Ministry of Defence Recruitment (July 2024) for Civilian Staff

Would you like to apply for the ongoing Kenya Ministry of Defence recruitment 2024 for Civilian staff? If yes, it awesome that you’re on this page as we have clearly stated the all the necessary information that will enlighten and guide you through the process.

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is responsibility for the general operations of both military and para-military activities in Kenya ranging from KDF, Air force, Police to Prisons.  

Taking the decision to work in this ministry if more like accepting to defend your fathers land. Recently, the M.O.D made a public notice announcing about 10 new vacancies for the intake of civilian staff.

Prior to this, we at RA team decided to put together the most appropriate guidelines that will help you succeed in this process by stating the vacancies, requirements, application portal, how to apply and the closing date for the ongoing Ministry of Defence recruitment.

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When is Ministry of Defence Recruitment Starting?

According to the notice public on the Ministry’s official website, the recruitment will officially commence on April 27, 2024.  Submission of applications are to be made via the ministry’s career portal or the Public Service Commission website. However, we have provided the step by step guidelines on how to get that done in the later part of this article. Stay tune!

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Talking about eligibility, the Ministry has reiterated that the application form is open to all interested candidates who hails from Kenya counties, having a valid means of identity like National ID, Passport and a minimum of D+ plus in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

Civilian Staff Vacancies in M.O.D

Remember that this very recruitment exercise is meant for civilian positions and these includes; Cook III, Clerical Officer II, Driver II, Artisan (Panel Beater III), Artisan (Spray Painter III), Artisan (Welder III), Artisan III (Tailor), Artisan III (Motor Vehicle Electrician), Motor Vehicle Mechanic III, Senior Support Staff etc.

Applying for any of these positions requires you meet certain requirements therefore take note of the following educational qualification, constitutional expectation and other criteria expected of applicants.

Ministry of Defence Recruitment Requirements

Generally, all candidates applying for any of the vacancies announced must have a government issued identity card especially National ID.

Depending on the position being applied for, applicant should have either Degree, Diploma or Certification in relevant discipline. D mean grade in KCSE including English and Kiswahili languages is necessary.

Constitutionally, possessing clearance certificates from necessary bodies is an added advantage. Same with having a criminal free background.

You should be able to communicate and express self effectively both in oral and written form. Avoid manipulating the application process as this will lead to disqualification.

Being a member of relevant professional body is also an advantage. Persons applying for the position of driver must have license that permits them to driver any car and must possess at least three (3) years of experience.

How to Apply

The application process for Ministry of Defence recruitment is quite easy to navigate around following the step by step guidelines below.

  • Begin the process by visiting MOD career portal or PSC portal
  • Download and fill the job application form
  • Make photocopies of your credentials (both academic and professional)
  • Attach these documents to the completed application form
  • Put them in a sealed envelope and send to M.O.D office

The application should be addressed to the Principal Secretary’s office.

Application Deadline

The application deadline or call it closing date for submitting your form for the ongoing Kenya Ministry of Defence recruitment is May 22, 2024. Not being able to submit your form by this deadline will disqualify you off the process therefore endeavor to submit early.


Submitting application for any of the civilian staff vacancies announced by Ministry of Defence is not really difficult at least because you’ve gone through this guideline. Take note of every information outlined here especially the requirements and ensure you adhere accordingly.

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  1. Isaac oduor says:

    Hello my name is Isaac oduor am glad to work with you

  2. Joseph Chirchir says:

    I’m 50 and interested working with you. Kindly consider me.

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