Kenya Fisheries Service Fish Crew Training Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Fisheries Service Fish Crew Training Jobs in Kenya



Background information

  • The Government recognizes that the State Department for Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Blue Economy holds a vital key in the implementation of the "Big Four initiatives and other national priorities in order to improve the quality of lives of Kenyans and make Kenya globally competitive.

  • The State Department has the mandate to coordinate the development of policy, legal regulatory and institutional framework for fisheries resources; aquaculture development of the blue economy, spatial planning, and integrated coastal zone management In liaison with the Kenya Fisheries Service (KeFS), the state Department is in the process ofdeveloping a local fishing fleet to enhance the exploitation of fisheries resources in the blue space and therefore requires trained crew who can be deployed in locally and foreign owned fishing vessels licensed to fish in Kenya's Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) or be available for any such fisheries jobs available internationally.

  • The state Department wishes to recruit over one thousand (1000) young persons across the country for fishing crew training at the Marine facilities in Mombasa for three weeks and also get at sea fishing experience on board a deep sea fishing vessel. .

    Participants will benefit from the training in the following ways

    • Build capacity to undertake responsible fishing:

    • Distinguish between various approaches and applications of deep sea fishing practices and technologies including fishing Bears

    Develop competence in handling disasters at sea,

    • Enhancing employability in deep sea fishing industry

    Who Should Apply Applicants should meet the following conditions

    • Male Kenyan Adults

    • Age of 35 years and below

    • Holder of KCSE certificate or an equivalent qualification

    • Physically fit to undergo through strenuous deep sea fishing experience

    • Provide proof of physical fitness from a recognized medical facility in Kenya

    Training schedule

    • A one week theoretical training at a venue in Mombasa

    • A three weeks on board fishing vessels practical training

    • A two weeks STCWF course at Bandari Maritime Academy

    How to Apply

  • Applications should be made by downloading and filling the prescribed Kenya Fisheries service Application form available on the Kenya Fisheries Services website kefs@kilimo.go.ke

  • Duly filled form submitted to the local County Commissioner's office by the case of business on 20th October 2020.

  • Late applications will not be accepted.
    Daniel Mungai

    Director General
    KENYA FISHERIES SERVICE

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