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Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions in the OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR:

  1. Legal Advisor Job Group “R”

Duties and responsibilities

  • Providing legal advice to the Governor;
  • Representing the Governor in civil matters as need arises;
  • Keeping abreast of legal and policy developments;
  • Providing legislative support to the Governor including briefs on legislation as well as preparing amendments where appropriate;
  • Identifying strategic priority areas that require law reform;
  • Undertaking legal research; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a Degree in law from a university recognized in Kenya and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years as a legal practitioner
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
  1. Political Advisor Job Group “R”

 Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide political director to the Governor
  • Monitoring political trends both in the county and at the national level and advise the Governor accordingly
  • Ensuring separation of powers between the Office of the Governor, County Assembly and other offices in the County
  • Promoting national unity, peace and stability in the county
  • Monitoring and evaluating political trends in the County
  • Appraising the Governor on matters of political interest
  • Assisting to develop procedures and strategies for addressing issues of political interest; and
  • Participating in the preparation of campaign and policy positions and papers as directed by the Governor.

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor’s degree in political Science or Public Administration from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than 10 years in a political related field.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) on leadership and integrity
  1. Economic Advisor Job Group “R”

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparing policy briefs on macroeconomic, financial and monetary policy issues;
  • Analyzing economic issues in close collaboration with State Departments responsible for Finance and Planning; Mobilizing resources to enhance the resource base for County Government;
  • Contributing to the coordination of County Government’s relations with bilateral and multilateral donors;
  • Conducting and/or coordinating economic research on topics of strategic interest to the Governor;
  • Briefing the Governor on monthly basis on the latest developments and emerging issues;
  • Advising the Governor and the County Committees on all aspects of economic, financial and fiscal policy;
  • Attending to sectorial issues related to regional and international co-operation;
  • Providing advice on trade, international economic and financial market policies including addressing the impact of the global financial crisis;
  • Providing policy advice on strategic policy and operational issues relating to economic development.
    Undertaking any other assignments as may be directed by the Governor;

 Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first Degree in Economics or related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years in finance and economic planning; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
  1. Resource Mobilizer Job Group “R” (two posts)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Developing, implementing and monitoring fundraising strategies, that includes yearly targets to meet the costs of the current and future programmes;
  • Approaching and raising funds from development partners/donors and Banks within Kenya and abroad;
  • Conducting research on potential development donors/partners such as trusts, foundations, companies and high net worth individuals, etc.,  finding a match with partners whose philanthropic or funding criteria match the County Government’s Vision and activities
  • Facilitating co-financing opportunities for partner organizations;
  • Developing annual work plans based on the approved strategy and if needed, preparing income and expenditure budgets for each fundraising initiatives;
  • Developing and coordinating web-based fundraising, if needed;
  • Being current and up to date with legal issues affecting public fundraising;
  • Assisting in the preparation of project proposals for public and other funding agencies;
  • Organizing events for partnership building between implementers and potential partners;
  • Ensuring all partners receive appropriate and timely reports and updates

 Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first Degree in a relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years in finance, economic planning and fund raising/resource mobilization;
  • Be in possession of good analytical skills in developing and implementing resource mobilization strategies
  • Good understanding of financial management and reporting processes.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

 Cateress II / Hospitality Officer II Job Group “J” (One Post)

Duties and responsibilities at this level involve:

  1. In charge of catering facilities in the County Government
  2. Coordination of various vital sections involved in food services
  3. Responsible for the overall organization and management of catering services
  4. Ensure compliance by all catering staff with their occupational objectives, safety, environmental and infection control,
  5. Responsible for supervision and training of staff under him/her, monitoring staff performance, ensuring conformity with the set standards and ensuring use of standard operating procedure
  6. Review of menus and dietary requirements considering seasonal and market changes within the limitation of established policies and procedures
  7. Planning orders of foodstuffs for availability when needed, maintaining price fluctuation charts and other appropriate records
  8. Developing and implementing policies and procedures and methods for food production to achieve high quality meals and cost effective performance objectives.

