confirm appointments, record visitors personal details, sort officials and invited guest
    name tags, keep custody of visitors identification documents, receive direct and guide visitors to designated areas and offices, issue visitors passes and badges,
  • Taking oral dictations, word and data processing from manuscripts, operating office equipment, ensuring security of office equipment; documents and records, attending to
    visitors/clients, handling telephone calls and appointments;


    Requirements


  • Certificate in Kenya Accounts Technician Certificate II (KATC) or Diploma
    in Accounting/Finance from KASNEB or equivalent
    ii. Certificate in computer applications proficiency
    OR
  • Certificate in Supply
    Chain Management from KISM or equivalent from recognized institution
  • Certificate in computer applications proficiency
    OR
  • Certificate in Records Management/Archives Administration/Human Resource/ Front Office or equivalent from recognized institution
  • Certificate in computer applications proficiency
    OR
  • Business Education Single and Group Certificates (BES & GC) from the Kenya
    National Examinations Council in the following subjects:-
  • Typewriting II (minimum 40 w.p.m)/Computerised Document
    Processing II;
  • Business English I/Communications I
  • Office Practice I;
  • Commerce I
    OR
  • Craft Certificate in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations
    Council; and
  • Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution.


    How to apply:


    Interested candidates who meet the requirements should apply, clearly indicating
    reference number for the position. Applications should include current curriculum vitae
    indicating current and expected remuneration, mobile number, names and contact details
    of three referees, copy of national identity card, copies of testimonials, copies of
    professional and academic certificates, statutory requirements (As specified for each of the positions in the detailed job description in KFS website) should be sent through the post
    office or hand delivered to the following address so as to reach the Service not later than 19th August, 2019 by 5.00 pm.

    All applications should be clearly marked with the position reference number on the
    envelope.

    Chief Conservator of Forests,
    Kenya Forest Service, Karura, Off Kiambu Road,
    P. O. Box 30513-00100, G.P.O
    Nairobi, Kenya.


    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Forest Service Records Management Assistants III (Clerical Officers) Jobs in Kenya


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