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Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for the following posts:

Advert. No.1 /2011
Coxswain II
Job Group ‘E’
Thirty Two (32) Posts

Salary and other benefits (Kshs)

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 for Nairobi, major Municipalities and other areas will be determined as per service regulation

Medical Allowance: Kshs.495 per month

Leave Allowance: Kshs. 4,000 per year

Leave Entitlement: 30 days every year

Commuter Allowance: 1,100 per month

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:
  • Rigging gears and equipments on board vessels;
  • Operating and maintaining life boats;
  • Marking fishing grounds using maps and land markers; and
  • Receiving verbal and radio communications.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, candidates must:
  • Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+;
  • Possess Coxswain Certificate of Competence from the Kenya Ports Authority or any other recognized Institution;
  • Candidates in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) / Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) and have professional experience and possess relevant Proficiency Certificate (Trade Tests) from Turkana County, Baringo County, Marsabit County and Coast Region Counties are encouraged to apply; and
  • Be aged between 18 and 35 years.
Advert.No.2/2011
Ship Crew
Job Group ‘D’
Ninety Six (96) Posts

Salary and other benefits (Kshs)

Salary Scale: 8,819 x 438 – 9,257x 464 - 9,721 per month

House allowance: Kshs. 3,300 p.m for Nairobi, major Municipalities and other areas will be determined as per service regulation

Medical Allowance: Ksh.375 per month.

Leave allowance: ksh.4,000 per year

Leave entitlement: 30 days every year

Commuter Allowance: Ksh.1,100 per month.

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:
  • Cleaning and painting the dock vessels;
  • Mending and operating the fishing gears;
  • Fish handling and processing;
  • Keep watching when the ship is docked;
  • Ship steering and discharging wastes;
  • Controlling all fishing operations including landing, handling and storage of ships;
  • Maintaining and dry docking of ships;
  • Operating and managing life jackets; and
  • Operating whinches for fish drawing.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, candidates must:
  • Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade ‘D’ plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognised Institution; and
  • Be aged between 18 and 35 years.
Applicants are requested to complete PSC 2 forms (Revised 2007) which can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission of Kenya Website www.psc.go.ke and attach copies of their National 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 11th May, 2011.

Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified.

Prof. Micheni Japhet Ntiba, CBS
Permanent Secretary

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