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2017 Kenya Defense Forces Recruitment dates announced

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2017 Recruitment – Kenya Defence Forces.
2017 Advertisement for Recruitment of Service Members, Constabularies and Tradesmen/women into the Kenya Defence Forces – KDF Recruitment
1. The Kenya Defence Forces is pleased to announce to the general public that there will be a recruitment of servicemen/women, constabularies, and tradesmen/women which is scheduled to take place from 15th May 2017 to 14th June 2017 at various centres countrywide.
Prospective candidates wishing to join Kenya Defence Forces must satisfy the conditions and requirements given below.
2. Corruption.
Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law.
All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes at any centre with fake/ falsified calling letters, identity cards, academic certificates etc. or caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted.
If you accept to be conned, you will lose your money and go to jail; it happened to many during the last recruitment.
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. Citizens are further notified that recruitment is only conducted at the advertised recruitment centres countrywide during daytime before 1800 hours (6pm) on weekdays. Successful candidates will be issued with calling letters at the recruitment centres by the recruiting officers.
Any person purporting to recruit or issue an alleged calling letter away from a recruitment centre will be doing so fraudulently.
4. Recruitment of General Recruits and Constabularies
a. The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force, Kenya Navy and Defence Forces Constabulary will be visiting the recruiting centres as indicated below to recruit Servicemen/ Women, Defence Forces Constabularies on dates indicated.
b. All potential candidates reporting to the recruitment centres should come from the sub counties/ divisions of their respective counties and districts.
They should also bring with them current original national identity card and academic certificates/ testimonials.
ID photocopies/ scanned and police abstract will not be accepted.
The recruitment exercise will be absolutely Free.
C. Conditions for Servicemen/women
(1) Must be Kenyan citizens.
(2) Age: Between 18 and 26 years old.
(3) Be physically and mentally fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
(4) Have no criminal record.
(5) Minimum Height:
(a) Men 1.60m (5ft 3in).
(b) Women 1.52m (5ft)
(6) Minimum weight:
(a) Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb).
(b) Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
7. Female candidates must Not be pregnant at recruitment and during training.
8. Education: A minimum of mean grade D (plain) in KCSE for the general recruits.
Tradesmen / Women
a. Prospective candidates wishing to apply must satisfy the conditions and requirements given below.
(1) Must be Kenyan citizens.
(2) Age: Between 18 and 26 years old.
(3) Be physically and mentally fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
(4) Have no criminal record.
(5) Minimum Height:
(a) Men 1.60m (5ft 3in).
(b) Women 1.52m (5ft)
(6) Minimum weight:
(c) Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb).
(d) Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
(7) Female candidates must Not be pregnant at recruitment and during training.
(1) Education – Qualifications & Requirements:
(a) Technicians:
A minimum of mean grade C (plain) in KCSE, a relevant Diploma or above from a recognized Institution and be a registered with the relevant statutory bodies, where applicable,
(b) Catechist:
Must have a minimum of C – (minus) in KCSE, a Diploma in Catechetical studies from a recognized catechetical college/ institute and should not be beyond 35 years of age.
(c) Artisans:
A minimum of mean grade D + (plus) in KCSE and either a relevant certificate with Government Trade Test Grade II or Craft II from a recognized Institution.
