Open Jobs At Kenya Maritime Authority

Open Jobs At Kenya Maritime Authority

Assistant Director Radio-Communication and Maritime Search & Rescue

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Engineering / Technical
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 3 years
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for maritime assistance in search and rescue in accordance with International Conventions and national legislations relating to search and rescue operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute the SAR plan in cooperation with sub-regional maritime rescue coordination centers.
  • Liaise with Kenya civil authority in search and rescue plans.
  • Supervise division staff and implement the National Oil Spill Response contingency plan.
  • Implement International Conventions for the prevention of pollution from Ships (Marpol 73/78).
  • Develop division budget, evaluate staff performance, and mentor employees.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime field.
  • Master’s Degree in Maritime Affairs or related field.
  • Certificate of Competency Class 1 (II/2) as per STCW 1978.
  • Minimum 3 years of search and rescue experience.
  • Proficiency in computer applications and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in resource mobilization.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Assistant Director, Marine Environment

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Engineering / Technical
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 3 years
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for protecting the marine environment from shipping activities, ensuring compliance with International Conventions and national legislations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate development of national oil spill response contingency plan.
  • Supervise implementation of strategies for monitoring and preventing oil spills.
  • Conduct pollution prevention inspections of Kenyan ports.
  • Conduct public awareness campaigns on ship source pollution prevention.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime field or equivalent.
  • Master’s Degree in Maritime Affairs or related field is advantageous.
  • Relevant experience of at least 3 years.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Membership in relevant professional bodies.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Assistant Director, Safety of Navigation and Casualty Investigation

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Engineering / Technical
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 3 years
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for investigation into maritime casualties and charges of incompetence of seafarers, ensuring compliance with international conventions.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee investigations in the maritime field and casualty investigation.
  • Implement policies related to safety of navigation.
  • Manage implementation of Nairobi International Wreck Removal Convention.
  • Evaluate flag, port, and coastal state obligations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime field or equivalent.
  • Master’s Degree in Maritime Affairs or related field is advantageous.
  • Certificate of Competency Class 1 (II/2 or III/2) as per STCW 1978.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Principal Licensing and Seaborne Trade Officer

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Logistics
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 3 years
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for coordinating and implementing strategies for the development of an efficient framework for maritime services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise on analysis of seaborne and inland water transport data.
  • Develop maritime transport service communication framework.
  • Coordinate licensing process for maritime service providers.
  • Maintain register of licensed maritime service providers.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Maritime Studies or equivalent.
  • Master’s Degree in related field is advantageous.
  • Relevant experience of at least 3 years.
  • Membership in relevant professional bodies.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Ports & Shipping Services Officer

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Logistics
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Not specified
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for coordinating the setup of industry efficiency monitoring framework for maritime transport services and regulation of commercial maritime services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile data on maritime transport and logistics costs.
  • Assist in organizing trade facilitation workshops.
  • Analyze and interpret results using statistical tools.
  • Mine data from primary and secondary sources.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Maritime Studies or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Licensing and Seaborne Trade Officer

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Logistics
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Not specified
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for assisting in coordinating and implementing strategies for the development of an efficient framework for maritime services.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with IT personnel to develop business rules for data analysis.
  • Compile data for Kenyan Imports and Exports.
  • Validate and sort cargo manifest data.
  • Assist in maintaining records of licensed maritime service providers.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Maritime Studies or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Merchant Shipping Fees Officer

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Administration / Secretarial, Logistics
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Not specified
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for assisting in supervision and management of the MS Fees.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in data mining and analysis of MS Fees.
  • Assist in projection and reconciliation of MS Fees.
  • Assist in processing refunds of excess MS Fees.
  • Produce periodic reports on MS Fees collections.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Maritime Studies or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Legal Officer – Board Secretariat

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Law / Legal
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Not specified
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for assisting in Board Matters.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to the Board on duties and responsibilities.
  • Assist in Board induction and capacity building programs.
  • Assist in preparation and management of Board Work-Plans.
  • Assist in facilitation of Annual Board Evaluation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management/Administration.
  • Certified Public Secretary qualification.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Office Administrator

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Administration / Secretarial
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 3 years
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for ensuring appropriate reception of visitors and facilitating communication into and out of the Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure security of office equipment, documents, and records.
  • Record dictation in shorthand and transcribe.
  • Plan and organize meetings and workshops.
  • Respond to correspondences and attend to visitors.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Secretarial Studies or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.
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Drivers

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Driving
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: KCSE
Experience: 2 years
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for ensuring smooth mobility of Authority employees by maintaining vehicles in good order.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and keep up-to-date work tickets.
  • Clean the assigned motor vehicle and submit regular reports.
  • Report any mechanical/accident problems.
  • Valid driving license free from any current endorsements.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct and First Aid Certificate.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Office Assistants

Job type: Full Time
Job category: Administration / Secretarial
Hiring Organization: Kenya Maritime Authority
Education level: KCSE
Experience: Not specified
Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for attending to general routine office services, including cleaning, messengerial duties, and preparing tea.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean offices, machines, and equipment.
  • Collect and dispose waste and dust offices.
  • Move or carry office equipment and furniture.
  • Prepare and serve office tea and perform messengerial duties.
  • KCSE mean grade D+ or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Method of Application

Each application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies (in pdf format) of these documents must accompany any online application.

An applicant must clearly indicate the reference number for the position applied for on the envelope (hardcopy applications) or on the subject line (for online application) and submitted in any one of the following ways:

  • Hard copy applications: Deliver to the office of the Director General, Kenya Maritime Authority, Sixth (6th) Floor, located at KMA Towers along Mbaraki Road (next to the Little Theatre), Mombasa between 0745hrs and 1700hrs.
  • Online applications: Email in pdf format to: jobskma2024@kma.go.ke.

Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104
MOMBASA

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