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Community Administrator-Burundu

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Government, community development, public services
  • Basic level (worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, theCounty Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons.

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Be a Kenyan citizen;
  2. Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean grade C(Minus) or its approved equivalent, with C (Plain) in English or Kiswahili from the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC);
  3. Have a Certificate in any of the following fields: Education, Mass Communication, Public Administration/Management, Social Work/Welfare, Community Development, Disaster Management or equivalent qualification lasting not less than six (6) months from a recognized institution;
  4. Have a Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution;
  5. Be a resident of the particular Community Area;
  6. Have high integrity and command respect;
  7. Possess excellent communication skills; and
  8. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.


Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and any other supporting documents.



  1. Implementing County Government programmes and activities at community level;
  2. Disseminating information on County Government initiatives;
  3. Safeguarding County Government property;
  4. Sensitizing the community on matters of health, water and environment, roads and infrastructure, education, governance, agriculture or any other devolved function;
  5. Identifying and reporting on areas/cases prone to alcohol, drug and substance abuse;
  6. Notifying relevant authorities on cases/issues of likely conflict in the area of jurisdiction;
  7. Creating awareness on relevant statutory registration and other emerging issues;
  8. Encouraging participation of locals in socio-economic development activities;
  9. Collecting community data and statistical information relating to population and demography, social amenities and facilities, state of roads, agriculture and livestock production, culture and heritage; and
  10. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kakamega
Area of work: Government, community development, public services
Seniority: Basic level (worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 6 months
Required skills: Project implementation; Programme management; Reporting; Research planning; Data collection
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

County Government of Kakamega

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It borders Vihiga County to the south, Siaya County to the West, Bungoma County to the North and Nandi County to the East. The county covers an area of 3050.3 Km2 (Kakamega CDP, 2013). The altitude of the county is between 1,240 metres and 2,000 metres above sea level.