Docker Grade HG4 (200 Posts)

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Gang Supervisor, the job holder will handle cargo manually in stevedoring and other shore handling operations.

  • Minimum Qualification: Highschool
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: No Experience/Less than 1 year

Job Description/Requirements

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is a Commercial and Strategic State Corporation is mandated to maintain, operate, improve, and regulate all sea and inland waterway ports in Kenya. KPA aspires to position the Port of Mombasa as a competitive regional hub. The Port of Mombasa is a gateway to East and Central Africa and is one of the busiest Ports along the East African coastline. The Port provides direct connectivity to over 80 ports worldwide and is linked to a vast hinterland comprising Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Northern Tanzania, Southern Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia by road. To enhance institutional capacity to deliver strategy, KPA is seeking to recruit highly motivated and results oriented individuals to fill the following position.

A. POSITION: DOCKER GRADE HG4 (200 POSTS)

Reporting to the Gang Supervisor, the job holder will handle cargo manually in stevedoring and other shore handling operations.

B. REQUIREMENTS
i. At Least Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education KCSE Grade D or its equivalent
ii. Physically fit
iii. Good Communication skills

C. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES / TASKS
a) Lock and unlock manual spreaders before the container is lifted from or onto the ship.
b) Signal crane operators and reach stacker operators when lifting and stacking containers.
c) Handle and carry operational gears from one berth to the other.
d) Sling and un-sling out of gauge containers/loose cargo.
e) Physically guide the equipment operator in positioning of containers onto either terminal trailer, ship, or other road/rail transport.
f) Physically handle and carry packages during stripping, verification, surveys and stuffing.
g) Always comply with safe working procedures.
h) Comply with Staff Regulations, Harbour Regulations 1970, Circulars and Notices issued/revised from time to time.

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