Job Opportunities

1.     Receptionist III

Receptionist III

JG “H”/ CASB 11

Duties and Responsibilities:

Compiling daily records of visitors; providing relevant information to visitors; responding to visitors’ queries; recording visitor’s personal details; receiving, guiding and directing visitors to designated offices and areas; and issuing visitor’s passes.

Requirements for Appointment.

  • Diploma in Customer Service, Public Relations, Hospitality Management, International Relations and Diplomacy, Communication Management, Event Management, Front Office or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer application skills; and
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence



2.     Human Resource Management Officer I

(1 POST JG “K “/CASB 10)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Processing monthly payroll;
  2. Staff loan documentation and implementation;
  3. Internal staff communication and memo writing;
  4. Computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information such as amounts for surcharges, overtime, etc.;
  5. Checking compliance with the one-third net pay rule;
  6. Compiling data and drafting of letters;
  7. Sorting, filing and dispatching letters;
  8. Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems;
  9. Assist in developing training and development programs;
  10. Maintenance of an efficient filing system;
  11. Be responsible for leave computation and documentation;
  12. Be the entry contact for the grievance handling process.

Requirements for Appointment:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution;
  • Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya.



3.     Clerk Assistant 1

(5 POSTS JG ‘’K’’ CASB 10)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Taking charge of Committees and arranging their Business;
  2. Taking minutes and writing reports of the Assembly Committees;
  3. Assisting in drafting of Bills and motions;
  4. Advising Committee Chairs on procedural issues;
  5. Taking votes and proceedings;
  6. Searching for fresh information/facts by consulting appropriate sources like documents or persons;
  7. Monitoring of House proceedings;
  8. Providing procedural and administrative support and maintaining committee records;
  9. Providing logistics for the committees.

Requirements for Appointment:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Economics, Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Law, Communication, Business Administration, Education, Commerce or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Certificate in computer application skills.



4.     Accountant I

(2 POSTS JG “K”/CASB 10)  

Duties and Responsibilities.

  1. responsible for preparation and verification of vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations involving primary data entry and routine accounting work such as balancing of cashbooks, imprest and advances ledgers etc. The scope and complexity of work will increase with experience and training but the officer will still be under close guidance where new tasks are involved;
  2. Responsible for safe custody of records and assets under him/her.

Requirements for Appointment.

  1. A pass in part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent qualifications.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting, Finance or Economics option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent qualifications.



5.     Research Officer I

(2 POSTS JG ‘’K’’ CASB 10)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Providing non-partisan professional research assistance and analysis to Members, Committees and staff of County Assembly;
  2. Generate and disseminate research information to enhance County Assembly core functions – Law making, oversight and representation;
  3. Ensure quality in the preparation of research papers, briefing notes and particular points of view;
  4. Providing back up to County Assembly committees;
  5. Build a credible data bank for reference and timely response to County Assembly’s information needs; and (ii) initiate anticipatory research and contribute to publications on contemporary and topical issues relevant to the work of the legislature.

Requirements for Appointment:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Social Sciences, political, science, commerce or relevant equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer application.



6.     Hansard Reporter I

(2 POSTS JG “K”/CASB 10).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operating the digital recording systems;
  • Ensuring general safety, cleanliness and usability of the machines;
  • Ensuring timely and accurate recording and transcription;
  • Undertaking independent verbatim reporting of County Assembly proceedings and those of relevant committees/functions within or outside County Assembly;
  • Preparing transcripts for editing; and
  • Assisting in classification, custody, archiving, retrieval and cross-checking of documents against references.

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/Mass Communication/Linguistics majoring in English and Kiswahili from a recognized institution;
  2. Be in possession of Typing II (30 w.p.m.) and/or Audio Typing I and II; and
  3. Proficiency in computer applications skills.



