The Public Service Commission (PSC) has announced 745 job vacancies in various government agencies that are open to Kenyans.
The commission, which has the responsibility of hiring for several government agencies, announced in a notice published in local newspapers on Wednesday, December 15.
The application process will be open until Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
The Service Commission traces back to 1954 when the Colonial British Government formed the Civil Service Commission in response to the Holmes Commission Report of 1948.
It was written in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission upon independence in 1963. It is the oldest Constitutional commission, and its mandate has grown over the years.
Some of the roles of the Public Service Commission include:
The vacancies are in 10 different state departments, including Devolution, Fisheries, Shipping and Maritime, and Public Works.
Tourism, Northern Corridor Development, East African Community, Trade, Physical Planning, and the Kenya Prisons Service are among the other departments with open positions.
The Kenya Prisons Service has the most vacant positions with 611, followed by the State Department of Fisheries, which has 40 vacancies.
In the Individual job sections, the Superintendent of Prisons role had the most vacancies -340, followed by the Senior Superintendent of Prisons position -126.
The position of Assistant Commissioner of Prisons has 35 open slots, while the position of Assistant Director of Fisheries and Blue Economy has 27 open slots.
All first-time users of the Online Recruitment and Selection system must register by visiting the PSCK portal by providing the following required information:
Please note that only jobs that have been advertised and labeled as open can be applied for.
To apply for any advertised position or internship opportunities, log in to the portal with the ID / Passport Number and Password that you created.
Once you've decided which job you would like to apply for, you will need to fill out an online form with your information.
All fields are required and they are:
Also note that you must provide your contact information which includes your telephone/mobile number, postal address, and email address.
When you are through with your job application, go to the submit application option and submit it.
Before submitting your application, ensure that all required information has been provided since incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applicants should also print and save a copy of the Feedback Report (application summary) by clicking on the Report tab or the Application Summary link on the Application Menu.
The online application has the advantage of allowing you to modify your information in case of errors. If you made a mistake, you can always go back at any moment before the Advert Closure Date, and enter your public service commission login credentials again.
You can also apply for a job vacancy offline by downloading an application form from the PSCK website by following the steps below:
In case of any inquiries, you can contact PSCK through: