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KRA Coxswain Supervisor Job – Career Point Kenya

Department:     Customs & Border Control

Division:           Border Control & Enforcement

Section / Unit:  Marine Operations

Location / Work Station:  Muhuru Bay & Usenge

Job Purpose

This role holder takes overall charge of the boat and crew during enforcement operations.


Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Carrying out boat drills as per approved policies and procedures.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for steering and maneuvering the boat during border control enforcement surveillance patrols and raids.
  • Facilitate safety of the boat and crew on and off the water
  • Carry out ship husbandry as per stipulated policy and procedures.
  • Prepare incident reports to facilitate appropriate intervention.
  • Keep required records and documents as per expected standards.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports for management decision making.
  • Keep attendance register and watch bill for crew members. 

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility

  • Compile equipment and defects record for the boat to inform required action on financial provisions for repairs

 Responsibility for Physical Assets

  •  Patrol Boat
  • Dinghy for shallow water patrols
  • Outboard engines
  • Radio calls for communication

Decision Making / Job Influence

Job entails but not limited to  strategic, managerial and operational decisions

Working Conditions

  • The work environment encompasses both office(indoor) and field (sea) duties


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) /O-Level Certificate
  • Maritime training (Marine Nautical Studies/Marine Engineering/Seamanship), First Aid; Damage Control; Coxswain certification/STCW95
  • Diploma in nautical knowledge
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in similar role 

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tax enforcement and Legislation


  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 pm on 23rd July 2021.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

How to Apply


  • Go to and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to [email protected]


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