Water Resources Authority Coxswain Jobs in Kenya

Water Resources Authority Coxswain Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Job Summary

  • Pilot or navigate the boat safely and efficiently

  • Pilot or navigate the boat when transferring passengers

  • Maintain rescue equipment on the boat

  • Carry out basic boat maintenance and cleanliness

  • Oversee boat house keeping

  • Report any incidents and occurrences to the head of station;

  • Disseminate relevant safety information, instructions and guidance to boat users onboard;

  • Provide directions and instructions during emergencies.

  • Report any mechanical problems of the boat;


  • Certificate of Proficiency as Coxswain in accordance with the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations as amended or equivalent from a recognized institution;

  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant experience preferably in marine transport industry

  • Experience in deep sea operations

  • First-Aid Certificate Course

    MUST Comply with the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 which include:

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Director of Criminal Investigations;

  • Clearance from the Director of Public Prosecutions;

  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board;

  • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority;

  • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau; and

  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

    Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Should be an organized person

  • Personal Survival Skills

  • Life Saving Skills

  • Basic Fire Fighting skills

  • Swimming skillsTerms of Service and Remuneration

  • The successful candidate for all the above position will serve on probation for a period of six months thereafter translate to
    Permanent and Pensionable terms.

    How to Apply

  • Application Candidates who meet requirements for the above positions should submit their applications to reach the address below on or before 23rd July, 2020.

  • Applications should include Curriculum Vitae that includes details of day time telephone contact numbers and names and contacts of at least three (3) referees.

  • Applicants must also attach copies of certificates/testimonials as well as copy of National Identity Card.

    Please note that:-

  • WRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality;

  • Locals from Lamu County are preferred for this position.

  • Applications without relevant qualifications and copies of documents requested for will not be considered;

  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification; and

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    Applications should be addressed to

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Water Resources Authority
    NHIF Building, 9th Floor Wing B, Ragati Road
    P. O. Box 45250-00100, NAIROBI

  • Online applications can be sent to

  • hr@wra.go.ke.

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