KWS Recruitment 2024/2025 Dates and Centers, How to Apply

KWS Recruitment 2024/2025 Dates and Centers, How to Apply

The Kenya Wildlife Service, KWS recruitment for 2024/2025 has been announced, details about the dates and centers, how to apply, requirements and all the necessary information you need has been highlighted on this page.

Hello there! Have you been searching online for authentic information concerning KWS recruitment? If yes, then you have arrived the right page. Whether your ambition is to become a KWS cadet or ranger, the comprehensive guidelines we have provided will assist you navigate through the application process easily.

Additionally, frequently asked questions have also been addressed in the later part of this article therefore we recommend you endeavour to read till the end to avoid leaving any stone untouched.

When is KWS Recruitment 2024 Starting?

KWS recruitment process is starting from Monday 15th April, 2024 to Friday 19th April, 2024. Candidates are report at the various centers allocated across the country within the specified period.

This is one of the fundamental questions you should be asking because it is the bedrock upon which every other information you require concerning Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment is built on.

Note: that the job application form is free and accessible to all interested persons from any of Kenya’s county.

KWS Recruitment Dates and Centers

As announced, the entire process will take place in respective counties and sub-counties as specified below. Check the one closest to you and ensure you’re there on time.

DateCounty CodeCountyDayRecruitment CentreTime
Monday 15th April, 2024005Lamu1Mokowe Airstrip8AM
010MarsabitMarsabit Police Field8AM
011IsioloIsiolo County Police Ground8AM
014EmbuNjukiri Show Ground8AM
015KituiKitui Stadium8AM
016MachakosKenyatta Stadium8AM
023TurkanaLodwar Prisons Ground8AM
024West PokotMakutano Stadium8AM
025SamburuKenyatta Stadium8AM
029NandiKapsabet Show Ground8AM
044MigoriMigori Stadium8AM
045KisiiGetembe Primary School8AM
Tuesday 16th April, 2024004Tana River2Hola Stadium8AM
012MeruKinoru Stadium8AM
017MakueniMakueni Police Play Ground8AM
020KirinyagaKerugoya Stadium8AM
026Trans NzoiaASK Show Ground8AM
027Uasin GishuKipchoge Keino Stadium8AM
031LaikipiaRumuruti Stadium8AM
043Homa BayRaila Odinga Stadium8AM
046NyamiraNyamira Primary School8AM
Wednesday 17th April, 2024003Kilifi3Karisa Maitha Stadium8AM
008WajirWajir County Stadium8AM
013Tharaka-NithiKathwana Stadium8AM
021Murang’aWangombe Waihura  Stadium8AM
028Elgeyo/MarakwetIten Stadium8AM
034KajiadoIldamat/Show Ground8AM
036BometBomet Green Stadium8AM
039BungomaBungoma Airstrip8AM
042KisumuJomo Kenyatta International Stadium8AM
Thursday 18th April, 2024001Mombasa4Mombasa ASK Show Ground8AM
006Taita/TavetaVoi Stadium8AM
007GarissaGarissa PTC Ground8AM
019NyeriRuring’u Stadium8AM
022KiambuNdumberi Stadium8AM
030BaringoKabarnet Stadium8AM
035KerichoKericho Green Stadium8AM
037KakamegaKakamega Show Ground8AM
041SiayaSiaya Institute of Technology8AM
Friday 19th April, 2024002Kwale5Kwale County Stadium8AM
009ManderaMoi Mandera County Stadium8AM
018NyandaruaOl Kalou  Stadium8AM
032NakuruNakuru Showground8AM
033NarokMaasai Mara University Ground8AM
038VihigaKindundu Stadium8AM
040BusiaBusia Stadium8AM
047NairobiKenya Utalii College (Sports Ground)8AM

Deadline for KWS Recruitment 2024

The deadline to submit application for Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment is Friday 19th April, 2024 by 4.30pm. Applicants are advised to submit their form on or before the stipulated date to avoid disqualification.

Why Should I Work in Kenya Wildlife Service?

There are numerous reasons why you should apply for a job at Kenya Wildlife Service ranging from the attractive salary to allowances and other tops benefits attached to the job.

One can validate this by looking at the number of KWS recruitment applicant yearly. It is the dream of many Kenya citizens to work in Kenya Wildlife Service which results to high number of applicants.

KWS Recruitment Vacancies 2024/2025

  • Cadets and Rangers
  • Chief manager, legal services
  • Legal officer

These are the four (4) major vacancies in Kenya Wildlife Nairobi that mandates this recruitment exercise.

General Requirements for KWS Recruitment 2024/2025

Cadets: Candidates applying for Cadets must be Kenyan citizens with either National ID or International passport, have atleast Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline, should be between the ages of 18 to 28 years, must be physically and medically fit, and have no criminal record. Note that there is a mandatory paramilitary training for nine months.

Rangers: Those applying for rangers must be Kenyan citizens with valid proof of identity, possessing a KCSE certificate with a minimum grade of D (plain) is mandatory, only applicants within the age of 18 and 26 years can apply for this role, you must be physically and medically fit, and have no criminal record.

Other requirements includes:

  • Candidates that are computer literate have an added advantage
  • You must have available the original of both academic and professional certificates
  • Persons applying must be a recognizes resident of Kenya counties
  • Very importantly, he or she must meet the requirements of the Chapter 6 constitution

KWS Application Process

To apply for KWS recruitment visit the application portal, explore latest job vacancies, read through the application instructions, create an account on the portal and then login to fill the application form, upload necessary documents according to the required size, then read through your application before final submission.

Here are other latest jobs in Kenya which you can also apply:

What to Avoid When Applying for KWS Jobs

There are certain basic things that gets candidates sidelined out of Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment process and these includes the following.

  • In no condition are you allowed to apply for more than one (1) position at a time
  • Avoid uploading forge or false certificates
  • Ensure your documents are clearly scanned
  • Provide only the originals of all academic and professional certificates required
  • Very importantly, submit your application before the stipulated deadline

KWS recruitment will be conducted across all the centers specified by assigned team members. We promise to conduct the entire process with transparency and fairness.

Persons with disability, women and even those in minority communities can apply. Very importantly, female applicants are not suppose to be pregnant at the time of this recruitment due it its nature.

Kenya Wildlife Service Jobs FAQs

1. What Vacancies are available for KWS Recruitment 2024?

According to Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment advert for 2024, vacancies available are: Cadets (Assistant Warden I), and Rangers.

2. Can I apply if I have a KCSE grade of D?

Yes, candidates with a minimum KCSE grade of D (plain) can apply for the post of Ranger.

3. How much do KWS Cadets and Rangers earn?

Cadet officers earn a minimum of Ksh 50,000 to 75,000 monthly while Rangers are paid between Ksh 25,000 and Ksh 50,000 on a monthly basis.

4. Are there internship opportunities at KWS?

Yes, you can as well apply for KWS internship vacancies such as Wildlife Management, Environmental Science, ICT, Finance, and more. To apply, visit the KWS official website.

5. Where can I get updates on KWS Recruitment 2024?

To stay up-to-date with subsequent news regarding Kenya Wildlife Service jobs, visit the official career portal regularly. Here at Site2Corp, we will also be provided up to date information regard the process especially regarding shortlisted candidates and screening.


To succeed in the ongoing Kenya Wildlife Service recruitment exercise, you have to be mindful of everything we’ve shared on this page and don’t forget to submit your application on time. We wish you success!


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