24 May 2018

Busia County Job Vacancy : Information Officer II

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Information Officer Job Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be deployed at the Ministry Headquarters, a County Information Office or in a Rural Press Office. Duties and responsibilities will entail

  • gathering, receiving, verifying, translating and editing news and features from various sources;
  • determining the quality of news in relation to original stories filed or received from News Agencies and relating their relevance to Government policy;
  • monitoring other media under the guidance of a more senior officer.

Requirements for the Information Officer Job

Direct Appointment

For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized University/Institution;
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili; and
  • Be proficient in computer applications.


For promotion to this grade, an officer must:

  • Have served in the grade of Information Officer III or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • Be proficient in computer applications; and
  • Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


Application should reach the Secretary/CEO Public service Board on or before 4th June 2018

Applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following institutions

  • Criminal Investigations Department(CID)
  • Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA)
  • Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC)

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original national Identity cards, Academic certificates, testimonials and clearance at the interview.

Busia County Government is an equal opportunity employer; youths, persons living with disabilities, women and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Written applications, enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and National Identity Card/Passport should be submitted to.




P.O BOX 1103-50400


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