6 Assistant Agriculture Officers Jobs in Kenya

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6 Assistant Agriculture Officers Jobs in Kenya

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions in the County Government of Taita Taveta.

POSITION: ASSISTANT AGRICULTURE OFFICER III JOB GROUP CPSB 11

 Number of Posts: Six (6) Post

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Basic Salary Scale: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission

This will be the entry and training grade for Assistant Agricultural Officers’ cadre. An officer at this level will be deployed in a Division or in an Agricultural Training Centre. Duties and responsibilities will involve training and advising farmers on matters related to Crop Production, Land Development, planning and management of demonstration plots.

Qualifications


  • Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education [KCSE] mean grade C or its equivalent; and
  • A diploma in any of the following fields: Agriculture, Food Technology, Agriculture and Home Economics, Agricultural Education, Horticulture or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized qualification.

Duties and responsibilities

The Assistant Agricultural Officer III – shall perform the following duties:

  • Organizing and coordinating agricultural activities
  • Liaise with stakeholders in implementing projects and
  • Identify farmers training needs
  • Collection and dissemination of agricultural information
  • Organize field days, demonstrations and tours
  • Mainstreaming of cross cutting issues
  • Participate in the agricultural shows
  • Implementation of Performance contract
  • Implement work
  • Prepare field
  • Any other duties which might be assigned by the County Chief Officer –Agriculture

How to Apply

All applications should be addressed and delivered to:

The Secretary/CEO County Public Service Board

Private Bag VOI

OR

Hand delivered at the at the County Public Service Board offices in Voi; located opposite Dan Mwanzo Hall, along the Moi County Referral Hospital and River Jordan Medical Centre.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Candidates MUST clearly indicate the position being applied for by quoting the vacancy reference
  • Candidates MUST attach a clear copy of their national identity card or valid passport
  • The applications with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should reach the County Public Service Board on or before Friday, 13th January 2023.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply
  • Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified

Warning: Beware of fraudsters! The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board does not charge any fees for purposes of processing applications or facilitating interviews. In case of people soliciting for bribes, the same should be reported to the nearest police station.

 The Board’s official telephone number remains 0710988455.

 SECRETARY/CEO

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

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