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The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory organization of the Government of Kenya established by the Standards Act, Cap 496 of the laws of Kenya in July 1974. The mandate of KEBS is to provide Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment services through promotion of standardization in commerce and industry, provision of testing and calibration facilities, control of the use of standardization marks, undertaking educational work in standardization, facilitation of the implementation and practical application of standards, maintenance and dissemination of the International System of Units (SI) of measurements.
KEBS wishes to recruit innovative and result oriented individuals to be deployed to either Quality Assurance and Inspection, Market Surveillance, Standards Development and Testing & Metrology Directorates.

  1. Manager Position (KS4)
  2. Entry Positions (KS8, KS9, KS10)

The Application should include attachments of;
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Copies of Academic and Professional certificates
4. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
5. Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
6. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance (EACC)
7. Credit Reference Bureau clearance (CRB)
8. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

Position Post Job Description
Manager Positions
Pre - Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) 1 Open JD 01 Apply Here
Entry Level Positions
Degree Holders
(a) Technical Officers positions, KS 8
Chemists 7 Open JD 03
Open JD 04
Open JD 05
Open JD 07
Apply Here
Civil Engineers 4 Open JD 03
Open JD 05
Apply Here
Mechanical Engineers 5 Open JD 03
Open JD 04
Open JD 05
Open JD 07
Open JD 16
Apply Here
Electrical /Electronics Engineers 3 Open JD 05
Open JD 16
Apply Here
Economists 2 Open JD 07 Apply Here
Statistician 1 Open JD 09 Apply Here
Food Scientists / Technologists 9 Open JD 03
Open JD 04
Open JD 05
Open JD 06
Open JD 07
Open JD 08
Apply Here
Microbiologists/ Biotechnologists 1 Open JD 06 Apply Here
Agriculturists 6 Open JD 03
Open JD 05
Open JD 06
Open JD 07
Apply Here
Textile Engineers 2 Open JD 03
Open JD 07
Apply Here
Diploma holders
(b) Assistant Technicians positions, KS 9
Electrical / Electronic Engineering Technicians 4 Open JD 10
Open JD 11
Open JD 17
Apply Here
Food Science/ Technology Technicians 2 Open JD 10 Apply Here
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 2 Open JD 17 Apply Here
Microbiology/Applied Biology Technician 1 Open JD 11 Apply Here
Analytical Chemistry Technicians 5 Open JD 10 Apply Here
(c) Assistant Officer positions, KS 9
Publishing - Print Production 2 Open JD 12 Apply Here
Registered Nurse 1 Open JD 14 Apply Here
Customer Care 2 Open JD 15 Apply Here
Certificate Holders
(d) Artisan positions, KS 10
Electrical / Electronic Engineering 2 Open JD 13 Apply Here
Mechanical Engineering 1 Open JD 13 Apply Here
Civil Engineering 1 Open JD 13 Apply Here

Application submission

Application form including testimonials shall be filled and submitted online via KEBS website on or before 21 April, 2021.All testimonials MUST be saved with applicant's ID.N0. e.g.20441558_CV.pdf.

IMPORTANT NOTICE; Upon successful upload and submission of application,the applicant will receive a system generated email notification that the job application details have been successfully submitted.

Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply. Academic qualifications of external originMUST be accompanied with
a recognition certificate from relevant body.

only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

All degree application for engineering related positions must be Registered as Graduate Engineers.

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Application Submission

The application form, key responsibilities and job specification for the above positions must be received by
21st April 2021.

NB: Any academic certificate from foreign Institutions MUST be accompanied with a recognition certificate from Commissioner of University Education, Kenya.

Please ensure you have the following documents at hand for the application process.

1. ID & PIN Copies
2. Cover Letter
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Academic Certificates
5. Professional Qualifications
6. Professional Bodies' Membership Certificates
7. Constitutional Documents