A District Officer (D.O.) now known as Assistant County Commissioner (ACC) is a respectable position that requires leadership skills and fairness in dispensing their duties.
To be considered for this position falls under job grade CSG-11, one must possess a bachelor’s Degree in any Social Science or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.
The duties of an ACC include:
This is the entry and training grade for the National Government Administrative Officers cadre. The officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:
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Field Administration Services
- overseeing the implementation of National Government development projects in the area of jurisdiction;
- carrying out general administrative duties;
- coordinating disaster management;
- coordinating the maintenance of law and order;
- initiating peace-building initiatives;
- identifying persons for national and civil registration;
- coordinating campaigns against drugs, alcohol, and substance abuse; and
- ensuring the security of Government property, assets, facilities, and inventory.
Duties and responsibilities in a Ministry/Department headquarters include:
- general office administration;
- assisting in handling general public complaints;
- compiling returns, and daily operations and incident reports;
- collecting and collating data for preparation of speech briefs and report writing; and
- updating biodata of administrative officers.
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Assistant County Commissioner salary and allowances
Salary Scale: Ksh.30,170 – 40,060 p.m. (CSG – 11)
House Allowance: Ksh.4,200 – 10,000 p.m (depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.4,000 p.m
Leave Allowance: Ksh.4,000 (once yearly)
Medical Cover: As provided by the government