Security Officer Job Vacancies in Kenya

Security Officer Job Vacancies in Kenya

The Deputy Chief Security Officer shall be responsible to the Vice Chancellor and will be in charge of the Department of Security and Safety, in overall management, direction, control and co-ordination of Security Operations at the University.


  • In-Charge of the security department.
  • Responsible for security matters related to students and staff.
  • Manage security intelligence systems within the University
  • Carry out any investigation requested by Vice-Chancellor
  • Investigation of disciplinary matters as referred by Management Board
  • Attend to all security meetings in all Campuses
  • Plan and organize training for security staff
  • Execute periodic security surveys for all campuses
  • Liaise with the external security agent
    Advisor to the University Management Board on security Issues
  • Responsible for formulation, planning and control of the departmental budget
  • Effective coordination and implementation of policies in the department
  • Responsible for formulation and implementation of departmental strategic plan
  • Responsible for the procurement of stores for the department
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time


  • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology/Security Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution. A Master Degree in Criminology/Security Science will be an added advantage
  • Must have worked with any of the Disciplined Forces of Kenya for at least ten (10) years
  • Must have served at the level of Chief inspector of police or captain
  • Must have a clean Discharge Certificate
  • Must possess Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Must possess First Aid Certificate
  • Must possess Fire Fighting Certificate
  • Must have at least three (3) years working experience as Security Officer or comparable position
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Must be medically and physically fit

    How To Apply

  • Application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of relevant
    academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials, copies of certificates, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts and any other relevant supporting documents.
    Applicants must also submit valid clearances from the following bodies;
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Registered Credit Reference Bureau
  • They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees.
  • Two (2) copies of the application and referees’ confidential reports on the applicants’ suitability for the post should be sent via registered mail or courier “marked with the reference number on the left hand corner of the envelope” and sent to the under-signed to be received on or before 11th December, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Applicants are also required to fill a job application summary form availed in MUST website and send hard and soft copies (Microsoft word document) to (Compulsory)
  • Applicants with foreign earned qualifications should have their certificates certified by the Commission for University Education.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Meru University of Science and Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

    The Vice Chancellor
    Meru University of Science and Technology
    P.O. Box 972-60200

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