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Vacancies at the OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL & DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL & DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

VACANT POSITIONS

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

VACANCY NO.3/2020
VACANCY: LEGAL CLERK ASSISTANT IV
JOB CROUP: ‘G’ (CSG 13)
NO. OF POSTS: 30

Terms of Service Permanent and Pensionable
Salary and other benefits:
Basic salary – Ksh. 22, 270 x 1,040 – 23,310 x 1,070 – 24,380 x 1,090 – 25,470 xl,110 -26,580 x x x 1,170 -30,020 p.m.

Allowances:
Commuter Allowance: – Kshs. 4,000 p.m.
House Allowance: As per region deployed
Medical Cover: As per existing Medical Scheme for Civil Servants
Leave Allowance: – Kshs. 4,000 p.a.
Leave Entitlement: – 30 working days p.a.

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Duties and Responsibilities

This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • recording and filing processes in registers;
  • maintaining the registers, service of documents issued by courts;
  • preparation of returns/affidavits of service and management of the Legal Clerk movement register.
  • Ensuring that all court processes are served in accordance with the provision of the law,
  • executing warrants of arrest and enforcing various court orders.

Requirements

For appointment to the grade of Legal Clerk Assistant IV, a candidate must possess: –

(i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (minus) or its equivalent qualification;
(ii) Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution;
(iii) Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation and
(iv) Demonstrated competence in Process Service and a Process Service Certificate from the High Court of Kenya will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to make their applications by filling Application for Employment Form PSC 2 (Revised 2016). Applicants can visit http://www.publicservice.go.ke

Applications should be scanned(PDF) and sent online/via email recruit2020@ag.go.ke or sent to the Postal address below on or before 20th December 2020 to be received by 5.00pm.

THE SOLICITOR GENERAL,
Office of the Attorney General &
Department of Justice,
P.O BOX 40112-00100

NAIROBI.

NB: Due to the prevailing Covid-19 Global Pandemic and the Ministry of Health Guidelines, hand-delivered application will not be accepted. You are, therefore, requested to adhere to the application instructions indicated above.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

OAG&DOJ is an equal employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and therefore encourages persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas to apply. Applicants with disabilities are requested to indicate their status on the application letter for ease of identification.

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