The independent electoral boundaries commission (IEBC) announced that they are seeking to employ more than 360,000 Kenyans. This is in preparation for general elections slated for August 8th this year.
The following are the positions currently advertised by the IEBC
Presiding and Deputy Presiding Officers
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is seeking to employ 91,032 presiding and deputy presiding officers.
The presiding officers and their deputies will be employed on a 13-day contract being paid Sh2,000 and Sh1,800 per day, respectively.
Polling Clerks / Counting Clerks
The commission is also looking to employ 262,665 polling clerks to man Kenya’s 45,516 polling stations.
Polling clerks must have scored an aggregate of C- and above in their KCSE, as well as be a resident of the constituency or ward where they are applying.
Logistics Officers Jobs at IEBC
The IEBC is also seeking 337 logistics officers, who will work for 30 days, earning Sh1,500 per day.
To qualify for the logistics job, you must have a degree or a diploma, competent in using Microsoft Office and be knowledgeable in logistics, distribution and retrieval of materials.
Deputy Returning Officers
The IEBC will also hire 290 deputy returning officers for Kenya’s 290 constituencies for 60 days, and they will earn Sh3,000 per day.
To get the job, you should be a holder of a degree or diploma, have at least six years’ working experience in the private or public sector at the supervisory level. You must be willing to work anywhere in Kenya, have no political affiliation, and be a resident of the constituency where you are applying.
Support Electoral Trainers (SETS)
To train the temporary staff IEBC will employ another set of temporary staff. Support Electoral Trainers (SETs), of 5,054 experts who will work for 15 days.
The trainers who should be holders of a social science degree or diploma, and who will work for 15 days and earn Sh2,000 daily.
Constituency ICT Clerks
The commission will hire 580 constituency ICT clerks. The ICT clerks should have a minimum of a diploma in IT, have an ICT certification with two years’ experience in a busy environment.
The ICT clerks will be hired on a 30-day contract, earning Sh1,500 per day.
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