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Assistant Director of Livestock Production

SALARY SCALE: KSH. 81,940×4,100 – 86,040×4,300 – 90,340×4,510 – 94,850×4,750 – 99,600×4,980 – 104,580×5,220 – 109,800P.M

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
·         Served in the grade of Principal Livestock Production Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years

·         Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Food Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology or Agricultural Education and Extension from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities in initiating and implementing livestock production policies.
·         Note: Possession of a relevant masters degrees will be considered as an added advantage

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·         Organizing technical workshops, seminars and agricultural shows,
·         Guiding the preparation of technical papers and reports for professional forums
·         Providing technical advice and information in animal production, livestock marketing, range management, apiculture, and ranching
·         Promoting economic livestock farming,
·         Organizing extension activities which include field days, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits
·         Participating in collaborative research activities
·         Analyzing livestock inputs and products samples
·         Disseminating livestock production technologies such as construction of livestock housing and structures
·         Milk production, pasture and fodder production and conservation, farm planning, gross margin analysis, on-farm feed formulation
·         Implementing livestock production programmes/projects in such areas as dairy cattle farming, beef cattle, sheep, goat, pigs, poultry, rabbits, camels, donkeys breeding,
·         fodder production and conservation, value addition to livestock products, apiculture, livestock breeding, nutrition, emerging livestock and other animal husbandry interventions, and
·         Advising farmers on group formation, construction of farm structures and equipment In addition, duties and responsibilities will involve:-
·         Overseeing effective and efficient management and preparing work plans and budgets for either a sheep and goat stations, livestock farm, mobile pastoral training unit, pastoral training centre or livestock improvement and multiplication farm
·         Preparing agribusiness, ranch and farm plans
·         Participating in monitoring and evaluation of livestock programmes
·         Maintaining inventory of assets in a livestock production station/farm
·         Collaborating with research institutions and other stakeholders on livestock production matters; and
·         Planning for conservation and utilization of range resources

Senior Principal Assistant Livestock Production Officer
Salary Scale: Ksh. 81,940×4,100 – 8,040×4,300 – 90,340×4,510 – 94,850×4,750 – 99,600×4,980 – 104,580×5,220 – 109,800p.m

Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
·         Served in the grade of Principal Assistant Livestock Production Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service.
·         A Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Animal Health and Production, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Animal Production, Farm Management, Apiculture Range Management or Natural Resource Management from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated supervisory and administrative ability in work performance and results
·         Note: Possession of a relevant Higher National Diploma will be considered as an added advantage

Duties 

·         Coordinating farm visits, practical demonstrations, field days, farmer training and agricultural shows.
·         Providing livestock production technologies and technique and extension services to livestock farmers
·         Preparing livestock production reports.
·         Analyzing livestock inputs and product samples
·         Coordinating the dissemination of livestock production information.
·         Overseeing the implementation of livestock production programmes/project
·         Coordinating range planning, management and conservation
·         Ensuring provision of holding grounds services to the livestock traders
·         Overseeing effective and efficient management and preparing work plans and budgets for either sheep and goat station, livestock farm, mobile pastoral training unit or livestock improvement and multiplication farm, maintaining inventory of assets in livestock productions station /farm and supervising staff


Principal Assistant Livestock Production Officer
Requirements
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
·         Served for nine (9) years cumulative service three (3) of which must have been in the grade of Chief Assistant Livestock Production Officer/Senior Assistant Livestock Production Officer, Job Group ‘M’/’L’.
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Animal Health and Production, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Animal Production, Farm Management, Range Management or Natural Resource Management from recognized institution.
·         Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated merit and ability in work performance and results.

Duties

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·         Coordinating farm visits, practical demonstrations, field days, farmer training and agricultural shows
·         Providing livestock production technologies and techniques and extension services to livestock farmers
·         Preparing livestock production reports
·         Analyzing livestock inputs and products and samples
·         Coordinating the dissemination of livestock production information
·         Overseeing the implementation of livestock production programmes/ project
·         Coordinating range planning , management, and conservation
·         Ensuring provision of holding grounds services to the livestock traders
·         Overseeing effective and efficient management and preparing work plans and budget for either sheep and goat station, livestock farm, mobile pastoral training unit, or livestock improvement and multiplication farm
·         Maintaining inventory of assets in a livestock production station/farm.


Chief Livestock Production Officer
SALARY SCALE: KSH. 44,750×2,050 – 46,800×2,380 – 49,180×2,480 – 51,660×2,570 – 54,230×2,740 – 56,970×2,890 – 59,860 P.M

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have
·         Served in the grade of Senior Livestock Production Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years.
·         Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Science, Animal Health and Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Food Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology or Agricultural Education and Extension from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution and
·         Demonstrated competence and ability in work performance and results.

