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Communication Jobs, Busia County Jobs

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 vacant positions in the Office of the Governor as follows:

SENIOR INFORMATION OFFICER, JOB GROUP ‘L’ – 2 POSITIONS

Responsibilities

The Duties and responsibilities will entail management of news i.e. receiving, selecting, re-writing, translating and editing news and features; ensuring quality dissemination of news; and supervising, guiding and coordinating staff and other resources in the office. Will also be charged with updating and maintaining the County website.

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have served in the grade of Information Officer I or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines, in the case of serving certificate holders: Journalism, Mass Communication, International Relations, Communication Studies, Public Relations or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • Possess advanced computer application skills; and
  • Have demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,

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
  • CRB Clearance Certificate

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 17th December, 2019 at 5.00 p.m.:

THE SECRETARY/CEO

BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD P.O BOX 1103-50400

BUSIA (K)