Service Board Member and Hansard Editor Jobs at Kisii County Assembly

On Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Republic of Kenya
Kisii County Assembly
The County Assembly of Kisii wishes to invite applications from qualified persons for the following positions:
1) Member of the County Assembly Service Board
Article 178 (1) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 establishes a county assembly for each County Government.
The County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 has established the County Assembly Service Board which shall be responsible for the following functions:
a) Providing service and facilities to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the County Assembly.
b) Constituting offices in the County Assembly Service and appointing and supervising office holders.
c) Preparing annual estimates of expenditure of the county Assembly service and submitting them to the County Assembly for approval and excising budgetary control over the service.
d) Undertaking singly or jointly with other relevant organizations, programmes to promote the ideals of parliamentary democracy; and,
e) Performing other functions necessary for well being of the members and staff of the County Assembly or as prescribed by national legislation.
For appointment to this position a candidate must have:
  • Knowledge and experience in public affairs, and is not a member of the County Assembly.
  • Should be a resident of the county.
2) Editor of Hansard
Applicants for the position of Editor of the Hansard will be expected to perform the following duties
and responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recording, production, transcription, editing, indexing and binding of verbatim reports of proceedings in the plenary sittings of the county assembly and its committees.
  • Production of journals and records of all work of the county assembly and their safe keeping.
  • Providing appropriate advice on matters relating to the Hansard Department of the County Assembly.
For appointment to this position a candidate must:
  • Have Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Social Science or Media Studies from recognized university
  • Be proficient in computer applications
  • Have served as an assistant Editor Hansard at the Kenya National Assembly or in the civil service or local authorities.
  • Have served as an editor in print/electronic media house.
How to apply:
a) Each application should be accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant testimonials so as to reach the Interim Clerk, Kisii County Assembly not later than 1st May 2013 before 1700hours.
b) All applications should be clearly marked “ application for the position of member of the County Assembly Service Board” OR “Editor of the Hansard” on the envelope and hand delivered to:
The Interim Clerk/Secretary
County Assembly Service Board
Kisii County Assembly.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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