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Kenya Maritime Association Port State Control Officer Job

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  • Discharge Flag State, Port State, and Coastal State obligations in relation to maritime safety, security, and prevention of marine pollution;
  • Implement the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control, as amended
  • Implementation of Merchant Shipping (port state control) regulations 2011
  • To maintain an effective system of PSC to ensure that foreign-flagged merchant ships calling Kenyan ports or at an off-shore installation or anchored within its jurisdiction comply with relevant Conventions and Codes.
  • Supervise the work of Organizations authorized to perform survey work on behalf of Kenya in accordance with the Code for Recognized Organizations
  • Ensure, in collaboration with such other public agencies and institutions, the prevention of marine source pollution, protection of the marine environment and response to marine environment incidents;
  • Survey of Kenyan registered ships to ensure that they comply with Kenya and all other relevant international laws regarding safety, protection of environment and security;
  • Implement Regulation for prevention of collisions at Sea Convention 1972, as amended;
  • Implement the International Convention on Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS 74),as amended
  • Implement the International Convention for the prevention of pollution from annex II Ships Marpol73/78, as amended;
  • Implement the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (IMSBC Code), as amended
  • Implement The International Safety Management Code, as amended
  • Implement the International Ballast Water Management Convention, as amended
  • Implement the High Speed Craft Code, as amended
  • Implement the International Bulk Chemical Code, as amended
  • Implement the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, as amended
  • Supervising the performance of technical evaluations and/or calculations pertaining to
  • Ship Safety equipment;
  • Machinery systems;
  • Load line;
  • Oil pollution prevention;
  • Hull structure;
  • Subdivision and stability;
  • Tonnage;
  • Structural fire protection;
  • Noxious Liquid Substances pollution;
  • Radioactive material;
  • Carriage of dangerous chemicals in bulk;
  • Carriage of liquefied gases in bulk


  • Bachelor degree in the Maritime field such as Nautical Science, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Marine Environment, Naval Architecture or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution; Masters degree in any of the fields will be an added advantage;
  • Certificate of Competency Class 1 – Master Mariner Unlimited (II/2) or Chief Engineer Unlimited (III/2) in accordance with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping 1978,as amended ;
  • Certificate in Port and Flag state inspection training training from a relevant professional body;
  • Minimum of three (3) years service as a Principal ship surveyor at management level;
  • Certificate in Leadership Course from a recognized institution lasting not less than four weeks;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya (2010);
  • Member of a relevant professional body will be an added advantage; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

Terms of Service and Remuneration; Pensionable terms of service, medical cover
Remuneration (kshs.); Basic salary: 170,500.00 to 373,500.00, House allowance: 35,000.00, Commuter allowance: 20,000.00

How To Apply

The candidates to be selected must adhere io 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 the Kenya Revenue Authority, the Credit Reference Bureau, the Higher Education Loans Board and a Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department.

Prospective candidates should send soft copy applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates.

Applicants should indicate the position applied for in the application email subject matter.

KMA is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender equity and diversity.

Qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director General
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076- 80104

Applications should be done in soft copy and sent to [email protected] not later than 7th March, 2022.

View Kenya Maritime Association Salaries in Kenya

Full details of the advertisement can be accessed in the KMA website –

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