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Assistant Lab Technologist Job, Current Laboratory Technologist Jobs In Kenya 2021

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research, generate and promote improved technologies for sustainable management, conservation and development of forest and allied natural resources.

The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self driven persons to fill the vacant positions below:



  • 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; and
  • Any other duty as assigned from time to time


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C-” (C Minus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry from a recognized institution;
  • Working experience in the same field is an added advantage; and
  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognised institution

How to Apply

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

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, e-mail 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 20412-00200,

City Square, NAIROBI.

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