Mandera County Weight & Measure Officer Jobs in Kenya

JG “L”

Ref: CPSB/TICD/2018/LA/7/19


Responsibilities


  • Develop a public sensitization schedule to ensure that the public sensitization forum is well coordinated and effectively carried out;
  • Ensure that before verification and stamping program is commenced, the necessary legal obligations are compiled as provided in section 27 of the weights and measures Act;
  • Receive and analyze all complaints under the weights and measures Act and ensure proper investigation;
  • Verify and stamp trader’s weighing and measuring equipment to ensure accuracy of quantities delivered;
  • Sensitize on standards so as to create awareness among members of the public and consumers as to the need of using accurate measures;
  • Investigate all complaints and prosecution of cores involving weighing, quality and origin of goods;
  • Carry out research in specific areas of legal metrology and consumer protection;
    Test samples for research analysis and articles submitted by the stakeholders and interest groups.


    Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in physics, metrology, computer science or any other related degree from a recognized university;
  • Advanced certificate from the institute of trade standards and administration;
  • Five (5) years of service or a comparable position from a recognized institution;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation;
  • Knowledge of professional standards;
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution;
  • Communication skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to lead and
    manage teams;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Supervisory skills;

    How to Apply

    Written applications, CVs, copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Secretary,
    Mandera County Public Service Board,
    P.O. Box 356-70300,
    Mandera.


    Applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or before Tuesday, 31st July, 2018 at 4.00p.m.

    Or be hand delivered to the office of the County Public Service Board at Mandera Vocational Training Centre.

    No Online application will be accepted.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Mandera County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, youth and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    SECRETARY

    MANDERA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

    Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.


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