Kenya Forestry Services, KFS

Kenya Forest Service advertisement on recruitment of Forest Rangers, Forest Assistant and Forester Positions

This is in reference to Kenya Forest Service advertisement on recruitment of Forest Rangers, Forest Assistant and Forester Positions which appeared on the Daily Nation, Standard and my Gov. Pullout published in the Star Newspaper  on  Tuesday  7th February, 2023. In the advertisement, 2000 individuals were targeted for the position of Forest Ranger REF/KFS/FR/2023- KFS Grade 12. It is hereby clarified that the number of individuals required for this  position  has  been  amended  to  1,900  Forest  Rangers.

The recruitment exercise of the Forest Rangers will still take place on 8th March, 2023 as previously specified in respective recruitment centres. However, the Recruitment Centres in the following Counties have been adjusted:-

County Code County Initial Recruitment Centre Changed to:
13. Tharaka Nithi County Commissioner’s Grounds- Chuka Kathwana County Headquarters
14. Embu Moi Stadium- Embu ASK Ground-Njukiini East
26. Transzoia Kenyatta Stadium ASK ground-Kitale
43. Homabay Homabay Stadium Kabunde sports ground

In addition, the Service wishes to advertise for Inspector Cadet – REF KFS/IC/2023 – KFS GRADE 9 – (100 positions).

Entry Requirements

  1. Must be a Kenyan Citizen
  2. Bachelor’s degree in security studies, social science or relevant qualification from a recognized institution

iii.     Be aged between 22 to 30 years

  1. Height of 5.6ft for men and 5.3ft for women
  2. Be physically and medically fit
  3. Female officers should not be Pregnant before recruitment and during training

vii.    Proficiency in computer applications

viii.   Have a valid Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation.

In addition, successful candidates will be required to:

  1. Undergo further medical check-up at the Academy;
  2. Undergo rigorous Forest Law Enforcement (Para-military) training and

iii.      Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

 

How to apply; Step 1:

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are asked to apply by visiting Kenya Forest Service website: http://www.kenyaforestservice.org and select the JOBS TAB to proceed with the online registration. Following successful online registration, the candidates will receive a notification email.

 

Step 2:

In addition to the online registration, applicants MUST PRINT and attach the NOTIFICATION EMAIL as the first page of the hard copy application. The hard copy application should clearly indicate reference number for the position applied for and attaching current curriculum vitae (clearly indicating the mobile number, names and contact details of three referees), copies of relevant testimonials, academic and professional certificates and a copy of National identity card. The application should clearly be marked with reference number for the position applied for and should either be sent through the post office or hand delivered to the address provided below in a sealed envelope marked “APPLICATION FOR (WRITE POSITION & REFERENCE); so as to reach Kenya Forest Service not later than 20th March, 2023 by 5.00pm.

 

The application will not be considered complete unless the two steps are successfully undertaken. Further, submission of the application through email shall not be considered.

 

CHIEF CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS,

KENYA FOREST SERVICE, KARURA, OFF KIAMBU ROAD, P. O. BOX 30513 – 00100, G.P.O.

NAIROBI, KENYA.

 

NOTE: The application process is free of charge and canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. The Service is ISO accredited and an equal opportunity employer in line with KFS Human Resource Policies. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

VACANCIES / RECRUITMENT OF FOREST RANGER, FOREST ASSISTANT AND FORESTER POSITIONS

 

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) is a State Corporation established under the Forest Conservation and Management Act (FCMA), 2016. The mandate of KFS is to protect, conserve and sustainably manage forest resources for socio-economic benefits for the present and future generations. In addition, KFS provides technical advisory services to the County Governments to execute their respective devolved forestry functions.

 

KFS invites qualified, performance-driven and highly motivated individuals to fill the positions of Forest Ranger, Forest Assistant and Forester. This will enable the Service to fulfill its mandate effectively and drive the country towards the attainment of 30% tree cover by 2032, from the current 12.13%.

 

The terms of employment for these positions will be on permanent and pensionable basis upon successful completion of the training and subsequent confirmation.

 

  1. FOREST RANGER –REF KFS /FR/2023 – KFS GRADE 12 – (2,000 POSITIONS)

 

Entry Requirements

  1.      Must be a Kenyan citizen;
  2.      Must have a National Identification Card;

iii.     Minimum of D+ (Plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (Examination result slips SHALL NOT be accepted);

  1.      Be aged between eighteen (18) and twenty-eight (28) years;
  2.      Be of 5.6 ft (men) and 5.3ft (women) in height;
  3.      Be physically and medically fit;

vii.     Female candidates should not be pregnant before recruitment and during training and;

viii.     Have a valid Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation.

