Ministry of Defence jobs in Kenya-September 2015

296

Ministry of Defence Vacancies

Applications are invited for the following posts in the Ministry of Defence.
1. Safety Equipment Technician III
Job Group ‘G’
14 Posts
Basic Salary: Ksh.16,692 – 21,304 p.m. (Job, Group “G”)
House Allowance: Ksh. 5,000 p.m
Commuter Allowance: Ksh 4,000
Leave Allowance: (once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This is the entry and training grade in this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced officer.
  • Duties and responsibilities will entail: repairing parachutes, aircraft safety belts, motor vehicle canopies and fabricating loose covers for both aircrafts and vehicles; packing parachutes/dingys for use by soldiers; storing and maintenance of parachutes; maintaining upholstery and fabrics sewing machines and carpet cleaning machines; undertaking interior finishing which include carpeting, upholstery, repairing and modifying seat cushions/covers; and determining the strength of repairing
  • materials.

Requirements of Appointment

  • For appointment, a candidate must have:-
  • Craft Certificate Grade III in any of the following fields:- Cushion Making, Clothing Technology, Textile Engineering, Upholstery and Carpeting, from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

2. Aircraft Surface Technician III
Job Group ‘G’
5 Posts
Basic Salary: Ksh.16,692 – 21,304 p.m. (Job, Group “G”)
House Allowance: Ksh, 5,000
Commuter Allowance: Ksh 4,000
Leave Allowance: (once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced officer.
  • Specific duties and responsibilities will involve:- sanding aircraft surface prior to repairing or after primer application; masking of windows/under screens, markings and other parts to retain their originality; applying primer to sanded areas; spray painting of the aircraft; applying primer and spray finishing to aircrafts; sand blasting and applying grip system on an aircraft; repairing fiberglass components; and masking of strips and other vital configurations while the aircraft is under repair.

Requirements for Appointment

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Craft Certificate Grade III in any of the following fields: Aircraft Surface Finisher Technician Course, Spray Painting or Automobile Refinishing from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

3. Armourer (Trainee)
Job Group ‘F’
5 Posts
Basic Salary: Ksh.12,510 – 16,080 p.m. (Job, Group “F”)
House Allowance: Ksh 3,500
Commuter Allowance: Ksh 3,000
Leave Allowance: (Once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This is the entry and training grade for Armourers.
  • An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
  • Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: maintaining the cleanliness of the work area and workshop; stripping and overhauling small arms; carrying out minor repairs; and assembling of small arms.

Requirements for Appointment

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

4. Ammo Technician (Trainee)
Job Group ‘F’
5 Posts
Basic Salary: Ksh.12,510 – 16,080 p.m. (Job, Group “F”)
House Allowance: Ksh 3,500
Commuter Allowance: Ksh 3,000
Leave Allowance: (once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This is the entry and training grade for Ammo Technician. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
  • Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: maintenance of ammo workshop/storehouse; painting, stenciling and labeling of ammo boxes/containers; packaging of ammo; maintaining ammo records; storage of ammo tools; and maintaining ammo components.
  • Requirements for Appointment
  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

5. Assistant Occupational Therapist III
Job Group ‘H’
2 Posts
Basic Salaries: Ksh.19,323 – 24,662 p.m. (Job, Group “H”)
House allowance: Paid according to the station of deployment
Commuter allowance: Ksh 4,000
Leave allowance: (once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This is the entry grade into the Occupational Therapists cadre.
  • An Officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
  • Specifically, duties and responsibilities will involve: assessing and formulating patients treatment plan; maintaining records and data relating to patients; collecting data for operational research; sensitizing the community on occupational therapy issues; and preparing periodic reports.
  • Requirements for appointment
  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution.

6. Radiographer III
Job Group ‘H’
2 Posts
Basic Salary: Ksh.19,323 – 24,662 p.m. (Job, Group “H”)
House allowance: Paid according to the station of deployment
Commuter allowance: Ksh 4,000
Leave allowance: (once yearly) Ksh 4,000
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • This will be the entry and training grade for Radiographers cadre.
  • An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of an experienced officer.
  • Specific duties will include: providing radiographic services to the patients; processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients; ordering and maintaining records of radiographic and photographic supplies.

Requirements for Appointment

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (plain) with grade C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, Biology/Biological Sciences or Physics/Physical Sciences and C- in Mathematics; and
  • Diploma in any of the following: Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Sciences, Ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Digital Medical imaging equipment or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

Personal Qualities

  • In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following qualities:
  • Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce
  • Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to take instructions
  • Good organizational and supervisory skills

Core Skills

  • Team playing skills
  • Accuracy
  • Care for resources
  • Manual dexterity
  • Execution of instructions
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Records Management skills

7. Laboratory Technician III
Job Group ‘G’
4 Posts
Basic Salary: Ksh.16,692 – 21,304 p.m. (Job, Group “G”)
House allowance: Paid according to the station of deployment
Commuter allowance: Ksh 4,000
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.
An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of a more senior and experienced officer.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: cleaning and sterilizing laboratory glass ware, surfaces and equipment; packaging, transporting, submitting, processing and preserving test samples; receiving and recording submitted samples; preparing laboratory reagents; documenting and receiving samples for analysis; and disposing laboratory waste.
Requirements for Appointment

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
  • Certificate in any of the following fields: Laboratory Science, Laboratory Technology or Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in Computer applications skills from a recognized institution.

8. Registered Nurse III
Job Group ‘H’
46 Posts
Basic Salary: Ksh.19,323 – 24,662 p.m. (Job, Group “H”)
House allowance: Paid according to the station of deployment
Commuter allowance: Ksh 4,000
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. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
  • Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: assessing, planning, implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes; providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood illness (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and delivery, providing health education and counseling to patients/clients and community on identified health needs; referring patients and clients appropriately; facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans; maintaining records on patients/clients health condition and care; ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; and collecting and compiling date.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Kenya Registered Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery or Kenya Registered Nursing Mental Health and Psychiatry from a recognized institution
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing ONE application form PSC2 (Revised 2007) and submit the same together with certified copies of the required certificates.
The application form may be downloaded from Public Service Commission website HERE
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 7th October 2015.
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.
Dr. Mary K. Osoro, PhD For: Principal Secretary CC: The Secretary Public Service Commission (K) Nairobi
SHARE