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Holder of a Bachelors degree in either Hotel and Catering Management or Hotel and Hospitality Management or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Fluency in a foreign language preferably French/Germany will be an added advantage.
  • Holder of a certificate in computer applications
  • Have three years related experience and have demonstrated capability and competence in organizing work
  1. Assistant Chef, Job Group “H” ( 2 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities:

An officer at this level will carry on duties under the supervision of senior officer.  Duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. Have thorough knowledge of cooking methods and procedures including cooking, baking, salad preparation and storage of foodstuffs, Review and evaluating of menus,
  2. Preparation of raw food  for cooking, cleanliness of equipment used in production, placement of food in  serving, detecting and reporting spoilt or unattractive foods
  3. Maintaining hygiene by ensuring cleaning of the kitchen and its surrounding, alerting the supervisor of any defective equipment. Ensure proper care of kitchen equipment and coordinate all the vital processes involved in food preparation, cooking placement and delivery.
  4. Ensuring proper storage of foodstuffs and setting up buffer service areas
  5. Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of diploma in any of the following fields: Catering and hotel management, food and beverages production and service or hospitality management of any other relevant  qualification from a recognized institution
  • Fluency in a foreign language preferably French/Germany will be an added advantage.
  • Be holder of a certificate in computer application
  • Have demonstrated knowledge and skills in institutional food preparation for a period of at least 3 years.
  • Understand placement of food in service line, replenishing of foodstuffs during service and reporting low stock levels
  1. Cook I Job Group “G” (2 Posts)

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintaining hygiene by ensuring cleaning of the kitchen and its surrounding
  2. Proper storage of foodstuffs and setting up buffet services areas
  3. Placement of food service line, replenishing of foodstuffs during service and reporting low stock levels.
  4. Detecting and reporting spoil or unattractive food and detecting defective equipment and reporting the same to the supervisor
  5. Fluency in a foreign language preferably French/Germany will be an added advantage.

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be in possession of at least Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade (C-) minus or its equivalent qualification form a recognized institution and
  • Have attended a course lasting not less than one (1) year and awarded a certificate in food production or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

Additional requirements:

  • All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents
  • Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Clearance from HELB where necessary
  • Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • Certificate of good conduct from the police
  • Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their credentials and send to the undersigned on or before 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 17th April, 2018.

 THE SECRETARY/CEO

BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

P.O BOX 1103 -50400

BUSIA (K).

NOTE

  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Jobs in Busia County are not for sale

 

Busia County is an equal opportunity employer that values and encourages applications from women, persons with special needs and Minority Groups

 

110 comments

  1. I WOULD LIKE TO SEND MY CV THROUGH E-MAIL ADDRESS

    • Kindly how can I apply this constable jobs online or via email, help me with your email please

    • Can we have an interactive session in this county websites. The slot for online applications is not working! The IT and ICT guys at ther county are sleeping on their job! In addition can we also have new posts and updates on the comment sections. not 2015 please!

    • Brian M. Ewagata

      I have tried to find the jobs advertised in today’s paper in vain. Kindly assist.

  2. Well done…Hon .Sospeter..you are doing a good job…My request ..is please assist me through your education department to get. a loan to finish my course .Am a 4th year student at Mt.Kenya university…I have sh.30,000 fee balance…please contact me.through E mail…vinneotieno@yahoo.com or 0702297680

  3. Vincent O Wanga

    Am happy for this platform, and congratulation for the county government for coming up with such a brilliant idea as this will help some of us especially the competent university and college graduates to acquire jobs in the county.

  4. Dear Governor, congratulations for a job well done so far. I strongly believe that our county has great tourism potential. We also boast of very qualified manpower in the tourism field. Kindly set up a portal for us to load our C.V so that the county can have a database of it’s human capital. We can even export this to other counties. Please look in to a strong county investment in tourism.

    Regards

    • Odinda thank you overseeing opposit of the entire voters but remember we are out of lies and let actions speak fist,for 15yrs now what are proud off its time for change and its us to bring the change that we want.

  5. EKISE FRANCIS BRIAN

    I wish the county clarified what exactly it has done to empower the youths from this county rather than cheap politics

  6. halo county .when are shortlisting people who applied for the job in the county

  7. halo county .when are you shortlisting people who applied for the job in the county

  8. Dear sir
    please help me get a job, i have acertificate in social work 0751806014

  9. Any job for me,am from Funyula with cpa(k),other counties are telling us to go back to busia for employment

  10. Please consider the locals most and young people for these opportunities. Thanks Your Exclly Ojamong and your teams, MCA Ekaoplon as well.

  11. Fredrick Opango Marango

    This is very great and a milestone for our County to create such a platform that will help us to report major achievements as well as securing the job opportunity in the county if there is any.

  12. Opuru Moses Ojulo

    Great move made by county government, congratulations. However my plea is that priority is first given to competent locals of Busia county. This is to act as a competitive advantage over other counterparts with same qualifications, in order to rid poverty in the household level.

