Chief Veterinary Officer Job in Kenya

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Chief Veterinary Officer Job 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: –


SALARY: KSH56,370X2,750-59,120X2,920-62,040X3,080-65,120X3,440- 68,560X3,590- 72,150X3,790-75,940X3,800-79,740X3,810-83,550X3,810-87,360. P.M

 Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

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; collating data and preparing reports on animal health, products and markets; undertaking post-mortem examination and other diagnostic tests;

Inspecting, grading and licensing plants processing animal products and transport carriers/containers; examining and issuing animal health certificates; and participating in field efficacy trials for drugs, vaccines and acaricides.


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 a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) Degree from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • Have Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution


  • Have served in the directorate’s senior management position for not less than 5 years
  • Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  • Have shown ability and demonstrated merit as reflected 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:

  • 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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