Job Summary

The Machakos Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position. This is pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Section 59, 63 of the County Governments Act, 2012

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

3. General Surgeon, POST (1) MCPSB/DHES/3/2021

(a)Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: undertaking general diagnosis, care, treatment and rehabilitation of patients; carrying out specialized clinical care; providing psycho-social interventions; providing clinical services to patients; training, consulting and performing surgeries in various health facilities; carrying out forensic and medico-legal services ; coordinating disease surveillance, prevention and control; coordinating health education and promotion ; implementing health projects and programmes; maintain up to date health information systems; monitoring provision of health treatment and care; undertaking health research and analyzing medical reports

(b)Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

I. Served as an Assistant Director of Medical Services/Medical Specialist II for a minimum period of three (3) years
II. Have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
III. Have a Master ‘s degree in General Surgery
IV. Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
V. Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
VI. Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution
VII. Certificate in computer application skills from a ‘recognized institution
VIII. Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results

Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable
Job Group: “Q”
Salary: As prescribed by the Salaries & Remuneration Commission (SRC)

All applicants in the above positions must be Kenyan citizens and should meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by obtaining the following:

• Clearance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
• Clearance certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
• Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• Clearance of good conduct
• Clearance certificate from the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
• Clearance from former employer where applicable.

Interested and Qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Machakos County Website: or Email:
so as to reach the undersigned on or before 23rd May 2021 at 5:00p.m (East African Time).
Applicants must attach scanned copies of academic certificates, professional certificates & National Identification card.
Email Applicants must fill the official job application form accessible from Machakos County website then scan and send together with scanned copies of academic certificates, professional certificates, National Identification card and integrity clearance documents to

It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

The Shortlisted Candidates will be required to:

1. Produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

Machakos County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.
P.O. BOX 603- 90100 MACHAKOS