On Friday, April 7, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection announced over 5,500 job opportunities for Kenyans across 12 counties.
The ministry stated in a notice that the short-term enumeration jobs would last 21 days and pay Ksh1,000 per day.
“Successful candidates will be paid daily wages of Ksh1,000 based on daily targets as outlined in the appointment letter, payable at the end of the 21 days.
“Transport allowance shall be paid at the rate of Ksh500 per day to facilitate data collection. Airtime will be provided,” read the advert in part.
The enumerators, according to the ministry, would collect data across the counties.
Kakamega (971), Kajiado (661), Meru (436), Mombasa (476), Homabay (551), Nyamira (288), Elgeyo Marakwet (287), Bungoma (866), Nyandarua (323), Machakos (481), Kirinyaga (178), and Migori were the counties targeted in the data collection exercise and the available opportunities (50).
The government has further stated that candidates must be a resident of the sub-location and conversant with the local language exception is given to urban centres which are considered metropolitan.
According to the Ministry, applicants must have a minimum Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade of C- (minus).
Candidates must also be computer literate.
How to Apply
It was indicated that the application would be done online through the application portal -: www.socialprotection.go.ke.
“Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to appear in person before interview/recruitment panels on scheduled dates, venues and time to be communicated,” read the notice in part.
Suitable and interested candidates were advised to make their applications before the April 24 deadline.