Storekeeper at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

U.S. Embassy to Kenya


The incumbent will serve as one of three (3) storekeepers and will be responsible for the following:

  • Overseeing the receipt, storage, issuance, and inventory of both expendable and non-expendable supplies and equipment in the storerooms and warehouse.
  • Rotating through multiple sections within the warehouse as directed by the Supervisor, for varying periods depending on warehouse needs.
  • Receiving supervision from the Deputy Warehouse Supervisor, which may be delegated to one of three Supply Supervisors, all under the overall general supervision of the Warehouse Supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations:



  • Two years of experience in supply responsibilities related to warehouse operations.
  • One year of experience in safely using and operating Material Handling Equipment.

Job Knowledge:

  • A good working knowledge of the Department of State property management policies and procedures.
  • Familiarity with associated agencies’ property record-keeping.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School.



  • Level III English (Good working knowledge in writing, reading, and speaking) is required. (This may be tested).
  • Level II Kiswahili (Limited Knowledge in writing, reading, and speaking) is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be capable of managing stock and organizing the placement of property in a safe sequence.
  • Ability to disburse property according to embassy rules and ensure the safekeeping of property to prevent misplacement, damage, or theft.
  • Capable of performing light lifting of expendable and non-expendable items (approximately 20 kgs).
  • Numerical skills for manipulating property data.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair treatment in employment to all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Closing Date: October 10, 2023

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