KMA Recruitment 2024/2025 Job Application Form Portal

Hey there! Do you wish to participate in Kenya Maritime Authority, KMA recruitment 2024/2025 by submitting application for open job vacancies? I guess yes! In that case, its awesome to have you on this page.

This is because I have in practical terms shared the very vital information you should know concerning KMA recruitment process ranging from the starting date, vacant positions, the qualifications needed for announced post and the deadline for submission.

Before I proceed, kindly note that everything you will do including submitting your application form is totally free and the management o Kenya Maritime Authority has warned against wrong practices.

To ensure you do not miss out of anything by reading through till the end.

About Maritime Authority

Having a background knowledge of the organization you wish to work in is necessary to as to help you apply for open vacancies from an informed position.

Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) was established in June 2004 and is charge of National Maritime Administration by advancing, regulating, promoting and facilitating maritime investments.

In other to take the authority to a more prominent state, her mission is to ensure sustainable and efficient water transport system through overseeing it affairs.

KMA continually seeks to emerge globally as of the most reliable maritime service provider. Some of the key function of KMA is to formulate tangible policies and see to its efficient implementation.

In other to get all of these done, the management do conduct recruitment exercise for the intake of new personnel’s as need may be.

Currently for this year, new vacancies has been announced and applications are invited for submission from interested persons via the online recruitment portal

KMA Recruitment Vacancies 2024

  1. Office Assistants
  2. Driver
  3. Office Administrator
  4. Legal Officer
  5. Merchant Shipping Fees Officer
  6. Licensing and Seaborne Trade Officer
  7. Ports & Shipping Services Officer
  8. Principal Licensing and Seaborne Trade Officer
  9. Assistant Director, Safety of Navigation
  10. Assistant Director, Marine Environment
  11. Assistant Director, Radio-Communication
  12. Principal Human Resource Officer
  13. Principal Ship Surveyor
  14. Principal Survey, Maritime Security
  15. Principal Officer, Seafarers Training (Engineering)
  16. Principal Officer, Seafarers Training (Nautical)
  17. Ports State Control Officer

These are the job vacancies announced by Kenya Maritime Ports (KMA). Applying for any of this is one thing and meeting the requirements to ensure employment is another.

Below are the requirements and educational qualifications expected of applicants of KMA recruitment 2024.

Qualifications & Requirements for KMA Jobs 2024

Basically, it is expected that applicants of Kenya Maritime Authority recruitment should be Kenyan citizens with valid identification proof such as National ID, Passport or Driver’s license.

Apart from this, applicants irrespective of the positions they’re applying for should possess a minimum of D+ (plus) mean grade in Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE).

It is as well mandatory that you have the clearance certificates specified in chapter six (6) of Kenyan constitution.

Position of Office Assistants

To work in Kenya Maritime Authority as an officer assistant you must:

  • Be proficient in both English and Kiswahili languages.
  • Qualification such as diploma or its equivalent is required
  • Possessing excellent interpersonal and communication skill is necessary

Position of Office Administrator

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in Secretarial studies or equivalent educational qualification from a recognized university.
  • Passing the following examinations from Kenya National Examinations Agency (KNEC) is mandatory.
  • Typewriting II or Computerized document professing II, Shorthand, Business English, Office Management, Secretarial Duties and Commerce.
  • Applicant of this position must have attended a supervisory course of at least two (2) weeks.
  • Work experience for a minimum of three (3) years is compulsory.
  • Candidate applying for this position must be conversant with necessary computer applications, showcase capability of office management and possess excellent communication skills.

Requirements for Driver

  • If you’re applying as a driver then you must have a valid driving license for any class of vehicle.
  • You must possess Occupational Trade Test II certificate and attended First Aid Certificate curse of not less than one (1) week.
  • Having driving experience of over three (3) years is still an added advantage.

KMA Recruitment Portal

The official recruitment portal for Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) job application is Interested candidates are to visit this portal to learn more about the job vacancies. You can also submit an application following the step by step guidelines below.

How to Apply for KMA Recruitment 2024

You can either submit your application for Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) through the online or offline method. Read through the steps and decide on which to follow.

Online Application

  • Begin by visiting the online recruitment portal
  • Navigate to vacancies from the menu
  • Select the vacant position to apply
  • Fill out the job application form
  • Scan and upload required documents
  • Proof-read your application and then submit

Ensure you print out the application acknowledgement slip after submission because your application number is there.

Offline Application

  • Write an application letter
  • Attach a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of National ID card
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates
  • Testimonials and other supporting documents

Scan these documents in PDF format and send to, ensure using your preferred vacancy as subject of the mail.

Additionally, you’re to submit these documents hardcopy to the Director General of Kenya Maritime Authority. It may also interest you to note that Kenya Prisons, Police and Forest service recruitment is ongoing.

Official Closing Date

Submission for Kenya Maritime Authority, KMA recruitment are to be made on or before Monday, 4th March, 2024. There may be no extension to these deadline therefore candidates are advice to adhere accordingly.

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