About the CPSB

According to Article 235 of the Constitution, each county is supposed to have its own public service to be known as County Public Service.
The County Public Service means the inclusiveness of all individuals performing functions within any department of the county government or its agency,
but does not include the Governor, Deputy Governor, members of the County Executive Committee and the members of the County Assembly.

The Public services (Human resources) are handled by the County Public Service Board (CPSB).
The board is headed by the chairperson and is collectively answerable to the County Assembly in performance of its functions.

Our core values are:-
Professionalism | Impartiality | Efficiency | Social responsibility | Progressive

Vision: Quality public workforce for the county
Mission: To provide a globally competitive workforce to all departments in the county

Sub - sectors

Staff welfare

Mentoring | Counselling | Deaths | Staff cohesiveness | Sports and liaison

Training and eduction

Induction | Refresher courses | Short & Long courses | Professional bodies | Civic education


Monthly salaries | Per diem | Salary advance | Training allowances

Recruitment, promotion and separation


The Recruitment Management System is a tool used by the County Public Service Board to advertise job openings within the county public service and receive job applications for the advertised posts.


The Board is mandated to:-
Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service.
Appoint persons to hold or act in County Offices including in the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments.
Exercise disciplinary control over and remove, persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under this part.
Prepare regular reports for submission to the county assembly on the execution of the functions of the board.
Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Evaluate and report to the county assembly on the extent to which the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 are complied with in the county public service.
Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county.
Advise the county government on human resource management and development.
Advise county government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, on behalf of the county government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees.



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Contact Us

Use the details provided below to reach us

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
Place 4th Floor
Off Embu - Meru Highway
P.O.Box 120 - 60200
Meru, Kenya