3 Port State Control Officers Jobs in Kenya

Port State Control Officer –
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Job Purpose

Conducting Port State Control by the provisions of the Indian
Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMOU) on port state control. Survey of
Kenyan registered ships and supervising Recognized organizations.

The Duties and Responsibilities 

Implement the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding on
Port State Control, as amended

Conduct regular inspection of flag and foreign ships to
ensure maritime safety and prevention of marine pollution; Implementation
of Merchant Shipping (port state control) regulations 2011

To maintain an effective system of PSC to ensure that
foreign-flagged merchant ships calling Kenyan ports or at an off-shore
installation or anchored within its jurisdiction comply with relevant
Conventions and Codes;

Supervise the work of Organizations authorized to perform
survey work on behalf of Kenya by the Code for Recognized Organizations

Ensure, in collaboration with other public agencies and
institutions, the prevention of marine source pollution, protection of the
marine environment, and response to marine environment incidents;

Survey of Kenyan registered ships to ensure that they comply
with Kenya and all other relevant International laws regarding safety,
protection of the environment, and security;

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

Certificate of Competency Class 1 – Master Mariner Unlimited
(II/2) or Chief Engineer Unlimited (III/2) by the International Convention
on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping 1978, as amended;

Bachelor’s Degree in naval architecture, or mechanical
engineering and worked in ship construction, survey, or technical ship
operation for at least five years; or

Served for not less than five years at sea as an officer in
the deck or engine department respectively;

Certificate in Port and flag state inspection training;
Good interpersonal relations, high leadership qualities, and

Proficiency in computer applications;
Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Key competencies and skills

Strong analytical skills
Communication skills
Strategic and innovative thinking
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to mobilize resources
Negotiation skills

How to apply

Each application should be
accompanied by:

a detailed curriculum vitae,
copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and

National Identity Card or Passport,
testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents.

Scanned copies (in PDF
format) of these documents must accompany any online application.

An applicant must indicate
the reference number for the position applied for on the envelope (hardcopy
applications) or the subject line (for online applications) and submit it in
any one of the following ways:

Hard copy applications
should be delivered to the office of the Chairman Board of Directors, Kenya
Maritime Authority, Fourteenth (14th) Floor, located at KMA Towers along
Mbaraki Road (next to the Little Theatre), Mombasa between 0745hrs and 1700hrs;

Online applications should
be emailed in PDF format to: jobs2023@kma.go.ke

Posted applications should
be addressed to:

The Chairman
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104

NB: The applications
should reach the Authority on or before 1700hrs 8th, January, 2024.

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