Officer - Customs & Border Control (Contract)

Responsible for:

To provide support  to Customs & Border Control operations in Revenue function, Scanner Management, Cargo Monitoring and Tracking in accordance with the standard operating procedures.


Tasks and Outputs:

Provide support in cargo verification, cargo scanning , cargo monitoring& tracking  operations for goods under customs control;

Maintenance of electronic eSeals and technical support for the Centralized Monitoring Centre (CMC) and the Rapid Response Unit (RRU).

Carrying out scanner image analysis

Reporting on scanned cargo that requires further intervention

Meeting set individual targets

Preparing reports

Carry out assignments according to stipulated standards and procedures;

Conducts physical verification of cargo;

Confirms if cargo conforms with the entry declaration;

Prepares report online and physical verification report with findings

Confirms that all duties, taxes and levies  are properly collected on the goods

Releases  cargo in the system and physically;

Prepare timely and accurate work reports;

Any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor in support of the Customs and Border Control Department mandate.


Skills required:

Minimum qualifications

Degree in business or science related field

Proficiency in computer packages

Training in Cargo Scanner Operations and Image Analysis will be an added advantage

Training on revenue administration from Kenya School of Revenue Administration or its Equivalent is an added advantage

Possession of professional qualifications in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.


Required competencies for this Role

Must be ready to work for long hours including weekends, public holidays and during the night in a 24hr shift setup

Must be willing to work in any part of the country

Must have high standards of integrity

Good Communication and Interpersonal skills

Good ability of working as a team member and also independently

Good planning , organizational and analytical skills

Effective interpersonal skills to interact with, engage and inspire teams

Resilience and ability to work under pressure

Good customer service skills


1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.

2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

3. All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 pm on 22nd February, 2019.

4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

5. KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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Officer - Customs & Border Control (Contract)