Public Service Commission (PSC)Jobs 2017 SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER II – THIRTY (30) POSTS


Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.24,662 – Ksh.29,918 P.M    Job Group ‘J’

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Sociology, Social Work, Community Development, Anthropology, Business Administration/Management, from a university recognized in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry point for Social Development Officers. An officer at this level will perform duties of limited scope and will closely work with a more experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i)     working with communities to identify and mobilize local resources for the implementation of development projects;

(ii)     guiding communities develop Community Action Plans (CAPs);

(iii)     liaising with local communities and other development agencies in implementing community development programmes;

(iv)     identifying self-help groups and community based organizations for registration;

(v)     collecting social development related data for planning;

(vi)     guiding communities and self-help groups to identify their social economic needs; and

(vii)     mobilizing communities to implement their development projects; and mainstreaming disability in programmes and projects.

How to Apply for Public Service Commission Jobs  2017 (PSC) Jobs in kenya

(i)     online through the Commission website or job portal


(ii)     by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
Please Note

(i)     Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. 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 candidates 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 Kenyans 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. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
(vi)     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 15th June, 2017.


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