NYS Advertises Jobs With Over Ksh 85K Salaries: Requirements

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta and trainees from the National Youth Service in Gilgil on December 6, 2019.
    President Uhuru Kenyatta and trainees from the National Youth Service in Gilgil on December 6, 2019.
  • The National Youth Service (NYS) has announced vacancies with jobs offering over Ksh85,000 salaries inclusive of multiple allowances. 

    NYS in a notice dated Friday, June 11, stated that it had 30 open vacancies in different sectors, from Economy, Health to Education. 

    All the jobs offered are on a three-year renewable contract based on performance. The deadline for sending in applications was indicated as not later than Friday, July 9. 

    1. Economist/Statistician - 2 Posts

    National Youth Service (NYS) Officers at the coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020
    National Youth Service (NYS) Officers at the coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020
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    Salary - Ksh38,720 to Ksh51,170 pm 

    Allowances

    House - Ksh16,500 pm

    Commuter - Ksh5,000 pm

    Leave - Ksh6,000 pa

    Duties & Qualifications

    Providing economic planning data; economic analysis and formulation of development strategies 

    Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Economics, or Economics and Mathematics or Upper Second-Class Honors in Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Survey Techniques.

    2. Senior Inspector (Mechanical - Motor Vehicle and Plant) - 3 posts 

    Salary - Ksh31,270 to Ksh41,260 pm

    House - Ksh10,000 pm

    Commuter - Ksh4,000 pm

    Leave - Ksh4,000 pa

    Duties & Qualifications

    In charge of the repair of motor vehicle and plant machinery 

    Testing of vehicles and equipment before and after repair 

    Conducting proficiency test for drivers

    Higher Diploma (Automotive) or other approved equivalent qualification. 

    Driving License

    3. Senior Inspector (Building) - 1 post 

    Salary - Ksh31,270 to Ksh41,260 pm 

    Allowances

    House - Ksh10,000 pm

    Commuter - Ksh6,000 pm

    Leave - Ksh4,000 pa

    Duties & Qualifications

    Clerk of work for building under construction 

    Assisting in the planning of supervision pf programs for a number of buildings 

    Higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or its equivalent.

    Certificate in Computer Application

    4. Senior Inspector (Roads) - 1 post 

    Salary - Ksh31,270 to Ksh41,260 pm 

    Allowances

    House - Ksh10,000 pm 

    Commuter - Ksh6,000 pm

    Leave - Ksh4,000 pa

    President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects a National Youth Service parade in Gilgil on December 6, 2019.
    President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects a National Youth Service parade in Gilgil on December 6, 2019.
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    Duties & Qualifications

    Supervision of all road construction and maintenance works 

    Preparation of work programs for all camps 

    Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering 

    Certificate in Computer Application 

    5. Lecturer, Early Childhood Development Education - ECDE - 5 posts 

    Salary - Ksh31,270 to Ksh41,260 pm

    House - Ksh10,000 pm

    Commuter - Ksh6,000 pm

    Leave - Ksh 4,000 pm 

    Duties & Qualifications

    Preparing schemes of work, lesson notes and plans

    Lecturing and demonstrating concepts to trainees

    Bachelor of Education in ECDE or Mathematics 

    Certificate in Computer Applications 

    6. Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering - 10 posts 

    Salary - Ksh38, 270 to Ksh51, 170 pm 

    Allowances 

    House - Ksh10,000 pm 

    Commuter - Ksh6,000 pm 

    Leave - Ksh4,000 pm 

    Duties & Qualifications

    Preparing schemes of work, lesson notes and plans

    Lecturing and demonstrating concepts to trainees

    7. Accountant - 5 posts

    Salary - Ksh31,270 to Ksh41,260 pm

    House - Ksh10,000 pm 

    Commuter - Ksh4,000 pm

    Leave - Ksh4,000 pm 

    Duties & Qualifications

    Preparing and verification of vouchers

    Responsible for sale custody of records and assets under him/her 

    Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option)

    Certified Public Accountants (CPA) certificate 

    8. Registered Nurse - 3 posts 

    President Uhuru Kenyatta at the passing out parade for NYS recruits in Gilgil on February, 16 2018.
    President Uhuru Kenyatta at the passing out parade for NYS recruits in Gilgil on February 16, 2018.
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    Salary - Ksh25,470 to Ksh33,950 pm

    Allowances 

    House - Ksh10,000 pm 

    Commuter - Ksh6,000 pm

    Leave - Ksh4,000 pa

    Extraneous - Ksh20,000 pm 

    Risk - Ksh3,850 pm

    Health workers - Ksh15,000 pm 

    Uniform- Ksh10,000 pa

    Duties & Qualifications

    Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient's outcome 

    Providing appropriate healthcare services 

    Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry

    Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya

    Valid practising license from Nursing Council of Kenya 

    Certificate in computer application

    Application Procedure 

    Applicants should send their application letters in a sealed envelope marked with the title of the position being applied for together with detailed CB, certified copies of academic certificates, testimonials and National ID/Passport

    Attach copies of good conduct from DCI and clearance certificates from KRA, HELB and EACC. 

    The letter should be addressed to 

    Director-General/CEO

    National Youth Service 

    P.O Box 30397 -00100, GPO

    NAIROBI 

    Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry - National Youth Service Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thika Road, Ground Floor. 

    Applicants can also email their applications to: director.generalnys@gmail.com or Director.general@nys.go.ke with the title of the position being applied for as the subject. 

    "Those without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation and details as sought for will NOT be considered. 

    "Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification," NYS Director-General Matilda Sakwa warned adding that it would contact only shortlisted candidates. 

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    National Youth Service Director-General Matilda Sakwa
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