- Wells Fargo Ltd is a successful security firms in the region
- We look at the requirements to join Wells Fargo in Kenya as security guard
Wells Fargo is one of the leading security companies in the East African region. The security firm has been in operation since 1977.
According to the company website, Wells Fargo provides security to over 80% of banks in Kenya.
The company expanded in 2003 to offer courier services through its sister company, Fargo Courier.
So what are the requirements to join Wells Fargo?
KCSE mean grade of D+
Must be able to communicate in English (Reading and writing)
Height 5’9 for men and 5’8 for women
Must be between 22 and 40 years old
Documents to be availed
Secondary school leaving certificate.
Original Certificate of good conduct
Handwritten application letter addressed to the HR Manager
Three colour passport size photographs- not more than six months old.
National Identity Card original and two photocopies
Form 4 KNEC/KCSE Certificate; original and a photocopy
Secondary School Leaving Certificate; original and a photocopy
Form 4 Result Slip; original and a photocopy
Other academic and professional certificates; original and copies (Optional)
Certificate of Good Conduct (not more than 6 months from date of issue), original and a photocopy or receipt/invoice to prove you have booked the certificate.
National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Card, original and a photocopy
National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), original and a photocopy
Personal Identification Number (KRA PIN) Certificate, original and a photocopy
Original letter from Chief/Assistant Chief from your rural home with mailing address (include codes) and telephone contacts.
Originals & Photocopies of Recommendation Letters or Certificate of Service from Former Employers if you have worked anywhere before.
Letters from three referees with their full addresses and telephone contacts; original (Include postal codes- Not relatives, Government Officers or our employees)
Detailed sketch maps to your residences; rural and urban, original
Valid Bank Account, Account Number and Branch
The guards undergo training that meets international standards. The guards are permanent employees who are continuously trained and insured.
According to Wells Fargo Ltd website, the firm uses an independent local firm to run background checks and vet all individuals before they are absorbed.
Guards undergo training at their training school and annual refresher courses are mandatory. They are also trained in first aid, fire detection, evacuation procedures and crime prevention.