KEFRI Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Form Portal

Interested in applying for Kenya Forestry Research Institute, KEFRI recruitment 2024? Our team has put together this guide to enable you know more about the requirements, career portal, and successfully submit an application.

Most definitely, I guess your answer to this questions is yes! In that case, we’re excited to have you get all necessary information that will help you come out successful in the 2024 KEFRI recruitment exercise.

Do well to read to the end as every information highlighted on this page is essential to your success in this recruitment exercise.

Overview of KEFRI Job Vacancies

The official recruitment portal and website of Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is Therefore avoid any other imitating site.

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Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) was founded in 1986 and her primary aim is to oversee forestry research, invent and promote required technologies for sustainable management.

Year in, year out Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) do conduct recruitment exercise as need be. For this year 2024, there are open vacancies and application are been invited from suitably qualified persons.

Vitalities about KEFRI Recruitment Process

To proof your readiness to occupy vacant positions in Kenya Forestry Research Institute, you have to adhere strictly to certain instructions and other requirements. Most importantly, these are things responsible for your failure or success in this recruitment process.

Don’t be tensed up, these are simple things which you can easily adhere.

  • Basically, the vacancies available in Kenya Forestry Research Institute are for indigenes
  • In the cause of application, the information you enter on the recruitment portal or submit hard copy should be authentic
  • When it comes to uploading of credentials, ensure you keep to the file type and size specified on the KEFRI recruitment portal
  • Forgery of documents or certificates attract serious legal issues
  • Once you begin your application, if network is disturbing, do well to pause and continue when network is more stable. This is to avoid haphazard application or multiple application.
  • Applying for more than one (1) positions will lead to automatic disqualification

Like I said earlier, these are things you can simply adhere. Now that you understand this, let’s ascertain if the recruitment process has begun.

When is KEFRI Recruitment Starting?

The official vacancies announcement made by Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) indicates that the recruitment portal will be open for submission of application starting from 12th July, 2023.

How Do I Access KEFRI Job Application Form?

To download KEFRI job application form, visit the recruitment portal, go to careers on the menu bar, on the new page, click “employment form” to download. Kindly note that KEFRI recruitment job application form is free of charge and accessible on the official website or job portal as explained above.

Open Jobs at KEFRI 2024

  1. ICT Security Officers
  2. Senior Legal Officer
  3. Legal Officer
  4. Research Scientist (Seed Science)
  5. Assistant Forester
  6. Assistant Laboratory Technologist (Seed)
  7. Assistant Laboratory Technologist (Horticulture)

In total, KEFRI has made known that there are about forty seven (47) vacancies in the institute that has mandated this recruitment exercise.

Qualifications & Requirements Needed

  • Definitely before applying for a job like this, you must be a Kenyan with authentic means of identification e.g. National Identity Card or passport.
  • Next is that you’re expected to have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with minimum of C+ (C plus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Another educational requirements you will need is Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry or Natural Resource Management. Equivalent qualification can also go.
  • Candidates with certificate in Computer applications have an added advantage.
  • Candidate applying must be a good team player, ready to abide by existing work regulation, possess good communication skills and other relevant skills.

KEFRI Recruitment Portal

You can either visit or to apply for Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) recruitment portal.

How to Apply for KEFRI Jobs

There are two methods through which you can submit application for KEFRI recruitment. First is the online application and second is hard copy application.

About the online application, you have to visit or, choose the position you want to apply for, proceed to enter your details into the form provided, upload relevant documents, certificates and testimonials and then submit.

The offline method is submitting your hard copy application.

To do this, write an application or cover letter, attach your CV, National ID and relevant academic and professional certificates address to the Director/CEO of KEFRI.

You’re to put these documents in a sealed envelope and submit it to Kenya Forestry Research Institute nearest office.

KEFRI Recruitment Closing Date

In all you do, ensure you submit your application either online or offline on or before Thursday, 2nd May, 2024 by 5:00pm. Submissions later than this date will not be regarded.


The Kenya Forestry Research Institute, KEFRI recruitment exercise is open to all interested candidates including people with disability. The important thing is meeting the job requirements and also submitting your form on time. You can also learn more about checking shortlisted candidates.

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