Ministry of Road and Transport Recruitment 2023/2024

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Last Updated on June 2, 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and eligible candidates for the Ministry of Road and Transport Recruitment 2023/2024.

Ministry of Road and Transport Recruitment 2023

The State Department of Transport (SDoT) is one of the five functional State Departments under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Work. The Revised Executive Order No.2 of 2018 on Organization of the Government of the Republic of Kenya outlines the functions of the SDoT as below:- Transport policy management Rail transport and infrastructure management Fast tracking identified Northern Corridor Integration Porjects Oversight and Coordination of Lamu South Sudan Ethiopia Transit Corridor (LAPSSET) Programme Implementation Programme Civil Aviation Management and Training Maritime Transport Management Registration & Insurance of Motor Vehicles Motor Vehicles Inspection National Transport and Safety National Road Safety Management National Roads Development Policy Management Mechanical and transport services Enforcement of Axle load control Development and Maintenance of Airstrips

Ministry of Road and Transport Recruitment 2023

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

  1. Deputy Director Aircraft Accident Investigations
  2. Senior Aircraft Accident Investigator – AA- Scale- 4 Posts

Deputy Director Aircraft Accident Investigations

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • served for  a minimum period of ten (10) years in the field of  Aircraft Accident Investigation  or in a comparable  and relevant position  in  the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:-  Aviation Safety; Aviation Science; Airline Operations; Psychology;  Human Factors, Business Administration, Social Science, Physical Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot License with Instrument and Twin Rating with a minimum of 1250 hours flying experience 

OR

  • Air Traffic Controller’s License, Certificate or Diploma in Aerodrome and Approach Control Ratings, and Private Pilot Licence with a minimum period of three (3) years’ experience;
  • certificate in State Safety Programme/Safety Management systems from an International Civil Aviation Organization recognized Institution;
  • certificate in Aircraft Accident Investigation Training from recognized institution;
  • certificate in Government Aviation Safety Inspector’s Course from an International  Civil Aviation Organization recognized institution; 
  • demonstrated a high level of professional competence, managerial, and administrative capability in work performance.

Note:     possession of a Masters Degree in a relevant field will be considered an added     advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • in-charge of operations division; 
  • investigating major accidents and compiling final reports;
  • conducting aircraft accident investigations outside Kenya; 
  • coordinating recovery of wreckage; 
  • conducting on site accident and incident assessment; 
  • managing hazards on site;
  • identifying and taking witness statements and conducting witness interviewing;
  • collecting, documenting, analyzing and preserving evidence and preparing preliminary accident/incident reports as well as preparing aircraft accident notifications; 
  • developing, issuing and monitoring implementation of safety recommendations; downloading and analyzing data from Flight Recorders;
  • testing and analyzing aircraft components and structures; 
  • overseeing the Aircraft;
  • accident Investigation laboratory; promoting aircraft accident prevention programmes; 
  • analyzing factual information and writing reports in accordance with Annex 13 to the Chicago Convention;
  • liaising with aircraft accidents victims and their families and coordinating provision of assistance;
  • issuing accident notifications to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICO) and other interested parties. 

Senior Aircraft Accident Investigator – AA- Scale- 4 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Aircraft Accident Investigator  or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:-  Aeronautical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Avionics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Aircraft Design, Aircraft Engine Design  Forensic Science, Aviation Safety, Aviation Science, Airline Operations, Business Administration, Social Science, Physical Science or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution;  and either
  • a Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot License with Instrument and Twin Rating with a minimum of 1250 hours flying experience 

OR

  • Air Traffic Controller’s License with Aerodrome and Approach Ratings with a minimum period of three (3) years’ experience as an Air Traffic Controller and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Licence;
  • a Certificate in Government Aviation Safety Inspector’s Course from an International Civil Aviation Organization recognized institution; 
  • a Certificate in State Safety Programme/Safety Management systems from an International Civil Aviation Organization recognized Institution;
  • a Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized Institution; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and administrative ability in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • conducting on-site preliminary accident and incident assessment;
  • compiling, documenting and preserving evidence;
  • investigating light aircraft accidents and serious incidents;
  • aircraft accidents database; 
  • issuing preliminary accident/incident reports;
  • disseminating safety reports and implementing safety recommendations;
  • preparing aircraft accident notifications;
  • analyzing factual information and writing reports in accordance with annex 13 to the Chicago Convention; and
  • providing logistical support during investigations.

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on the company website.

  1. Deputy Director Aircraft Accident Investigations
  2. Senior Aircraft Accident Investigator – AA- Scale- 4 Posts

Deadline: Jun 19, 2023


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