The Judicial Service Commission has posted new job openings.
There are now available positions in the Judicial Service Commission. To strengthen the country’s judicial system, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has began the search for twenty new Supreme Court judges. On September 27, 2023, Chief Justice Martha Kume announced the opening of a new seat on the court in a press release.
The total compensation for this position is between Ksh657,426 and Ksh1,000,974 a year, as per the guidelines set forth by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission of Kenya.
Applicants must either be advocates in the High Court of Kenya or have similar qualifications from a common law country, such as a law degree from an accredited university.
The nominee must also be a distinguished professor, legal practitioner, or interested in a subject related to law, and have at least ten years of experience working in the highest court. They must also maintain their moral rectitude and act in accordance with the standards set forth in Article VI, Section 1 of the Constitution.
Candidates should have a deep commitment to the local community and a lengthy history of legal and life experience.
The swearing-in ceremony will follow the guidelines laid out in Section V, Section 30, and Schedule 1 of the Judicial Service Act, 2011, as well as Article 166(1)(b), (2), and (5) of the Constitution of 2010.
Those who think they fit the bill can submit an application at https://www.jsc.go.ke/index.php/careers/.