Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions in the Office of the Governor as follows:



Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Making routine daily checks and inspection of the fire engine to ensure it is in sound mechanical condition
  • Ensuring general routine maintenance of the fire engine and equipment in line with the manufacturer’s manual / specifications
  • Reporting any malfunctioning of the vehicle/fire engine systems
  • Driving/operating the fire engine as authorized
  • Ensuring security and safety of the fire engine on and off the road
  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle/fire engine assigned
  • Responding to fire and emergency calls in order to prevent and/or minimize loss of life, property or injury
  • Safely and efficiently driving the fire engine to the scene of fire in response to an emergency
  • Operating the fire engine pumps and other fire/rescue apparatus safely and efficiently
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.


 The candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean Grade D (Plain)/ O-level Education
  • Possess a valid driving license from current endorsement(s)
  • Passed Suitability test certificate for Drivers Grade III conducted by ministry of works and public works
  • Passed Occupational trade test III/II/I for Drivers conducted by ministry of works and public works
  • Have a minimum three (3) years proven experience in fire engine/firefighting equipment operation will be an added advantage
  • Be physically and medically fit as certified by a Government Doctor;
  • A certificate course in firefighting/ fire rescue from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Possession of emergency vehicle operator compliance certificate
  • Possess a valid certificate of good conduct
  • A first aid certificate course lasting not less than a week from Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology, John Ambulance or any other recognized institution
  • Possession of a Grade III and above certificate in vehicle mechanics/maintenance will be an added advantage;
  • Former members of the disciplined forces and the NYS who have undergone firefighting training or ex-fire fighters/fire engine operators will have an added advantage

Mandatory Additional requirements (Chapter VI documents of the constitution of Kenya 2010)

 All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents

  • Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Clearance from HELB where necessary
  • Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • Certificate of good conduct from the police
  • CRB Clearance Certificate

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications attaching copies of National ID Card, Academic and professional certificates, Chapter Six Documents and any other testimonials and send or Hand Delivered to the undersigned on or before 9th November, 2021 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time) at PORT VICTORIA PLAZA




 Please Note

  • Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  • The County Public Service Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Article 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s 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.


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