KWS Recruitment 2024/2025 Dates, Application Form Portal

The Kenya Wildlife Service as announce KWS recruitment 2024/2025 date, to apply for Kenya wildlife service jobs, know about the dates and centers, how to apply, requirements and all the necessary information as highlighted on this page.

Hello there! Have you been searching online for authentic information concerning KWS recruitment? If yes, then you have arrived the right page. Whether your ambition is to become a KWS cadet or ranger, the comprehensive guidelines we have provided will assist you navigate through the application process easily.

Additionally, frequently asked questions have also been addressed in the later part of this article therefore we recommend you endeavour to read till the end to avoid leaving any stone untouched.

KWS Recruitment Dates and Centers

As announced, the entire process will take place in respective counties and sub-counties as specified below. Check the one closest to you and ensure you’re there on time.

KWS Recruitment Centre DateKWS Recruitment CentreCountiesTime
Monday, 15th April, 2024Mokowe AirstripLamu8am
Marsabit Police FieldMarsabit8am
Isiolo County Police GroundIsiolo8am
Njukiri Show GroundEmbu8am
Kitui StadiumKitui8am
Kenyatta StadiumMachakos8am
Lodwar Prisons GroundTurkana8am
Makutano StadiumWest Pokot8am
Kenyatta StadiumSamburu8am
Kapsabet Show GroundNandi8am
Migori StadiumMigori8am
Getembe Primary SchoolKisii8am
Tuesday, 16th April, 2024Hola StadiumTana River8am
Kinoru StadiumMeru8am
Makueni Police Play GroundMakueni8am
Kerugoya StadiumKirinyaga8am
ASK Show GroundTrans Nzoia8am
Kipchoge Keino StadiumUasin Gishu8am
Rumuruti StadiumLaikipia8am
Raila Odinga StadiumHoma Bay8am
Nyamira Primary SchoolNyamira8am
Wednesday, 17th April, 2024Karisa Maitha StadiumKilifi8am
Wajir County StadiumWajir8am
Kathwana StadiumTharaka-Nithi8am
Wangombe Waihura  StadiumMurang’a8am
Iten StadiumElgeyo/Marakwet8am
Ildamat/Show GroundKajiado8am
Bomet Green StadiumBomet8am
Bungoma AirstripBungoma8am
Jomo Kenyatta International StadiumKisumu8am
Thursday, 18th April, 2024Mombasa ASK Show GroundMombasa8am
Voi StadiumTaita/Taveta8am
Garissa PTC GroundGarissa8am
Ruring’u StadiumNyeri8am
Ndumberi StadiumKiambu8am
Kabarnet StadiumBaringo8am
Kericho Green StadiumKericho8am
Kakamega Show GroundKakamega8am
Siaya Institute of TechnologySiaya8am
Friday, 19th April, 2024Kwale County StadiumKwale8am
Moi Mandera County StadiumMandera8am
Ol Kalou  StadiumNyandarua8am
Nakuru ShowgroundNakuru8am
Maasai Mara University GroundNarok8am
Kindundu StadiumVihiga8am
Busia StadiumBusia8am
Kenya Utalii College (Sports Ground)Nairobi8am
KWS Recruitment Dates and Centers

When is KWS Recruitment 2024 Starting?

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) recruitment process is starting from Monday 15th April, 2024 to Friday 19th April, 2024. Candidates are report at the various centers allocated across the country within the specified period.

This is one of the fundamental questions you should be asking because it is the bedrock upon which every other information you require concerning Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment is built on.

Note: that the job application form is free and accessible to all interested persons from any of Kenya’s county.

Application Deadline for KWS Recruitment 2024

The deadline to submit application for Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment is Friday 19th April, 2024 at 4.30pm. Applicants are advised to submit their form on or before the stipulated date to avoid disqualification.

Why Should I Work in Kenya Wildlife Service?

There are numerous reasons why you should apply for a job at Kenya Wildlife Service ranging from the attractive salary to allowances and other tops benefits attached to the job.

One can validate this by looking at the number of KWS recruitment applicant yearly. It is the dream of many Kenya citizens to work in Kenya Wildlife Service which results to high number of applicants.

KWS Recruitment Vacancies 2024/2025

  • Cadets and Rangers
  • Chief manager, legal services
  • Legal officer

These are the four (4) major vacancies in Kenya Wildlife Nairobi that mandates this recruitment exercise.

General Requirements for KWS Recruitment 2024/2025

Cadets: Candidates applying for Cadets must be Kenyan citizens with either National ID or International passport, have atleast Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline, should be between the ages of 18 to 28 years, must be physically and medically fit, and have no criminal record. Note that there is a mandatory paramilitary training for nine months.

Rangers: Those applying for rangers must be Kenyan citizens with valid proof of identity, possessing a KCSE certificate with a minimum grade of D (plain) is mandatory, only applicants within the age of 18 and 26 years can apply for this role, you must be physically and medically fit, and have no criminal record.

Other requirements includes:

  • Candidates that are computer literate have an added advantage
  • You must have available the original of both academic and professional certificates
  • Persons applying must be a recognizes resident of Kenya counties
  • Very importantly, he or she must meet the requirements of the Chapter 6 constitution

How to Apply for KWS Job Vacancies 2024

To apply for KWS recruitment visit the application portal, explore latest job vacancies, read through the application instructions, create an account on the portal and then login to fill the application form, upload necessary documents according to the required size, then read through your application before final submission.

Here are other latest jobs in Kenya which you can also apply:

What to Avoid When Applying for KWS Jobs

There are certain basic things that gets candidates sidelined out of Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment process and these includes the following.

  • In no condition are you allowed to apply for more than one (1) position at a time
  • Avoid uploading forge or false certificates
  • Ensure your documents are clearly scanned
  • Provide only the originals of all academic and professional certificates required
  • Very importantly, submit your application before the stipulated deadline

KWS recruitment will be conducted across all the centers specified by assigned team members. We promise to conduct the entire process with transparency and fairness.

Persons with disability, women and even those in minority communities can apply. Very importantly, female applicants are not suppose to be pregnant at the time of this recruitment due it its nature.

FAQs about Kenya Wildlife Service Recruitment

1. What Vacancies are available for KWS Recruitment 2024?

According to Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment advert for 2024, vacancies available are: Cadets (Assistant Warden I), and Rangers.

2. Can I apply if I have a KCSE grade of D?

Yes, candidates with a minimum KCSE grade of D (plain) can apply for the post of Ranger.

3. How much do KWS Cadets and Rangers earn?

Cadet officers earn a minimum of Ksh 50,000 to 75,000 monthly while Rangers are paid between Ksh 25,000 and Ksh 50,000 on a monthly basis.

4. Are there internship opportunities at KWS?

Yes, there are internship vacancies at Kenya Wildlife Service and you can apply by visiting the official website.

5. KWS Recruitment Latest News 2024

To stay up-to-date with subsequent news regarding Kenya Wildlife Service jobs, visit the official career portal regularly. Here at Site2Corp, we will also be provided up to date information regard the process especially regarding shortlisted candidates and screening.


To succeed in the ongoing Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment exercise, you have to be mindful of everything we’ve shared on this page and don’t forget to submit your application on time. We wish you success!

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