Pursuant to Section 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act No 17 of 2012 Section 58, the County Government of Marsabit wishes to recruit competent and qualified person(s) to fill the following positions in the Marsabit County Public Service Board: –

  • Chairperson (1 position)
  • Members (5 positions)
  • Secretary (1 position)

Qualification and Requirements

For appointment to these positions the candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • Not be a public or a state officer.
  • Understand the diversity within the County
  • Be capable of working under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be a visionary and strategic thinker
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the county public service including in the Boards of cities and urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments
  • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under Section 59 (1) of the County Government Act
  • Prepare regular reports for submissions to the County Assembly on the execution of the functions of the Board.
  • Promote the County Public Service on the values and principles referred to in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the execution of the functions of the Board.
  • Facilitate the development of coherent integrated Human Resource Planning and Budgeting for personnel emolument in the County
  • Advise the County Government on Human Resource Management and Development
  • Advise the County Government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
  • Make recommendation to the Public Service Commission on behalf of the county government on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees.

In addition to the above requirements, each of the positions shall: –

  1. Chairperson of the County Public Service Board
  2. Have knowledge and working experience of not less than ten years in Administration and Management
  3. Member 
  • Have a working experience of not less than five years.
  •  Secretary
  • Have a working experience of not less than five years
  • Be a certified public secretary of good professional standing who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct

 NB: A master’s degree will be an added advantage in each of the three positions above

How to Apply

a. Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.

b. All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the position of Chairperson County Public Service Board “or” Application for the position ofthe Secretary County Public Service Board” (as the case may be) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:

1. Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman,

Selection Panel CPSB,
Marsabit County,
P.O. Box 384 – 60500,


2. Manual applications should be delivered to the reception desk at ground floor, of the Office of the Governor, Marsabit County.

3. On line applications should be emailed to: cpsb.selectionpanel2019@marsabit.go.ke

The applications should reach the Selection Panel on or before 24th April, 2019

NB: – Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Interested applicants are expected to get clearance from:

  • Criminal Investigations Department (certificate of good conduct)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB):

Applicants MUST submit copies of these clearance certificates together with the application.
Remuneration will be commensurate with those published by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission

Marsabit County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply.