Jobs vacancy at KEFRI for Laboratory Technologists in Kenya September 2013

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research, generate and promote improved technologies for sustainable management, conservation and development of forest and allied natural resources.
The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self driven persons to fill the vacant positions below:
Laboratory Technologist III 

JG: RF6

3 Positions
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collect, prepare, manage and safely dispose samples and specimens.
  • Media preparation
  • Keep laboratory records
  • Maintain and preserve specimens
  • Manage and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Clean laboratory apparatus, equipment and surface;
  • Carry out elementary analytical work;
  • Train and supervise students on attachment and staff in the unit
  • Carry out demonstrations for clients/visitors;
  • Participate in planning, supervising and evaluating laboratory services; and coordinating provision of laboratory services/facilities.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C-” (C minus) or its equivalent, with a minimum “C” plain in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Diploma in Applied Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Computer literacy.
How to Apply
Applications with detailed CV, current remuneration, copies of certificates and day time telephone contact should be sent to the following address:
The Director
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
P.O. Box 20412-00200
Nairobi
All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th September, 2013.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
KEFRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
KEFRI is ISO 14001:2004 Certified



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