KMFRI Laboratory Technician I Jobs in Kenya

KMFRI Laboratory Technician I Jobs in Kenya

Laboratory Technician I – Ri.7
Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this grade will include:

  • Collecting, processing, preserving samples from aquatic environment and other sources;
  • Collecting, preparing, managing and safely disposing samples and specimens;
  • Cleaning, maintaining and storing of laboratory apparatus and equipment;
  • Maintaining and preserving specimens and cultures;
  • Carrying out analytical work on collected samples;
  • Recording of experimental data;
  • Assisting in demonstrations of laboratory functions to clients and visitors;
  • Guiding junior personnel, interns and students on attachment;
  • Assisting in training and guiding clients on improved technologies such as seaweed farming, fish farming and value addition; and any other duties as may assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, one must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C- (Minus) or equivalent;
  • Craft Certificate from a recognized institution preferably from Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) or its equivalent in the following fields;
  • Food science, Fisheries, and Applied Laboratory Sciences; and
    Satisfactorily served at the position of Laboratory Technician II or its equivalent for a minimum period of three (3) years.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications
    both in Hard and Soft Copy with a detailed resume and copies of certificates and testimonials.
  • Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and sent to the address below not later than Monday 20th May 2019.
  • The Director,
  • Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
  • P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
  • Mombasa
  • Phone: 020-8021560, 020-8021561
  • Email:
  • KMFRI is an Equal opportunity Employer committed to diversity, Persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.
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  • Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; KMFRI Laboratory Technician I Jobs in Kenya

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