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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Hansard Editor and Hansard Reporters Job Vacancies - Elgeyo Marakwet County

The County Assembly Service Board of Elgeyo Marakwet invites applications from suitably qualified Kenya citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

Hansard Editor
(1 Post)
Ref. EM/CASB/2013/004


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translation
  • In charge of Hansard Reporters, from whom the officer will be receiving transcripts and sound recordings
  • Checking and amending transcript for conformity with acceptable Legislative style.
  • Approving transcripts for printing
  • Compilation of indexes
  • Research

Requirements for Appointment

  • Minimum of three (3) years work experience as a Hansard Reporter I, OR
  • Three (3) years experience in publishing in the public sector or in a newspaper with national circulation;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of the Legislative Standing Orders and functional roles of legislative committees;
  • Demonstrable management and organizational skills; and,
  • A Bachelors degree in Linguistics, Communication / Languages, or in social sciences with a C (Plus) in English/Swahili
  • Certificate in Public Relations will be added advantage.

Hansard Reporters
(2 Posts)
Ref. EM/CASB/2013/005

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertaking independent verbatim reporting of County Assembly proceedings and those of relevant committees/functions within or outside the County Assembly
  • Preparing transcripts for editing
  • Sorting, checking transcripts from fellow officers and amending as necessary
  • Assisting in classification, custody, archiving, retrieval and cross-checking of documents against references

Requirements for Appointment

  • A Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics majoring in English/ Kiswahili from a recognized university/institution; OR,
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the Social Sciences plus at least a C+ in both English and Kiswahili in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Examination or its equivalent qualification; OR
  • A Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Studies (KNEC) with Typing II (50 w.p.m.), short hand III, Audio-typing I and II
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the workings of Hansard reporting and legislative proceedings and committee systems;
  • Excellent computer skills in Word Processing.

Applications including curriculum vitae, copies of testimonials should be addressed to

The Secretary,County Assembly Service Board,Elgeyo Marakwet Assembly Building,P.O Box 53,Iten.

Email: emcountyassembly@gmail.com

Applicable salaries and allowances subject to the advice of the salaries and remuneration commission under article 230 of the Constitution

Application can be send by post or hand delivered to the office of the Clerk.

To reach not later than 8th August, 2013. Any application received after this date shall not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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