Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2023/2024 for Civilian Staff, How to Apply

Learn more about the Ministry of Defence recruitment for 2023/2024. Discover its requirements, how to access the recruitment portal www.mod.go.ke, vacant positions, how to apply for Kenya’s MOD civilian jobs, and its closing date.

Have you heard about the commencement of Kenya Ministry of Defence recruitment 2023 and would like to submit an application? If yes, we’re excited to inform you that the guidelines have been outlined in this post.





On 27th April, 2023, the government of Kenya through the advertised diverse vacant positions in Ministry of Defence for civilian staff and applications were subsequently received from qualified candidates.

Is Ministry of Defence Recruitment Form 2023 Out?

Yes, mod.go.ke recruitment for 2023 was initially out but has closed since May 22, 2023. The recruitment lasted for three (3) weeks from April 27, 2023.

If you still want to apply for MOD civilian jobs, always revert to this page so you can find out when recruitment application reopens. Be aware that the application form is free and is accessible by interested applicants from any of the counties below.

West Pokot Nyandarua
Samburu Nyeri
Trans-Nzoia Kirinyaga
Uasin Gishu Murang’a
Elgeyo-Marakwet Kiambu
Nandi Turkana
Baringo Migori
Laikipia Kisii
Nakuru Nyamira
Makueni Nairobi
Embu Mombasa
Kitui Kwale
Machakos Kilifi
Kericho Tana River
Bomet Lamu
Kakamega Taita Mak Taveta
Vihiga Garissa
Bungoma Wajir
Busia Mandera
Siaya Marsabit
Kisumu Isiolo
Narok Meru
Kajiado Tharaka-Nithi
Homa Bay

Interested candidates should adhere to the mod.go.ke recruitment instructions and hereby submit their application on or before the stipulated closing date, which will be communicated when it reopens.

Let’s proceed to examine the job vacancies in Kenya Ministry of Defence.

MOD Civilian Jobs for Civilian Staff mod go ke

Here are some Ministry of Defence jobs open to civilians in Kenya:

  • Driver
  • Artisan (Panel Beater III)
  • Artisan (Welder III)
  • Artisan (Spray Painter III)
  • Artisan III (Tailor)
  • Clerical Officer II
  • Cook III
  • Artisan III (Motor Vehicle Electrician)
  • Senior Support Staff
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanic III

These are the vacant positions which you can apply.

Other trending jobs in Kenya you can also apply includes:

Requirements for Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2023

To qualify for one of the Ministry of Defence jobs in Kenya, you must satisfy the following requirements without any exceptions:

  • Applicant must be a Kenya citizen
  • He or she must have the acceptable means of identification being National ID or passport
  • Candidate should have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study (depending of the position you’re applying for)
  • All applicants must possess a minimum mean grade of D+ (D Plus) and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination or its equivalent from an examination body recognized in Kenya with a D+ (D Plus) and above in either English or Kiswahili languages
  • Applicant should demonstrate results in work performance
  • Candidate applying should possess, analytical, communication, strategic and innovative thinking, interpersonal, ability to mobilize resources and negotiation skills
  • Having NYS certificates will be an added advantage
  • Candidate applying should be free of criminal record
  • Applicant should fulfil the Chapter size (6) constitution by possessing the following documents;
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB Clearance Certificate);
  • Criminal Investigations Department (Certificate of Good Conduct);
  • An approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB Report);
  • Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (Dully filled and completed first schedule (s.13) and self-declaration form stamped by the EACC.

KDF Civilian Staff Salary

The average monthly salary of KDF civilian jobs range from 15,670 to 17,570 Kenyan Shillings.

Ministry of Defence Jobs Portal www.mod.go.ke

Prospective applicants are to visit Public Service Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke & www.mod.go.ke to download the application form and then follow the steps below to apply.

How to Apply for Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2023

Applicants are to fill the application form, then attach their academic credentials and send to the Principal Secretary’s office- Ministry of Defence, P.O. Box 40668 – 00100, NAIROBI or hand delivered to Ulinzi House gate off Lenana Road.

Application Deadline for MOD Civilian Jobs

Recruitment has ended for the Kenyan Ministry of Defence on the May 22, 2023. Endeavor to stay tuned to this page as we would update this post when its time to apply again.

While waiting for its reopening, here are few tips that would aide you attain success in the recruitment process especially at the application stage.

  • Use your official details like name, date of birth and email address
  • Do not apply for more than one (1) position at a time
  • Ensure you upload your credentials accordingly to the stipulated sizes
  • Submit your application on or before the closing date
  • Carefully fill the application form to avoid mistakes

It is exciting to have you read to the end; we hope it was insightful. Meanwhile, if you have any question concerning the Ministry of Defence recruitment or about the shortlisted candidates, kindly indicate in the comment section below. Don’t forget to follow us on Google News for more updates.

90 Comments

      1. Am Benard kiplangat from Bomet county, bomet east I intrested to work has a driver of the military I have class A licences age of 32 experiences of seven year driving single parent,2015 – 2026 NYS
        Working under the military rule
        Phone 0713253628

        1. Im really interested to work under military and am capable to serve as a good drive,experience of four years

        2. Hi? I have applied for the position of seniorsupportstaff. When will the shortlisted candidates be announced? Thanks.

    1. I’m really interested to work under military,, and am capable to serve as a good driver,

    2. I’m interested to work with the military family,as a plant operator from NYS college yatta,your assistance to apply for the job will be highly appreciated.

      1. How can i get the pdf please ,,,i am interested and that my pasion,,, kindliy help me please

  1. Am really interested to work under military department and I can be very submissive and hardworking if I can get a chance

    1. I’m happy to hear the advert of KDF departmemt. I love this job with all my passion. It the best and i can’t affort to loose it.

    1. Thanks for the opportunity to air my comment,
      My comment is that kindly let me get notification on when shortlisting is done.

    1. This will be my best time to join the kdf soldiers after scoring a C- and being a chef for 3years ,I’ll serve my country with dignity and all my heart.0725138338

      1. Interested in any job in the military, I’m a graduate in Criminology and security studies,

  2. i am interested to extend my skills working at the ministry as a food scientists, will greatly appreciate you considering me as one of the team , need some guidance on how to apply .thankyou

  3. am greatful for this opportunity.Looking forward to get a position at the civilian staff post .Thank you.

  4. This is good, I have all qualifications mentioned above. And am ready to join as clerical officer II

    Thanks in advance

    1. Ready to join military……as driver ….I have occupation certificate and suitability test…… plus driving licence

  5. Am interested, to join civilian staff,did diploma business management and computerized accounts

  6. Hello, how do I download the form, I’ve searched for it in your website and via the link and I couldn’t find it.

  7. when will be the shortlisting be out for the post posted on May 2nd on the website. i applied for a position thus eager to know when the shortlisting will be out.

  8. I am cornellias age 29 working as a plumper in certificate experience of 3yrs interested if I will join my number 0741305609 from baringo county

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