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GSO KDF Cadet Recruitment 2019 in Kenya – Dates and Application Centers

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GSO cadets recruitment 2019 and specialist officers.The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is pleased to announce to the general public the recruitment of General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets and Specialist Officers which is scheduled to take place in the months of October 2019.

  1. a. General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets

 

  1.  Specialist  Officers. In addition to the minimum academic qualifications, Specialist Officers must posses’ qualifications and where necessary be registered with the relevant Statutory Bodies for the vacancies below:

 

(1)    Medical  Officers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of

Surgery and be registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

 

(2)    Pharmacists. Must  hold at least  a Bachelor’s  degree  in Pharmacy  and be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB).

 

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

 

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

 

(5)    Laboratory  Technologists. Must  hold  a  Bachelor  of  Science  in  Medical

Laboratory Technology/Medical Laboratory Science.

 

(6)    Counselling  Psychologists.   Must  hold  at  least  a  Bachelor’s   degree  in

Counselling Psychology.

 

(7)    Public  Health  Officers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in

Public Health/Environmental Science.

 

(8)    Cyber Security/Digital Forensic/IT Officers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Software Engineering/Networking.  Certification  in Cyber  Security,  Digital  Forensics,  and Ethical hacking or Information Security analysis will be added advantage.

 

(9)    Engineers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical, Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication, Instrumentation and Control, Mechanical,  Marine,  Biomedical,  Naval  Architecture  and  Mechatronics Engineering and be registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).

 

(10)  Journalists. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication majoring either in Broadcast Production or Public Relations with at least two (2) years working experience.

 

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

 

(12)  Physical  Training Officers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science or Bachelor of Education (Physical Education).

 

(13)  Finance/Accounting Officers.  Must hold at least a Bachelor of Commerce

(Finance/Accounting option).

 

(14)  Music Specialists.  Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Music.

 

(15)  Chaplains/Imams.  Must  hold  a  Bachelor’s   degree  in  Theology/Islamic studies from a recognized Institution. Protestant Churches and Roman Catholic Chaplains  must  be  ordained  Ministers  and  recommended  by  Archbishop  and Episcopal  Conference  respectively.  Imams  must  be  recommended  by  the  Chief Kadhi.

 

(16)  Hospitality Management/Catering Officers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management/ Food Production.

 

(17)  Entrepreneurship  and   Management  Officers.  Must  hold  a  Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship.

 

(18)  Statistics  Officers.   Must  hold  a  Bachelor’s  degree  in  Statistics/Applied

Statistics/Actuarial Science.

 

(19)  Procurement  &   Supply   Chain    Management  Officers.   Must   hold   a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement  and Supply Chain Management /Purchasing & Supplies Management.

 

(20)  Library and  Information Officers. Must hold at least Bachelor’s degree in

Library and Information Science.

 

(21)  Project Managers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Project Planning and

Management.

 

(22)  Quantity Surveyors. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Survey and registered with Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

 

(23)  Oceanographers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Oceanography.

 

(24)  Dock Masters. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nautical Science.

 

  1. Tradesmen/women

 

(1)    Diploma

(a)    Accounting/Finance/CPA II

(b)    Aeronautical Engineering (A&E) (c)    Archives and Record Management (d)    Automotive Engineering

(e)    Building and Construction

(f)     Carpentry and Joinery

(g)    Community Health & Development

(h)    Community Health Nursing (KRCHN)

(i)     Computer Science/Information Technology

(j)     Counseling Psychology

(k)    Clinical Medicine and Surgery

(l)     Electrical and Electronics Engineering

(m)   Electrical and Instrumentation/Control Engineering

(n)    Human Resource Management

(o)    Journalism (Print Journalist, Audio – Visual Producer) (p)    Marine Engineering

(q)    Mechanical Engineering (Plant/Production) (r)     Medical Laboratory

(s)     Music

(t)     Painting/Coating Technology

(u)    Para Legal

(v)    Pharmaceutical Technology

(w)   Plumbing and Pipe Fitting/Plumbing Technology

(x)    Project Planning and Management

(y)    Public Health/Environmental Science

(z)    Purchasing and Supplies Management

 

(aa)  Radiography

(bb)  Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

(cc)  Research Skills Development

(dd)  Sales and Marketing

(ee)  Tailoring

(ff)   Telecommunication Engineering

(gg)  Warehouse/Store Keeping Management

(hh)  Welding & Fabrication

 

(2)    Certificate

 

(a)    Auto/Motor Vehicle Electrical

(b)    Automotive/Motor Vehicle Mechanics

(c)    Carpentry and Joinery

(d)    Composite Manufacturing Technology

(e)    Electrical and Electronics (f)     Marine/Ship Construction (g)    Masonry and Brick Laying (h)    Plant Mechanics

(j)     Plant Operations (Heavy Plant/Crane/Forklift/Tug Operations)

(k)    Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

(l)     Welding and Fabrication

 

  1. Clear photocopies of relevant academic certificates  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 – 00100

NAIROBI

 

  1. The applications to reach the addressee on or before 7th  November 2019. Candidates who will be shortlisted for Specialist Officers and Tradesmen/women shall be notified through the print media from 17th  to 23rd November 2019.

