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KRA Marine Engineer Supervisor Job

Department:     Customs & Border Control

Division:           Border Control & Enforcement

Section / Unit:  Marine Operations

Location / Work Station:  Usenge 

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for supervision and support of marine operations and serviceability of patrol crafts and standby generators in the assigned regional station(s).


Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise certification of contracted works in the unit to ensure they meet the Authority’s standards.
  • Prepare planned maintenance work plan for the unit and ensure adherence by respective patrol teams/station

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Provide technical support for marine operations to achieve enforcement mandate of the unit.
  • Prepare monthly maintenance and equipment status reports for patrol boats and standby generators to facilitate decision making.
  • Keep required records and documents as per expected standards.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports for management decision making.
  • Prepare incident reports to facilitate appropriate intervention.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility

  • Prepare bill of quantities for repair works for patrol boats and standby generators.
  • Facilitate development of annual maintenance contracts for patrol boats
  • Prepare specs for dry docking of the boats
  • Fueling of the boats

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


  • A bachelor’s degree in Marine, Mechanical, Plant, Agricultural, Electrical, Automotive or related engineering field from a recognized institution.
  • Post Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration or equivalent
  • Diploma in nautical knowledge
  • Previous relevant work experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in similar role

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

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

How to Apply

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