Driver II

Judicial Service Commission (JSC)

Job Summary

The job holder will be responsible for driving authorized vehicle and undertaking minor mechanical adjustments/repairs while ensuring that all vehicle records are correctly and properly maintained.

  • Minimum Qualification: Highschool
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

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: Driver II (JSG 9)

Job Reference Number : V/No. 18/2021
Number of Posts : Thirty (30)
Terms of Service : Permanent and Pensionable
Gross Salary Scale : Kshs. 61,400-79,300 p.m.

Job Purpose:
The job holder will be responsible for driving authorized vehicle and undertaking minor mechanical adjustments/repairs while ensuring that all vehicle records are correctly and properly maintained.

Reporting Responsibilities
The job holder is responsible to the designated supervisor.

Area of Deployment:
Directorate of Administration and Security Services/Court Stations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
i. Driving the vehicles as authorized;
ii. Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling and oil systems, electrical system, tyre pressure and brakes;
iii. Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
iv. Proper maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned to the driver;
v. Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
vi. Ensuring safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and
vii. Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle. Job Requirements: Academic and Professional Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, the applicant must: -
i. A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
ii. A valid driving license for classes B, C & E;
iii. A First Aid Certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. Johns Ambulance, Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other equivalent institution;
iv. Passed the suitability test for Drivers Grade III;
v. A valid Certificate of Good Conduct;
vi. Proficiency in computer applications;
vii. A Certificate in Defensive Driving will be an added advantage; and
viii. Meet the Requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Experience:
Have minimum progressive accident-free driving experience of five (5) years

Job Core Competencies:
i. Ability to carry-out basic level vehicle maintenance;
ii. Must be sober, observe body hygiene, courteous, honest and of high integrity;
iii. Good communication skills and ability to communicate in English & Kiswahili;
iv. Ability to work with minimum supervision and make rational decisions;
v. Ability to read maps effectively for directions;and
vi. Good time management skills.

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.

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