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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Hiring Rangers

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Hiring Rangers

Welcome to our website, In This Article, are you looking for Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Hiring Rangers job opportunity. The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is a State Corporation established as a Uniformed and Disciplined Service by the Wildlife (Conservation and Management) Act of 1989 (now repealed and replaced by the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act No. 47 of 2013).

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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)

The Service’s overarching goal is to preserve and oversee the nation’s national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and animals while enforcing relevant laws and regulations. In addition, the Service supports other National Security Agencies in their efforts to combat insecurity and counterterrorism by managing and safeguarding significant and vital water catchment regions.

The KWS Service works in a remote environment and is looking to hire 1,350 young, energetic people as Rangers who can withstand the requirements for training and deployment to different conservation areas in response to the challenges facing the nation’s wildlife protection in a phased manner as follows:

Open Positions and Description:

1. Rangers – 1,350 POSTS


  • Possess Kenyan citizenship;
  • Possess a passport or National Identity Card for Kenya;
  • Hail from the recruiting county;
  • Hold a least mean grade of “D” (Plain) from an examination body recognized in Kenya for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent;
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 26;
  • Maintain good physical and health;
  • Possess no criminal history; and
  • Upon successful completion of a six-month paramilitary training program, selected individuals will be deployed to the field.

Note: Those who have completed National Youth Service (NYS) who fit the qualifications above are urged to apply.

Read also: Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Hiring Cadets

Application Process:

1. Get the application form for free from the nearest KWS National Park Station or download it from the KWS website at

2. Fill out the application as instructed;

3. Attach copies of your relevant academic and professional qualifications, references, passport or National ID card, and a comprehensive résumé detailing your work experience, current pay, employer, and the names and contact details of a minimum of two (2) references;

4. Mail the completed application to the address below, along with any attachments.

Deadline for application is 8th April, 2024;

On the day of the interview, only those who have been shortlisted will be notified.

NOTE: All applications must be submitted via the KWS Recruitment Portal at, and not in any other way.

Recruitment dates, time & venues:

Recruitment exercise shall take place from Monday 15th April, 2024 to Friday 19th April, 2024 and candidates are required to turn up in appropriate running gear at the following venues and dates:-

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