The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is established under Article 171 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. The mandate of the Commission is to promote and facilitate independence and accountability of the Judiciary and the efficient, effective and transparent administration of Justice.
The Commission invites applications from qualified candidates to fill the following vacancy.
POSITION: Chargehand (JSG 8)
Job Reference Number : V/No. 28/2021
Number of Posts : Ten (10)
Terms of Service : Permanent and Pensionable
Gross Salary Scale : Kshs. 73,000 – 93,900 p.m.
The job holder will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment, fixtures and generators in accordance with relevant building standards; Installing, testing, and maintaining pipes, plumbing appliances, apparatus, and fixtures.
The job holder is responsible to the Designated Supervisor
Area of Deployment:
Department of Building Services
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
i. Undertaking repairs in the areas of specialization;
ii. Undertaking installations in the areas of specialization;
iii. Routine checks of equipment in the areas of specialization;
iv. Managing maintenance of buildings;
v. Setting standards for maintenance of equipment;
vi. Liaising with users on maintenance of offices and courts;
vii. Preparing of directorate's maintenance work plan;
viii. Coordinating the maintenance of generators, lifts and air conditioners; and
ix. Coordinating repair works in courts and offices.
Job Requirements: Academic and Professional Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have: -
i. A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Mean grade of C-(Minus) or its equivalent;
ii. A Diploma in Construction Management, Building/Civil Engineering or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
iii. Proficiency in computer applications; and
iv. Met the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
Job Core Competencies:
i. Ability to undertake repairs in the areas of specialization;
ii. Good Interpersonal relations;
iii. Good Communication skills;
iv. Problem-solving skills;
v. Confidentiality and High Integrity;
vi. Ability to work under pressure; and
vii. Merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -
1. Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: https://www.jsc.go.ke/index.php/careers/
2. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application-
(a) A letter of application;
(b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as past employment record (if any).
(c) Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
(d) Certified copy of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
(e) Certified copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts; and
(f) Applicant’s recent colored passport size photographs (2 No.).
NB: Those who applied earlier need not to re-apply.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: -
• Kenya Revenue Authority
• Higher Education Loans Board
• Directorate of Criminal Investigation
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
• A recognized Credit Reference Bureau; and
• Clearance from relevant professional body
Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 29TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT 5.00 P.M.
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.