• In the fake job vacancy site attached to the advert, up to 23 vacancies were announced.
• A spot check on KURA’s official website revealed there were no advertised job vacancies currently.
The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has flagged a post inviting Kenyans to apply for job vacancies with the body.
The fake advert that has been making rounds on social media purports to advertise job vacancies for the year 2022/2023.
KURA in a response through its Twitter page urged any affected Kenyans to visit a nearby police station to report the matter.
A spot check on KURA’s official website revealed there were no advertised job vacancies currently.
In the fake job vacancy site attached to the advert, up to 23 vacancies were announced.
Fraud Alert! pic.twitter.com/NFxsM2v8Ho— Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) (@KURAroads) March 22, 2023
The fake jobs included assistant director, assistant office administrators, engineers, land surveyors, road inspectors, and superintendents, IT officers, drivers, and deputy director positions for human resources, engineering, project auditing, and quality assurance.
The qualifications required one to have “a minimum mean grade of D+ in KCSE, have reasonable years of experience in the field, good communication skills, free of any criminal records and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan constitution”.
Another qualification listed on the site was “clearance certificates from EACC, KRA, HELB, NPS, and the CRB”.