The Kenya Bureau of Standards Job Vacancies – Apply before 21st April 2021


The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory organization of the Government of Kenya established by the Standards Act, Cap 496 of the laws of Kenya in July 1974. The mandate of KEBS is to provide Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment services through promotion of standardization in commerce and industry, provision of testing and calibration facilities, control of the use of standardization marks, undertaking educational work in standardization, facilitation of the implementation and practical application of standards, maintenance and dissemination of the International System of Units (SI) of measurements.

KEBS wishes to recruit innovative and result oriented individuals to be deployed to either Quality Assurance and Inspection, Market Surveillance, Standards Development and Testing & Metrology Directorates.

  1. Manager Position (KS4)
  2. Entry Positions (KS8, KS9, KS10)


The Application should include attachments of;

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copies of Academic and Professional certificates
  4. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  5. Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  6. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance (EACC)
  7. Credit Reference Bureau clearance (CRB)
  8. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

Manager Positions

Pre – Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC)

Number of Posts: 1

Entry Positions (KS8, KS9, KS10)

Degree Holders

(a) Technical Officers positions, KS 8


Number of Posts: 7

Civil Engineers

Number of Posts: 4

Mechanical Engineers

Number of Posts: 5

Electrical /Electronics Engineers

Number of Posts: 3


Number of Posts: 2


Number of Posts: 1

Food Scientists / Technologists

Number of Posts: 9

Microbiologists/ Biotechnologists

Number of Posts: 1


Number of Posts: 6

Textile Engineers

Number of Posts: 2

Diploma holders

(b) Assistant Technicians positions, KS 9Electrical / Electronic Engineering Technicians

Number of Posts: 4

Food Science/ Technology Technicians

Number of Posts: 2

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Number of Posts: 2

Microbiology/Applied Biology Technician

Number of Posts: 1

Analytical Chemistry Technicians

Number of Posts: 5

(c) Assistant Officer positions, KS 9

Publishing – Print Production

Number of Posts: 2

Registered Nurse1

Customer Care

Number of Posts: 2

Certificate Holders

(d) Artisan positions, KS 10

Electrical / Electronic Engineering

Number of Posts: 2

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Posts: 1

Civil Engineering

Number of Posts: 1

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