12 Jul 2019

Senior Assistant Director (Dental Services) at PSC

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  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years, three (3) of which must have been at the grade of Senior Dental Officer, Job Group ‘N’ and above or in comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from a university in Kenya;
  • a Masters of Dental Surgery in any of the following disciplines: – Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics or any other equivalent qualification from a university in Kenya;
  • a certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • a valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Note: Possession of a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be considered as an added advantage.


Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • performing specific dental procedures including, prosthodontics procedures, pediatric dentistry, minor oral-facial surgeries, and periodontology; being on call to review and manage dental health patients;
  • undertaking medico-legal duties which include filling of P.3 forms;
  • undertaking dental examinations, age assessment, and writing dental reports;
  • conducting outreach community oral health services; referring complex cases;
  • educating and creating awareness on prevention of dental diseases and dental health;
  • maintaining up-to-date dental health patients’ records and bio data;
  • supervising, training and coaching dental interns and students; and
  • coordinating capacity building and deployment of dental personnel.

Please Note

  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

How to Apply

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

Online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke


(ii) by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:




P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100


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