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Animal Health Officer I J.G ‘K’ (1 position)

REF: SCPSB/20/12/2018/18
Terms of Service: – Permanent and Pensionable
Responsibilities
This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
Duties and responsibilities at this’ level will entail:-

·         overseeing construction and maintenance of farm structures;
·         giving advice on dip designing, siting and appraising construction;
·         training and advising on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques such as dipping, spraying and dusting;
·         carrying out vaccination, closed castration, dehorning, animal identification, deworming, disbudding, docking, debeaking and hoof trimming;
·         carrying out simple treatment of animals;
·         participating in disease search, collecting and collating 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;
·         maintaining dairy units;
·         participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;
·         undertaking equipment sterilization, collection, packaging and dispatch;
·         Inspecting livestock.
·         rearing experimental animals;
·         issuing of livestock movement permits;
·         undertaking ·artificial insemination, meat inspection and grading; and
·         Enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene, meat transport regulations and inspection of retail outlets of foods of animal origin.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade a candidate must:-
·         have Bachelor’s 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 recognised institution;
·         Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board; and
·         Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.

Animal Health Assistant III J.G ‘G’ (3 positions)
REF: SCPSB/20/12/2018/19
Terms of Service: – Permanent and Pensionable
Responsibilities
This entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced officer.
Duties and responsibilities will entail: –
·         carrying out simple treatment of animals;
·         participating in disease search and reporting;
·         demonstrating on milking techniques and external parasite control;

·         techniques such as dipping, spraying and dusting;
·         carrying out vaccination;
·         undertaking closed castration, dehorning, de-worming, disbudding, docking, debeaking and hoof trimming.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
·         Kenya Certificate of secondary School (KCSE), mean grade C- or its equivalent,
·         Attended a two (2) Certificate in Animal Health Environmental Health, Animal Health and Production from a recognized institution
·         be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.
Additional Requirements
All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents
·         Tax compliance certificates
·         Clearance from HELB where necessary
·         Clearance from the Ethics and anti- corruption commission
·         Clearance from the CRB.
·         Certificate of Good Conduct from the police
How to Apply
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by downloading and completing the application for employment forms available on this website, attach copies of their credentials and send to
The Secretary/CEO
Siaya County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 390-40601,
BONDO
OR
EMAIL us on application_cpsb@siaya.go.ke
So as to reach the Board on or before Friday, 21st December 2018 at 4:00pm
Disclaimer
Siaya county public service board is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified persons from other ethnic communities are highly encouraged to apply.
Recruitment process is absolutely free and any form of lobbying, canvassing or bribery will lead to automatic disqualification.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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