1. Vacancies:
a. General Recruits
b. Constabularies
b. Tradesmen/women:
(1) Mechanical Engineering (Plant/ Production or Metallurgy Option)
(2) Mechanical Engineering (Fabrication Technology)
(3) Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
(4) Industry (Plant Option)
(5) Quantity Survey Technician
(6) Survey (Cartographer)
(7) Structural Fabrication and Material Engineering
(8) Electronics and Computer Engineering
(9) Telecommunications Engineering
(10) Mechatronics Engineering
(11) Building Construction Technology
(12) Instrument and Control Engineering (Measurement Tech)
(13) Electrical and Electronics – Electronics or Telecoms Option
(14 ) Electrical Engineering
(15) Aeronautical Engineering
(16) Automotive Engineering
(17) Control and Automation
(18) Architecture
(19) Building Technology
(20) Civil Engineering
(21) Clerk of Works
(22) Information Technology and Computer Studies
(23) Finger Print Expert
(24) Journalist
(25) Community Health Nursing (Kenya Registered Community Health Nurses )
(26) Clinical Medicine (Registered Clinical Officers)
(27) Health Records and Information Technology
(28) Medical Engineering
(29) Community Health and HIV/ Aids care – HND
(30) Orthopedic Plaster Technician
(31) Psychiatric Nurse
(32) Psychotherapist
(33) Public Health Technician
(34) Psychologist
(35) Radiographer
(36) Medical Laboratory Technologist
(37) Dental Technologist
(38) Librarian
(39) Veterinary Technician
(40) Pharmaceutical Technologist
(41) Nutritionist
c. Catechist/ Imaam
d . Artisans:
(1) Masonry and / or Brick Layout
(2) Fitter General
(3) Plant Operator
(4) Architect Assistant
(5) Metal Worker
(6) Electrical Assistant
(7) Painting and Sign Writing
(8) Plant Technician
(9) Archivist
(10) Tailor
(11) Photographer
(12) Music
(13) Construction or Carpentry and Joinery
(14) Plumbing
(15) Welding and Fabrication
(16) Vehicle Mechanics
(17) Vehicle Electrician
(18) Draughtsman
(19) Videographer
(20) Video Editor
1. Clear photocopies of relevant academic certificates and national ID card of the prospective Tradesmen/ Women must accompany their applications and be addressed to the:
Assistant Chief of Defence Forces
(Personnel and Logistics)
Ministry of Defence
Defence Headquarters
Ulinzi House
P. O. Box 40668
Nairobi – 00100
So as to reach him on or before 21st May 2017.
Short listed Tradesmen/ Women will be notified between 6th June 2017 and 11th June 2017.
2. KDF Recruiment 2017 Itinerary:
The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force, Kenya Navy and Defence Forces Constabulary will be visiting the recruiting centres as indicated below to recruit Servicemen/ Women, Defence Forces Constabularies on dates indicated.
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Monday 15/05/2017 → Nyeri → → Kieni East → → Chaka
Monday 15/05/2017 → Laikipia → Nyahururu → Nyahururu
Monday 15/05/2017 → Embu → → Embu East → Runyenjes
Monday 15/05/2017 → Bomet → Konoin → Mogogosiek Monday 15/05/2017 → Nandi → Nandi South (Aldai)→ Kobujoi
Monday 15/05/2017 → Samburu → Samburu North → Baragoi
Monday 15/05/2017 → Kericho → Londiani → → Londiani
Monday 15/05/2017 → Narok→Transmara East→Emurua Dikirr
Monday 15/05/2017 → Kisumu → Kisumu East → Kibos
Monday 15/05/2017 → Busia → → Bunyala → → → → Budalangi
Monday 15/05/2017 → West Pokot → Pokot Central → Sigor
Monday 15/05/2017 → Kwale → → Lunga Lunga → Lunga Lunga
Monday 15/05/2017 → Lamu → → Lamu West → → Lamu
Monday 15/05/2017 → Lamu → → Lamu East → → Faza
Monday 15/05/2017 → Kiambu → → Limuru → → Limuru
Monday 15/05/2017 → Taita/Taveta – Taveta – Taveta
Recruitment Date – County – District → → Recruitment Centre
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Nyeri → Kieni West → Mweiga
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Laikipia → Laikipia West → Rumuruti
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Embu → Embu West → Embu
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Bomet → Bomet Central → Bomet
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Nandi → Nandi East → Nandi Hills
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Samburu → Samburu East → Wamba
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Kericho → Kipkelion → Kipkelion
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Narok → Transmara West → Kilgoris
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Kisumu → Kisumu West → Ojolla
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Busia → Samia → Funyula
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → West Pokot → Kipkomo → Chepareria
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Kwale → Msambweni → Msambweni