 

ITINERARY

 

  1. The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of the Kenya Army, the Kenya Air Force and the Kenya Navy will be visiting the Recruiting Centres (County Headquarters) as indicated below to recruit General Service Officers, General Duty Recruits and Defence Forces Constables.

 

Date County Recruitment Centre
(a) (b) (c)
28 Oct 19 Baringo Kabarnet Show Ground
28 Oct 19 Bomet Bomet Stadium
28 Oct 19 Busia Busia Stadium
28 Oct 19 Isiolo Isiolo Stadium
28 Oct 19 Kericho Green Stadium
28 Oct 19 Kiambu Kirigithi Stadium
28 Oct 19 Kisumu Kisumu Stadium

 

 

28 Oct 19 Kitui Kitui Show Ground
28 Oct 19 Kwale Kwale Stadium
28 Oct 19 Laikipia Nanyuki Stadium
28 Oct 19 Lamu Amu Island (Kibaki Grounds)
28 Oct 19 Machakos Machakos Stadium
28 Oct 19 Migori Migori Stadium
28 Oct 19 Muranga Ihura Stadium
28 Oct 19 Nakuru Afraha Stadium
28 Oct 19 Nyandarua Ol Kalou
28 Oct 19 Taita/Taveta Mwatate (Kenyatta High Sch Grounds)
28 Oct 19 Tharaka Nithi Kathwana
28 Oct 19 Trans Nzoia Kenyatta Stadium
28 Oct 19 Turkana Lodwar
28 Oct 19 Uasin Gishu 64 Stadium
28 Oct 19 Vihiga Mbale (Kidundu Stadium)
28 Oct 19 Wajir Wajir Stadium
28 Oct 19 West Pokot Kapenguria
30 Oct 19 Bungoma Kanduyi Stadium
30 Oct 19 Elgeyo/Marakwet Iten Stadium
30 Oct 19 Embu Moi Stadium
30 Oct 19 Garissa Garissa TTC Grounds
30 Oct 19 Homa Bay Homa Bay Stadium
30 Oct 19 Kajiado KCB Grounds
30 Oct 19 Kakamega Bukhungu Stadium
30 Oct 19 Kilifi Alaskan Grounds
30 Oct 19 Kirinyaga Kerugoya Stadium
30 Oct 19 Kisii Kisii Stadium
30 Oct 19 Makueni Wote
30 Oct 19 Mandera Moi Stadium
30 Oct 19 Marsabit Marsabit Stadium
30 Oct 19 Meru Kinoru Stadium
30 Oct 19 Mombasa Tononoka Grounds
30 Oct 19 Nairobi MISC (Kasarani)
30 Oct 19 Nandi Kipchoge Stadium
30 Oct 19 Narok Narok Stadium
30 Oct 19 Nyamira Nyamira Stadiun
30 Oct 19 Nyeri Ruringu Stadium
30 Oct 19 Samburu Maralal Stadium
30 Oct 19 Siaya Siaya MTC Grounds
30 Oct 19 Tana River Hola Stadium

 

KDF CADETS RECRUITMENT 2019 Qualifications
(1) Be Kenyan citizens
(2) Be aged between 18 and 26 years
(3) Not be less than 5 ft 3 in. (5’3”) high
(4) Weigh at least:
(a) Men – 54.55 Kg (120 lb)
(b) Women – 50 Kg (110 lb)
(5) Be medically fit
(6) Not have a criminal record
(7) Be in possession of a valid National Identity Card
(8) Hold a mean Grade B (Plain) certificate or higher standard of education. Preference to be given to graduates.
(9) Female candidates must NOT be pregnant.

KDF CADET SPECIALIST OFFICER RECRUITMENT 2018
(1) General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets recruitment 2018
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) Specialist officers cadets recruitment 2018
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 Officers will not be less than three months.
General Service Officers (GSO) cadets.
Specialist Officers
(1) Medical Officers
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 cadets recruitment 2018
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK).
(4) Medical Laboratory Officers cadets recruitment
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).
(5) Education Officers cadets recruitment 2018
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).
(6) Applied Mathematicians
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics.
(7) Clinical/Counseling Psychologists
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology or Msc in Clinical Psychology.
(8) Computer Science/Information Technologists cadets recruitment 2018
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.
(9) Forensic Investigators (Cyber Security)
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science / Computer Forensic Science.
(10) Telecommunication Engineers cadets recruitment 2018
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).
(11) Aeronautical Engineers
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from a recognized University.
(12) Statisticians
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics.
(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).
(14) Electrical & Electronic Engineers cadets recruitment 2018
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).
(15) Instrumentation and Control Engineers
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Instrumentation and Control from a recognized University.
(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 Officers
Must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supplies Management.
(18) Public Health Officers
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 cadets recruitment 2018
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 cadets recruitment 2018
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.

HOW TO APPLY – CADETS RECRUITMENT 2018
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

NB: Official recruitment dates and centers will be advertised, check local dailies.

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1 comment

simon sapuki lemantile August 29, 2018 - 12:41 pm

i had scored c+ in kcse 2016 during matianngi times and i realy wanted to be cardet will it be possible for me i live in isiolo and what will happen in situasion no candidate come out will be taken as and opption everything else is fine

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