4,000 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya - Nursery Attendants (KFS)

The Nursery Attendant will be responsible for propagation and maintenance of seedlings in KFS Tree Nurseries, and shall report to the Nursery Headman.


  • Collection and mixing of nursery soil in the recommended ratio; 
  • Filling of polytubes and bags (potting) and germination and “Swaziland’ beds” with mixed nursery soil;
  • Sowing of seeds and pricking out of seedlings;
  • Collection and sowing of wildlings;
  • Tending of seedlings including; watering, weeding, root pruning, application of fertilizer, manure and pesticides,  as well as hardening of seedlings;
  • Cleaning and maintenance of nursery compound, tools and equipment and the general nursery infrastructure
  • Participate in tree planting and firefighting activities


  • The County Forest Conservators of KFS shall ensure that the recruitment of “Green Armies” in their respective counties. Is open and transparent, by observing of the following;
  • The advertisement should be openly displayed in key public areas, such as all KFS offices; County , Sub-County and Assistant County Commissioners Offices;  County Government Offices; as well as Chiefs  Offices in the respective targeted locations and sub-locations;
  • Vetting and recruitment of “Green Army” should be done on site in each of the targeted KFS Tree Nurseries;


  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen aged 18 years and above
  • Must be a resident of targeted county, sub county and ward;

Work stations :  300 KFS Tree Nurseries across the country

Terms of service: Temporary Contract Terms

Monthly Wage: KES 8,631- KES 16,401, depending on work stations as categorized and determined by the Regulation of Wages and Conditions of Employment Act (Cap. 229)

Other benefit: NSSF and NHIF cover

Employment duration: One year (2023/2024 FY), renewable depending on satisfactory performance and available budget.

How to Apply

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