KENYA DEFENCE FORCES RECRUITMENT OF GENERAL SERVICE OFFICER (GSO) CADETS AND SPECIALIST OFFICERS 2014

REPUBLIC OF KENYA MINISTRY OF DEFENCE ADVERTISEMENT FOR RECRUITMENT

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is pleased to announce that there shall be a recruitment of General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets and Specialist Officers.

REQUIREMENTS
Prospective candidates wishing to apply must posses the following relevant requirements;
1. They must be Kenyan citizens
2. Aged between 18-26 years for GSO Cadets and upto 29 for Specialist Officers
3. Should be physically & medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards
4. Have no criminal record
5. Minimum height 5ft 3in ( 5' 3" )
6. Minimum weight: Men 54.55 kg & women 50 kg
7. Women candidates must not be pregnant at recruitment and during training

General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets
A minimum of mean grade B (plain) in KCSE up to university degree with minimum subject grade of C+ (plus) in English, Mathematics and in any one of the Pure Sciences (Physics, Chemistry or Biology).

Those aspiring to join KDF as GSO Cadets should note that the initial training period will cover three continuous years leading to a BSC in Military Science on completion.

Specialist Officers
A minimum of mean grade B (plain) in KCSE and an undergraduate degree from a recognised Institution or University. Must be registered with the relevant statutory body where applicable and minimum 2 years working experience.

SPECIALIST OFFICERS VACANCIES
Medical Doctors
Must have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBCh.B) degree and be registered with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

Dentists
Must have a Bachelor of Dentistry degree and be registered with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

Pharmacists
Must have a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Degree and be registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board (PPB).

Nurses
Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK).

Public Health Officers
Must have a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Degree.

Medical Laboratory
Must have a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences and Technology Degree and be registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians & Technology Board (KMLTTB).

Nutritionists
Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics.

Clinical Psychologist 
Must have a Bachelor in Psychology.

Lawyers
Must have a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree and a post-graduate diploma from Kenya school of Law, must be admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and be in possession of a valid current practicing certificate.

Architects
Must have a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree and be registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

Quantity Surveyors
Must have a Bachelor of Quantity Surveying Degree and be registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

Electrical Engineers
Must have a BSc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Bachelor of Technology Degree and be registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB).

Mechanical / Marine Engineers
Must have a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering or BSc. in Production Engineering Degree and be registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB).

Civil and Structural Engineers
Must have a BSc. in Structural Engineering Degree and be registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB).

Education Officers
Must have a Bachelor of Education (BED) Degree.

IT Specialists
Must have a BSc. in Computer Science, or BSc. in Information Technology or Bachelor of Computer Technology (BCT) Degree.

Chaplains and Imams
(a) Roman Catholic Chaplains: Must have a professional degree and be an ordained priest. 
(b) Anglican Church Chaplains: Must have a professional degree and be an ordained priest. 
(c) Muslim Imams: Must have a professional degree and be a qualified Imam.

Journalists 
Must have B A in Mass Communication / Corporate Communication.

The initial Military training for Specialist Officers will take 4 months.

Clear photocopies of relevant and genuine academic certificates and national identity card must be atached 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

To reach him on or before 25th July 2014

Candidates who will be shortlisted for GSO Cadets / Specialist Officers shall be notified through the print media between 7th Sep - 14th Sep 2014.

KENYA DEFENSE FORCES 2014 RECRUITMENT OF SERVICE MEMBERS, CADETS, TRADE MEMBERS & CONSTABULARIES

Candidates wishing to take part in the 2014 Kenya Defense Forces Recruitment will be required to meet the following conditions & requirements.

CONDITIONS FOR SERVICEMEN & WOMEN
1. They must be Kenyan citizens.
2. Aged between 18-26 years.
3. Should have a mean grade of D (plain) in KCSE.
4. Should be physically & medically fit in accordance to KDF standards.
5. Have no criminal record.
6. Candidates must turn up in appropriate running gear.
7. Women candidates must not be pregnant.

CONDITIONS FOR CADETS
1. They must be only Kenyan citizens.
2. Aged between 18-26 years.
3. Should have a mean grade of B (plain) in KCSE.
4. Be medically fit.
5. Have no criminal record.
6. Minimum height 5ft 3in ( 5' 3" ).
7. Minimum weight: Men 54.5 kg & women 50 kg.
8. Women candidates must not be pregnant.

CONDITIONS FOR TRADES MEN & WOMEN ( TECHNICIANS & ARTISANS )
1. Must be only Kenyan citizens.
2. Aged between 18-26 years.
3. TECHNICIANS must have a mean grade of C (plain) in KCSE, a relevant diploma or above from a recognized institution and be registered with a relevant statutory body where applicable. ARTISANS must have a mean grade of D+ (plus) in KCSE & either a relevant certificate with Government Trade Test Grade III or Craft III from a recognized institution.
4. Be medically & physically fit in accordance to KDF standards.
5. Have no criminal record.
6. Minimum height 5ft 3in ( 5' 3" )
7. Minimum weight: Men 54.5 kg & women 50 kg.
8. Women candidates must not be pregnant.

CONDITIONS FOR DEFENSE FORCES CONSTABULARIES
1. Must be only Kenyan citizens.
2. Aged below 52 years.
3. Be physically & medically fit in accordance to KDF standards.
4. Have no criminal record.
5. Be ex-defense forces servicemen / women in the army, air force or navy.
6. Posses a Discharge Certificate of minimum " Very Good " in conduct.
7. Must have served at least 3 or 9 years colour service.

Click HERE For 2014 Recruitment Details.