Job Opening at Water Resource Authority

Job Opening at Water Resource Authority

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Job Summary

  • Pilot or navigate the boat safely and efficiently
  • Pilot or navigate the boat when transferring passengers
  • Maintain rescue equipment on the boat
  • Carry out basic boat maintenance and cleanliness
  • Oversee boat house keeping
  • Report any incidents and occurrences to the head of station;
  • Disseminate relevant safety information, instructions and guidance to boat users onboard;
  • Provide directions and instructions during emergencies.
  • Report any mechanical problems of the boat;


  • Certificate of Proficiency as Coxswain in accordance with the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations as amended or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant experience preferably in marine transport industry
  • Experience in deep sea operations
  • First-Aid Certificate Course
  • MUST Comply with the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 which include:
    • Certificate of good conduct from the Director of Criminal Investigations;
    • Clearance from the Director of Public Prosecutions;
    • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board;
    • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau; and
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Should be an organized person
  • Personal Survival Skills
  • Life Saving Skills
  • Basic Fire Fighting skills
  • Swimming skills

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Terms of Service and Remuneration

  • The successful candidate for all the above position will serve on probation for a period of six months thereafter translate to Permanent and Pensionable terms.


  • Candidates who meet requirements for the above positions should submit their applications to reach the address below on or before 23rd July, 2020.
  • Applications should include Curriculum Vitae that includes details of day time telephone contact numbers and names and contacts of at least three (3) referees.
  • Applicants must also attach copies of certificates/testimonials as well as copy of National Identity Card.

Please note that:-

  • WRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality Locals from Lamu County are preferred for this position.
  • Applications without relevant qualifications and copies of documents requestedfor will not be considered;
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification; and

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applications should be addressed to

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The Chief Executive Officer

Water Resources Authority

NHIF Building, 9th Floor Wing B, Ragati Road

P. O. Box 45250-00100, NAIROBI

Online applications can be sent to hr@

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