VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.
“To be the lead service Commission in the provision, management and development of competent human resource for the Public Service”.
“To transform the public service to become professional, efficient and effective for the realization of national development goals”.
VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICE YOUTH AND GENDER AFFAIRS
STATE DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC SERVICE AND YOUTH
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, COUNSELLING SERVICES - TWO (2) POSTS V/NO. 134/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 - Ksh.144,928 p.m. - (Job Group ‘R’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Counseling services, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in Counselling from a university recognized in Kenya;
a Bachelor’s degree in any of the Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling from a recognized institution;
(iii) a Master’s degree in Counseling or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) a Diploma in Counselor Supervision Course;
(v) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
(vi) a Trainer of facilitation course in psychological counseling lasting not less than two (2) weeks;
(vii) a Psychological Debriefing Course lasting not less than one week;
(viii) registered member with the Kenya Counseling Association (KCA); and
(ix) demonstrated merit and ability in management of counseling.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and Responsibilities include:-
(i) implementing and reviewing policies, guidelines and programmes relating to guidance and counseling services;
(ii) planning, managing and administering counseling services;
(iii) undertaking training and development of counselling personnel;
(iv) mobilizing resources for guidance and counselling programmes and activities;
(v) managing human and financial resources; and
(vi) liaising with other stakeholders on counseling matters.
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
(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:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P. O. BOX 30095-00100
So as to reach the Commission on or before 24th July, 2017.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.