Kenya Forest Service Recruitment (June 2024) KFS 220 Open Jobs / Online Application

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) recruitment for 2024/2025 is ongoing. This job is an opportunity for individuals passionate about forestry and conservation. Here’s the application procedures.

KFS has announced her 220 permanent and pensionable job openings across 26 different sections. However, candidates are advised to apply on https://recruitment.kenyaforestservice.org/ before the application closing date: 1st July 2024.

Career Openings at Kenya Forest Service 2024

S/NJOB TITLEPOSITIONS
1ECOTOURISM OFFICER II1
2PLANT OPERATOR III10
3SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT8
4SENIOR OFFICER-BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING1
5AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN1
6ENGINEER II2
7ASSISTANT WOOD TECHNOLOGIST2
8LEGAL OFFICER II2
9RECORDS MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT III30
10OFFICE ASSISTANT III /NURSERY/ ENUMERATOR32
11GEO DATA BASE OFFICER II2
12LECTURER II8
13DISPATCH OFFICER1
14ICT ASSISTANT10
15MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN II1
16HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT II15
17ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT II15
18CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT II3
19PILOT1
20ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT5
21SURVEY ASSISTANT7
22DRIVER III20
23INSPECTOR OF ROADS7
24LIBRARIAN ASSISTANT II2
25ASSISTANT OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR III32
26CUSTOMER CARE ASSISTANT2
Application Deadline: 1st July 2024

Qualifications and Requirements for KFS Recruitment 2024

There are certain requirements you must meet to be eligible for the Kenya Forest Service jobs. They are as follows:

  1. Be a Kenyan citizen.
  2. Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Grade D+. 
  3. Hold a bachelorโ€™s degree with a minimum of upper second-class honours or its equivalent.
  4. Be certified by government medical personnel as physically and mentally suitable for service.
  5. Have no physical or mental disabilities.
  6. Be of good character and integrity.
  7. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player.
  8. Possess strong managerial and communication skills.
  9. Be competent, organized, and able to work in a collaborative environment.
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Benefits & Salary Structure

Successful applicants will benefit from a range of allowances. House allowances vary from Ksh5,000 to Ksh50,000 per month depending on location, while commuter allowances range between Ksh5,000 and Ksh15,000. Medical allowances cover employees and their dependents, provided through a medical insurance scheme. 

Risk allowances, ranging between Ksh5,000 and Ksh20,000, are available for those working in high-risk regions. Annual leave is equivalent to one month’s salary, and hardship allowances of up to Ksh20,000 are offered to those in remote areas.

Salaries range from Ksh30,000 to Ksh300,000 for senior officers.

How to Apply for The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) Recruitment 2024

  1. Visit the official KFS recruitment portal at KFS Recruitment Portal.
  2. Select your preferred job role
  3. Click on “APPLY”
  4. Create an account by providing your name (as it appears on your National ID), a valid email address, phone number, and password.
  5. Log in to your account and fill out the application form with accurate information.
  6. Upload scanned copies of the required documents.
  7. Proofread your application and submit it.
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Important Information

Applicants must print the notification email and attach it as the first page of the hard copy application. The application should include a clearly indicated reference number for the position applied for, a current curriculum vitae, copies of relevant testimonials, academic and professional certificates, and a copy of the National Identity card.

Applications should be sent in a sealed envelope marked โ€œApplication for (Write Position and Reference)โ€ addressed to the:

Chief Conservator of Forests
Kenya Forest Service
P.O. Box 30513-00100, G.P.O.
Nairobi, Kenya.

After the application submission, successful candidates will be notified via email and will proceed to the next recruitment phases, which may include physical fitness tests, written exams, and interviews.

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