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Job Summary

Category: Social Sciences Entry Experience: 3 years
Job Type: Full time Positions: 7
Min Qualification: Bachelor Salary: Undisclosed
Entry Level: Senior Level Date Posted: Aug 17, 2023
Location: NAIROBI Apply Before: Sep 5, 2023
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Brief About Employer

Public Service Commission

Public Service Commission

Job Description

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant
Government Chemist, CSG 7, or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider
public service;
(ii) a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following disciplines: Chemistry,
Forensic Science, Biochemistry or equivalent qualifications from a university
recognized in Kenya; and
(iii) demonstrated high degree of administrative capability, technical and professional
competence as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) providing technical advice to Government agencies and the public on matters
relating to analytical services;
(ii) ensuring availability of supplies and equipment; developing proposals for
research projects related to quantitative and qualitative analysis;
(iii) participating in technical evaluation of quotations and tenders for laboratory
stores and services; and
(iv) identifying training needs, supervising and evaluating staff in the directorate

How to Apply

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE
through the Commission website: or jobs portal:
Please Note:
(i) Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It
is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of
academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert
should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of
the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation
of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities
to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National
Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to avail Original letters of appointment to the
current substantive posts during the interviews.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 5th September, 2023 latest 5.00
pm (East African Time)

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