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KPA Announces 200 Job Opportunities: Here is How to Apply

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The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has advertised 200 job opportunities for unemployed Kenyans.

In a notice published in MyGov paper today, the state corporation seeks to recruit competent and highly motivated individuals to fill the vacant positions.

Interested individuals are required to submit their applications by Wednesday, December 8, 2021.


All applicants are required to:

  • Have at least a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Grade D or its equivalent,
  • Be physically fit to perform the required tasks, and
  • Have good communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

Should you qualify, you will be required to perform various responsibilities including:

  • Handling cargo manually and handling shore operations,
  • Locking and unlocking manual spreaders before the container is lifted from or onto the ship,
  • Signaling crane operators and reach stacker operators when lifting and stacking containers,
  • Handling and carrying operational gears from one berth to the other,
  • Slinging and un-slinging out of gauge containers/loos cargo,
  • Physically guide the equipment operator in positioning of container onto either terminal trailer, ship or other road/rail transport, and
  • Physically handle and carry packages during stripping, verification, surveys and stuffing.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are required to register and log on to KPA careers portal through https://www.kpa.co.ke/Careers/Pages/default.aspx and follow the guidelines.

For new users, click the register tab on the left hand side then key in all necessary details such as name, username, password, e-mail.

Once you are done, you will receive an email with verification details to help you complete the registration process.

Once you are registered, click on the personal career tab and choose the position you want. Complete the application process by filling the required details and click submit.

“The candidates should also submit their application on-line including duly signed application letter, Academic KCSE certificate only, copy of National Identity Card and Curriculum vitae (CV). Kenya Ports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender equality. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification,” the authority stated.

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