Republic of Kenya
Laikipia County Assembly
Member of County Assembly Service Board
The Constitution of Kenya (article 176 (1)) establishes a County Assembly for each County in Kenya. Further, the County Government Act establishes a County Assembly Service Board which consists of
1. The Speaker of the County Assembly as the chairperson;
2. The leader of the majority party;
3. The leader of the minority party; and
4. One person resident in the county, appointed by the county assembly from among persons who have knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the county assembly.
5. The county assembly clerk as the secretary to the county assembly service board.
The County Assembly Service Board has the following responsibilities: -
a) Providing services 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 exercising budgetary control over the service;
d) Undertaking, singly or jointly with other relevant organisations, programmes to promote the ideals of parliamentary democracy; and
e) Performing other functions necessary for the well-being of the members and staff of the county assembly; or prescribed by national legislation.
Pursuant to the statutory requirement, the County Assembly of Laikipia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons resident in the county and who have knowledge and experience in public affairs, not a member of the county assembly to be considered for the position of a Member of Laikipia County Assembly Service Board.
Application letters accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and National Identity card should be addressed to the interim clerk, County assembly of Laikipia or hand delivered to the office situated within the former County Council of Laikipia offices.
All applications should be clearly marked on top of the envelope indicating Member of the County Assembly Service Board and should be addressed to;
The interim County Assembly Clerk
P.O Box 1271-10400,
P.O Box 1271-10400,
So as to reach the Interim County Assembly Clerk on or before 19th April 2013.
Note: Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted.
Remuneration for the above post will be determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Laikipia County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply.