Laboratory Analyst

Kakamega County Public Service Board

Job Summary

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description


Position: Laboratory Analyst Job group CPSB 09 (1 Post)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 38,270 x 1,470 – 39,740 x 1,520 – 41,260x 1,710 – 42,970 x 1,920 - 44,890 x 2,000 – 46,890 x 2,110 – 49,000 x 2,170 – 51,170 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities:-
This is the entry grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
i. Receive, record, package, dispatch, analyze and preserve samples;
ii. Maintaining laboratory equipment/instruments;
iii. Prepare and write technical analysis reports and certificates of analysis;
iv. Prepare media, stains and dyes;
v. Maintain biological cultures;
vi. Calibrating laboratory equipment;
vii. Ensure Standardization of laboratory procedures; and
viii. Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for Appointment:-
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

i. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
ii. Have a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory sciences from a recognized institution; and
iii. Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution

Please Note:
i. Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
ii. County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer.
iii. Persons living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
iv. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
v. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
vi. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and other credentials during interviews.
vii. Successfully selected candidates will be required to fulfill Chapter Six requirement of the constitution of Kenya, 2020 on integrity and leadership before appointment.

How to Apply
All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website and fill the application form and submit online.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to are allowed.
All applications should reach this office on or before 13th August, 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board does not charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are email address and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.


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