Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 13/2012
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Position 2. RESIDENT MAGISTRATE (51 posts)
Job Reference NumberV/No. 13/2012
Number of Posts 51
Terms of Service Permanent and Pensionable
Work Station Various Courts
Date registered09-Oct-2012
Opening Date of Advert9-Oct-2012
Closing Date of Advert25-Oct-2012

- A law degree from any recognized university
- A diploma from the Kenya School of Law or an exemption by the Council of legal education
- Admission to the Roll of Advocates
- Proficiency in computer applications
- Must not have any pending complaints with the Advocates Complaints commission, the Disciplinary Committee or adverse report from the current or former employer(s)
- Serving in private practice or other employment with three (3) years post admission experience and a current serving certificate
- Must possess the qualifications set out in Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Duties and Responsibilities
- Presiding over Resident Magistrate's Court in any part of Kenya with jurisdiction as stipulated in various statutes
- Performing Deputy Registrars duties as stipulated in various statutes
- Overseeing the operations of the court(s) and management of staff under his or her charge
- Carrying out a wide range of administrative functions for those heading stations and carrying out other such duties as may be assigned by the Judicial Service Commission.
Important Information
-For appointment to the position of resident magistrate, an applicant must be in possession of the minimum requirements as stated above
- The successful candidate will be posted to any court station in the country.
- 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.
- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by