With just over 100 days left until the August 2022 general election in Kenya, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) recently announced it is recruiting elections officials for the following temporary positions.
- Deputy County Returning Officers: 47 vacancies
- Deputy Constituency Returning offices: 290 vacancies
- Presiding Officers: 52,481 vacancies
- Deputy Presiding Officers: 52,481 vacancies
- Logistics Officers: 389 vacancies
- Support Electoral Trainers (SETs): 5,827 vacancies
- ICT Clerks: 580 vacancies
- Polling Clerks and Counting Clerks: 302,860 vacancies
- County Based Voter Educators: 47 vacancies
- Constituency Based Voter Educators: 290 vacancies
- Ward Based Voter Educators (2 per ward): 2,900 vacancies
The 2022 general election in Kenya will take place on August 9, 2022.
The amount that IEBC pays election officials varies depending on the position. Payments are normally issued via bank deposit.
Requirements of application
The minimum requirement for applying for IEBC 2022 election vacancies listed above are
- You must be a Kenya Citizen
- You must have an ID (over 18 years)
- ICT clerks must have experience in ICT (Information Communication Technology)
- You must fill the application form online. There are no manual forms to fill before the interview. Everything is done online as explained below
- Other requirements will depend on the specific job that you are applying for
How to apply for IEBC 2022 election jobs online
To apply for IEBC 2022 general election jobs for the position of polling/counting clerks, presiding, returning officers, voter educators, and ICT officials follow the procedure below.
- Go to IEBC iRecrutiement Portal: https://jobs.iebc.or.ke/
- Select the job title or position that you are interested in
- Enter your personal, academic, and professional qualiffications
- Enter the relevant work experience details
- Select your home county, constituency, district, division, and location (as they appear your identify card)
- Sect the county where you would prefer to work
- Then click the Apply Now button.
Note down the application reference number that will appear after successful submission. If you do not fill in all the required details, you will encounter submission errors.
The deadline for application is May 5, 2022.
IEBC will only contact shortlisted candidates.