Career Recruitment – 2018 Jobs Vacancy Transport Officer Jobs Kenya Kitui County (51-69K) Kenya
Job Employment Kenya: 2018 Jobs Vacancy Transport Officer Jobs Kenya Kitui County (51-69K) Kenya
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Principal Transport Officer Job at Kitui County 

Job Group ‘CPSB 06’ (N)

Salary Scale: Ksh. 51,660 × 2,570 – 54,230 × 2,740 – 56,970 × 2,890 – 59,860 × 3,220 – 63,080 × 3,370 – 66,450 × 3,540 – 69,990 p.m.

Terms of Service: Permanent

Kitui County Public Service Board (CPSB) is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act, 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Section 59 of the County Governments Act 2012 outlines the functions of the CPSB among them being “appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the county public service including in the Boards of cities and urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments”.

Pursuant to the above constitutional and legal provision, Kitui CPSB invites applications from qualified persons to be considered for the positions below in the County Ministry of Lands, Infrastructure, Housing and urban Development:

Requirements for the Transport Officer Job

  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Transport Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Relevant working experience of at least six (6) years;
  • Valid driving license of class B C and E with no endorsements;
  • Possession of a Master’s degree will be an added advantage; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

Transport Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain all fleet related records and documents and ensure safety of vehicles;
  • Design operation policies, procedures and standards including determination of safety procedures for the management of County government vehicles;
  • Promoting observance of safety regulations by conducting safety audits;
  • Undertaking the inspection of vehicles for evidence of misuse, damage or mechanical malfunctions;
  • Providing input for the preparation of annual budget and strategic plan in regard to transport section;
  • Supervising drivers and plant operators;
  • Tracking vehicles and fuel usage and consumption rate and ensure potential or problems or fuel misuse are reported to the management;
  • Ensuring that drivers have up to date and proper driving licenses;
  • Conducting regular assessment of drivers on traffic rules, signage, signaling and practical driving; and
  • Any other relevant duty as may be assigned by a competent authority.


The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to the above position will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

How to Apply

Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for clearly marked on the left side and either hand delivered to the reception desk at the Kitui CPSB offices on Prisons Road, Kitui Town or posted to the following address:

The Board Secretary,

Kitui County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 33-90200, Kitui.

Important information to all Applicants

Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before Friday, 5th October 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance certificates from the following agencies:

  1. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  2. Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Kenya Revenue Authority
  4. Credit Reference Bureau
  5. Directorate of Criminal Investigation
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