Massive Recruitment by Kenya Defence Forces – (Over 500 Vacancies)

The Kenya Defence Forces is pleased to announce to the general public the recruitment of General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets and Specialised Officers which is scheduled to take place in the months of August and September 2017.
Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law. All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes with fake/falsified documents or caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted. If you accept to be conned, you will lose your money or property and go to jail; it has happened to many citizens during last recruitments.
Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment; NO ONE can influence the recruitment process. Report any suspicious conmen to the nearest police station or a military camp. KDF recruitment is absolutely FREE TO ALL.
Nurses

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Electrical & Electronics Engineers

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from a recognized university and be registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB)
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Information Technologists

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with at least two (2) years working experience.
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.


Education Officers

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and be registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB)
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Medical Laboratory Officers

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences and be registered with The Kenya MedicalLaboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB)
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Textile Engineers

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Technology degree in Textile Engineering and be registered with the Engineering Registration Board (ERB).
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Procurement Officers

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management.
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Public Health Officers


Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health Sciences.
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Quantity Surveyors

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a degree in Quantity Survey Engineering and be registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Assistant Directors of Music (Band Masters)

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Music.
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Aeronautical Engineers

Requirements

·         Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from a recognized university.
·         Must hold a  minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ in English and Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for Specialised Officers will not be less than three months.
·         Must be Kenyan citizens and should not have dual citizenship.
·         Must not be above 30 years of age.
·         Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
·         Have no criminal record.
·         Minimum Height: Men: 1.60 m (5ft 3in) and Women: 1.52 m (5ft).
·         Minimum Weight: Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb) and Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
·         Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.
How to Apply
Clear photocopies of relevant academic certificates and national ID card of the prospective Tradesmen/women must accompany their applications and be addressed to the:
Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces
(Personnel and Logistics)
Ministry of Defence
Defence Headquarters
Ulinzi House
P.O. Box 40668
NAIROBI – 00100
The application to reach the addressee on or before 24th August 2017. Shortlisted GSO Cadet/ Specialist Officer will be notified through the print media between 12th and 17th September 2017

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