Information Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Busia

Busia County Government

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

Minimum Qualification: Diploma
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANCIES

Pursuant to Article 235(1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, and Section 59(1) (b) of the County Governments Act, 2012, the County Public Service Board of Busia would like to employ interested and qualified Persons to fill the following Positions in the Office of Governor.

JOBS AND APPOINTMENT SPECIFICATIONS

INFORMATION OFFICER III, JOB GROUP “H”-(ONE POST)

Duties And Responsibilities

This will be the entry and training grade for Information Officers. An officer at this level will be deployed either at the County Headquarters or in a field office to assisting information services work. Duties and responsibilities will include gathering news, Verifying authenticity of news; initial editing and dispatching news and features to the Departmental Headquarters and media houses.

Requirements For Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) mean grade With a minimum of C+ in English or Kiswahili and C in any other relevant subject or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
have a Diploma in any of the following: Journalism, Mass Communication, Internal Relations, Communication Studies, or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution; and
Be proficient in computer applications.

NOTE:

Application should reach the Secretary/CEO Public service Board on or before 4th June 2018

Applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following institutions

Criminal Investigations Department(CID)
Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)
Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA)
Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC)

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original national Identity cards, Academic certificates, testimonials and clearance at the interview.

Busia County Government is an equal opportunity employer; youths, persons living with disabilities, women and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY;

Written applications, enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and National Identity Card/Passport should be submitted to.

THE SECRETARY/ CEO,

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

PORT VICTORIA PLAZA

P.O BOX 1103-50400

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