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RECRUITMENT OF GENERAL SERVICE OFFICER (GSO) CADETS 2017

  1. The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is pleased to announce to the general public the recruitment of General Service O cer (GSO) Cadets and Specialist O cers which is scheduled to take place in the months of August and September 2017.

  2. 2  CORRUPTION. Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law. All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes with fake/falsifled 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 past recruitments. Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment; NO ONE can influence the recruitment process. Report any suspicious activities/conmen to the nearest police station or a military camp. KDF recruitment is absolutely FREE TO ALL.

  3. 3  The prospective candidates willing to join the Kenya Defence Forces MUST meet the following conditions and education qualifications:

    a. Conditions

    1. (1)  Be Kenyan citizen with no dual citizenship.

    2. (2)  Be in possession of a valid Kenyan National Identity Card.

    3. (3)  Age - between 18 and 26 years old for GSO Cadets, not above 30 years for Specialist O cers and not above 39 years for Chaplains/Imams.

    4. (4)  Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.

    5. (5)  Have no criminal record.

    6. (6)  Minimum Height:

      1. (a)  Men 1.60m (5ft 3in).

      2. (b)  Women 1.52m (5ft)

    7. (7)  Minimum Weight:

      1. (a)  Men 54.55 Kg (120 lb).

      2. (b)  Women 50.00 Kg (110 lb).

    8. (8)  Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of

      recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

  4. b. Education Quali�cations

    1. (1)  General Service O cer (GSO) Cadets

      Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics and one science subject. The initial training period for this category will cover three (3) continuous years leading to a BSc in Military Science and Security Studies on successful completion.

    2. (2)  Specialist o cers

      Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics and one science subject. Must be holder of an undergraduate degree from a recognized University/institution and be registered with statutory body where applicable. The initial training period for Specialist O cers will not be less than three months.

    Vacancies.

    a. b.

    General Service O cers (GSO) cadets.

    Specialist O cers

    (1) Medical O cers

    Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and be registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

    (2) Dentists

    Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery and be registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

    (3) Nurses

    Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK).

    1. Medical Laboratory O cers

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences and be registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB).

    2. (5)  Education O cers

      Must be graduates from a recognized University with at least a Bachelor of Education or Arts or Science degree and a post graduate diploma in education with at least two (2) years’ working experience and be registered with Teachers Service Commission (TSC).

    3. (6)  Applied Mathematicians

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics.

    4. (7)  Clinical/Counselling Psychologists

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology or Msc in Clinical Psychology.

    5. (8)  Computer Science/Information Technologists

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or in Information Technology with at least two (2) years working experience.

    6. (9)  Forensic Investigators (Cyber Security)

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science / Computer Forensic Science.

    7. (10)  Telecommunication Engineers

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized University and be registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB).

    8. (11)  Aeronautical Engineers

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from a recognized University.

    9. (12)  Statisticians

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics.

    10. (13)  Mechanical Engineers

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University and be registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB).

    11. (14)  Electrical & Electronic Engineers

      Must be holder 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).

    12. (15)  Instrumentation and Control Engineers

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Instrumentation and Control from a recognized University.

    13. (16)  Textile Engineers

      Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Technology degree in Textile Engineering and be registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB).

    (17) Procurement O cers

    Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supplies Management.

    (18) Public Health O cers

    Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Sciences.

    (19) Architects

    Must be holders of at least a Bachelor in Architecture degree from a recognized University and be registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

    (20) Quantity Surveyors

    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).

    (21) Lawyers

    Must be holders of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized University, be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, hold a current and valid practising certificate with at least two (2) years working experience. Experience in litigation will be an added advantage.

    (22) Chaplains/Imams

    Must be holders of a Bachelor’s degree in Theology/ Islamic studies from recognized Institutions. For Protestant Churches and Roman Catholic Chaplains, must be ordained ministers and recommended by Episcopal Conference and Archbishop respectively. Imams to be recommended by the Chief Kadhi.

    (23) GIS Programmers

    Must be holders of a Bachelor’s degree in Geomatics Engineering and GIS.

    (24) Assistant Directors of Music (Band Masters)

    Must be holders of a Bachelors’ degree in Music.

    (25) Broadcast Producers

    Must be holders of a Bachelor’s degree in Communication having majored in audio and visual broadcast production and with at least two (2) years working experience.

    5 Clear photocopies of relevant academic certi�cates and current National Identity card (ID) must be attached to the application 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

    6 The applications to reach the addressee on or before 24th August 2017. Candidates who will be shortlisted for GSO Cadets / Specialist O cers shall be noti�ed through the print media from 12th to 17th September 2017.

     


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