Kenya Wildlife Service Pilot Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Wildlife Service Pilot Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • Reporting to the respective conservation area managers directly and indirectly to the Head Air-wing through the Chief Pilot, the overall responsibility will be to conduct aerial works to facilitate wildlife management and decision making in the designated conservation areas and also build up flight management data through the pilot reporting system.


  • Flying aircrafts to ensure effective aerial patrols and conservation area administration
    Flying aircrafts for animal census exercise
    Participating in security operations
    Locating animals during translocation, veterinary and capture operations

  • Ascertaining aircraft fitness for flight as per pilots operating handbook and any laid down operation and legal requirements for every flight

  • Maintaining flight records

  • Providing aerial coverage for wildlife security ground operations

  • Locating animal concentration and advising the security team for easy monitoring and protection

  • Conducting commercial flight in accordance with the industry and institution standards


  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen

  • Minimum KCSE Grade “C” Minus or its equivalent

  • Valid and current fixed-wing Kenyan Private Pilot’s License (PPL)

  • Minimum total flying hours: forty (40)

  • Be in possession of valid and current class one (1) medical certificate from a KCAA authorized medical examiner

  • Experience on Tail Wheel Aircrafts will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

  • Interested and suitably qualified individuals should download the KWS Application for Employment Form on the website, fill and forward the same 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 two (2) referees to the address below not later than Monday 16th March, 2020 at 4.30pm.

    Director General

    Kenya Wildlife Service

    P. O. Box 40241 – 00100

    Nairobi, Kenya.


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

  • Police Clearance Certificate.

  • 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.

  • KWS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action.

  • In this regard, youth, women, people living with disabilities and those from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

  • 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.

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