Job Opportunities at County Government of Busia

Law, Legal, Finance, Accounting, Audit, Research,

Legal Clerk

Job specification

  • A Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelors degree in Law (LLB)
  • Post graduaate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • Registration with Law Society of Kenya
  • Current practising certificate
  • Proficiency in computer application

Job description

  • Drafting of private Members’ Bills
  • Giving legal interpretation of Acts and Bills and generally giving legal advice onmatters relating to the County Assembly.
  • Drafting ammendment of Bills to be proposed to the Assembly by any member or any committe of the Assembly.
  • Ensuring that Bills passed by the County Assembly comply with the Constitution
  • Liasing with the office of the County Attorney on litigation matters involving the County Assembly.
  • Legalrepresentation of the County Assembly Service Board in court proceedings
  • Supervising interns.

Accountant I – 2 Positions

Job specification

  • A Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting of Finance Option) and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination


  • Passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (K) Examination or its approved equivalent qualification
  • Served as Accountant II or equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years
  • Proficiency in computer application

Job description

  • Verification of vouchers and commital documents in accordance with laid down rules and regulations
  • Data capture, maintenance of primary records such as cash books, ledgers, vote books, registers
  • Preperation of simple management reports e.g imprest and expenditure returns etc
  • Receiving duly processed payments and receipt vouchers
  • Writing cheques and posting payments and receipts vouchers in cash books, balancing and ruling of the cash books on daily basis
  • Arranging for ithdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times
  • Extracting and providing cash liquidity analysis
  • Paying personal and merchant guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations

Research Officer I

Job specification

  • A Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Social Science, Political Science, Commerce or relevant equivalent qualification from a recognied institution
  • Must have served as a Research Officer II OR in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years
  • Proficiency in computer application

Job description

  • Providing non-partisan professional research assistance and analysis to Members, Committees and staff of the County Assembly
  • Initiating and conducting anticipatory research and analysis on key policy issues
  • Providing expert interpretation, explanation and analysis, including assessing the strength and eaknesses of policy options
  • Maintaining a periodically updated inventory of publications on current issues
  • Ensuring quality control in the preparation of research papers, briefing notes and particular points of view
  • Providing back up to County Assembly committees

Knowledge and Skills requirements, and general competencies:
Be a person of integrity,demonstrate high proffesional competence, Leadership skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines

Method of Application

Terms of Service
Be appointed for a CONTRACT period oftwelve (12) Months

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Consolidated at job group CASB 9 and allowances will be at rates determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission

All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, KRA pin certificate, HELB clearance Certificate, Certificate of good conduct, EACC clearance and any other supporting documents by 27TH SEPTEMBER,2023.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Secretary
Busia County Assembly Service Board
P.O Box 1018-50400
Busia –Kenya

Hand delivery applications can be submitted to th office of The Clerk of the County Assembly/ The Secretary to The Board, during official working hours.

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