ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSTS (CIVILIAN STAFF)

ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSTS (CIVILIAN STAFF)

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 our 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 18th October, 2021.

1. ARTISAN (PLUMBER III) – CSG 15 – FIFTEEN (15) POSTS (Advert no. 12/2021)

 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,
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
2. ARTISAN (SPRAY PAINTER III) – CSG 15 – FIFTEEN (15) POSTS (Advert no.13/2021)

 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: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution,
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
3. ARTISAN (PANEL BEATER III) – CSG 15 – FIFTEEN (15) POSTS (Advert no. 14/2021)

  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: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent from a recognized institution,
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
4. ARTISAN (WELDER III) – CSG 15 – FIFTEEN (15) POSTS (Advert no. 15/2021)

 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 welding and maintenance of welding tools and cleaning of the workplace

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,
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
5. ARTISAN (CARPENTER III) – CSG 15 – TEN (10) POSTS (Advert no. 16/21)

 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,

  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
6. ARTISAN III (FITTER GENERAL) – CSG 15 – FIFTEEN (15) POSTS (Advert no. 17/2021)

 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:

  • 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.                                 

(b) 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.
  • Artisan National Trade Test Certificate Grade III/apprentice Certificate award by the National Industrial Training Authority or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
7. ARTISAN ELECTRICIAN (BUILDING) III – CSG 15 – FIFTEEN (15) POSTS (Advert no.18 /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 electrical and maintenance of electrical tools and cleaning of the workplace

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.
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
8. MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANIC III – CSG 15 – ONE HUNDRED (100) POSTS (Advert no. 19/2021)

 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:

  • (i) Inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine  tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
  • (ii) Maintains vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical malfunctions; replacing parts and components;
  • (iii) Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • (iv) Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.

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.
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
9. ARTISAN III (MOTOR ELECTRICIAN) – CSG 15 – FIFTY (50) POSTS (Advert no. 20/2021)

 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:

  • Installing, repairing, wiring, and maintaining of all electrical components found in different vehicles.
  • Also check what is necessary to bring automobiles up to their best working condition.
  • Work within a realistic time.

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.
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
10. SAFETY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN – CSG13 – SIX (6) POSTS (Advert no. 21/2021)

 Basic Salary:                       Ksh. 20,800 – 25,860 p.m.
 House Allowance:              Depending on area 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 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: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification
  • Craft Certificate OR Grade III awarded by the National Industrial Training Authority in any of the following fields: – Cushion Making, Clothing Technology, Textile Engineering, Upholstery and Carpeting.
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
11. AIRCRAFT SURFACE TECHNICIAN -CSG 13 – FIVE (5) POSTS (Advert no. 22/2021)

Basic Salary:                       Ksh. 20,800 – 25,860 p.m.
House Allowance:              Depending on area 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 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: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification
  • Craft Certificate OR Grade III in any of the following fields: Aircraft Surface Finisher Technician Course, Spray Painting or Automobile Refinishing from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
12. Clerical Officer II – CSG 14 – SEVENTY (70) POSTS (Advert no. 23/2021)

 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: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent qualification; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
 13. WAITER ASSISTANT III -CSG 15 – TEEN (10) POSTS (Advert no. 24/2021)

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: cleaning floors and windows within the service area; cleaning glass ware, cups, trays and cutlery; wiping and arranging furniture in the restaurant; carrying out table set-up; wiping cutlery and glass ware; and assisting in food and beverage service.

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
  • Craft Certificate in Food and Beverage Production, Sales and Service or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

OR

Have attended a formal course lasting not less than two (2) months in Food and Beverage Sales and Service organized by the Kenya Utalii College or other recognized institution; and

  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
14. COOK III – CSG 15 – FIFY (50) POSTS (Advert no. 25/2021)

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.
  • Craft Certificate in Food and Beverage Production, Sales and Service or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

OR

  • Attended a formal course lasting not less than two (2) months in Food Production organized by the Kenya Utalii College or other recognized institution; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
15. ARTISAN III (TAILOR) – CSG 15 – ONE HUNDRED (100) POSTS (Advert no.   26/2021)

 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 will entail: stitching, threading and needlework on work pieces, cleaning of workplace and machines.

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.
  • 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; and
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage.
16. SENIOR SUPPORT STAFF – CSG 16 – TWO HUNDRED (200) POSTS (Advert no. 27/2021)

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 cleaning duties in the area of deployment; performing messengerial duties; preparing tea and washing utensils; and undertaking any other related duties.

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; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

 

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.

 

 HEAD HRM&D

FOR: PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

CC: The Secretary

Public Service Commission (K)

            Nairobi

 

 

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