7.     Records Management Officer I

(1 POST JG ‘’K’’ CASB 10)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Ensuring security of files and documents,
  2. Automating the records.
  3. Renewing file covers,
  4. Ensuring proper handling of documents,
  5. Pending correspondence and bring-ups,
  6. Receiving and dispatching letters and maintaining related registers,
  7. Preparing disposal schedules and disposing dead files in accordance with relevant government regulations.

Requirements for Appointment:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Information Science/Records Management or any relevant equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution,
  2. Certificate in computer applications.



8.     Supply Chain Management Officer I

(1 POST JG ‘’K’’ CASB 10)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Implementing existing supplies regulations, procedures and system;
  2. Recommending disposal of unserviceable stores;
  3. Implementing procurement manual;
  4. Preparing procurement plans;
  5. Sourcing for suppliers;
  6. Conducting stock control, stock taking and stock audit;
  7. Implementing e-procurement strategies.

Requirement for Appointment:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management option), Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration, Logistics or any equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Certificate in computer application skills;
  3. Registered with a professional body (KISM) and membership of good standing;
  4. Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results



9.     Principal Administration Officer


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Interpreting and implementing strategies, policies, and standards pertaining to Administration services of the County Assembly;
  2. Procuring and effectively managing contracts relating to cleaning, mail/parcel delivery;
  3. Implementing statutory requirements relating to maintenance of the County Assembly’s buildings and installations;
  4. Coordinating repairs and maintenance of office equipment;
  5. Ensuring prompt delivery of mail and execution of messengerial services;
  6. Ensuring prompt settlement of utility services bills;
  7. Coordinating the execution of third-party service contracts e.g. cleaning and security services;
  8. Coordinating planning and allocation of working tools and equipment;
  9. Allocating of office and parking spaces; controlling the telephone expenditure in line with approved budget ceilings; overseeing auxiliary and courier services; and
  10. Liaising with Supply Chain Unit for the procurement of telephone lines for officers, calling cards, scratch cards and any components related to this service.

Requirements for Appointment For appointment.

  1. Served in the grade of Chief Administration Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or its equivalent.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Social Science, Business Administration, Public Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  3. Proficiency in computer application;
  4. Demonstrated managerial, Administration and professional competence in work performance and results.



10.                         Principal Legal Officer

(1 POST JG ‘N’ CASB ‘6’)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Drafting of Private Members’ Bills; drafting of amendments to Bills to be proposed to the Assembly by any Member of County Assembly or any Committee of County Assembly;
  2. Giving legal interpretation of Acts and Bills and generally giving legal advice on matters relating to County Assembly;
  3. Providing legal advice to the CASB, County Assembly Service, County Assembly and its Committees;
  4. Ensuring that Bills passed by County Assembly comply with the Constitution;
  5. Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on litigation matters involving County Assembly;
  6. Legal representation of County assembly and the CASB in court proceedings;
  7. Giving of legal opinions on matters before or relating to County Assembly and giving legal advice on commercial matters;
  8. Providing any other legal services as may be required by County Assembly, the Committees, the Speaker, the CASB, County Assembly Service or the Clerk;
  9. Undertaking legal research on matters before the Department.

Requirements for Appointment:

  • Have a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Have been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Membership to Law Society of Kenya or any recognized equivalent professional body;
  • Be in possession of a valid practicing certificate;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Be Proficient in computer applications.



Method of Application

Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit applications accompanied by copies of curriculum vitae, certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, a copy of National Identity card or passport and any other supporting documents to the office of the Clerk not later than Monday, 6th September. 2021. at 5.00 P.M.

Note: With regard to Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants are required to obtain and submit copies of the following certificates that should be authentic and up to date:

  1. Clearance certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  2. Clearance certificate from Credit Reference Bureau.
  3. Tax Compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.
  4. Certificate of good Conduct from the Department of Criminal Investigations.
  5. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board.

The Applications should be addressed to:
The Secretary
County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly of Meru.
P.O Box 3-60200

Or be delivered by hand to the office of the County Assembly Clerk within the County Assembly premises.


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