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Kenya Power Jobs for Form Four Leavers: Salary, Requirements and Where to Find Them

Kenya Power and Lighting Company is one of the biggest employers in Kenya.

As of this writing, it has over 8,443 employees.

When you visit job sites and the job sections of the local daily newspapers, you won’t miss a job from the company.

The company employs people of any education level, from high school graduates to Ph.D. holders.

Here are KPLC jobs that form four leavers can apply for:

1. Driver

As a driver at Kenya power, you can drive technicians to various locations to do their installations, repairs and maintenance.


Between Ksh 50, 000 and Ksh 80,000 gross. This mainly depends on your competency and the number of years you’ve worked in the company.

General Requirements

  • KCSE Certificate
  • Valid Class BC1C Driving License
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Cross-cultural and interpersonal skills

2. Loader and Off loader

Kenya Power has hundreds of warehouses across the country that store meters, cables, transformers and other valuable items.

These things have to be loaded into trucks and moved from one place to other.

Loaders are responsible for loading and offloading these items.

Salary range

Salary range (Ksh 30, 000 to Ksh 50, 000)

General Requirements

  • Form four certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Ability to deal with the physical demands of the job

3. Meter Reader

The work of a meter reader is to read electricity meter in your designated area.

You’ll also be required to inspect meters and connections and report any illegal connections to KPLC.

Salary range

Ksh 30,000 and Ksh 50, 000

General requirements

  • KCSE D+ (plus)
  • Motorcycle riding license
  • Driving license
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Identity Card
  • At least one year of experience in riding and driving
  • Good communication and client-handling skills

4. Security Officer

A security officer guards Kenya Power property from theft and damage.

Salary range

Ksh 25, 000 to Ksh 54, 000

General Requirements

  • Form four leaver with at least a mean grade of D Plus
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen
  • Must be 23 years and above
  • Must have an Identity Card
  • Must have a valid certificate of good conduct
  • Prior experience as a security officer is an added advantage.

Where to Find Kenya Power Jobs for Form Four Leavers

Kenya power careers portal (This is where the company posts jobs opportunities before they are shared with the public. Register, sign up and check out the latest job opportunities available)

-Kenya Power social media accounts: Kenya Power advertises jobs on their official verified social media accounts (FacebookTwitter).

You can also search on Job Websites, such as:

Google Search Engine (Google is a great tool to find jobs. Simply type the keyword phrase ‘’Kenya Power jobs for form four leaves’’ and a list of jobs websites, Facebook pages, LinkedIn pages, Twitter pages e.t.c with those jobs will come up.

-Facebook Groups/pages

How to Increase Your Chances of Being Hired

I. Ensure to read the job requirements keenly

The interviewer will check your CV against the requirements of the job.

They will also interview you according to the requirements of the job.

So, ensure you have the details of the job requirements at your fingertips and fashioned your CV to those requirements before the interview to increase your chances of getting hired.

Related: KPLC Internship: Vacancies, Salary, How to Apply, & Other Facts 

II. Explain how you’ll help the company cut costs and increase profits

For example, if you’re looking for a job as a meter reader, tell the interviewer that you’re going to identify and report illegal and report illegal meter connections in your designated area to help the company save money.

III. Dress appropriately

Your first impression matters a lot. A neat and clean professional appearance will make a first good impression.

Mistakes to avoid when sending your CV

  • Not using effective formatting and layout techniques, such as headings and indentations, to make your resume easy to read.
  • Not including all the required information in your CV, such as contact information, qualifications, and salary requirements. Oversights in any of these areas can cause delays or even rejection of your CV.
  • Using poor grammar and spelling: This will not only make your CV difficult to read, but it will also give off the impression that you are not confident or educated in the subject matter of your CV.

What to Expect When Called For an Interview

During a job interview, you should expect to be asked questions about your skills and experience, as well as questions about the position you are applying for.

You should also be prepared to answer questions about your motivation for wanting to work in the particular field, your approach to problem-solving, and your attitude toward teamwork.

It is important to be candid and honest during a job interview, and to display a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

By showing that you are excited about the opportunity and committed to doing the best possible job, you will likely make a positive impression on your interviewer and improve your chances of being offered the position.

I hope you find the job you’re looking for soon. You can also apply for the other jobs for form four leavers listed below:

Airport Jobs for Form Four Leavers

IEBC Jobs for Form Four Leavers

USAID Jobs For Form Four Leavers

Coca-Cola Jobs for Form Four Leavers

Equity Bank Jobs for Form Four Leavers

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