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Duties and responsibilities 

  • Drive the county executive vehicles for official travel and business, or as instructed by the Chief of Staff;
  • Maintain high standard of service;
  • Ensure strict punctuality and safe transport;
  • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the Republic of Kenya;
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internationally agreed standards;
  • Ensure that vehicles are kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times;
  • Ensure that any vehicle in his/her possession is kept secure at all times;
  • Ensure that vehicles are given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks including but not limited to checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc;
  • Ensure that vehicles repairs are carried out properly to official manufacturers’ specifications’;
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory;
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses and mileage, at end of each month;
  • Ensure the vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule;

Person Specifications:
For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a valid driving license;
  • Possesses over 5 years’ experience working as an executive driver in a corporate environment in in either private or Public Sector;
  • Be in possession of a Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Attended a refresher course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;)
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English and Kiswahili;
  • A polite and professional disposition;
  • Good Vision;
  • Be in possession of a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to handle matters with integrity and confidentiality
  • Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

How to Apply

All applicants should submit their applications cover letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees. Copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents should be attached to the application.

Applications should be addressed to:

County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P O Box 2362 – 00900


  • ALL applications should be hand delivered in a sealed envelope, clearly marked on top of the envelope the position applied for, and dropped in the specific box provided at County Public Service Board offices, Room 103, First Floor at Thika Sub-County Offices between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays.
  • Applications should reach the Board on or before Friday 9th June,2023.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity card, academic and professional certificates and submit clearance from the following institutions:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

County Government of Kiambu is an equal opportunity employer, women, youth and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.
The Board and the County Government of Kiambu is committed to Zero Tolerance to Corruption. We CAUTION applicants and their families not to fall victim of fraudsters and impersonators who solicit for money with a promise to secure them jobs in the CountyGovernment.
The Board shall bear no responsibility for any personal loss arising from such unlawful dealings. Report any of such cases to the Police

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