Recommendation of persons to be appointed as Principal Secretaries under Article 155 (3) (a);
Receiving and processing petitions for the removal of the Director of Public Prosecutions and recommending the appointment of a tribunal to investigate the complaints under Article 158(2) (3) and (4);
Receiving petitions for the removal of the Registrar and Assistant Registrars of political parties in accordance with Section 37 of the Political Parties Act; and
Protection of public officers against victimization and discrimination while discharging their duties in accordance with Article 236 of the Constitution.
Recruitment and selection of Vice Chancellors, Deputy Vice Chancellors of Public Universities and Principals and Deputy Principals of Constituent Colleges, under the Universities Act, 2012 (No. 42 of 2012) section 35(1) (a)(v) as amended in the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018.
Perform any other functions and exercise any other powers conferred by national legislation. The implementation of these functions is subject to other provisions of the Constitution and the Public Service Commission Act, 2017.
The current membership of the Commission (2019-2025) is as follows:
Chairperson: Amb. Anthony M. Muchiri, CBS
Vice chairperson: Ms Charity S. Kisotu, CBS
Commissioners: Dr Joyce K. Nyabuti, MBS; Dr Mary C. Mwiandi, MBS; Dr Reuben K. Chirchir, MBS; Amb. Patrick S. Wamoto, EBS; Amb. Salma A. Ahmed, MBS; Mr Andrew M. Muriuki, MBS; Ms Joan A. Otieno, MBS
Secretary and Chief Executive: Dr. Simon K. Rotich, CBS