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Garissa → Ijara → Masalani
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Tana River → Tana Delta → Garsen
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Kiambu → Lari → Lari
Tuesday 16/05/2017 → Taita Taveta → Wundanyi → Wundanyi
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Nyeri → Nyeri Central → Nyeri
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Laikipia → Laikipia East → Nanyuki
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Embu → Embu North → Manyatta
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Bomet → Bomet East → Longisa
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Nandi → Nandi Central → Kapsabet
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Samburu → Samburu Central → Maralal
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Kericho → Kericho East → Kericho
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Migori → Kuria East → Kegonga
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Kisumu → Seme → Kombewa
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Busia → Butula → Butula
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → West Pokot → West Pokot → Kapenguria
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Kwale → Kwale → Kwale
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Garissa → Hulugho → Hulugho
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Garissa → Fafi → Bura
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Kiambu → Kikuyu → Kikuyu
Wednesday 17/05/2017 → Taita/Taveta → Mwatete → Mwatete
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Nyeri → Tetu → Wamagana
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Laikipia → Laikipia North → Mukogodo
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Embu → Mbeere North → Siakago
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Bomet → → Chepalungu → → Sigor
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Nandi → Tinderet → Maraba
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Nyandarua → Nyandarua North → Ndaragwa
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Kericho → Belgut → Sosiot
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Migori → Kuria West → Kehancha
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Kisumu → Kisumu Central → Kisumu
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Busia → Nambale → Nambale
Thursday 18/05/2017 → West Pokot → Pokot South → Kibichbich
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Kwale → Kinango → Kinango
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Tana River → Tana River → Hola
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Garissa → Balambala → Balambala
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Kiambu → Kabete → Wangige
Thursday 18/05/2017 → Taita Taveta → Voi → Voi
Recruitment Date→ → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Friday 19/05/2017 → Nyeri → Nyeri South → Othaya
Friday 19/05/2017 → Laikipia → Laikipia Central → Sirima
Friday 19/05/2017 → Embu → Mbeere South → Kiritiri
Friday 19/05/2017 → Narok → Narok South → Ololulunga
Friday 19/05/2017 → Nandi → Nandi North → Kabiyet
Friday 19/05/2017 → Nyandarua → Nyandarua West → Ol- Joro- Orok
Friday 19/05/2017 → Kericho → Soin/Sigowet → Chepkemel
Friday 19/05/2017 → Migori → Suna East → Migori
Friday 19/05/2017 → Siaya → Bondo → Bondo
Friday 19/05/2017 → Kakamega → Mumias West → Mumias
Friday 19/05/2017 → West Pokot → Pokot North → Alale
Friday 19/05/2017 → Mombasa → Likoni → Likoni
Friday 19/05/2017 → Tana River → Tana North → Bura
Friday 19/05/2017 → Isiolo → Garbatulla → Garbatulla
Friday 19/05/2017 → Kiambu → Githunguri → Githunguri
Friday 19/05/2017 → Makueni → Kibwezi → Kibwezi
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Monday 22/05/2017 → Nyeri → Mathira East → Karatina
Monday 22/05/2017 → Tharaka-Nithi → Tharaka South → Marimanti
Monday 22/05/2017 → Kitui → Tseikuru → Tseikuru
Monday 22/05/2017 → Narok → Narok West → Lemek
Monday 22/05/2017 → Nandi → Chesumei → Chemundu
Monday 22/05/2017 → Nyandarua → Nyandarua Central → Ol Kalou
Monday 22/05/2017 → Kericho → Buret → Litein
Monday 22/05/2017 → Homa Bay → Suba → Makunga
Monday 22/05/2017 → Siaya → Rarieda → Madiany
Monday 22/05/2017 → Kakamega → Matungu → Matungu
Monday 22/05/2017 → Trans Nzoia → Trans Nzoia East → Maili Saba
Monday 22/05/2017 → Kilifi → Magarini → Marafa
Monday 22/05/2017 → Garissa → Garissa → Garissa
Monday 22/05/2017 → Isiolo → Merti → Merti
Monday 22/05/2017 → Kiambu → Kiambu East → Kiambu
Monday 22/05/2017 → Makueni → Makindu → Makindu
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Nyeri → Mathira West → Kayiaba
