Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) is a government-run corporation under the Ministry of Transport tasked with planning, developing, and maintaining urban roads throughout the country.
State corporations like KURA have many job openings yearly that attract qualified Kenyans.
It would be a great relief if you landed a job at KURA in these harsh economic times because they have competitive salaries.
KURA has ten regional offices, giving Kenyans in those regions a chance to work for them.
These professions earn different salaries depending on responsibilities, qualifications, and experience.
Additionally, some job qualifications, such as drivers and clerical officers, are easy to meet, while others require applicants with higher education qualifications and experience.
Being a State Corporation, KURA jobs are permanent and pensionable unless those are under contracts.
Before familiarizing yourself with KURA salaries, how about learning if they have available jobs?
This post will also highlight KURA job requirements and guide you on how to apply, so read on.
KURA Available Vacancies
Kenya Urban Roads Authority advertises its jobs through national newspapers, social media, and the official website’s career page.
The job adverts come with an application deadline that you should strive to meet to be shortlisted and employed.
Some of the career opportunities that KURA advertises include:
- Civil engineers
- Monitoring and evaluation officers
- Research and innovation directors
- Financial analysts
- Land surveyors
- Procurement officers
KURA Salary Scale
The salary scale for top government parastatals like CBK, EACC, KPLC, CAK, and Kenya Pipeline, among others, is in the public domain.
However, KURA’s salary scale remains unknown to the public, but some of its employees anonymously provide salary information to salary review sites like Glassdoor.
Therefore, the figures provided in this article are not from KURA or SRC but from employees who work or used to work for the parastatal.
The average salary of KURA employees is reportedly Ksh46, 000.
Below is a table summarizing the salaries of various KURA employees:
|Estimated Average Monthly Salary in Kshs.
|Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
KURA Jobs Qualifications
The following general job qualifications apply for all positions advertised by KURA:
- You should have an updated certificate of good conduct
- You should have great communication and interpersonal skills
- You should have an updated Curriculum Vitae
How to Apply for KURA Jobs
Once you determine your eligibility for advertised positions, go ahead with the application.
There are two ways to apply for KURA jobs; online and offline (via courier, mail, or hand-delivered) in the main office.
How to Apply for KURA Jobs Online
Note that online applications may not apply to all openings.
Below are the steps for applying for KURA jobs online:
- Identify the position you are interested in and click on it
- Attach relevant documents (strive to provide quality images and suggested upload size)
- Submit your application
How to Apply for KURA Jobs Offline
Follow these steps for KURA jobs that need offline application:
- Make copies of requested documents which may include a cover letter, a CV, education certificates, testimonials, clearance certificates (EACC, HELB, KRA, CRB)
- On the front of the envelope, address the letter to:
The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority
IKM Building, Tower B, 5th Ngong Avenue, Opposite Bishop’s Gate
P.O Box 41727-00100, GPO,
Remember to mention the position you have applied for at the back of the envelope.
Mail your application or use a courier service to deliver it.
If you are around Nairobi, you can hand-deliver your application at the KURA offices.
Also worth noting is that KURA only contacts shortlisted candidates.
KURA provides equal employment opportunities to all, including youth, women, disabled persons, and those from marginalized communities.
Canvassing is highly discouraged at KURA.