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The Pest Control Products Board is a Statutory organization of Kenya Government established under an Act of parliament, the Pest Control Products Act, Cap 346, Laws of Kenya of 1982 to regulate the importation and exportation, manufacture, distribution and use of pest control products.

Our Mission

The mission of Pest Control Products Board is to provide an efficient and effective regulatory service for importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, transportation, sale, disposal and safe use of pest control products and mitigate potential harmful effects to the environment.

List of Accredited Institutions PDF


PCPB has accredited several institutions to carry out Efficacy, Toxicological, Physical and Chemical Studies of Pest Control Products. You can find the list of these institutions by clicking Here






The Pest Control Products Board, a Statutory Organization of Government invites applications from qualified candidates for the following vacant position:-


            Job Description

This will be the entry and training grade for Pesticide Inspectors. The officer will work under the supervision of a more experienced officer.  An officer at this grade will be deployed in Inspection (Compliance) Division or Enforcement Division. 

At the Inspection Division, duties and responsibilities will entail: carrying out inspection of quality of pesticide and suitability of premises; processing of imports and exports permits; and certifying that Pesticides handled from manufacture to use have been approved and registered for use; sampling of pesticides; preparing field inspection reports and premises licence; and certification of pesticides at ports of entry.

At the Technical Training and Awareness Division (Enforcement) duties and responsibilities will entail:  identification of awareness creation needs of the public; preparation of training materials and programmes; preparation and distribution of IEC materials in liaison with the Communication Officer; participation in Public awareness forums such as agricultural shows, exhibition and field days; and preparing reports on the impact of training.

            Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade, one must have:

(i)       A Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following disciplines: Agriculture, Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry, relevant Biological Sciences, or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution; and

(ii)      Proficiency in computer applications.


            Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail evaluating efficacy, physical chemical and toxicological reports, pesticide labels and preliminary dossiers; carrying out efficacy trials on pesticides and completeness checks on technical dossiers; verification of imports/ exports applications; and updating registration database; and guiding officers under him/her in undertaking their duties.

Job Specifications

For promotion to this grade, one must have:

   (i)        served in the grade of Pesticide Registration Officer II, for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  (ii)        demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

 (iii)            Proficiency in database applications.

For direct appointment to this grade, one must have:-

   (i)        served in the grade of  Pesticide Registration Officer for a minimum period of five(5) years three (3) of which must be at the level of Pesticide Registration Officer I or a comparable position;

  (ii)        a Bachelor of Science degree in either of the following disciplines:  Agriculture, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

 (iii)        a Master’s degree in any of the following fields:- Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

 (iv)        Proficiency in database applications.


3.       INTERNAL AUDITOR I, (1 POST) SCALE PCB 7                                  

      Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include pre-auditing of payments documents to confirm compliance with set internal controls; reviewing of internal control systems and reporting on any weakness; undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observation reports; checking on budgetary controls to ensure compliance with the set budget and work plans; checking on internal controls on revenue/Appropriation-In-Aid (A-in-A) collection to advice on deviation in approved levels; confirming that the Board’s assets, plant and equipment, supplies, stores are appropriately recorded and the registers are maintained; carrying out risk assessment audit; implementing audit programs, analyze outcomes and prepare reports on required changes; follow up on the implementation of recommendations from the audit committee and  external auditors; carrying out investigation on alleged fraud situations and make recommendations;


Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade, one must have:-

   (i)        Three (3) years’ experience as an Internal Auditor in a busy organization;

 (ii)        Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/Finance option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

(iii)        Certified Public Accountant (CPA) II or Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) II or its equivalent qualification  from a recognized Institution;

(iv)        Attended a management course lasting not less  than four  (4) weeks from a recognized  institution; and

  (v)        Proficiency in Computerized Accounting applications.



Job Description

This is the entry level for Accountants. The officer at this level will work under a senior officer. Duties and  responsibilities will entail: preparing payment vouchers in  accordance with laid down rules and regulations; balancing the cash book; maintaining imprest ledger; bank reconciliation; assisting in preparation of cost and management reports and records; reconciling accounts and conducting variance analysis ; preparing and dispatching customer statements; opening new supplier accounts and making adjustments to the existing accounts; receiving, authenticating and posting cheques and banking slips; reconciling creditor’s accounts; the person can also be deployed as a cashier in the Board.



Job specifications

For an appointment to this grade, one must have:-


                 (i)            Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Finance/Accounting) or Business Administration (Finance/Accounting option) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

               (ii)            Certified Public Accountant Part I (CPA I)




      Job Description

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. Work at this level will be subject to checks and verification from a senior officer. Work at this level will include compiling of statistical records; Computation of financial or other statistical records based on special source of information; Receiving, sorting out, filing and dispatching of correspondence documents; preparation of personnel statistics/accounting/procurement documents/landing  base/registry/store/library; sorting and dispatching mails; filing, shelving and retrieval of files; compiling data and drafting simple letters.


Job Specification

For appointment to this cadre, a candidate must have:-

                   (i)        Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (minus) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution; and

                 (ii)        Computer Application skills.

Applicants meeting the above qualifications should send their applications by hard copy giving full details of their age, qualifications, experience, present and expected remuneration, full contact address including daytime telephone number, detailed C.V., copies of certificates, national ID and testimonials and addresses of three referees.

The applications should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer/ Secretary
so as to reach the undersigned on or before 7th January, 2015.

NB:      Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and canvassing will lead to       automatic disqualification. No e-mails!







PCPB   OPENED  New Regional Office  @ NAKURU


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