2 Senior Assistant Livestock Production Officers Jobs in Kenya

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2 Senior Assistant Livestock Production Officers Jobs in Kenya

Laikipia County Public Service Board invites applications from competent and qualified serving officers to fill the following vacant positions in the department of Agriculture: –

SENIOR ASSISTANT LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION OFFICER (CPSB 08) NUMBER OF VACANCIES: TWO (2)

SALARY: KSH. 42,970X1,920-44,890X2000-46,890X2,110-49,000X2,170-51,170X2,550- 53,720X2,650-56,370X2,750-59,120P.M.

 Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-preparing livestock technical information; providing technical advice 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; 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, goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, camels, donkeys breeding, fodder production and conservation, value addition to livestock products, apiculture, emerging livestock and other animal husbandry interventions; capturing, maintaining and storing livestock data;


implementing livestock breeding and nutrition programmes; advising farmers on group formation, construction of farm structures and equipment, participating in monitoring and evaluation of livestock programmes.

Qualifications

  • Served in the grade of Assistant Livestock Production Officer-1 for a minimum period of at-least three (3) years
  • A Diploma in any of the following disciplines: – Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Food Sciences 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

How to Apply

Applications complete with a detailed resume, a copy of the National Identity card, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should be emailed to:

careers@laikipia.go.ke

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ALL APPLICANTS
  • To be considered, your application must be received on or before 30th January
  • Application and all other attachments should be sent as ONE PDF document of not more than 5 MBs.
  • ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to present their original academic and Professional documents during the interview
  • Laikipia County Public Service Board only contacts through the number indicated above and does not charge any fee at any of the recruitment stages
  • Any form of Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Laikipia County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Persons with disability, marginalized and minorities are encouraged to apply

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