KIMC Chief Electronic Technician Vacancy in Kenya

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) is the oldest Middle Level media training Institution in Kenya established in 1961. It is currently a State Corporation established through Legal Notice No.197 of 2011 (amended).

The Institute offers training at Post Graduate, Diploma and Certificate levels in Communication and Cinematic Arts. The Institute is looking for a qualified candidate for the following vacant position:-

Chief Electronic Technician


Ref No. KIMC/CET/1/2018

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

a) Managing and maintaining electrical works, plants and equipment;

b) Overseeing completion and certification of completed projects;

c) Reviewing the overall performance of all technical facilities;

d) Formulating technical specifications for equipment;

e) Coordinating formulation of safety regulations measures and their enforcement;

f) Coordinating technical operations in liaison with the lecturers; and

g) Approving major equipment modifications and replacement.

Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

a) Served in the grade of Senior Electronic Technician or in a comparable position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;

b) Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Electronic, Telecommunication, Computer Engineering or equivalent from a recognized Institution;

c) Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized Institution;

d) Demonstrated outstanding technical competence, coordination and administrative ability in the general supervision, installation, maintenance and operation of telecommunication/electronic systems;

e) Certificate in computer application skills; and

f) Shown merit, integrity and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

In addition, candidates must adhere to the provisions of Chapter VI on Leadership and integrity, as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Interested candidates must submit Certificates of Compliance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and provide Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

Terms of Service: The successful candidate will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service. The Salary for this position will range from Kshs.54, 141/= to 77,417/= excluding allowances

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications quoting job reference number accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae; copies of Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card, Transcripts and Testimonials; Daytime Contacts; Full Names and Contacts of three (3) referees to:

The Director/ CEO
Kenya Institute of Mass Communication
Uholo Road, (South B), Nairobi
Off Mombasa Road
P.O. Box 42422 – 00100

So as to reach him not later than 23rd February, 2018.


Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC)
P.O Box 42422-00100,

Tel: +254 020 655155 / 6555907
Cell: 0708262895



Engineering and Technical
Updated: February 19, 2018 — 10:46 am