Senior Animal Health Assistant Job in Kenya

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Senior Animal Health Assistant Job in Kenya

Senior Animal Health Assistant

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


Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

Enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene and meat transport regulations; training farmers on livestock records keeping; keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data, slaughter house daily kill, meat condemnation and movement permits; maintaining dairy units; rearing experimental animals; and participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows; demonstrating on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques such as dipping, spraying and dusting; carrying out vaccination, closed castration, dehorning, deworming, disbudding, docking, debeaking and hoof trimming; carrying out simple treatment of animals; participating in disease search and reporting; and undertaking artificial insemination, meat inspection and grading.


For appointment to this grade an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Animal Health Assistant I for a minimum period of three(3) years;  
  • Certificate lasting not less than two (2) years in any of the following disciplines: – Animal Health, Environmental Health, Animal Health and Production from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown ability and demonstrated merit 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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