Coast KDF recruitment ongoing in Rabai, Kinango and Wundanyi

A KDF officer inspects the documents of one of the recruits in a past recruitment exercise in Tana River County./FILE

The National Kenya Defence Forces recruitment is currently ongoing at Rabai in Kilifi, Kinango in Kwale and Wundanyi in Taita Taveta in the Coast region.

The exercise has already been finalized in Mombasa, Lamu and Tana River counties.

The recruitment exercise kicked-off in Kwale and Taita Taveta Counties on Tuesday 16th February at Lunga Lunga and Voi respectively, while in Kilifi it commenced on Wednesday 10th February at Marafa in Magarini sub-county.

“The drive shall seek eligible Kenyans in six categories namely General Service Officer (GSO) cadets, GSO Cadets Undergraduate, Specialist Officer cadets, General Duty (GD) Recruits Tradesmen/Women and KDF Constables,” said KDF.

The exercise will be finalized on Friday 19th at Kikambala in Kilifi South, Kwale in Matuga and Taveta, for the coast region.

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Application Qualification

To meet the application qualification, one has to be a Kenyan Citizen with a valid Kenyan National Identity card and PIN certificate.

“Be at least 18 years and not above 26 years for the GSO Cadets, General Duty Recruits and Tradesmen/women with Certificate or Government Trade Test, not above 30 years for specialist officers, Tradesmen/women with Diploma, and not above 39 years for Chaplains,” reads the ad.

One must also be mentally and physically fit, with a minimum height of 1.60m and weight of 54.55 kg for men, and a minimum height of 1.52m and weight of 50kg for women.

“Female candidates must not be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training,” reads the ad.

Specialist Officers and Tradesmen/women must have a minimum of two years of practicing experience in their field of specialization from the date of qualification and registration or registration with a relevant regulatory or statutory body in Kenya.