  13. Opuru Moses Ojulo

    I am eagerly waiting for the short list of the engineering department. When is the publication???

  14. thanks so much for re-advertisement of the health workers

  15. when are the other shortlistings to be done?

  16. MBATI NYATUKA RUTH

    I WOULD LIKE TO APPLY ONLINE

  17. I WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR THE JOB ONLINE

  18. I just recommend of the distinct services to Kenyans;my suggestion is just for the county to come up with external linkage policies without necessarily the intervention of the national government to allow the investors an easy move in our beloved county.

  19. Namunyu O. Vincent

    Congrant to Busia County Governer Hon. OJ, am seeing the county is now going to the right direction. Ma regardz 2 u n ua staff. Hongera hongera hongera.

  20. when are they going to advertise jobs in health sector?

  21. Joannes O. Wandera

    Hi His Exll. The Governor Of Busia Mr. Ojamong, I really congratulate the work done in our county Busia. I come from Samia Sub-county and my request is if given the opportunity to develop our county through certain views concerning cross-border business since we are a border county, that’s to say that Busia/Malaba as frontier towns known internationally as entry points to and from our country need to chat a way forward that will lead to job creation under your regime. I am a professional in Logistics and Transport (Clearing imports and Forwarding exports) who would like to join hands in developing our county. For more information, please contact me through: +254725362453, +254733784485, or +254770713074.

  22. Congratulation the Governor Hon Sos for the splendid work done in Busia county…… am coming to busia soon…..

  23. kwani jobs in this site zitakua postiwa when?

  24. Daniel Osamong

    Please assist with the email address for the ONLINE job application

  25. Would like to apply for busary how do i go about am a student university of Nairobi.

  26. I am a disabled person with hearing impairment ( deaf). I am living in Bumala, Busia County. Currently unemployment I am looking for a job at your Busia County Government. I hold a diploma in Special and Inclusive Education with IT from Maseno University. Please help me if contact me 0717834723 SMS or were.antony@yahoo.com

  27. collins makokha

    am looking for a job in tourism ministry i have done a degree in tourism and hospitality management in the county in case of avaccance please contact me through ma mail

  28. JOSEPH OLEMUKOL

    I THINK THE BUSIA COUNTY GOVERNMENT,UNDER HON. OJAAMONG SHOULD BE COMMENDED FOR DISBURSING OVER KSHS 1.8 MILLION TO SCHOOLS AS BURSARIES. KEEP UP SO THAT OUR CHILDREN CAN GET QUALITY EDUCATION.

  29. when Will you advertise the TAX COLLECTIONS jobs in our sub counties

  30. eric otwane omunyongor

    we like your trensparency when it comes to job advertisment.but as a matter of concern you should also maintain equitable employment opportunities for the capable candidates inpite of the race,ethnicity and economic status….i think if you will do that we as the people of busia county we will have no benefit of doubt

  31. We have suffered much in Nairobi, hope for the best from our county, kudos governor.

  32. Busia county should develop a platform where candidates can apply for jobs online. Hand delivery/posting documents has so many demerits and it is also a thing of the past given that we are in digital era.

  33. congrats mr gv & the team, when is this? village admns advert!

  34. Kindly address the issue of youth empowerment!!! Aggressively invest in Agriculture

  35. am a holder of diploma in fire protection and safety technology and also have a certificate of first aid offered by st johns ambulance and also have trained with uasingishu fire brigade kindly i need your concideration

  36. THIS MINISTRY OF WATER, ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES IS IT REALLY PERFOMING ITS WORK, I DONT THINK SO. BUSIA TOWN IS VERY DIRTY AND MORE SO WETLANDS AND CATCHMENT AREAS PLUS HILLS AND RIVER BANKS ARE NOT PROTECTED.

  37. would really appreciate if you guys go online:……i mean applications to be done online….!!!,,,,
    it saves on time and its effecient.

  38. I am creative cartoonist artist from Busia County I would like to be Cartoonist artists in Busia County Monthly Newspaper please assist me.The aim of this cartoons is to educate promote Busia County Newpapers throughout illustrations.
    Here is my number 0712097927.

  39. kindly provide for email address where we can apply on-line

  40. please provide for a platform where we can apply on-line

  41. pliz you should use the right channel to employ people

  42. good work thanks to Devolution.

  43. good job mr governor.2017 bado ni wewe,but help me also pay my schl fee contact me on opurudamjie@gmail.com.Thank u and God bless u.

