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Vacancies Open At Kenya Forest Service (KFS)

Kenya Forest Service (KFS) is a body corporate established under the Forest Conservation and Management Act (FCMA), 2016 with the mandate to enhance development, conservation and management of Kenya’s forest resources in all public forests for the equitable benefit of present and future generations. 

In addition, the Service is mandated to provide technical advice and capacity build the County Governments in executing their respective devolved forestry functions among them management of community, private lands and on-farm forests.

KFS envisages to be an internationally recognized organization of excellence in knowledge based sustainable forest resources conservation and management. Towards this end, KFS has made tremendous and noteworthy milestones among them the attainment and surpassing of the 10% tree cover target as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya which currently stands at 12.13% as per the National Forest Resources Assessment Report 2021.

These gains have made high positive impact in enhancing environmental integrity, economic growth, sociocultural development and climate change resilience. Subsequently, and in line with the provisions of the FCMA 2016 and Mwongozo Code of Governance for State Corporations, KFS is seeking to recruit qualified, performance driven and highly motivated individuals to support achievement of its strategic objectives in the highly dynamic forestry sector in the following positions;

How To Apply

1.     Online applicationsClick Here To Apply

Following successful online applications, the applicants will receive a NOTIFICATION EMAIL.

For Assistance, contact KFS ICT helpdesk on the following lines during office working hours (8.00 am – 5.00 pm);

020 2020285/020 2014663/020 2689882

2.   Hard copy applications

In addition to the online application, applicants MUST print and attach the NOTIFICATION EMAIL as the first page to the hard copy applications. The hard copy application should clearly indicate the position and reference number. Attach current curriculum vitae (clearly indicating the mobile number, names and contact details of three referees), copies of relevant testimonials, academic and professional certificates and copy of national identity card.

The application should clearly be marked with reference number for each position and should either be sent through the post office or hand delivered to the following address in a sealed envelope marked “APPLICATION FOR (WRITE POSTION & REFERENCE); so as to reach the Service not later than 11th July, 2022 by 5.00pm.

NB: The application will not be considered complete until the two steps are successfully undertaken. Further, email applications shall not be considered.

Chief Conservator of Forests,

Kenya Forest Service, Karura, Off Kiambu Road,

P. O. Box 30513-00100, G.P.O.

Nairobi, Kenya.

Note:

Canvassing will lead to disqualification. The Service is ISO accredited and an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants living with disabilities and those from marginalized areas and minority communities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Click on each job below to view the detailed job descriptions.
1. SENIOR MANAGER COPRORATE SERVICE, JOB GRADE KFS

2–REF KFS/SMCS /2022 ONE (1) POST (3 YEARS CONTRACT RENEWABLE )2. SENIOR ICT OFFICER, JOB GRADE KFS 6- REF KFS/SIO/2022 ONE (1) – POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

3. LEGAL OFFICER I, KFS GRADE 7- REF KFS/LOI/2022 ONE (1) POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

4. RECORDS MANAGEMENT OFFICER II, JOB GRADE KFS 8- REF KFS/RMOII/2022 ONE (1) POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

5. WORKSHOP MANAGER (MECHANICAL), JOB GRADE KFS 9- REF KFS/WM/2022 ONE (1) POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

6. SUPERINTENDENT OF ROADS, JOB GRADE KFS 9- REF KFS/SR/2022 ONE (1) POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

7. LIBRARY ASSISTANT II, JOB GRADE KFS 10- REF KFS/LAII/2022 ONE (1) POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

8. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT II, JOB GRADE-KFS 10- REF KFS/HRMAII/2022 TWO (2) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

9. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, JOB GRADE KFS 10- REF -KFS/AAII/2022 TWO (2) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

10. ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT, JOB GRADE KFS 10- REF -KFS/ACCA/2022 TWO (2) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

11. FORESTER TRAINEES, JOB GRADE KFS 11 – REF -KFS/FT/2022 THIRTY (30) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

12. ASSISTANT HOUSEKEEPER, JOB GRADE KFS 11- REF KFS/AH/2022 -ONE (1) POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

13. FOREST ASSISTANT III (NURSERY HEADMEN), JOB GRADE KFS 12- REF-KFS/FAIII/2022 ONE HUNDRED & THIRTY-SIX (136) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE

14. COOK II, JOB GRADE KFS 12- REF KFS/CKII/2022 TWO (2) POST (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

15. DRIVER III, JOB GRADE KFS 12- REF KFS/DRVIII/2022 SEVEN (7) -POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

16. PLANT OPERATOR III, JOB GRADE KFS 12- REF KFS/POIII/2022 THREE (3) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

17. MECHANIC II, JOB GRADE KFS 12- REF KFS/MECII/ 2022 TWO (2) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

18. OFFICE ASSISTANT III, JOB GRADE KFS 13- REF KFS/OAIII/2022 -THREE (3) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

19. KITCHEN HAND, JOB GRADE KFS 13- REF KFS/KH/2022 -FOUR (4) POSTS (PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE)

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