Entry Level

Clerical Officers

Public Service Commission



  • Salary: 25,220 - 30,630 KES / Month
  • Exp.: Not Specified
  • Min. Education level: High School
  • Specialism: Any Field of Study

Vacancy Description


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




Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.19, 220 p.m – Ksh.23, 130pm (CSG 14)
House Allowance: Ksh.3,000 p.m. – 4,500 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.3,000 p.m.
Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days
Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its approved equivalent.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. Officers at this level will be deployed in the Human Resource Management Units, General Registry, Procurement, Accounts office or General office services. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i) compiling statistical records;
(ii) sorting, filing and dispatching letters;
(iii) maintaining an efficient filling system;
(iv) processing appointments, promotions, discipline, transfers and other related duties in human resource management;
(v) computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information;
(vi) preparing payment vouchers; and
(vii) compiling data and drafting simple letters.

NOTE: Successful candidates will be posted to any of the following work stations: the Ministry Headquarters, the Regional Headquarters, the Counties or Sub-Counties.


Application Guidelines

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE 

Please Note:

(i) Applicants 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.

(ii) Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted.

(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 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.

(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

(vii) Serving officers shall be required to avail Original letters of appointment to the current substantive posts during the interviews.

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 21st November, 2023 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time)

Applications have closed

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