25+ Open Positions at Nyeri County Public Service Board

25+ Open Positions at Nyeri County Public Service Board

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The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:


Fire-Engine Operators, Job Group ‘F’ – 4 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Making routine daily checks and inspection of the fire engine to ensure it is in sound mechanical condition
  • Ensuring general routine maintenance of the fire engine and equipment in line with the manufacturer’s manual / specifications
  • Reporting any malfunctioning of the vehicle/fire engine systems
  • Driving/operating the fire engine as authorised
  • Ensuring security and safety of the fire engine on and off the road
  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle/fire engine assigned
  • Responding to fire and emergency calls in order to prevent and/or minimize loss of life, property or injury
  • Safely and efficiently driving the fire engine to the scene of fire in response to an emergency
  • Operating the fire engine pumps and other fire/rescue apparatus safely and efficiently
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor

Requirements for Appointment

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The candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education / O-level education (Minimum grade D-)
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driving license class BCE;
  • Have a minimum two (2) years proven experience in fire engine/firefighting equipment operation;
  • Be physically and medically fit as certified by a Government Doctor;
  • Be a holder of a firefighting/rescue service certificate from an institution recognized in Kenya
  • Demonstrate experience in managing disasters
  • A First Aid Certificate will be an added advantage
  • Possession of a Grade III and above certificate in vehicle mechanics/maintenance will be an added advantage;
  • Former members of the disciplined forces and the NYS who have undergone firefighting training or ex-fire fighters/fire engine operators will have an added advantage

Terms of service

  • Three (3) years contract.

Salary and benefits

  • Salary will be as per the regulations by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

How to Apply

  • Hard copy of duly filled Employment Form together with the required documents should be sent or hand delivered to:

P.O BOX 90-10100,
CELLPHONE: 0745342000 / 0733977003

  • All applications (hard delivered or through post office) should be received on or before 25th September 2020 at 5.00pm

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  • Any communication from the County Public Service Board SHALL be through the above
    provided address and cellphone.
  • The County Public Service Board does not charge for any of the recruitment exercises,
    including shortlisting and appointment. Any request for payment or favor should be
    reported to the police or to the County Public Service Board. You can use our cellphone
    numbers: 0745342000 / 0733977003
  • The County Government of Nyeri is an equal opportunity employer
  • People living with disability are encouraged to apply
  • Candidates who applied in the previous advert are encouraged to re-apply
  • All applicants (apart from applicants for the position of fire engine operator) will be required to attach the following compliances in their application:
  • A Higher Education Loans Board Clearance Certificate;
  • A Valid Certificate of Good Conduct / Police clearance
  • A Credit Reference Bureau Clearance Certificate from a recognized body;
  • A Kenya Revenue Authority Clearance Certificate;
  • Shortlisted candidates for the position of Fire Engine Operators will be required to avail the compliances.
  • Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the Board.
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