Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) – Assistant Laboratory Technologist (Analytical Chemistry).

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a) Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in collecting, preparing, managing and safely disposing samples and specimens;
Participate in planning and evaluating laboratory services;
Assist in carrying out analytical work;

Assist in maintaining and preserving specimens and cultures;

Recording experimental data;

Keeping and maintaining laboratory records;

Carry out basic maintenance of laboratory equipment;

Clean laboratory apparatus, equipment and surface;

Train and supervise students on attachment and staff in the unit;

Carry out demonstrations for clients and visitors;

Carrying out demonstrations of laboratory functions to clients/visitors;
Any other duty as assigned from time to time.

b) Requirements for Appointment

i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C” (C Minus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
ii) Diploma in Analytical Chemistry from a recognized institution;

iii) Working experience in the same field is an added advantage; and

iv) Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognised institution.


I. Online Application

Interested applicants are required to click the link below and submit their information as guided;

II. Hard copy applications

IN ADDITION to the online application, applicants should send their hard copy applications and attach their Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card. They should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, email address and names and addresses of three referees to reach the Director KEFRI not later than Monday 6th December, 2021.

Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and addressed to:

The Director/CEO,
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI),

P.O. BOX 2041200200, City Square,


KEFRI is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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