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KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is a Commercial and Strategic State Corporation is
mandated to maintain, operate, improve, and regulate all sea and inland waterway
ports in Kenya. KPA aspires to position the Port of Mombasa as a competitive
regional hub. The Port of Mombasa is a gateway to East and Central Africa and is
one of the busiest Ports along the East African coastline. The Port provides direct
connectivity to over 80 ports worldwide and is linked to a vast hinterland
comprising Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,
Northern Tanzania, Southern Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia by road.

To enhance institutional capacity to deliver strategy, KPA is seeking to recruit
highly motivated and results oriented individuals to fill the following position.

POSITIONDOCKER GRADE HG4 (200 POSTS)
Reporting to the Gang Supervisor, the job holder will handle cargo manually in stevedoring and other shore handling operations.

REQUIREMENTS

i. At Least Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education KCSE Grade D or its
equivalent

ii. Physically fit

iii. Good Communication skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES / TASKS
a) Lock and unlock manual spreaders before the container is lifted from or onto the ship.

b) Signal crane operators and reach stacker operators when lifting and stacking
containers.

c) Handle and carry operational gears from one berth to the other.

d) Sling and unsling out of gauge containers/loose cargo.

e) Physically guide the equipment operator in positioning of containers onto
either terminal trailer, ship, or other road/rail transport.

f) Physically handle and carry packages during stripping, verification, surveys
and stuffing.

g) Always comply with safe working procedures.

h) Comply with Staff Regulations, Harbour Regulations 1970, Circulars and
Notices issued/revised from time to time.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role above, please submit your application online including duly signed application letterAcademic (KCSE certificate only), copy of National Identity Card and Curriculum vitae (CV).

For full details about this position and how to apply, kindly log onto the Kenya Ports Authority Careers Portal 
https://kpa.co.ke/Careers/Pages/default.aspx
Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted. Only those applications submitted through the erecruitment portal will be considered. To be considered, your application must be received not later than 8th December 2021.

Kenya Ports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender equality. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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