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Meru → Buuri → Timau
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Kitui → Kyuso → Kyuso
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Narok → Narok North → Narok
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Uasin Gishu → Eldoret South → Outspan
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Nyandarua → Kipipiri → Miharati
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Bomet → Sotik → Sotik
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Migori → Nyatike → Nyatike
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Siaya → Siaya → Siaya
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Busia → Busia → Busia
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Trans Nzoia → Trans Nzoia West → Kitale
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Kilifi → Malindi → Malindi
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Garissa → Dadaab → Dadaab
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Wajir → Wajir South → Leheley
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Kiambu → Kiambaa → Karuri
Tuesday 23/05/2017 → Makueni → Kathonzweni → Kathonzweni
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Nyeri → Mukurwe-ini → Mukurwe-ini
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Tharaka–Nithi → Tharaka North → Gatunga
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Kitui → Mumoni → Katse
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Narok → Narok East → Nairegea/Enkare
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Elgeyo/ Marakwet → Marakwet East → Chesoi
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Nyandarua → Nyandarua South → Engineer
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Nyamira → Borabu → Borabu
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Migori → Uriri → Uriri
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Siaya → Gem → Yala
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Busia → Teso North → Amagoro
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Trans Nzoia → Kiminini → Kiminini
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Kilifi → Ganze → Ganze
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Garissa → Lagdera → Modogashe
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Wajir → Wajir West → Griftu
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Kiambu → Gatundu South → Gatundu
Wednesday 24/05/2017 → Makueni → Makueni → Wote
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Kirinyaga → Kirinyaga East → Kianyaga
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Isiolo → Isiolo → Isiolo
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Kitui → Mwingi Central → Mwingi
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Kajiado → Kajiado North → Ngong
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Elgeyo/ Marakwet → Marakwet West → Kapsowar
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Nyandarua → Mirangini → Mirangini
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Nyamira → Masaba North → Keroka
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Migori → Awendo → Awendo
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Siaya → Ugenya → Ukwala
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Busia → Teso South → Amukura
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Trans Nzoia → Kwanza → Kwanza
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Kilifi → Kilifi → Kilifi
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Wajir → Habaswein → Habaswein
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Wajir → Tarbaj → Tarbaj
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Kiambu → Gatundu North → Kamwangi
Thursday 25/05/2017 → Makueni → Nzaui → Matiliku
Recruitment Date → → County → District → → Recruitment Centre
Friday 26/05/2017 → Kirinyaga → Kirinyaga Central → Kerugoya
Friday 26/05/2017 → Tharaka – Nithi → Meru South → Chuka
Friday 26/05/2017 → Kitui → Mwingi East → Mathuki
Friday 26/05/2017 → Kajiado → Isinya → Isinya
Friday 26/05/2017 → Elgeyo/ Marakwet → Keiyo North → Iten
Friday 26/05/2017 → Nyandarua → Kinangop → Njambini
Friday 26/05/2017 → Nyamira → Nyamiara North → Ekerenyo
Friday 26/05/2017 → Migori → Suna West → Bondo Nyironge
Friday 26/05/2017 → Siaya → Ugunja → Ugunja
Friday 26/05/2017 → Bungoma → Bumula → Bumula
Friday 26/05/2017 → Trans Nzoia → Endebess → Endebess
Friday 26/05/2017 → Kilifi → Rabai → Rabai
Friday 26/05/2017 → Wajir → Wajir East → Wajir
Friday 26/05/2017 → Wajir → Eldas → Eldas
Friday 26/05/2017 → Kiambu → Ruiru → Ruiru
Friday 26/05/2017 → Makueni → Kilungu →

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