Public Communication Officer II

Recruiter / Employer: Ministry of Defense
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

V/No. 86/2021
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.31,270 – Ksh.41,260 p.m. (CSG 11)
House Allowance: Ksh.4, 200 - 10, 000 (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.4, 000p.m.
Leave allowance As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields Mass Communication, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from a d University recognize in Kenya;

Duties and Responsibilities:-

This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An Officer at this level will be deployed in a Public Communications Office to assist in the Public Communication function. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • information gathering on topical issues with the Ministry.
  • verifying authenticity of the information and editing; and
  • dispatching the information for dissemination to the public and media under the guidance of a senior Officer.

    Method of Application

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

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through  the Commission website: or jobs portal:

    Please Note:

    Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. 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.


    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.
    Applications should reach the Commission on or before 4th October 2021 latest 5.00 pm 

    (East African Time)

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