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  • Posted: Apr 14, 2021
    Deadline: May 3, 2021
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  • The Ministry of Defence is at Ulinzi House off Lenana Road in Nairobi. The Ministry is headed by the Cabinet Secretary who is responsible to the President and Commander - in - Chief on matters of policy. The Cabinet Secretary is appointed by the President and chairs the Defence Council which is responsible for the overall control and direction of the Kenya D...
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    Artisan III (Plumber)

     CSG 15

    No of Positions: 5

    (Advert No. 1/2021)

     Basic Salary:                        Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m.

     House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment

     Commuter Allowance:       Ksh 3,000

     Leave Allowance:              (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000

     Terms of Service:              Permanent & Pensionable.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre and the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer. An officer at this level will be assigned simple duties in repair and maintenance works.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    • Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Artisan III (Spray Painter)

    CSG 15

    No of Positions: 7

    (Advert No. 2/2021)
     
    Basic Salary:                        Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m.
    House Allowance:             Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 3,000
    Leave Allowance:             (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
    Terms of Service:               Permanent & Pensionable.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre and the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer. Duties entail basic spray-painting and maintenance of spray-painting tools and cleaning of the workplace.


    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    2. Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Artisan III (Panel Beater)

     CSG 15

    No of Positions: 5

    (Advert No. 3/2021)
    Basic Salary:                        Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m.
    House Allowance:             Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 3,000
    Leave Allowance:             (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
    Terms of Service:              Permanent & Pensionable

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre and the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer. Duties entail basic removing of dents on vehicle and plant body parts, gas welding, soldering, brazing, replacement of vehicle body parts, straightening of chassis, repair of radiators and exhaust pipes.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    2. Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Artisan III (Welder)

     CSG 15

    No of Positions: 5

    (Advert No. 4/2021)
     
    Basic Salary:                        Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m.
    House Allowance:             Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 3,000
    Leave Allowance:             (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
    Terms of Service:               Permanent & Pensionable

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre and the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer. Duties entail use of basic arc and gas welding, metal cutting, marking out work pieces and cleaning of work place.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    2. Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Artisan III (Carpenter)

    CSG 15

    No of Positions: 5

    (Advert No. 5/2021)
     
    Basic Salary:                       Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m. (Job, Group “E”)
    House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 3,000
    Leave Allowance:              (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
    Terms of Service:                Permanent & Pensionable.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre and the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer. An officer at this level will be assigned simple duties in repair and maintenance works.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    2. Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Artisan III (Electrician)

    CSG15

    No of Positions: 9

    (Advert No. 6/2021)
     
    Basic Salary:                       Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m. (Job, Group “E”)
    House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 3,000
    Leave Allowance:              (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
    Terms of Service:                Permanent & Pensionable.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre, the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer. An officer at this level will be assigned simple duties in repair and maintenance works.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    2. Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Artisan III (Motor Vehicle Mechanic III)

     CSG 15

    No of Positions: 33

    (Advert 7/2021)
     
    Basic Salary:                        Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m.
    House Allowance:             Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:     Ksh 3,000
    Leave Allowance:             (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
    Terms of Service:               Permanent & Pensionable.

    Duties and Responsibilities
     
    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre and the officer will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
    2. Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

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    Clerical Officer II

    CSG 14

    No of Positions: 49

    (Advert no. 8/2021)
     
    Basic Salary:                        Kshs. 16,890 – 20,800 p.m.
    House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:      Kshs. 3,000
    Leave Allowance:              Kshs. 4,000 (Once yearly)
    Terms of Service:                Permanent & Pensionable.

    Duties and Responsibilities
     
    This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level may be deployed in any of the following units/sections: Human Resource Management, General Registry, Supply Chain Management; Accounts or General Administrative Services. The officer will be required to carry out simple clerical duties under the supervision and guidance of a senior clerical officer.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: collecting statistical records; carrying out transactions related to accounts or personnel information; filing receipts; receiving, filling and dispatching correspondence; preparing Pay Change Advices (PCAs); preparing initial documents for issuance of stores; photocopying and scanning documents; indexing of documents and records; checking general office cleaning; and keeping safe custody of equipment, documents and records
     
    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this glade, a candidate must be in possession of: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification; and
    2. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

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    Senior Support Staff/ Sanitary Cleaner

     CSG 16

    No of Positions: 51

    (Advert No. 9/2021)
    Basic Salary:                        Kshs. 14,610 – 16,250 p.m.
    House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:      Kshs. 3,000
    Leave Allowance:              Kshs. 4,000 (Once yearly)
    Terms of Service:                Temporary terms of service.

    Duties and Responsibilities
     
    The Support Staff function will entail undertaking messengerial duties, office cleaning, sanitary cleaning and maintaining grounds and any other related duties in the area of deployement.
     
    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent qualification; and
    2. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

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    Driver III

     CSG 16

    No of Positions: 11

    (Advert 10/2021)
     
    Basic Salary:                        Kshs. 14,610 – 16,250 p.m.
    House Allowance:              Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:      Kshs. 3,000
    Leave Allowance:              Kshs. 4,000 (Once yearly)
    Terms of Service:                Permanent & Pensionable.    

    Duties and Responsibilities
     
    This is the entry grade into the driver’s cadre. Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve driving a motor vehicle as authorized; carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tire pressure, etc.; detecting and reporting malfunction of vehicle systems; maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned; ensuring security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road; safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
     
    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) or its equivalent qualification;
    • a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;
    • attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;
    • passed Suitability Test for Driver Grade III;
    • current Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police; and
    • Atleast two (2) years driving experience

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    Cook III

    CSG 15

    No of Positions: 30

    (Advert no. 11/2021)
    Basic Salary:                        Ksh. 15,670 – 17,570 p.m.
    House Allowance:             Depending on area of deployment
    Commuter Allowance:       Ksh 3,000
    Leave Allowance:             (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
    Terms of Service:              Permanent & Pensionable.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This will be the entry grade for the Cooks cadre. An officer at this level will be on job training and will carry out duties under the supervision of a senior officer. Duties will include: preparation of raw foods for cooking; cleanliness of equipment used in production; maintaining hygiene by ensuring cleaning of the kitchen and its surroundings; setting up and preparing equipment for use in food preparation and production; and alerting the supervisor of any defective equipment.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
    • Craft Certificate in Food and Beverage Production, Sales and Service or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Method of Application

    Applications are invited for the following posts in the Ministry of Defence. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing ONE application form PSC2 (Revised 2016) and submit the same together with copies of the required certificates. The application form may be downloaded from Public Service Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke  OR HERE BELOW

    Application for Employment Form – PSC.2 (REVISED 2016)

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    Requirements and other detailed information for each of the posts is available on the HERE and on www.mygov.go.ke

    Completed application forms should reach the Cabinet Secretary; Ministry of Defence, P.O. Box 40668 – 00100, NAIROBI or hand delivered to Ulinzi House gate off Lenana Road; on or before 3rd May, 2021.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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