Kenya Wildlife Service Employment Opportunities

The Service is in the process of strengthening its Aircraft Maintenance Wing in compliance with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) requirements and therefore seeks to fill the under-listed positions at its Airwing located at Wilson Airport.


Kenya Wildlife Service Workshop Manager Employment Opportunities

Job Grade “4”

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Satisfactory completion and certification of all work required by KWS - Airwing and contracted operators/customers in accordance with the work specification (Work Order and approved MPM procedures);
  • Ensuring that the organisation's procedures and standards are complied with when carrying out maintenance;
  • Ensuring that all KWS - Airwing and sub-contract orders are correctly detailed and that the requirements of the contract/order are fulfilled in respect of inspection and quality control;
  • Providing feedback to the Quality System about the services provided by contracted Organisations, Subcontractors;
  • Ensuring, through the workforce under his/her control, that the quality of workmanship in the final product is to a standard acceptable to KWS - Airwing, customers and KCAA;
  • Ensuring availability of facilities appropriate to the planned work including hangars, workshops office accommodation, stores as applicable for the planned work;
  • Ensuring availability of a working environment appropriate to the tasks being undertaken;
  • Ensure incoming inspection of components, parts, materials, tools and equipment, and their related classification, segregation and storage according to the manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Developing a production planning system appropriate to the amount and complexity of the maintenance scope of work;

    Job Requirements

  • Degree in aeronautical engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years’ work experience OR Diploma in aeronautical engineering from a recognized Institution and/or a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a licensed certifying engineer.
  • A licensed aircraft maintenance engineer with ratings in the following categories;
    “A” and “C” rotorcraft,
    “A” aeroplanes and
    “C” engines.
  • At least five years’ experience in maintaining components for the same categories of aircraft including one (1) as a certifying staff of aircraft in the KWS AMO.
  • Have received a type training on aircrafts maintained within the approved scope of KWS AMO.
  • Have attended a management or supervisory course.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the current KCAA AMO regulations.

    How to apply

    Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and emails of three (3) referees to the address below not later than 21st May, 2018 at 4.00pm.

    Director General
    Kenya Wildlife Service
    P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya.
    Email: [email protected]


    Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Wildlife Service Workshop Manager Employment Opportunities




    Kenya Wildlife Service Licensed Aircraft Engineer Cat. “C” Piston Engine Employment Opportunities

    Job Grade “5”

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Examine and inspect aircraft components and engine components.
  • Fuel system installation and rigging.
    Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards practices and that aircraft are ready for release to service / certification.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Evaluate information to determine compliance with KCAA regulations and standards.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and solve them using standard procedures.
  • Carry out component replacement when time in service is over / expires.
  • Replace defective parts using hand tools or power tools.
  • Test aircraft parts with gauges and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned example like reweigh of aircraft preparing components for shipment.

    Job Requirements

  • Diploma in aeronautical
    engineering from a recognized Institution.
  • A valid KCAA license category “C” (Piston engine)
  • Appropriate ratings in line with KWS AMO capability list.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years working experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the KCAA regulations.
  • Training in Crew Resource Management, Aviation Security and Dangerous Goods will be added advantage

    How to apply

    Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and emails of three (3) referees to the address below not later than 21st May, 2018 at 4.00pm.

    Director General
    Kenya Wildlife Service
    P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya.
    Email: [email protected]


    Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Wildlife Service Licensed Aircraft Engineer Cat. “C” Piston Engine Employment Employment Opportunities




    Kenya Wildlife Service Licensed Aircraft Engineer Cat. “X” Electrical Employment Opportunities

    Job Grade “5”

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Examine and inspect aircraft components and engine components.
  • Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards practices and that aircraft are ready for release to service / certification.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Evaluate information to determine compliance with KCAA regulations and standards.
  • Diagnose electrical problems and solve them using standard procedures.
  • Carry out component replacement when time in service is over / expires.
  • Replace defective parts using hand tools or power tools.
  • Test aircraft parts with gauges and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned example like reweigh of aircraft preparing components for shipment.
  • Assisting in handling of unscheduled maintenance to support line maintenance.
  • Perform corrective action resulting from quality compliance monitoring.

    Job Requirements

  • Diploma in aeronautical engineering from a recognized Institution.
  • A valid KCAA license holder in category X (Electrical)
  • Appropriate ratings in line with KWS AMO capability list.
  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the KCAA regulations.

    How to apply

    Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and emails of three (3) referees to the address below not later than 21st May, 2018 at 4.00pm.

    Director General
    Kenya Wildlife Service
    P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya.
    Email: [email protected]


    Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Wildlife Service Licensed Aircraft Engineer Cat. “X” Electrical Employment Employment Opportunities

    Short-listed candidates will be required to obtain and be in possession of the following documents at the interview stage:-

  • Certificate of good conduct from the CID.
    Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (Where applicable).
  • Clearance from Kenya Credit Reference Bureau.
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

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