County PSB begins search for new secretary

Women, PWD, those from marginalised groups urged to apply. Deadline September 17.

In Summary

• Applications should be delivered to the reception desk at the governor's office at City Hall by September 17.

• Secretary will serve for six years, contract is nonrenewable.

Nairobi City County Hall.
CITY HALL: Nairobi City County Hall.
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After a 14-month vacancy, City Hall is recruiting a secretary of the Public Service Board.

The PSB has issued a public notice inviting applications. They must be delivered to the governor's office at City Hall by September 17.

Women, people living with disabilities and people from marginalised groups are encouraged to apply for the six-year non-renewable position.

Nyamae Nyagara is serving as acting secretary.

In July last year the assembly rejected then-Governor Mike Sonko's nominee, advocate Phillip Polland George Kaingu, because we was not a certified public secretary as required.

Sonko renominated him but he was again rejected. He was to take over from acting secretary Susan Waweru.

Candidates must meet the requirements of Constitution Chapter Six on integrity.

Clearance certificates are required from the Higher Education Loans Board, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and the Credit Reference Bureau.

A certificate of good conduct from DCI and academic papers are required.

The incoming secretary will serve or six years on a non-renewable contract.

The secretary serves as accounting officer of the board; he or she develops annual work plans.

The accounting officer must ensure resources of the board are used in a lawful and authorised manner.

County public service boards establish and abolish offices in the public service; appoint those to hold or act in the offices and handles discipline and termination.

(Edited by V. Graham)