NPSC Transport Officer Job in Kenya

The National Police Service Commission (NPSC) is an Independent Commission established under Article 246 of the Constitution of Kenya.

The mandate of the Commission is to:

a) Recruit and appoint persons to hold or act in offices in the service, confirm appointments, and determine promotions and transfers within the National Police Service.

b) Observe due process, exercise disciplinary control over and remove persons holding or acting in offices within the service and

c) Perform any other function as prescribed by a national legislation.

The Commission seeks to recruit a qualified candidate to fill the following vacant position:

Transport Officer

1 Post

Vacancy Number: V/No.15/2018

Directorate: Corporate Services

Reports to: Manager, Corporate Services

Station: Nairobi.

Terms of Service: Pensionable

Job Description

  • Review and develop new and cost-effective transportation strategies for the transport services unit;
  • Monitor the transport services unit records concerning routine maintenance and fuel expenditures in accordance to the directorate’s policies and procedures and
  • Appraise the staff in the department line with the schemes of service to ensure optimal performance;
  • Liaise with Human Resource department to co-ordinate staff training for drivers on the latest transport and traffic regulations;
  • Renew unit staff records on licensing for the drivers in accordance to the transport and traffic regulations to ensure compliance;
  • Supervise the routine maintenance and allocation and reallocation of vehicles and drivers to ensure proper usage of commission’s property;
  • Facilitate replacement and repair of spare parts and equipment of the vehicles by being the initiator of requests on the IFMIS system;
  • Issues fuel to ensure proper utilization of funds;
  • Report on Monthly returns on fuel and maintenance to maintain compliance of standards;
  • Supervise cleanliness, housekeeping and maintenance of physical assets for functionality;
  • Ensure safe working conditions to minimize hazards and meet statutory obligations;
  • Ensure dispatch of mail for smooth flow of information and
  • Maintain security procedures to ensure safety of staff and assets.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:

1. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized a recognized institution;

2. Computer literacy;

3. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;

4. Six (6) years of service three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization.

Additional Criteria for Selection

If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match these exciting roles, please submit your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae stating your current position, current remuneration level, email and telephone contacts quoting reference number of the position applied for.

The NPSC will be seeking evidence of a candidate’s suitability to serve in the positions advertised.

1. Applicants should attach a copy of National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, or any other evidence of proven relevant expertise herein being sought;

2. In addition to the qualifications set out in the Constitution and the Enabling Statutes, applications must further furnish clearance certificates from:-

a) Director, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);

b) Commissioner General, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);

c) Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);

d) Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant belongs such as LSK, ICPS(K), ICPAK, AAK, IEK, etc.;

e) Certificate of Good Conduct from DCI

NB: These criteria are applicable only to the Senior Positions of Deputy Directors, Managers and Head of Investigations.

Women, minorities, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Disqualification Criteria

No person shall be qualified for appointment in any of the above posts if the person:

a) Has previously been convicted of any criminal offence;

b) Has violated the Constitution;

c) Is an undischarged bankrupt;

d) Has been adversely mentioned in any report by a Commission of Inquiry or any Parliamentary Committee;

e) Canvasses directly, indirectly, by proxy, by emissary, by ethnic or clan whipping, by pressure groups, by other associations or in any other way;

f) Knowingly, willingly and blatantly lies, misrepresents, cheats and fails to disclose material facts.

Security Report

In addition, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) may be requested by the Commission to provide a report on all shortlisted applicants.

Application Submission

a) Applications and Certified Copies of the supporting documentation should be delivered to the National Police Service Commission, SkyPark Plaza (Near Jacaranda Hotel) 5th Floor Westlands, Nairobi,

or Posted to:

The Commission Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer
National Police Service Commission
SkyPark Plaza 5th Floor
P.O. Box 47363-00100

Applications should be received at the Commission on or before 19th March, 2018.

NB. National Police Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Persons with disabilities and from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

Only qualified candidates shall be contacted.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification

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Updated: February 28, 2018 — 5:04 pm