KEBS Jobs and Recruitment – April 2021

We pleased to present to you a list of Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) 2021 Jobs and Recruitment as well as how to apply. It involves the Job titles, roles/responsibilities, requirements and the salary involved.

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Every year the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) publishes vacant position for interested & qualified Kenyan citizens to apply for. This year is not an exception. Therefore the Jobs are listed below together with their requirements, roles, salary and qualifications.

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)
PositionPostJob Description
Manager Positions
Pre – Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC)1Open JD 01Apply Here
Entry Level Positions
Degree Holders
(a) Technical Officers positions, KS 8
Chemists7Open JD 03
Open JD 04
Open JD 05
Open JD 07
Apply Here
Civil Engineers4Open JD 03
Open JD 05
Apply Here
Mechanical Engineers5Open JD 03
Open JD 04
Open JD 05
Open JD 07
Open JD 16
Apply Here
Electrical /Electronics Engineers3Open JD 05
Open JD 16
Apply Here
Economists2Open JD 07Apply Here
Statistician1Open JD 09Apply Here
Food Scientists / Technologists9Open JD 03
Open JD 04
Open JD 05
Open JD 06
Open JD 07
Open JD 08
Apply Here
Microbiologists/ Biotechnologists1Open JD 06Apply Here
Agriculturists6Open JD 03
Open JD 05
Open JD 06
Open JD 07
Apply Here
Textile Engineers2Open JD 03
Open JD 07
Apply Here
Diploma holders
(b) Assistant Technicians positions, KS 9
Electrical / Electronic Engineering Technicians4Open JD 10
Open JD 11
Open JD 17
Apply Here
Food Science/ Technology Technicians2Open JD 10Apply Here
Mechanical Engineering Technicians2Open JD 17Apply Here
Microbiology/Applied Biology Technician1Open JD 11Apply Here
Analytical Chemistry Technicians5Open JD 10Apply Here
(c) Assistant Officer positions, KS 9
Publishing – Print Production2Open JD 12Apply Here
Registered Nurse1Open JD 14Apply Here
Customer Care2Open JD 15Apply Here
Certificate Holders
(d) Artisan positions, KS 10
Electrical / Electronic Engineering2Open JD 13Apply Here
Mechanical Engineering1Open JD 13Apply Here
Civil Engineering1Open JD 13Apply Here

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).
Update: Click here to view more Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) vacant positions for 2021


Application form including testimonials shall be filled and submitted online via KEBS website on or before 21 April, 2021.All testimonials MUST be saved with applicant’s ID.N0. e.g.20441558_CV.pdf.

IMPORTANT NOTICE; Upon successful upload and submission of application,the applicant will receive a system generated email notification that the job application details have been successfully submitted.

Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply. Academic qualifications of external origin MUST be accompanied with
a recognition certificate from relevant body.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

All degree application for engineering related positions must be Registered as Graduate Engineers.

NB: Any academic certificate from foreign Institutions MUST be accompanied with a recognition certificate from Commissioner of University Education, Kenya.

Please ensure you have the following documents at hand for the application process.

1. ID & PIN Copies
2. Cover Letter
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Academic Certificates
5. Professional Qualifications
6. Professional Bodies’ Membership Certificates
7. Constitutional Documents

Application Deadline

  • Applications should reach the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) on or before 21st April 2021 by midnight.
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