Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 18/2021
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Position DRIVER II (JSG 10)
Job Reference NumberV/No. 18/2021
Number of Posts 30
Terms of Service Permanent and Pensionable; Gross Salary Scale: Kshs. 29,400-47,300 p.m.
Work Station Directorate of Administration and Security Services/Court Stations.
Date registered07-Oct-2021
Opening Date of Advert11/08/2021
Closing Date of Advert11/12/2021

- For appointment to this grade, the applicant must: -
- i. A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
- ii. A valid driving license for classes B, C & E;
- iii. A First Aid Certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. Johns Ambulance, Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other equivalent institution;
- iv. Passed the suitability test for Drivers Grade III;
- v. A valid Certificate of Good Conduct;
- vi. Proficiency in computer applications;
- vii. A Certificate in Defensive Driving will be an added advantage; and
- viii. Meet the Requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
- Experience:
- Have minimum progressive accident-free driving experience of five (5) years Job Core Competencies:
- i. Ability to carry-out basic level vehicle maintenance;
- ii. Must be sober, observe body hygiene, courteous, honest and of high integrity;
- iii. Good communication skills and ability to communicate in English & Kiswahili;
- iv. Ability to work with minimum supervision and make rational decisions;
- v. Ability to read maps effectively for directions;and
- vi. Good time management skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
- i. Driving the vehicles as authorized;
- ii. Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling and oil systems, electrical system, tyre pressure and brakes;
- iii. Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
- iv. Proper maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned to the driver;
- v. Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
- vi. Ensuring safety of the passengers and
-or goods therein; and
- vii. Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
Important Information
- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -
- 1. Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: www.jsc.go.ke-index.php-careers
- 2. 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) Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
- (d) Certified copy of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
- (e) Certified copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts;
- (f) Certified copies of valid driving license of the required driving classes; and
- (g) Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photograph (2 no.).
- Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: -
- • 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, where applicable.
- 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 29TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT 5.00 P.M.
- 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.