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KDF 2016 – 2017 Recruitment Dates and Centres

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Kenya Defence Forces KDF 2016 – 2017 Recruitment Dates and Centres

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 soon.
Prospective candidates wishing to join Kenya Defence Forces must satisfy the conditions and requirements given below.

KDF Recruitment – Advertisement for the Recruitment of Servicemen/ Women, Constabularies and Tradesmen / Women into the Kenya Defence Forces.

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.

Prospective candidates wishing to join Kenya Defence Forces must satisfy the conditions and requirements given bellow.




1. 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.

2. Servicemen/ Women, Constabularies

a. The KDF Recruiting Team 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

(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 : 5 ft 3 in. (5’ 3”).
(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.

1. 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 : 5 ft 3 in. (5’ 3”).
(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:

(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. Technicians:
(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

NB: DATES AND CENTRES OF RECRUITMENT ARE BEING UPLOADED

06/10/2016 NAKURU SUBUKIA I SUBUKIA
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KAKAMEGA UKUYAN1 KONGONI
MOMBASA CHANGAMWE CHANGAMWE
MANDERA MANDERA NORTH RHAMU
MARSABIT SOLOLO     SOLOLO
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BUNGOMA KIMILILI KIMILILI
KAKAMEGA MATETE MATETE
MOMBASA JOMVU MIKINDAN1
MANDERA MANDERA EAST MANDERA
MARSABIT CHALBI MAIKONA
NAIROBI CITY NAIROBI DISTRICTS MISC ( KASARANI
10/10/2016 MURANG’A KANGEMA KANGEMA
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UASIN GISHU ELDORET WEST ELDORET
MOMBASA NYALI KONGOWEA
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MARSABIT LAISAMIS LAISAMIS
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KISUMU NYAKACH PAP ONDIT
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TURKANA LOIMA LORUGUM
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KAKAMEGA KAKAMEGA EAST SHINYALU

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1 Comment

  1. Felix Ogato

    November 4, 2016 at 9:07 pm

    Am in Nairobi and my countie is Nyamira so should I go to Nyamira for recruitment or I can do this in Nairobi as same

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