  44. The county is doing a great job!but why are jobs not applied online!pliz

  45. This is great! Thanks for the Communication Team and the entire County officials, you keep us posted and informed.

  46. Well done Sospeter,
    Kindly distribute the jobs equally in other people not only from one language group.

  47. GODFREY HESBON BARASA

    KINDLY IAM SORRY TO SAY THAT THE WHOLE EXERCISE IS NOT INCLUSIVE VERY HUGE SEGMENT ARE NOT AWARE AND JUST SUGGESTING IF THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT CAN INVEST IN POTENTIAL SERVER IN ANY OF THE HR UNITS SO THAT THOSE WHO CANNOT SUBMIT HARD COPY,THEY SIMPLY FILL ONLINE TEMPLATE AND SUBMIT, THUMPS UP GOVERNOR OJAAMONG BUT LETS MIGRATE TO DEGITAL MODE

  48. I wish to know when the closure of application will be. I have a degree in sports science from Kenyatta University .

  49. I can be reached through: 0708631957

  50. hellow our able governer i appreciate for the wonderful job you are doing keep it up ,but i wanted to ask you to support bunyala fsa sacco financial because it has more people and more are coming up therefore they cannot meet full satsfaction .

  51. what a bout people of electrical engerniearing

  52. PAMPHIL OUMA OMONMDI

    This is quite encouraging for us as the inhabitants of Busia county,youths should apply in large numbers so as to get this opportunities.However the announced posts of VILLAGE ADMINISTRATORS are not herein kindly assist as the the requirements for this post to assist our application.THANKS

  53. How much would a village administrator be paid?

  54. Well done Mr.governor good roads but we just here of jobs at the county please reach us in Angurai Division in Teso North.

  55. Nekesa phyllister

    It sucks when things aren’t done in the correct way. Hope there aren’t predestined candidates for this positions.

  56. hellow your excellency,am very happy with the job your undertaking,iam a graduate in IT with the diploma,please I request a chance in the county .

  57. Greetings all BUSIA county government.

    Please help me for a good job. I have a disabled person with hearing impairment (deaf) but I am very strong believer that disability is not inability. I hold a Diploma in special needs and inclusive education with IT.

  58. Plz, am longing for it.Currently employed in security group of Africa,located in Mombasa.Private company. Busia is my county government. I dwell in marachi central,Esikoma sub-location. I always work under minimal supervision. I will be more happy when a chance will be given.

  59. Hope this time round you will consider youths in job of village administrator

  60. James Kwemboi Ndara

    Kudos Busia County Public Service Board for the good work you are doing.
    I commend you because you are independent, Fair and Transparent when it comes to job hiring. HONGERA Kwa kazi nzuri.

  61. Nimeapply kazi county na sioni reply, ina maana gani? naomba kujua tafadali. (Youths Dept)

  62. i am requesting our Governor to make sure all people of busia county are connected with power , before 2017 elections especially teso south constituency
    There is no power at all

  63. Experience is the best teacher.

  64. Good job Governor. My question is how do i get this youth funds, want to begin a business and getting that money has become a problem, there must be “kujuana” and “connections ” for you to be given the cash. Help us get the cash if you really mean good for us Busia youths. contact me on jerrymakokha@gmail.com

  65. Hello Governor, i would like to request u to offer me a job of any kind in your government i hold a certificate in business management persuading diploma in the same filed.

  66. I was born and bread in malaba busia county. I have a degree in bachelors of arts(arts)organizational studies and philosophy from Makerere Universty. I am 31years old eager to be emplored & to work under his excellency Governor Ojamoong,i can work under any department. Looking forward to a call 0715671718. Thanks.

  67. Greetings to all Busia county Government.
    I honestly appreciate the good work you are doing. I am willing to volunteer my skills and services in any capacity: finance, ict, trade and co-operative since.
    i have a B.Com Degree and some years of banking experience. i am deliberately looking to assist my county develop rather than look for employment away, as a way of giving back to my county which has built me to reach where i am.
    0715348444
    Linus Messo

  68. Following……

  69. Kenneth Wamaya okwomo

    Am a citizen in busia country am a diploma holder in business management am looking for job in busia as an administrator

  70. we appreciate your efforts mr ojaamong keep up with that spirit of transforming our beatiful county

  71. your number 0715404040 isn’t through. someone else try that number. calling the county isn’t possible then why the number there!? huh!?

