Senior Pilot (Helicopter) – JG”5” – One (1) Post

Reporting to the Accountable Manager through the Chief Pilot, the overall responsibility for the successful candidate will be to undertake aerial surveillance for effective provision of wildlife management services.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Flying KWS helicopters.

  • Participating in security operations.

  • Participating in aerial wildlife management activities –darting of animals & census.

  • Training other pilots.

  • Any other duty assigned by the Accountable Manager.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a Kenyan citizen.

  • Must be in possession of Commercial Helicopter Flying License (CPL) or above.

  • Minimum 2000 hours in Helicopter Gas Turbine and 1000 hours Helicopter Command.

  • Must be ready to cope with off base field operations.

  • Must be in possession of minimum academic qualification of KCSE – C+ or  “O” level KCE – Div. II.

  • Additional advantages if;

      • L/R 4 type rated in both 206 and 407 models.

      • Training in Air Operations safety.

      • Basic degree will be an added advantage.

nterested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and emails of three (3) referees to the address below not later than 11th June, 2018 at 4.00pm.

Director General

Kenya Wildlife Service

P. O. Box 40241 - 00100

Nairobi, Kenya.


Short-listed candidates will be required to obtain and be in possession of the following documents at the interview stage:-

  • Police Clearance Certificate.

  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.

  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (Where applicable).

  • Clearance from Kenya Credit Reference Bureau.

  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

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

KWS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action. In this regard, youth, women, people living with disabilities and those from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.