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Government Jobs in Kenya - KWS

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is a State Corporation whose responsibility is to manage and conserve wildlife in Kenya. 

The Service seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the under-listed positions at its Headquarters in Nairobi.

Telecommunications Rigging Superintendent

Job Grade “6”

One (1) Post

Reporting to the Telecommunications Engineer, the overall responsibility will be planning, designing and construction masts, construction and maintenance of repeater houses.

Duties & Responsibilities
·                     Drafting and proposing rigging & safety policy.
·                     Planning, designing and commissioning masts and solar brackets.
·                     Preparing mechanical workshop activity plan and budget.
·                     Formulating safety regulations on masts climbing and their enforcement.
·                     Maintaining inventory of rigging equipment and accessories.
·                     Ensuring availability of rigging accessories for effective routine maintenance of masts.
·                     Ensuring safety of rigging equipment.
·                     Controlling mechanical workshop stores.
·                     Supervising, appraising telecommunication riggers.
Job Requirements
·                     Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
·                     At least five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
·                     Experience in welding, fabrications and rigging


Telecommunications Rigger I 

Job Grade “7”

One (1) Post


Reporting to the Telecommunications Rigging Superintendent, the overall responsibility will be to construct and maintain radio masts and fabrication of solar brackets.

Duties & Responsibilities
·                     Designing, fabricating and installing masts and solar brackets.
·                     Preparing and implementing routine maintenance schedules for radio masts and repeater houses.
·                     Painting masts and replacing worn out mast accessories.
·                     Installing communication antennae on lattice masts.
·                     Installing brackets for mobile radios.
·                     Ensuring proper earthling of masts.
·                     Supervising telecommunication riggers.
Job Requirements
·                     Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
·                     At least three (3) years experience in a relevant field.
·                     Experience in welding, fabrications and rigging.
How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and emails of three (3) referees to the address below not later than 25th September, 2017 at 4.00pm.

Director General
Kenya Wildlife Service
P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

Email: recruitment@kws.go.ke

Short-listed candidates will be required to obtain and be in possession of the following documents at the interview stage:-
·                     Certificate of good conduct from the CID.
·                     Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
·                     Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (Where applicable).
·                     Clearance from Kenya Credit Reference Bureau.
·                     Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/details as sought for will not be considered. 

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 


Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

Application email: recruitment@kws.go.ke

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