• Career Opportunities at Ministry of Defence - 101 Positions

  • Posted on: 22 October, 2018 Deadline: 12 November, 2018
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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 Defence Forces.

    Supply Chain Management Assistant - 38 positions

     

    Job Responsibilities

    This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will be deployed in a Supply Chain Management unit in a Ministry or Department and will handle simple tasks such as;

    • Issuing and receiving store;
    • Preparation and maintenance of records under the supervision of a more experienced officer

    Requirements

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

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C—with a minimum of C- in Mathematics and or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
    • Certificate in Supplies Management or its approved equivalent from a recognized Institution.

    OR

    • Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management from a recognized Institution.

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    Plumber - 4 positions

     

    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 to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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

     

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    Spray Painter - 11 positions

     

    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 to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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

     

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    Panel Beater - 14 positions

     

    Job 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 to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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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    Welder - 10 positions

     

    Job 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 to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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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    Electrician - 9 positions

     

    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 to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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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    Carpenter - 5 positions

     

    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 to this grade, the candidate must have: –

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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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    Sign Writer - 5 positions

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • Designing and creating signs by measuring and calculating letter size, preparing the surface, applying background paint using brushes, sprays and rollers, and creating the letters using brushes, stencils, enamel paint and decals
    • Painting signs and lettering using lacquers, varnishes, paints and other materials
    • Painting signs on brick, metal, timber, glass, plastic and other surfaces

    Requirements

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

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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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    Machinist - 5 positions

     

    Job 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.

    • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.
    • Fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments.
    • Fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines
    • Applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

    Requirements

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

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ 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

    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.

    Completed application forms should reach the

    Cabinet Secretary’s office Ministry of Defence, P.O. Box 40668 – 00100, NAIROBI

    OR

    Hand delivered to Ulinzi House gate off Lenana Road, on or before 12th November, 2018.

    NB:

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Qualified persons irrespective of gender, age, race, culture, religion, marital status or disability are encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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