KNEC Printing Technicians, Examinations Assistants, Secretarial Assistants and Drivers Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) wishes to recruit self motivated and qualified professionals for the following vacant

Printing Technician II
KNEC Scale EC 6 
(Three Posts) 
The officer at this level will report to the head of section in Printing and Manuscripts Department.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operating bindery machine;
  • Carrying out related print finishing operations;
  • Ensure security and quality production;
  • Any other routine printing duties as required.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Certificate in any of the following areas: Printing Technology, Print Finishing, Electronic Publishing, Machine Printing, Estimation and Planning; OR Government Trade Test III in Printing;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C;
  • Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
Examinations Assistant III
KNEC Scale EC 5
(Five Posts)
This is the entry level for the Examinations Assistant Establishment. 
The Officer at this level will report to the immediate supervisor in the relevant department.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Data entry and verification for a variety of examinations related activities;
  • Receiving, recording, vetting, validating candidate’s entry requirements and compilation of statistical records;
  • Ensuring proper and efficient filing system and safe custody of records and maintenance of data security and confidentiality.
  • Maintenance of data security and confidentiality.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C;
  • Certificate in Information Communication Technology or Computer Science lasting not less than three (3) months from a recognized institution.
  • Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
Secretarial Assistant III
KNEC Scale EC 5
(Two Posts)
This is the entry and induction grade for Secretarial Assistants. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Type routine letters and memos from drafts and manuscripts and process data;
  • Operate office equipment and ensure the security of office equipment, documents and records and ensure the filing of documents;
  • Attend to visitors and clients;
  • Receive, record and dispatch mail and maintain a register of outgoing and incoming mail including cross referencing of correspondence;
  • Handle telephone calls, diary and appointments; and
  • Report on any need for office repairs and request for office stationery.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C (plain);
  • The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC):
  1. Typewriting II (minimum 40 w.p.m) /Computerized Document Processing II
  2. Business English I/Communications I
  3. Office Practice I
  4. Commerce I; and
  • Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access and Internet) from a recognized Institution.
  • Relevant work experience will be an added advantage.
Driver III 
Scale EC 4 
(Two Posts) 
The successful candidates will be reporting to the Transport Officer in the General Administration Division. 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carrying out routine driving duties; 
  • Detecting and reporting any malfunctions of the vehicle; 
  • Ensure security and safety of the vehicle and passengers on and off the road;
  • Keeping and processing of motor vehicle documents and maintenance;
  • Maintain work ticket for the vehicle assigned.
Requirements for Appointment: 
  • Valid driving licence Class BCE free from endorsement; 
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D plain or its equivalent; 
  • Occupational Test Grade III for drivers;
  • Four (4) years satisfactory driving experience after obtaining the driving licence;
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service; 
  • First-Aid certificate lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John’s Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHT) or any other recognized institution`
Terms of Offer: The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.
Application Procedure
and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications
enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional
certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of day time
telephone contact, e-mail addresses, current remuneration (enclose copy
of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of two
referees on or before February 12, 2016 to:

The Head of Human Resources Division
The Kenya National Examinations Council
P O Box 73598 – 00200

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a psychometric test to be administered by the Council
KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with Disability are encouraged to apply

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