National Council for Persons with Disabilities Hiring

National Council for Persons with Disabilities Hiring

National Council for Persons with Disabilities Hiring,

National Council for Persons with Disabilities Hiring

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004.

Job Purpose

An officer in this position will work under a Senior Officer to provide interpreting and translating services for deaf and hard of hearing stakeholders, staff and clients of NCPWD in a variety of settings

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform a wide variety of Kenyan Sign Language (KSL) interpretation in a variety of settings which includes all NCPWD departments, Board meetings, staff meetings, field trips, workshops, trainings, seminars, conferences, international conferences and events, and other organizational settings when needed.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a training plan for teaching staff on KSL and provision of the training and regular sensitization to the staff on basic Kenyan sign language skills.
  • Obtain and review the material containing the information to be interpreted and conduct research on technical information or complex information to gain an understanding of what will be interpreted.
  • Coordinate and participate in the vetting, processing and validation of the potential sign language interpreters.
  • Participate in the preparation of the enrolment criteria for the sign language interpreters into the national database.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Diploma in the following disciplines; Communications, Sociology, Deaf studies, linguistics, or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills;
  • Certification from a recognized interpreter certification body;
  • The role requires at least two (2) years of cumulative Sign Language Interpreting experience.

Key Competencies and skills

  • Proficiency in IT
  • Organizational skills;
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player


This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

  • Drive vehicles as authorized;
  • Carry out routine checks on the vehicles;
  • Detect and report malfunctioning of vehicles system;
  • Maintain records of vehicles;
  • Ensure security and safety of the vehicle;
  • Oversee safety of the passengers and or goods therein;
  • Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle.
  • Ensure adherence to or observations of traffic laws
  • Report any incidents to police and/or the office immediately they occur

Requirements for Appointment

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

  • KCSE D+ or equivalent from a recognised institution;
  • Valid driving license
  • Trade Test for Drivers Grade III
  • First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from a recognized institution
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

Key Competencies and skills

  • Organizational skills;
  • Public Relations skills
  • Good communication and reporting skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Integrity

How to apply

Candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to fill in a NCPWD application form enclosing curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates and a copy of national identity card as well as Chapter 6 clearances
to the address below, additionally they should provide names and contacts of two referees.

NB: Applications should be received on or before 20th March, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.

Applications should be to the following address: –

The Executive Director,
National Council for Persons with Disabilities
Waiyaki Way – Opp. ABC Place and Next to Kabete Barracks
P.O Box 66577 – 00800, NAIROBI

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