Kenya Defence Forces Vacancies

Vacancies (Civilian Staff)


Applications are invited for the following posts in the Ministry of Defence.

1. Artisan III (Tailor), Job Group 'E' –7 Posts

Basic Salary:Ksh 11,370-13,140 p.m

House allowance:Paid according to the station of deployment

Commuter allowance: Ksh 3,000

Leave allowance:(once yearly) Ksh 4,000

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Tailoring;

  • Undertaking minor repairs; and

  • Maintenance of sewing machines.

    (b) Requirements for Appointment
    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and

  • Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III or apprentice certificate awarded by the Directorate of Industrial Training or its
    equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

    2. Driver III, Job Group ‘D’ –3 Posts

    Basic Salary:Ksh.10,380-11,370p.m

    House allowance: Paid according to the station of deployment

    Commuter allowance:Ksh 3,000

    Leave allowance:(once yearly) Ksh 4,000

    Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

    (a) Duties and Responsibilities
    This is the entry grade for this cadre.

    Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Driving a motor vehicle as authorized;

  • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical brake systems and tyre pressure;

  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;

  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned; and

  • Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road, passengers and goods.

    (b) Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s);

  • Suitability Test for Drivers Grade III conducted by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure; and

  • Occupational Trade Test III for drivers conducted by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure

    3. Senior Support Staff, Job Group ‘D’ –24 Posts

    Basic Salary:Ksh.10,380-11,370 p.m

    House allowance: Paid according to the
    station of deployment

    Commuter allowance:Ksh 3,000

    Leave allowance:(once yearly) Ksh 4,000

    Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

    (a) Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking cleanliness; and

  • Performing messengerial, grounds maintenance and sanitary duties.

    (b) Requirements for Appointment
    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Certificate in computer application.

    4. Registered Nurse III, Job Group ‘H’ –3 Posts

    Basic Salary: Ksh.19,323 -24,662 p.m

    House allowance: Paid according to the station of deployment

    Commuter allowance:Ksh 4,000

    Leave allowance:(once yearly) Ksh 4,000

    Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

    (a) Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will
    include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes;

  • Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood illness (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and delivery,

  • Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs;

  • Referring patients and clients appropriately;

  • Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans; maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care;

  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; and

  • Collecting and compiling date.

    (b) Requirements for Appointment

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya
    Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution

  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;

  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and

  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

    When replying please quote Ref.MOD/10/1A VOL IX/224

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing One application form PSC2 (Revised 2016) and submit the same together with certified copies of the required certificates.

    The application form may be downloaded from Public Service Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke
    Completed application forms should reach the Cabinet Secretary’s office-Ministry of Defence, P.O. Box 40668 -00100, Nairobi or hand delivered to Ulinzi House gate off Lenana Road, on or before 18th January 2017.

    NB:Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Qualified persons irrespective of gender, age, race, culture, religion, marital status or disability are encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Defence Forces Vacancies

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