Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development Vacancies

MINISTRY OF GENDER, CHILDREN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

VACANCIES

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacancies:

1. Clerical Officer II, Job Group ‘F’, Thirty (30) POSTS
Advert No. V/No. MGS 6/2011
SALARY SCALE: - Kshs. 10,717 X 537 – 11,254 X 563 – 11,817 X 599 – 12,416 p.m.
Terms of Service: - Permanent and Pensionable
(A) Requirement for Appointment
i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its approved equivalent;
ii. Proficiency in computer applications will be an added advantage.

2. Assistant Housemaster/Housemistress, Job Group ‘F’- Twenty (20) POSTS
Advert No. V/No. MGS 7/2011
SALARY SCALE: - Kshs. 10,717 X 537 – 11,254 X 563 – 11,817 X 599 – 12,416 P.M.
Terms of Service: - Permanent and Pensionable
(A) Requirements for Appointment
(i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade of D+ (Plus) or equivalent qualification
from a recognized institution;
(ii) Be at least twenty one (21) years old; and
(iii) An aptitude on interacting with and handling disadvantaged and difficult children.
(B) Duties and Responsibilites
  • ß Assist the Housemaster/Mistress in an approved school or Juvenile Remand Home in the day-to-day
control of a group of forty (40) children or more;
  • ß Keeping a progress record on each child in the house/dormitory; and
  • ß Compiling a monthly report on each child which is to be submitted to the respective Housemaster/ Mistress.

3. Cook III, Job Group ‘D’ Twenty (20) POSTS:
Advert No. V/No. MGS 8/2011
SALARY SCALE: - Kshs. 8,819 x 438 – 9,257 x 464 – 9,721 p.m.
Terms of Service: - Permanent and Pensionable
(A) Requirements for Appointment
(i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade of D- (minus) or its approved equivalent;
(ii) A candidate must be medically fit.
(B) Duties and Responsibilites
Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve:
ß A cook III will be on the job training and will perform a variety of routine tasks including preparation and
cooking of foods following standard practices and procedures. Duties include cutting and washing raw foods, using appropriate tools and equipment and doing the actual cooking of food. He will also alert a more senior cook to problems or defects concerning equipment, food supplies and other unusual conditions.

4. Driver III, Job Group ‘D’ , Fifteen (15) POSTS
Advert No. V/No. MGS 9/2011
SALARY SCALE: Kshs. 8,819 x 438 – 9,257 x 464 – 9,721 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
(A) Requirements for Appointment
(i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade of ‘D’ (plain) or its equivalent qualification from
a recognized institution;
(ii) A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is
required to drive;
(iii) Attended a First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than one(1) week at St. John Ambulance or
Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology(KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
(iv) Passed Suitability Test for Driver Grade III;
(v) Passed practical test for drivers conducted by the Ministry
(vi) A valid certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police; and
(vii) At least two (2) years driving experience.

5. Security Warden II, Job Group ‘E’, Ten (10) POSTS
Advert No. V/No. MGS 10/2011
SALARY SCALE: - Kshs. 9,721 x 486 – 10,207 x 510 – 10,717 x 537 – 11,254 p.m.

Terms of Service: - Permanent and Pensionable
(A) Requirements for Appointment
(i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade of ‘D+’ (plus) or its equivalent qualification.
(ii) Less than 36 years of age
(iii) Be physically and mentally fit
(iv) Certificate of Good Conduct from the National Police Service.

(B) Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve:
  • ß Before deployment, direct entrants will undergo three (3) months initial training as Security Warden III and
on successful completion of their training, duties and responsibilities will involve patrol and/or guard of
access points, detention of unauthorized persons and vehicles from entering premises and/or protected
areas and also be able to control crowds and collect information and report on matters of security interest.

6. SENIOR SUPPORT STAFF/CLEANING SUPERVISOR III J.G ‘D’ Thirty Five (35) POSTS
Advert No. V/No. MGS 11/2011
SALARY SCALE: Kshs. 8,819 x 438 – 9,257 x 464 – 9,721 p.m.

TERMS OF SERVICE: Temporary
(A) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to the grade of Senior Support Staff/ Cleaning Supervisor III an officer must have:-
(i) Must be a holder of a minimum of Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Division IV or Kenya
Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade of ‘D’ (plain).

(B) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
Successful candidates will be deployed in any of the station within the Ministry and assignments will include:
ß Carrying out cleaning and messengerial duties as instructed.
Interested applicants for the above posts are requested to complete PSC 2 (Revised 2007) forms in
triplicate and send them directly to this office enclosing copies of their academic and professional
certificates, testimonials, detailed current curriculum vitae indicating working experience, identity card,
both official telephone and mobile numbers, e-mail and postal addresses to the address shown below.

Completed application forms should be addressed and sent to:-
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development
NSSF Block ‘A’ Eastern Wing
P.O Box 16936 - 00100
NAIROBI
So as to reach the Ministry on or before 15th August 2011
Please Note:
  • PSC 2 forms are obtainable (FREE OF CHARGE) from any Government office and may also be down loaded from the Public Service Commission (k) website: www.publicservice.go.ke.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
  • Hand delivered applications should be submitted at the Ministry Headquarters, N.S.S.F Building 5th Floor Central Registry.