History

  • The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948;
  • Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments;
  • At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission;
  • Independence Constitution had Regional PSC’s but abolished in 1964 following constitutional amendments;
  • It is the oldest Constitutional Commission and its mandate has expanded over the years.
  • The Commission then constituted of a chairman, a deputy chairman and fifteen members all appointed by the President.
  • The Commission, since then, has handled matters of human resource management in the public service especially the civil service and local authorities.
  • Constitution of Kenya, 2010 promulgated on 27th August 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership.

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Mission

missionhouseTo Transform the Public Service for Efficient and Effective Service Delivery.

Vision

missionhouseA Citizen-Centric Public Service.

Core Values

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  • Citizen Focus
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork

Contact Us

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Commission House, Harambee Avenue

P. O. Box 30095-0100, Nairobi,

Telephone: 254 20 2223901, 254 20 2227471,

Fax No 254 20 214791,

Call Centre: 020 4865000

Website: www.publicservice.go.ke,

E-mail: psck@publicservice.go.ke

Facebook page: Public Service Commission of Kenya

Twitter: @PSCKenya

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PSCKenya The chairman Mr Stephen Kirogo addressing the interns empathise on the commission focusing on the citizens and the interns should focus on serving the citizens should be their core role. #pscinternship2019 @PSCKenya @MoICTKenya @SDY_Ke @PSYGKenya @NYC_YouthVoice
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