General Ferry Attendant

Posted at
1. Sep, 08:27
Position Type
Full time
Riverside Nairobi

Full Time

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

Job Description


Career Opportunities in Marine Transport Industry

Company Profile

ces is a State Corporation, established under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya and operating under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, mandated with the operation of ferries in the Country. The Company’s headquarters are set along the expansive shores of the beautiful and splendid Indian Ocean overlooking the magnificent view of the channel at Peleleza, Likoni, Mombasa.
To strengthen its workforce, KFSL is seeking to recruit dynamic, highly driven and result oriented individuals for the following positions:
12. General Ferry Attendant- Grade FU5- Ref: KFS/HR/GFA/08/2017- 1 Post

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Administrative Assistant, the General Ferry Attendant will be responsible for creating a healthy, safe and clean environment to achieve company objectives.

Key Responsibilities

• Wash and sweep vessels cabins and toll collection booths;
• Scrub booths and ramps;
• Drain vessels and booths during rainy season;
• Whitewash ramps; and
• Raise flags on ferries and compound

Required Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum of Kenya Secondary School Certificate (KCSE) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• Possession of First Aid Course from St. John Ambulance or KIHBT or any other recognized institution;
• Possession of Health and Safety Certification or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• Three (3) years relevant working experience;
• Demonstrable ability to read, write and perform simple arithmetic calculations;
• Demonstrable communication skills; and
• Familiarity with standardized work procedures.

Applications, accompanied by a detailed CV containing academic qualifications, professional qualifications, work experience, current and expected remuneration, e-mail addresses, day telephone contacts as well as copies of relevant certificates, testimonials, national identification card, are invited from persons qualified for the positions described above. The applicants should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of at least three professional referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and area of specialization. The applicants should request their professional referees to submit their references directly to the undersigned.
Applications and professional referees’ confidential reports on the applicant’s suitability for the position should be sent to the undersigned to be received on or before 8th September, 2017;

The Managing Director,
Kenya Ferry Services Limited,
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Headquarters Office,
Gaza Road, Off Mwinyi Babu Road - Peleleza
P.O. Box 96242 - 80110,

The reference number and title of the position applied for MUST be clearly indicated on the ENVELOPE.
Kenya Ferry Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equity within the organization. Applicants comprising persons living with disabilities (PWDs), those from marginalized areas and women are encouraged to apply.


All the above positions are challenging and offer attractive and competitive remuneration packages which include basic salary, house allowance, medical cover, leave travel allowance and other benefits in accordance with the Kenya Government Public Service guidelines.


Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/ details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

“Kenya Ferry Services Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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