  72. I’m a HRIO, kindly I’m looking for a chance in my county. 1-2 years of experience with APHIAPLUS.

  73. Ejakait Evans Ekutu

    We need those jobs

  74. Jamlicks N. Nyamasege

    this is a really way to enable us young jabs and fresh graduates to get in the employment market

  75. Jamlicks N. Nyamasege

    hi Sir am a medical researcher having done Molecular and cellular biology, please help me get attached to kemri alupe, contact, 0727740937

  76. Happy new year 2017 Busia,am really excited this virgin year my people because am seeing updated jobs advertised in my county’s website though i hardly see IT jobs my field of interest,
    If consistency goes on throughout the year we will be the best and transparent county in the country.

    congratulation Governor SOS,

  77. cpa peter ochokolo

    Hey Busia county can you come up with consultative forum which comprises of experts in all fields so as to improve the lives of people and maximize proper usage of meagre resource available CPA Odumah Ochokolo

  78. am a clinical officer working for marsabit county, when i come will you give me a job?

  79. Where is the application forms

  80. Joannes O. Wandera

    I would like to apply through email, please advise…

  81. Some of the posts here have issues with basic grammar. Up the game folks

  82. Not too late to wish entire Busia County and our honorable governor a prosperous 2017. I urge all the youths,old,male n female to arise and get a voter’s card. This is the time to give our dear governor another chance to fulfill his vision concerning our prosperous county.

  83. ROBERT OKELLO KU STUDENT

    hi,his excellency the governor, are u aware that the management of mag’ombe multi- purpose co-operative governing bunyala irrigation scheme is incompetent and may u pls thru the minister concerned salvage the situation.because our poor parents who are farmers cannot even raise enough money to pay for our fees apart from catering for their basic needs just because of continued exploitation by this managers.please to something to end the mess-

  84. Hello. I am happy about the on going progress of Busia county and I believe a lot more is soon happening. However, I would wish to inquire on the job opportunities in the Journalism and communication department in this county. I am in completion of my first degree at the University of Nairobi pursuing BA. Journalism and Media studies. Please advise on the job opportunity. Looking forward to hear from you soon.

  85. Congratulation mr governor iwould like to request some help from u plz! Am amother of 2 nd would lke 2 go back 2 college kindly govenr help me wth school fees my no 0719555587

  86. Greetings:

    Kindly assist with county office contact that provide financial resources to youth that are doing business.
    get me through this contact ; 0712298958

  87. Greetings All:

    I looking for a team of young people who are interested in improving their life though business- both ladies and gents… my contact is kubasu.2012@gmail.com
    The distance does not matter, the zeal to do what will better young people’s life is what i need

  88. Thanks Leaders of Busia County, you’ve tried your best compared to other counties. Hon Ojamong and Wangalwa, keep the fire burning We are behind you.

  89. This site is meant to keep us updated but not to serve a s a historical site,so if there is someone in charge can you wake up and do your job and if no its about time Busia county woke up. Of late I have heard so much talking on ICT by our governor through those masquerading as IT officers’ in busia county yet here we don’t even have a website….so sad indeed. May I also state that I am ready to donate a website to the county and maintain the same with relevant information at a fee

  90. wabwile Stephen Aketi

    pls Hon. Sospeter you a dvertised village admin. upto no
    w no respond . What happened and Busia County is corruption free or there will be re application.

  91. Charles Ekweny

    Comments herein indicate the high unemployment rate at the county level and accompanying challenges. It is time for all stakeholders to join hands and empower our county folks. Too many qualified people for the few positions, we need an alternate way out of this predicament, soon. Some positions advertised are a positive indication towards that, but more needs to be done, especially at grassroots levels.

  92. Peter Ouma Njoria

    Congratulations Busia leaders! What of finance adverts?

  93. Please help me get a job.I have a degree in social sciences.I also have a working experience of two years in the same field.

  94. Please help me get a job.I have a first degree in social sciences.

  95. Good morning all
    the redirect site given belowto apply online is not working properly

  96. please consider youths for jobs,want to apply bt the site is not ok..electrical tech;

  97. Why do you insist on the list below when it was passed into law that the unnecessary requirement should not be put on the shoulder s of applicants. update.

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents
    Tax Compliance Certificate
    Clearance from HELB where necessary
    Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
    Certificate of good conduct from the police
    Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    • Moses Owino Osore

      Good morning, i have just seen adverts in Newspaper for position am interested. I cant find it in this listing , kindly update the website so that i may see the minimum qualifications.
      Kind regards,
      Moses Osore.

  98. i have volunteered for 2 years at busia referral hospital as a health records officer.please sir i need to be hired by PSB of busia county.Thank you.

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