Kenya Ferry Master Coxswain Jobs in Mombasa
Kenya Ferry Master Coxswain Jobs in Mombasa
Kenya Ferry Services is a State Corporation, established under the Companies Act (CAP
486) of the Laws of Kenya and operating under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, mandated with the operation of ferries in the Country.
The Company’s headquarters are set along the expansive shores of the beautiful and splendid Indian Ocean overlooking the magnificent view of the channel at Peleleza, Likoni, Mombasa.
To strengthen its workforce, KFSL is seeking to recruit dynamic, highly driven and
result oriented individuals for the following positions:
Reporting to the Senior Operations Officer (Coxswain), the Master Coxswain will beAscertain ability and soundness of the ferry through pre-sea checks;
responsible for navigating the ferry safely across the Likoni and Mtongwe channels
in order to meet customers’ requirements i.e. ferrying passengers, vehicles, and
goods across the channel in a scheduled time.
Steer the vessel during un-berthing or mooring;
Pilot or navigates the ferry safely and efficiently across the channel and
ensuring safety of passengers, crews, vehicles, bikes, handcarts, goods and equipment;
Log departure and arrivals of ferry journeys and incidents;
Communicate and respond to calls from Kenya Port Authority control tower
among other stations, on the movement of inbound and out bound vessels;
Provide directions and instructions during emergencies.
Disseminate relevant safety information, instructions and guidance to ferry
users onboard through the Public Address System.
Orient and impact training skills to new entrants
Required qualifications and experience
A minimum of Diploma in Social Science/Management or related field from a
Coxswains Certificate of Competency
Standard Training for Certification and Watch keeping (STCW)
A minimum of 6 years relevant experience preferably in marine transport industry
Ability to write complex reports; and
Personal Survival Skills
Life Saving Skills
Basic Fire Fighting skills
Ability to communicate both inside and outside the organisation.
How to apply
Applications, accompanied by a detailed CV containing academic qualifications,
professional qualifications, work experience, current and expected remuneration, email
addresses, day telephone contacts as well as copies of relevant certificates, testimonials, national identification card, are invited from persons qualified for the positions described above. The applicants should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of at least three professional referees who are
knowledgeable about their competence and area of specialization.
Applications by qualified and suitable applicants for the position should be sent to
the undersigned to be received on or before 14th December, 2018
The Managing Director,
Kenya Ferry Services Limited,
Gaza Road, Off Mwinyi Babu Road - Peleleza
P.O. Box 96242 - 80110,
The reference number and title of the position applied for MUST be clearly indicated
on the ENVELOPE.
Kenya Ferry Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and
gender equity within the organization. Applicants comprising persons living with
disabilities (PWDs), those from marginalized areas and women are encouraged to
Terms Of Service And Remuneration
All the above positions are challenging and offer attractive and competitive remuneration packages which include basic salary, house allowance, medical cover, leave travel allowance and other benefits in accordance with the Kenya Government Public Service guidelines.
Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/ details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of Canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
The advert is also available at the Kenya Ferry Services Limited website;
For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ferry Master Coxswain Jobs in Mombasa
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