Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB) – Senior Assistant Security Officer.

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Reports to: Assistant Administration Manager

  •  Manage all security duties and report to the appropriate authority through reports on breaches of security.
  • Institute emergency preparedness and disaster recovery measures
  • Co-ordinate the smooth running of duties performed by contracted guards, supervise the performance of security guards assigned to the station; 
  • Draw written assignments, instructions for guidance of security guards and make sure all concerned are conversant with what is expected; 
  • Patrol within the compound and ascertain no intruders interfere with perimeter fence;
  • Check and make sure the alarm system is secured;
  • Report any incidents to superiors without delay;
  • Carry out physical search on motor vehicles and persons to verify property ownership; 
  • Maintain gate passes, vehicle movement book, visitors register, seals and occurrence booK
  • Make monthly or quarterly reports pertaining to security work at the Bureau; 
  • Implement all orders and regulations concerning security matters, investigations/prosecutions; 
  • Conduct investigations as required and liaise with the local police in the event of a criminal prosecution.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree in criminology or its equivalent. 
  • Higher National Diploma or Diploma in criminology or its equivalent is an added advantage. 
  • Certificate of good conduct. 
  • Minimum of 2 year of work experience.
  • Experience with Kenyan Police Service or security firm is an added advantage. 
  • Holder of a valid driving license.
  • Problem solving, analytical, decision making, integrity, good communication, organization and planning skills.
  • A good team player, maintains high work standards, reliable, easily adapts to  new environments, pays attention to detail and self-motivated.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send  applications  clearly indicating the job title and reference number of the position, enclose a comprehensive CV stating your current position, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials as well as names and contacts (telephone and e-mail address) of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Include your day and evening telephone numbers and your contact email address.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including; Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.


For the full details for these positions, including qualifications and experience, please visit KLB Website on www.klb.co.ke  and send your ON-LINE APPLICATION addressed to: 

The Managing Director
Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB)
Bellevue Area Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road
P.O. Box 30022 – 00100 GPO

Literature Bureau is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications should reach us on or before 17th March 2020

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