IEBC is seeking to recruit 47 Deputy County Returning Officers, 47 County-Based Voter Educators and 290 Constituency-based Voter educators.
Other positions to be filled include presiding officers (52,481), polling clerks/counting clerks (302,860), ICT clerks (580), and deputy constituency returning officers (290).
“The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) invites qualified applicants for the following temporary positions to be engaged during the August 9, 2022 General Election.
“47 Deputy County Returning Officers, 290 Deputy Constituency Returning Officers, 52,481 Presiding Officers, 52,481 Deputy Presiding Officers, 389 Logistics Officers, 5,827 Support Electoral Trainers (SETS), 580 ICT Clerks, 302,860 Polling Clerks/Counting Clerks, 47 County – Based Voter Educators, 290 Constituency – Based Voter Educators and 2,900 Ward – Based Voter Educators (2 per CAW),” read the IEBC announcement.
How to Apply
Those seeking the opportunities can apply by visiting the IEBC job’s portal and uploading their details. The details required include working location, personal details, and academic qualifications.
“Applicants who strictly meet the requirements should apply online at the IEBC jobs portal ,” advised the electoral commission.
IEBC added that the portal will close on May 5 even as it urges interested individuals to submit their applications on time.
The successful applicants will be contacted by the electoral body after a review of the applications.
Additionally, the Commission announced payment rates for successful applicants. Presiding Officers will be paid Ksh2,000 per day, Deputy Presiding Officers will earn Ksh1,800 per day while polling clerks will get Ksh1,000 per day.
The announcement comes days after IEBC Chairperson, Wafula Chebukati, stated that the Commission was ready to deliver a free, fair and credible election.
It also follows the circulation of a fake IEBC jobs adverts that went viral on social media, with the electoral body cautioning Kenyans of a fraud scheme to swindle their hard-earned money.