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  • Posted: Jan 31, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 24, 2023
  • The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has remained the premier government agency for the provision of Standards, Metrology and Conformity Assessment (SMCA) services since its inception in 1974. Over that period its main activities have grown from the development of standards and quality control for a limited number of locally made products in the 1970s to the...
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    Security Officer

    Job Purpose

    Implements security procedures to ensure safety and security of staff, visitors and KEBS asset

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Implements security procedures and operational objectives to ensure to ensure staff, visitors and assets safety and security;
    • Prepares work schedules for National Police security officers and outsourced security guards attached to KEBS;
    • Coordinates manning of the main gate, vetting of visitors, security checks, recording of visitor’sdetails and directing them to the reception for assistance.
    • Maintains records on KEBS’ motor vehicles movement accountability and traceability;
    • Conducts patrols and surveillance within the premises to identify security gaps for corrective action;
    • Identifies and responds to security incidents and threats to ensure neutralization and identification of improvement actions;
    • Accounts for movement of outbound items to eliminate chances of loss of organizational properties; Analyses weekly security incidences from the occurrence book, incident log, gate pass, visitor’s cars record file and official vehicle movement register and submit a report to Principal Security officer;
    • Coordinates motor vehicle parking lots within the premises to ensure efficient utilization of parking spaces, organized parking and motor vehicles security.
    • Implements Management Systems adopted by KEBS for the purpose of ensuring efficiency, effectiveness and sustained customer satisfaction at the section.
    • Implements Risk Management measure in the division to ensure mitigation against the negative effects of risks and take advantage of opportunities.
    • Implements business continuity strategies in Security division to ensure resilience and sustainability of processes and services. 

    Academic qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Security studies/ criminology or Bachelor’s degree with Police Training

    Method of Application

    Please visit the careers page on KEBS website: for detailed job profile/description and instruction on how to apply.
    Interested and qualified candidates applications should be submitted either SOFTCOPY to or HARDCOPY sent by post or hand delivered to KEBS HQ office addressed to the address below, indicating VACANCY NAME on the envelope on or before 24th February, 2023 at 17:00 HRs, EAT enclosing/attach Cover letter, a detailed CV with full details on education background, professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of Testimonials, Academic Certificates and National Identification Card.

    The Managing Director, Kenya Bureau of Standards
    Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road,
    P.O. Box 54974 - 00200 NAIROBI.


    • KEBS DOES NOT charge any fee in the recruitment process.
    • Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
    • Academic Qualifications of external origin MUST be accompanied with a recognition and equation certificate from the relevant body in Kenya.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • All degree applicants for engineering related qualifications must be Registered as Graduate Engineers.
    • The applicants must comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya

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