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Job Reference NumberV/No.14/2023
Number of Posts One (1)
Terms of Service Part-time; 3 years contract; Allowance(s) payable as approved by Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered09-Jul-2023
Opening Date of Advert7-Jul-2023
Closing Date of Advert20-Jul-2023
-For appointment to the position of Member of National Environment Tribunal, an applicant must be in possession of the qualifications provided under section 125 (1) (a) of the Environmental Management and Coordination Act of 1999.
- a) Be a person qualified for appointment as a Judge of the Environment and Land Court of Kenya;
- (i) Hold a law degree from a recognized university or be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya or possess an equivalent qualification in a common-law jurisdiction.
- (ii) Have at least ten (10) years’ experiences as a Superior Court Judge or professionally qualified Magistrate irrespective of whether that experience was gained in Kenya or in another commonwealth common-law jurisdiction; or (iii) Have at least ten (10) years’ experiences as a distinguished academic or legal practitioner with knowledge and experience in matters relating to environment and land or such experience in other relevant legal field irrespective of whether that experience was gained in Kenya or in another commonwealth common-law jurisdiction; or
- (iv) Have held the qualifications specified in paragraphs (ii) and (iii) for a period amounting, in aggregate, to ten (10) years.
- (v) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.
- (vi) Be a member of a relevant professional body in good standing;
- In addition, the applicants must demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, good judgment in both legal and life experiences and commitment to public and community service.
- Experience
- Have at least ten (10) years’ experiences in legal practice or such experience in other relevant field.
- Job Competencies
- a) Professional Competence;
- b) Excellent Administrative and Management Skills;
- c) Excellent Communication Skills;
- d) Good Temperament and Interpersonal Skills;
- e) Good Judgmental Skills; and
- f) Commitment to Public and Community Life
Duties and Responsibilities
-A member of a tribunal shall discharge the following duties: -
- a) Participate in hearing and determination of all disputes which come before the full bench;’
- b) Recording proceedings in a clear and accurate manner; c) Approving, sign, issue and certify orders, decrees and certificates of costs and copies of proceedings;
- d) Writing awards, judgments, orders, rulings and decrees issued by the Tribunal;
- e) Support implementation of the Tribunals’ plans and programmes to achieve the Tribunals vision and mission.
- f) Provide requisite professional and technical support to ensure the Tribunal attains a high level of competitiveness and ethical standards in its entire programmes.
- g) Undertaking any other duty assigned for the benefit of the Tribunal
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by:
- Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: www.jsc.go.ke_careers. 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) Five (5) samples of any professional writings, including but not limited to judgments, advocacy submissions in courts, scholarly writings or any legal publications that the applicant has authored.
- (d) Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
- (e) Copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
- (a) Copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts;
- (b) Applicant’s recent passport size photograph;
- (c) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interview.
- Successful candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies on Appointment: -
- • 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 20TH JULY 2023
- 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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