Dining Hall/ Hostel/ Kitchen Attendant Job in Kenya

Kitchen Attendant


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Certificate in Food Production or food and Beverage Production, Sales and Service, Institutional Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management from a recognized institution;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D+(plus) or its equivalent qualification;
  • Served in the grade of Hostel/Dining hall/Kitchen Attendant IT Grade 3 or in a comparable position for a minimum period of 3 years;
  • Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution;
  • Valid Certificate of Health for food Handlers;
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in foods preparation and service, using appropriate tools and equipment;
  • Cooking of food;
  • Identifying and reporting defects or problems concerning hostel/kitchen equipment, and other unusual conditions;
  • Ensure that the kitchen/dining /hostel hall is cleaned according to the cleaning checklist and schedule; ,
  • Arranging the hostel/kitchen store and dining hall furniture accordingly; and
  • Setting up and preparing equipment for use in food preparation and service.

How to Apply

Terms and Conditions

Successful candidates shall be employed on Permanent and Pensionable terms upon satisfactory completion of six (6) months’ probation period and subject to satisfactory performance as appraised by the respective supervisor.

ONLY Kibabii University staff on contract terms are required to apply for advertised positions. Each application shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with three (3) referees, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents.

Note: This is not a promotion advertisement. A letter of recommendation from the Chairperson/Head of Department on the applicant’s professional experience and character in general should be sent to the address below.

All applications should be clearly marked with the referenced number of the advertised position and submitted as follows:

  • Six (6) hard Copies; and
  • Electronic scanned copy in PDF format (as one running document) to be sent to the following e-mail recruitment@kibu.ac.ke by 21st  July, 2023 by 5.00 p.m.

The six (6) hard Copies should be addressed to:-

The Vice Chancellor, Kibabii University,
P.O. Box 1699 – 50200,


OR Dropped at:-
Kibabii University — Main Campus
Administration Registry, Third Floor Room ADA 307

Please Note:

  • Kibabii University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.
  • The University does not charge any fee for the whole recruitment and selection exercise.
  • Any form of canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.