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Ministry of Fisheries Development Re-Advertisement Vacancies: COXSWAIN

Applications are invited from young and energetic Kenyans of 30 years or below to fill the following vacant posts in this Ministry.
Successful candidates will be deployed to work in the following Kenya Fishery waters: – Lake Victoria, Lake Naivasha, Lake Baringo, Lake Turkana, Masinga Dam and Indian Ocean.
Advert 1/2010
COXSWAIN Trainee
Job Group ‘D’
Ninety Six (96) Posts
Salary Scale: Ksh.8819 x 438 – 9257×464-9721 per month
House allowance: Ksh.3, 300.00 per month
Medical Allowance: Ksh.375.00 per month
Leave Allowance: Kshs. 4,000.00 per year
Leave Entitlement: 30 days every year
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Duties and Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for Coxswain. Successful candidates will work under the direction and supervision of an experienced Coxswain.
Other duties include cleaning and painting the dock vessels, sentry duties on board a vessel at sea and ashore, securing ships/boats to buoys and jetties and operating windlass to cast or retrieve anchors. Other duties include fish handling and processing, operation and management of life jackets and operation of winches for fish drawing.
Requirements for Appointment:


Applicants should be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D+’ or lower. Those in possession of Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (CPE/KCPE) and have professional experience and can demonstrate professional competence are encouraged to apply. Successful candidate will undergo practical test.
Advert 2/2010
COXSWAIN II
Job Group ‘E’
(32 Posts)
Salary Scale: Ksh.9, 721 x 486 – 10,207 x 510 – 10,717 x 537 – 11,254 per month. House allowance: Kshs. 3,500 per month Medical Allowance: Kshs.495 per month
Leave Allowance: Kshs. 4,000 per year Leave Entitlement: 30 days every year Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities at this level will entail rigging of gears and equipment on board vessel, operation and maintenance of life boats.
Others duties may involve marking fishing grounds using maps, land markers and receiving verbal and radio communications.
Requirements for Appointment
Candidates should be in possession of:-
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ or below.
  • Candidates in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE/CPE) and have
  • Professional experience and can demonstrate professional competence are encouraged to apply.
  • Coxswain Certificate of Competence from the Kenya Ports Authority or any other recognized institution.
  • Successful candidate will undergo a practical test.
Applicants are requested to complete PSC 2 forms (Revised 2007) which can be downloaded from Public Service Commission Website www.psc.go.ke and attach copies of Identity Cards, Certificates and Testimonials.
Completed application forms should be sent to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Fisheries Development
P.O. Box 58187 – 00200
Nairobi

So as to reach him on or before 30th June, 2010.
I.S. Muhanji
For: Permanent Secretary

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