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·         Participating in organizing technical workshops, seminars and agricultural shows
·         Preparing technical papers and reports for professional forums,
·         Maintaining the livestock database
·         Coordinating range planning, management and conservation, ensuring provision of holding grounds services to the livestock traders
·         Providing technical advice and information in animal production, livestock marketing, range management, apiculture and ranching
·         Promoting economic livestock farming
·         Organizing extension activities which include field days, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits, participating in collaborative research activities
·         Analyzing livestock inputs and products samples


Chief Assistant Livestock Production Officer
JG ‘M’ TEN (10) POSTS
SALARY SCALE: KSH. 44,750×2,050 – 46,800×2,380 – 49,180×2,480 – 51,660×2,570 – 54,230×2,740 – 56,970×2,890 – 59,860 P.M

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

·         Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Livestock Production Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years.
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Health and Production, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Science and Technology, Agribusiness, animal Production, Farm Management, Apiculture, Range Management or Natural Resource Management from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·         Carrying out practical demonstrations and farmer training on livestock production technologies and techniques
·         Providing extension services to livestock farmers
·         Analyzing livestock data and information for gross margins, market access and planning and compiling reports relating to specific area of specialization
·         Participating in collaborative research activities
·         Analyzing livestock inputs and products samples
·         Advising farmers on group formation, construction of farm structures and equipment
·         Disseminating livestock production technologies such as construction of livestock housing and structure, milk production, pasture and fodder production and conservation, farm planning, gross margin analysis on-farm feed formulation
·         Guiding on the implementation of livestock production programmes/projects in specific areas such as dairy cattle farming, beef cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, camels, donkeys breeding programme, fodder production and conservation, value addition to livestock products, apiculture, emerging livestock and other animal husbandry interventions
·         Advising on range planning, management and conservation; and
·         Implementing the development plans of pastoralist training centres, sheep and goats stations and livestock farms mobile pastoral training units or livestock improvement and multiplication farm.


Assistant Director Animal Health 
JG ‘P’ SIX (6) POSTS
SALARY SCALE: KSH. 81,940×4,100 – 86,040×4,300 – 90,340×4,510 – 94,850×4,750 – 99,600×4,980 – 104,580×5,220 – 109,800P.M

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;
·         Served in the grade of Principal Animal Health Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the public sevice.
·         Have Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Health Management, Animal Production, Animal Production and Health Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Livestock Economics or Health Extension from a recognized institution.
·         Have a Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution.
·         Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board.
·         Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution, and
·         Have demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities in initiating and implementing animal health services.
·         Note: Possession of a relevant masters degrees will be considered as an added advantage.

Duties

·         Planning disease control activities,
·         Organizing animal identification activities,
·         Managing veterinary farms, quarantine stations and sentinel herds,
·         Organizing teams for animal disease surveillance and reporting,
·         Issuing of livestock movement permits,
·         Planning farmer’s field trainings,
·         Analyzing and disseminating animal health information,
·         Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of animal health programs, preparing preliminary assessment report for construction of dips, slaughter houses and farm structures, and
·         Gathering data and compiling technical reports on animal health and welfare.


Senior Principal Assistant Animal Health Officer 
JG ‘P’ SIX (6) POSTS
SALARY SCALE: KSH. 81,940×4,100 – 86,040×4,300 – 90,340×4,510 – 94,850×4,750 – 99,600×4,980 – 104,580×5,220 – 109,800P.M

Requirements

·         Served for ten (10) years cumulative service, three (3) of which must be at the grade of Principal Assistant Animal Health Officer/Chief Assistant Animal Health Officer, Job Group ‘M’/L’.
·         Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Health, Animal Production and Health Management, Environmental Health, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health and Meat Technology or Animal Husbandry from a recognized institution.
·         Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board.
·         Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·         Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution, and
·         Have demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities in initiating and implementing animal health services
·         Note: Possession of a relevant Higher National Diploma will be considered as an added advantage;

Responsibilities:-

·         Advising and managing dip designing, sitting and appraising construction,
·         Inspection and verification of imports and export of consignments,
·         Managing veterinary farms, cold chain facilities and quarantine status in quarantine stations and holding grounds,
·         Planning training farmers’ on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques,
·         Leading big vaccination teams carrying out simple treatment of animals,
·         Participating in disease search, collecting, collating, analyzing data and writing technical reports,
·         Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data, slaughter house daily kill, meat condemnation and movement permits, organizing animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows
·         Managing sample collection, packaging and dispatch,
·         Inspecting livestock stock routes,
·         Issuing of livestock movement permits
·         Managing artificial insemination services, meat inspection and grading
·         Enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene and meat transport regulations and inspection of retail outlets of foods of animal origin and participating in construction and maintenance of farm structure and coordinating uptake of pew technologies in animal/health to stakeholders.


