11 Sep 2014

Security and Response Services Officer Job Vacancy

To be a leading maritime Authority transforming Kenya into a globally competitive nation.

To ensure sustainable, safe, secure, clean and efficient water transport for the benefit of stakeholders.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacancy

Vacancy: Security and Response Services Officer
Department: Maritime Safety
Section: Security and Marine Response Services
Reports To: Head of Maritime Safety
Location / Region: KPA offices (SAR Centre), Mombasa


Responsible for coordinating the development of policies, procedures, rules and regulations in Maritime Security.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implementing the current country security level;
  • Ensuring ship security and port facilities security plans are reviewed;
  • Executing the Search and Rescue (SAR) Plan in cooperation with the sub- regional maritime rescue coordination centers;
  • Liaising with National Search and Rescue committee
  • Liaising with NIS and recognized security organizations on security assessments for port facilities and ships
  • Conducting security audits for all port facilities and ships
  • Liaising with manager RMRCC on any emerging security concern involving ships and port facilities.

Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of science degree in military science, security studies or any other relevant field;

Professional Qualifications
STCW Basic Safety Course

To have worked as a senior officer dealing with security planning and implementation duties for a period not below 8 years;


  • Excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and highly confidential;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

How to Apply
Applicants who meet the specified requirements should send their application letters with their detailed CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials together with day-time telephone contact, contacts of three referees, current and expected remuneration

The Director General
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104,Mombasa

Or drop the application at Kenya Maritime Authority, White House, 2nd Floor, Moi Avenue, near Dock yard, Mombasa. So as to reach not later than 26th September, 2014.

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