Kenya Wildlife Service Vacancies

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 Line Maintenance Manager Vacancies

Job Grade “4”

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the procedures used in the performance of maintenance associated with the AMO’s license privilege/coverage are adequate to ensure satisfactory quality control of all stores and that inspection records are kept such that certification responsibility is traceable at all times;
  • Assuring the procurement, receipt, storage and control of all parts and materials to be used during the execution of the organizations AMO license privileges in order that the origin of all parts can be traced to the source. This will preclude the possibility of bogus parts;
  • Assuring the proper segregation and identification of unserviceable parts and the control thereof until they are returned to the stores in a serviceable condition;
  • Assuring approval by the KCAA Director General of all parts not recommended by the manufacturer;
  • To ensure that all records pertaining to each job are filed together and available on site;
  • To ensure that a record of experience is kept for all technical personnel;
  • To ensure that the MPM is read and understood by your team and that they are made aware of any changes or updates whenever they come up;
  • To maintain friendly but strictly disciplined team at all times;
  • Ensure that the teams have all the necessary PPE’s at all times and alert the Accountable Manager in writing when there is a discrepancy;
  • Maintain any records as required by the Accountable Manager;
  • Making sure that all equipment, tools, work space etc are kept in a neat and clean way at all times.

    Job Requirements

  • Degree in aeronautical engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years’ work experience OR Diploma in aeronautical engineering and/or a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a licensed certifying engineer.
  • Be a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer with the following categories;
    “ A” and “C” rotorcraft,
    “A” airplanes and
    “C” engines.
  • Have at least five (5) years’ experience in maintaining the same categories of aircraft including three (3) years in the quality department.
  • Have received type training on every aircraft maintained within the approved scope of KWS AMO.
  • Have successfully completed a quality management course recognized by the KCAA.
  • Have attended a management or supervisory course.
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of the current KCAA AMO regulations.
  • A certification in computer related studies is an 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 Line Maintenance Manager Vacancies





    Kenya Wildlife Service Safety Manager Vacancies

    Job Grade “4”

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the operation of the safety management system and the emergency response plan
  • Enforce KWS ISO 9001:2008 best practice principals
  • Review and assess effective safety management system and emergency response plan.
  • Model and promote organizational culture that fosters safe practices.
  • Facilitate the activities of the safety review board.
  • Facilitate safety, emergency and security training of company personnel.
  • Collecting, analyzing and transmitting safety information as per the KWS Approved AMO, MPM and SMS in accordance with KCAA regulations;
  • Administering any safety-related surveys as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS procedures in accordance with KCAA regulations;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the results of corrective actions as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS procedures in accordance with KCAA regulations;
  • Ensuring that risk assessments are conducted as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS in accordance with KCAA regulations;
  • Monitoring the industry for safety concerns that could affect the organization;
  • Being involved with and organizing actual and/or practice emergency responses as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS in accordance with KCAA regulations;
  • Develop and update emergency response plan and procedures;

    Job Requirements

  • Degree in aeronautical engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years’ work experience OR Diploma in aircraft maintenance from a recognized Institution/or flight operations
  • Holder of a Safety Management Systems and Emergency Response certification acceptable to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA);
  • Sound knowledge of the Kenya Wildlife Service field and base operations, procedures and activities;
  • Broad aviation technical knowledge;
    An understanding of risk management principles and techniques to support the SMS;
  • Experience in aviation accident/incident investigation and human factors;
  • Knowledge of aviation regulatory frameworks.
  • Well-developed communication skills and demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy and analytical skills.
  • A certification in a computer related training.

    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 Safety Manager Vacancies

    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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