Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector

Date Posted: April 3, 2022, 6:18 a.m.

National Transport and Safety Authority

Job Description


Reporting to the Principal Motor Vehicle Inspector, the job holder is responsible for ascertaining vehicles’ roadworthiness and compliance with road transport regulations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

Making reports on motor vehicle inspections and court cases;

Inspection of motor vehicles and affixing of stickers issuance of inspection certificate;

Examination and test of motor vehicles;

Preparation and Issuing of Prohibition Orders and Compliance Certificates;

Data entry of vehicle inspection reports details; and

Preparation of certificates of weights and measures.


Qualifications and Experience

Diploma in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering from a recognized institution;

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

A valid Driving License free from any current endorsements; and

Fulfil requirements of Chapter six of the constitution of Kenya.


Skills and Competencies

Ability to drive change and innovation;

Strong organization and inter personal skills;

Proficiency in computer applications such as PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Excel,

Access, and Outlook express including financial and statistical packages;

Interpersonal skills including being a team player;

Integrity and commitment to producing results;

Ability to work under pressure; and

Ability to get well with the diverse workforce

How To Apply

Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. Candidates must therefore, obtain and submit the following documents together with their applications:


Clearance Certificate from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID);

Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);

Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);

Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and

Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).



Qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the Job Ref. No. on both the application and envelope to the address below, enclosing CVs with full details of educational background and professional qualifications. The application should also have copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and the National ID. Applications may be deposited at the Authority’s Head Office Reception, 316 Upper Hill Chambers, Ground floor, 2nd Ngong Avenue, or posted to;


The Director General,

National Transport and Safety Authority,

316 Upper Hill Chambers, 2nd Ngong Avenue,

P.O. Box 3602-00506,


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