Kenya Veterinary Board
  • Nairobi
  • Applications have closed


  • Salary (KES): 22,270
  • Exp.: 3+ Years
  • Min. Education level: Certification
  • Specialism: Driving

Vacancy Description

Kenya Veterinary Board is a State Corporation established under the Veterinary Surgeon and Veterinary Paraprofessionals (VSVP) Act No.29 of 2011. The Board is mandated to exercise general supervision and control over the training, business, practice and employment of Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Paraprofessionals in Kenya and advice the Government in all aspects thereof.

We invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions.

Job title: Drivers

Job grade: Equivalent to Job Group CSG 14 in the Civil Service

No of posts: 6

REF: KVB/D/7/2020

Terms of service: 2-year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance

The monthly remuneration will include Kshs -Basic salary: 18,270, House allowance: as per region of deployment, Commuter allowance: 4,000

This is the entry grade for this cadre an officer at this level will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

i. Driving vehicles and detecting common mechanical faults;

ii. Carrying out minor repairs;

iii. Maintaining work tickets for vehicles assigned;

iv. Ensuring safety of the vehicle on and off the road; ensuring safety of passengers and goods; and

v. Maintaining cleanliness of the assigned vehicle.

Requirement for appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D plus (D+) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

ii. Valid driving license free from any current endorsements and valid for any of the classes of vehicles which the officer is required to drive;

iii. Passed the Suitability Test for Drivers Grade III;

iv. First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from a recognized institution;

v. Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;

vi. Minimum period of four (4) years active driving experience; and

vii. Adequate knowledge of the Highway Code


Interested candidates who meets the above qualifications should submit their applications through online

OR via post to

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Veterinary Board
PO Box 513-00605

On or before 15th January 2021 not later than 5.00pm (East African time).

Kenya Veterinary Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution Chapter 232(1) on fair competition and merit representation of Kenya Diverse Communities and according equal employment opportunities to men, women and members of all ethnic groups. The marginalized, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Ethics and integrity

Shortlisted candidates shall be expected to prove their compliance with chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by obtaining and presenting clearance/compliance certificates from the following organization during interview.

1. Kenya Revenue Authority KRA)

2. Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB)

3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Please Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce originals of their National Identity card, academic and professional certificates during interviews. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Kenya Veterinary Board
Drivers FULL_TIME January 8, 2021 2021-01-15 Nairobi Nairobi County KE 22,270 KES