Details for Job Reference Number: CI12017
Go back to past openings
Position Court Interpreters
Job Reference NumberCI12017
Number of Posts 20
Terms of Service A competitive remuneration package in addition to other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate(s).
Work Station Any Station
Date registered10-Feb-2017
Opening Date of Advert9-Feb-2017
Closing Date of Advert7-Mar-2017

-The Judicial Service Commission of Kenya hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated candidates for the position of Court Interpreters (Suba, Kuria, Somali, Nubian, Chonyi, Chinese, French, German and Sign Language) in the Judiciary. The ideal candidates must be persons of high integrity, hardworking, able to work with minimum supervision, possess good interpersonal and communication skills and self-motivating.
-Qualifications and Experience
- The candidate must:-
- i. Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C- (minus) with a C-(Minus) in English & Kiswahili or its accepted equivalent;
- ii. Have school leaving certificate;
- iii. Have certification in Foreign Languages,
- iv. Have Braille and or Sign Languages (for sign language interpreters)
- v. Be proficient in Computer applications; and
- vi. Have good personality and high integrity.
Duties and Responsibilities
-i. Interpretation of court proceedings in local languages mainly: Suba, Kuria, Somali, Nubian, Chonyi and International languages mainly: Chinese, French, German and Sign Language;
- ii. Proof reading court proceedings;
- iii. Maintaining court diaries
- iv. Receiving, listing and securing exhibits; and
- v. Ensuring security of files and exhibits.
Important Information
-Benefits A competitive remuneration package in addition to other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate(s).
- If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself proactive, self driven and up to the challenge, please submit your dully filled application forms addressed to:
- P.O. BOX 30041-00100 NAIROBI.
- Commission Secretariat: Mayfair Centre,
- Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, 5th Floor.
- So as to reach the Commission on or before 7TH MARCH, 2017
- You are required to attach detailed curriculum vitae, including daytime telephone contact, copies of academic and professional transcripts, certificates and testimonials.
- Note: a. Please do not apply for these positions if you do not have the required qualifications and experience as per the advertisement.
- b. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.