Driver Job. ODPP 12-16K (2 Posts)

Two (2) Posts
V/NO. 190/2019
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.12,527 – Kshs. 16,727 p.m.
DPP 13 (JG ‘D”)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable


House Allowance: Kshs. 4,500 (Nairobi), Kshs. 3,730 (Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii, Kitale, Malindi), Kshs. 3,000 (Other Former Municipalities), Kshs. 2,700 (Other Areas)
Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 3,000 p.m
Leave Allowance: Kshs. 4,000 p.a.
Medical Insurance Cover: As covered by the Medical Insurance Cover for ODPP staff
Group Life Insurance Cover: As covered by Group Life Insurance for ODPP staff
Car loan: Up to Ksh. 600,000
Mortgage Scheme: Up to Ksh. 4 Million


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement (s) for class (es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;
  • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT), or any other recognized institution;
  • Passed Suitability Test for Driver Grade III
  • Passed Practical Test for Drivers conducted by the ODPP;
  • An annual certificate of eye examination;
  • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police; and (viii) At least two (2) years driving experience

Core Skills/Competencies

  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills; and
  • Problem solving skills.

Personal Qualities

  • Honesty and integrity;
  • Ability to work well with diverse workforce;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to care for resources;
  • Ability to work well with teams;
  • Respectful; and
  • Ability to take instructions.


An officer at this level may be deployed to any of the Departments at the Headquarters or County Offices.

  • Transporting authorized staff to designated locations in a safe and timely manner, to support the ODPP staff in the performance of work;
  • Monitoring the cleanliness and routine maintenance of the institution’s vehicles assigned, to enhance the image of the institution, and to make the vehicles user friendly;
  • Reporting the accidents and incidents to the Supervisor, to ensure appropriate strategies are developed to minimize on the accidents and incidents, and on the associated costs;
  • Recording distances travelled throughout the month and fuel costs incurred for proper record keeping, and to assist in the management of transport costs;
  • Collecting daily schedules from the supervisor and reporting back on unforeseen changes in the set schedule, to assist in the delivery of transport services against set timelines and quality standards; and
  • Managing work tickets for self and for other drivers, to assist the supervisor in the allocation of work to the drivers, to enhance efficiency in the management of fuel costs, and to monitor the performance of the drivers against set targets and quality standards.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to make their applications by completing ONE application form ODPP 1 . The form may be downloaded from the ODPP’s Website   or picked from Nairobi Headquarters and County Offices.

The candidates should attach COPIES of the following documents to their application form:

  • National Identity Card
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts
  • Any supporting documents and testimonials
  • Letter of appointment to their current substantive post
  • Letter of appointment to their previous post
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae and
  • Clearance certificate from the following bodies:-
  1. Law Society of Kenya for Lawyers ii. Higher Education Loans Board
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority
  3. Criminal Investigation Department
  4. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  5. Any other Professional bodies to which the candidate is a member

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, letters of appointment to their current substantive posts and previous post, detailed curriculum vitae and clearance certificates during the interviews.

Completed application forms should be sent to:

The Secretary

Advisory Board

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

NSSF Building 19th Floor, Block ‘A’

P.O. Box 30701 – 00100


So as to reach the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on or before Monday, 18th February, 2019.

Persons with disability and those from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

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