 

In addition, successful candidates will be required to:

  1. Undergo further medical check-up at the Forest Law Enforcement Academy;
  2. Undergo rigorous nine (9) months Forest Law Enforcement (Para-military) training and;

iii.            Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

 

Interested candidates are expected to present themselves at their respective recruitment centres as indicated below at 8:00am on Wednesday, 8th March, 2023. Candidates are expected to present both original and one (1) photocopy each of Kenya National Identity Card, Academic Certificates and Testimonials. Each candidate should ensure that they collect their original documents before leaving the recruitment centre. Recruitment of the Forest Rangers will take place in all recruitment centres as tabulated below;

 

County Code County Recruitment Centre  Date and Time

 

1. Mombasa Tononoka Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
2. Kwale Libra- Kwale Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
3. Kilifi Karisa Maitha Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
4. Tana River Police Grounds Hola 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
5. Lamu Kibaki Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
6. Taita–Taveta Danson Mwanyumba Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
7. Garissa Garissa PTC Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
8. Wajir Wajir Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
9. Mandera Geneva grounds near County Commissioner’s office 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
10. Marsabit Marsabit Police line grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
11. Isiolo Isiolo County Police Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
12. Meru Kinoru Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
13. Tharaka-Nithi County Commissioner’s Grounds- Chuka 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
14. Embu Moi Stadium-Embu 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
15. Kitui Kitui High School – Lower Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
16. Machakos Machakos Kenyatta Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
17. Makueni Police Grounds Wote 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
18. Nyandarua OlKalou Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
19. Nyeri Ruringu Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
20. Kirinyaga Kerugoya Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
21. Murang’a Ihura Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
22. Kiambu Ndumberi Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
23. Turkana Kenya Prisons Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
24. West Pokot Makutano Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
25. Samburu Maralal Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
26. Trans-Nzoia Kenyatta Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
27. Uasin Gishu Kipchoge Keino Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
28. Elgeyo-Marakwet Iten Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
29. Nandi Kapsabet Show Ground 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
30. Baringo Kabarnet Show Ground 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
31. Laikipia Nanyuki Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
32. Nakuru ASK Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
33. Narok Ole Ntimama Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
34. Kajiado Maasai Technical Institute Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
35. Kericho Kericho Green Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
36. Bomet Bomet Green Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
37. Kakamega Bukhungu Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
38. Vihiga Kitundu Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
39. Bungoma Bungoma Airstrip 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
40. Busia Busia Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
41. Siaya KMTC Play Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
42. Kisumu Mamboleo Show Grounds 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
43. Homa Bay Homabay Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
44. Migori Migori Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
45. Kisii Gusii Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
46. Nyamira Jamhuri Gardens 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am
47. Nairobi Nyayo National Stadium 8th March, 2023 at 8.00am

 

Note: Only candidates interested with the Forest Ranger Position are required to report to the Recruitment centers.

  1. FOREST ASSISTANT III – REF KFS/FAIII/2023 – KFS GRADE 12 – (40 POSITIONS)

Entry Requirements

  1.          Must be a Kenyan Citizen;
  2.          Holder of a Certificate in Forestry from a recognized institution;

iii.         Minimum of D+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education;

  1.          Proficiency in computer applications and;
  2.          Have a valid Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation.

In addition, successful applicants will be required to:

  1. Undergo rigorous Forest Law Enforcement (Para-military) training and;
  2. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  1. FORESTER II REF-KFS/FII/2023 –KFS GRADE 10 – (260 POSITIONS)

Entry Requirements

  1.          Must be a Kenyan citizen;
  2.          Holder of a Diploma in Forestry from a recognized institution;

iii.         Proficiency in computer applications and;

  1.          Have a valid Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation.

In addition, successful applicants will be required to:

  1. Undergo rigorous Forest Law Enforcement (Para-military) training and;
  2. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

 

 How to apply (Applicable to Forest Assistant III & Forester II ONLY);

Step 1:

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are asked to apply by visiting Kenya Forest Service website: http://www.kenyaforestservice.org and select the JOBS TAB to proceed with the online registration. Following successful online registration, the candidates will receive a notification email.

 

Step 2:

In addition to the online registration, applicants MUST PRINT and attach the NOTIFICATION EMAIL as the first page of the hard copy application. The hard copy application should clearly indicate reference number for the position applied for and attaching current curriculum vitae (clearly indicating the mobile number, names and contact details of three referees), copies of relevant testimonials, academic and professional certificates and a copy of National identity card. The application should clearly be marked with reference number for the position applied for and should either be sent through the post office or hand delivered to the address provided below in a sealed envelope marked “APPLICATION FOR (WRITE POSITION & REFERENCE); so as to reach Kenya Forest Service not later than Tuesday, 7th March, 2023 by 5.00pm.

Click Here For Online Registration

The application will not be considered complete unless the two steps are successfully undertaken. Further, submission of the application through email shall not be considered.

For inquires/assistance contact KFS helpdesk on the following numbers: 0202020285/0202014663/0202689882 (from 8.00am to 5.00pm) or email: [email protected]

 

Chief Conservator of Forests,

Kenya Forest Service, Karura, Off Kiambu Road,

  1. O. Box 30513 – 00100, G.P.O.

NAIROBI, KENYA.

NOTE: The application process is free of charge and canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. The Service is ISO accredited and an equal opportunity employer in line with KFS Human Resource Policies. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Click Here For Online Registration

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