Principal Assistant Animal Health Officer
JG ‘N’ TWO (2) POSTS
SALARY SCALE: KSH. 51,660×2,570 – 54,230×2,740 – 56,970×2,890 – 59,860×3,220 – 63,080×3,370 – 66,450×3,540 – 69,990p.m

Requirements

·         Must have served for nine (9) years cumulative service three (3) of which must have been in the grade of Chief Assistant Animal Health Officer/Senior Assistant Animal Health Officer, Job Group ‘M’/’L’.
·         Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Health, Animal Health and production, Environmental Health, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health and Meat Technology or Animal Husbandry from a recognized institution.
·         Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·         Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board.
·         Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution, and
·         Have demonstrated merit and shown ability in work performance and results.

Responsibilities:-

·         Advising and managing dip designing, sitting and construction
·         Inspection and verification of imports and export of consignments
·         Managing of veterinary farms,
·         Ensuring maintenance of cold chain facilities
·         Maintaining quarantine status in quarantine stations and holding grounds
·         Coordinating farmers’ training on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques
·         Leading large vaccination teams, carrying out simple treatment of animals
·         Participating in disease search, collecting, collating, analyzing data and writing technical reports
·         Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data, slaughter house daily kill, meat condemnation and movement permits, organizing animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows
·         Supervising equipment sterilization, sample collection, packaging and dispatch
·         Inspecting livestock stock routes
·         Issuing of livestock movement permits
·         Coordinating artificial insemination, meat inspection and grading
·         Enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene and meat transport regulations and inspection of retail outlets of foods of animal origin and advising in construction and maintenance of farm structures and implementing uptake of new technologies in animal health to stakeholders.


Chief Veterinary Officer 
JG ‘N’ THREE (3) POSTS
SALARY SCALE: KSH. 51,660×2,570 – 54,230×2,740 – 56,970×2,90 – 59,860×3,220– 63,080×3,370 – 66,450×3,540 – 69,990P.M

Requirement

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
·         Served in the grade of Senior Veterinary Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years.
·         Be in possession of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) degree from a recognized institution;
·         Be registered by the Kenya veterinary board.
·         Have a certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4)weeks from a recognized institution and
·         Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution and;
·         Shown ability and demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results

Duties

·         Disseminating data/information on animal health, products and markets
·         Collaborating with stakeholders in providing veterinary services
·         Undertaking disease control activities such as disease search
·         Vaccination and enforcement of livestock movement regulations
·         Training stakeholders on vector control programmes, animal health, breeding welfare and good veterinary practices
·         Treating sick animals
·         Collecting data and preparing reports on animal health, products and markets
·         Undertaking postmortem examination and other diagnostic tests
·         Inspecting, grading and licencing plants processing animal products and transport carriers/containers
·         Examining and issuing animal health certificates and participating in field ;and
·         Participating in field efficacy trials for drugs, vaccines and acaricides.


Principal Animal Health Officer 
JG ‘N’ FOUR (4) POSTS
SALARY SCALE: KSH. 51,660×2,570 – 54,230×2,740 – 56,970×2,890 – 59,860×3,220 – 63,080×3,370 – 66,450×3,540 – 69,990P.M

Requirements

·         Have served in the grade of Chief Animal Health Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service.
·         Have Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines;-Animal Health Management, Animal Production, Animal Production and Health Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Livestock Economics or Health Extension from a recognized institution.
·         Have a Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from recognized institution.
·         Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
·         Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution and
·         Have shown merit and ability in work performance, including leadership and supervision of staff in his field of work.

Responsibilities:-

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·         supervising veterinary farms, ensuring maintenance of cold chain facilities; sustaining quarantine status in quarantine stations and holding grounds; and giving advice on dip designing, sitting , appraising construction, supervising of tick control activities, managing of animal health information system, organizing vaccination teams, preparation of animal health staff training needs, coordinating of animal health programs and projects;
·         mobilization of community for disease control intervention, monitoring and evaluation of Animal Health programs and carrying out participatory appraisal on disease control, , organizing farmers training on disease control measures; coordinating vaccination and animal identification activities;
·         carrying out simple treatment of animals, participating in disease search, collecting, and collating data on animal health and breeding; compiling slaughter house records and technical reports, organizing animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;
·         undertaking equipment sterilization, sample collection, packaging and dispatch, coordinating inspection of livestock routes and artificial insemination services, managing experimental animal rearing units, issuing of livestock movements permits, enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene and meat transport regulations and inspection of retail outlet of foods of animal origin.;
·         advising on construction and maintenance of farm structures ; and inspecting and verifying of imports and export consignment of animal and animal products.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
Online through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: psckjobs.go.ke OR
By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s website www.publicservice.go.ke
Completed applications should be sent to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O BOX 30095-00100
NAIROBI
So as to reach the Commission on or before 12th June, 2018.

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