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Assistant ICT Officer Job At EWASCO

Embu Water and Sanitation Company LTD, a public water utility company fully owned by the County Government of Embu and with a mandate to provide water and sanitation services in Embu County is seeking to recruit self-driven individuals for the positions: – Job Group 7

 Reference: Ewasco/Hr/2021(11) – Assistant ICT Officer (Data base and Network Administrator)

Job 1 Positions (I Year Fixed Contract)

Key Responsibilities

  • Verifying all systems and peripherals
  • Creating the file
  • Updating systems as soon as new versions of operating systems and application software come into the
  • Developing maintenance, installation and configuration
  • Setting up and managing user accounts, including issuance of passwords.
  • Maintaining the Company’s Website as well as the Non-Revenue Water
  • Maintaining user access administration and
  • Installing and supporting LANs, WANs, network segments, required software and internet and intranet
  • Monitoring network communication, networks, system activity, server security and special services to ensure availability to users as required, performance of required updates, and resolve of issues arising.
  • Providing end user support, identify user needs and resolve issues
  • Conducting regular testing on the network to identify areas of weakness.
  • Implementing and monitoring E-mail and Internet filters.
  • Maintaining network facilities on individual machines as well as network servers and ensure repair of relevant
  • Administering servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, software deployment, security updates and patches.
  • Reporting any noted issues on the network and servers including malicious or suspicious activity and storage of sensitive information to the
  • Assisting in conducting regular training to users on network
  • Generating and retaining system backups on agreed
  • Monitoring and maintaining system audit
  • Enforcing physical security through Access Control system as well as disaster recovery
  • Maintaining minimum security standards for systems to assure protection of
  • Evaluating and implementing network management
  • Installing and implementing security
  • Preparing and submitting timely reports and information for decision
  • Continuous professional development to keep up with current industry


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer science or equivalent with 1 year experience or
  • Higher National Diploma in IT, Computer science or equivalent with 3 years’ experience at supervisory level or
  • Relevant Diploma with 5 years’ experience at supervisory level
  • Registered with a relevant Professional Body will be an added advantage
  • Compliance with Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya

Key Skills

  • Communication and interpersonal relations
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Planning and organization
  • problem solving


  • Team work
  • High level of Integrity Patience and Professionalism
  • Time management
  • customer focus

How to Apply

Application packages in sealed envelopes which include a Cover Letter, updated CV and certified copies of certificates and testimonials should be delivered to: –

The Managing Director

Embu Water and Sanitation Company Limited EWASCO House,

Off Meru-Embu Road

P.O BOX 2142,60100



  • The positions are open ONLY to internal candidates already working in EWASCO on contracts, casuals and those whose contracts have expired in the last 1 month
  • The Vacancy number should be clearly marked on the left top corner of the outer envelope of the application package
  • Copies of all certificates should be CERTIFIED by the Issuing Institutions
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Canvassing in any way will lead to automatic disqualification

CLOSING DATE: 13th August 2021, 17:00 Hours

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