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  • Posted: Nov 13, 2018
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2018
  • The Kenya Defence Forces are the armed forces of the Republic of Kenya. The Kenya Army, Kenya Navy, and Kenya Air Force comprise the national Defence Forces. The current Kenya Defence Forces were established, and its composition laid out, in Article 241 of the 2010 Constitution of Kenya; the KDF is governed by the Kenya Defence Forces Act of 2012. The Presid...
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    Tradesmen & Women Artisans

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    Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law. All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes with fake/falsified documents or caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted. If you accept to be conned, you will lose your money or property and go to jail; it has happened to many citizens during last recruitment.

    Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment; NO ONE can influence the recruitment process. Report any suspicious conmen to the nearest police station or a military camp. KDF recruitment is absolutely FREE TO ALL.

    The public is further notified that recruitment is ONLY conducted at the advertised recruitment centres countrywide during daytime before 1800 hrs (6pm) on weekdays only. Successful candidates will be issued with calling letters at the recruitment centres by the Senior Recruiting Officers.

    Any person purporting to recruit or issue an alleged calling letter away from a recruitment centre is a con person.

    The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of the Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force and Kenya Navy will be visiting the recruiting centres to recruit Servicemen/women and Defence Forces Constabularies on dates and venues indicated.

    All potential candidates reporting to the recruitment centres should come from the Sub-Counties  and Divisions of their respective Counties. They must bring with them current original national identity card, academic certificates and testimonials. Photocopies, scanned documents and police abstracts will not be accepted.


    • Must be Kenyan citizen and should not have dual citizenship.
    • A minimum of mean grade C (Plain) in KCSE, a relevant Diploma or above from a recognized Institution and be registered with the relevant statutory bodies where applicable.
    • Be in possession of valid a Kenyan National Identity card
    • Between 18 and 30 years old.
    • Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
    • Have no criminal record.
    • Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) / Women: 1.52 m (5ft)
    • Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) / Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb)
    • Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at recruitment and during training.

    Method of Application

    Clear photocopies of relevant academic certificates and national ID card of the prospective Tradesmen/women must accompany their applications and be addressed to the:

    Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces (Personnel and Logistics)
    Ministry of Defence Defence Headquarters Ulinzi House
    P.O. Box 40668
    NAIROBI – 00100

    The application to reach the addressee on or before 25th November 2018. Shortlisted Tradesmen/women will be notified through the print media between 13th and 19th December 2018.

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