250 Vacancies for Assistant Office Administrators in the Government of Kenya – PSC

(250) POSTS

Basic Salary – Kshs. 24,580 – Kshs. 32,760 p.m (CSG 12)
House Allowance – Depends on the station Deployed in
Commuter Allowance – Ksh. 4,000 Per Month
Leave – 30 Days Per Annum
Terms of Service Three (3) year Contract renewable subject to satisfactory

For appointment to this
grade a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, mean
    grade C- (minus) with at least C (plain) in English or Kiswahili language
    or its equivalent qualification.

  • a Diploma in Secretarial studies from the Kenya
    National Examinations Council;

  • Business Education Single and Group Certificates
    (BES & GC) from the Kenya National Examinations Council in the
    following subjects:
    a) Typewriting III (50 w.p.m)/Computerized Document Processing III;
    b) Shorthand II (minimum 80 w.p.m);
    c) Business English II/Communications I;
    d) Office Practice II;
    e) Secretarial Duties II;
    f) Commerce II;
    g) Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III;

Duties and responsibilities

This is an entry and
training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the
supervision of a senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities will

  • taking oral dictation;

  • word and data processing;

  • managing e-office;

  • ensuring security of office equipment, documents
    and records

  •  maintaining an up-to-date filing system in
    the office;

  • operating office equipment;

  • managing office protocol

  • handling telephone calls and appointments;

  • supervision of office cleanliness; and

  •  undertaking any other office administrative
    duties that may be assigned.

How To Apply

Applications are invited
from qualified persons for the positions shown below. Interested and qualified
persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission
website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal:

Please Note:

  • Candidates should provide all the details
    requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect
    information in the application. Details of academic and professional
    certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be

  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic

  • The Public Service Commission is committed to
    implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair
    competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and
    affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all
    ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH

  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to
    produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional
    certificates and transcripts during interviews.

  • It is a criminal offence to present fake

  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the
    original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during
    the interview.

Applications should
reach the Commission on or before 
6th July 2020 latest by 5.00 pm (East African
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