On Tuesday, May 9, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) advertised job openings for applicants from across the country.
For D+ (plus) holders with a maximum gross income of Ksh 53,500, the taxman announced openings.
Prior to Tuesday, May 23, 2023, all job applicants between the ages of 18 and 35 were invited to submit their applications in order to acquire positions.
The taxman was looking for people to work as Revenue Service Assistants, who would be in charge of overseeing traders’ issuance of e-TIMS receipts, actively engaging customers who make purchases from VAT-registered taxpayers or excisable items to ensure that the traders or taxpayers are in compliance, and keeping an eye on compliance with excise regulations.
Other responsibilities included preparing weekly and monthly reports on ongoing cases, issuing seizure notices for impounded goods for excise, interception, and verifying tax receipts issued by traders/taxpayers.
Applicants were urged to submit all their submissions online per the provided application guidelines.
KRA advised that interested candidates can apply for the position after successfully registering in the Authority’s e-recruitment portal.
Some requirements included:
- a valid Certificate of Good Conduct,
- copies of the KRA Pin certificate,
- NSSF, and
- ID cards.
“The Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Those who had applied in the earlier advertisement need not re-apply.
“KRA is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Persons with disability are encouraged to apply,” KRA added.
How to Apply
All applicants must register in the KRA e-recruitment portal through erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and click the Register button.
After the registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete the registration.
Then log into erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login, enter your username and password, and log in for the system to open the Application Cockpit.
On the Application Cockpit, head to the Candidate Profile and update your profile with the relevant information, then click on the Overview and Release tab.
To view the open job postings click on the Employment Opportunities on the Applicant Cockpit page, select the Job Search tab, and the Start button to view available vacancies.
When you identify the job you are interested in, click the Apply button and fill in the mandatory fields.
“To complete the application process, click the Send Application Now button after reviewing and accepting the Data Privacy Statement,” KRA concluded.