KMFRI Laboratory Technologist II Jobs in Kenya

KMFRI Laboratory Technologist II Jobs in Kenya

Laboratory Technologist Ii (Ri.8)
Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Collecting, processing, preserving and analyzing water, sediment and biological samples;
  • Preparing, managing and safely disposing samples and specimens;
  • Maintaining and preserving specimens and cultures;
  • Recording of experimental data;
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment;
  • Keeping laboratory records;
  • Carrying out demonstrations of laboratory functions to clients/visitors;
  • Supervision and on-the-job training of junior technical personnel;
  • Ordering of laboratory materials and safe storage of the same;
  • Planning, supervising and evaluating laboratory services at research centers;
  • Assisting in training of 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 be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C (Plain) or equivalent;
  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines:-
  • Applied Biology; Science Laboratory Technology, Analytical Chemistry; Food Science Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Higher national diploma in Applied Biology/ Laboratory Technology/ Analytical Chemistry or equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    Working knowledge of computer applications.

    How to

  • 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 Technologist II Jobs in Kenya

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