Pharmaceutical Technologist III – 20 Posts at County Government of Kakamega

  • Full Time
  • Kakamega

County Government of Kakamega

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre.  An officer at this level will be responsible for dispensing drugs/medicines to patients under supervision of a senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • Receiving, interpreting, and processing prescriptions;
  • Recording prescriptions in a pharmacy unit;
  • Pre-packing, repacking and writing instructions on labels;
  • Counseling patients on usage of drugs in a pharmacy unit;
  • Maintaining drug registers/books; and
  • Stock-taking of drugs and medicinal devices on monthly basis.

Requirements for Appointment

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

  • Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate of Enrollment as a Pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB); and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

Method of Application


  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on-line form.
  • ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on-line form: –
    • The Officer’s Payroll Number;
    • Date of first appointment;
    • Date of last promotion to the current grade; and
    • Substantive designation and Job Group.
  • During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: – National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; current pay slip and letter of appointment/promotion to the current grade.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer and women, persons living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before Wednesday 13th December, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

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