General Requirements and Personal Attributes
Besides the job specific requirements, all interested applicants must have the following individual qualities:
Organizational, managerial and administrative skills.
Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Creativity and innovativeness.
Professionalism and integrity.
Interpersonal skills including being a team player.
Effective communication skills.
Effective Oral/Written Communication skills.
Target setting; Administration skills; Team leadership; and
Job Specific Requirements
KNP/2022/5: Security Officer (1 post)
Terms of Service: KNP/7 (Permanent)
Salary Scale: KShs 38,270 × 1,470 – 39,740 × 1,520 – 41,260 × 1,710 – 42,970 × 1,920 – 44,890 ×
2000 – 46,890 × 2,110 – 49,000 × 2,170 – 51,170 p.m.
House Allowance: As applicable in Nairobi County
a) Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –
Carrying out investigation of all security cases in the Polytechnic.
Compiling data from suggestion box and security reports as well as collecting and
gathering intelligence report.
Supervising staff under them and overseeing the services of contracted Security Firm.
Ensure security of all visitors to the Polytechnic and making report thereof including
enforcement of traffic discipline within the Polytechnic.
Making regular security surveys/reports summaries on polytechnic security.
Preventing and reporting any theft or loss of polytechnic properties in consultation with relevant law enforcement agencies.
Monitoring vehicles movement and assist the administrator in charge of transport on security of the Polytechnic vehicles e.g., parking places, accidents, inspections etc.
Assisting coordinating with relevant law enforcement agencies in investigation of all
security cases in regard to the Polytechnic.
b) Requirements for Appointment
For requirements to this appointment an officer must have: –
Served in the National Police Service or Disciplined Forces for a period not less than
7 years and served at the rank of an Inspector of Police or equivalent rank.
Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade of D+ and above from Kenya National Examination Council or its equivalent qualification from a recognized examining body.
Be a Kenyan citizen, physically and medically fit.
Have no criminal record.
The details of the posts and applications procedures can be accessed from the website,
www.kabetepoly.ac.ke . Interested qualified persons are requested to download the fillable PDF
application forms, fill and submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and also copy to
email@example.com so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday August 29th, 2022
No hard copies of the applications will be processed.
Kabete National Polytechnic is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women and Persons
Living with Disability (PWD) or from marginalized groups or minority communities are encouraged