Farm Assistant Job in Kenya

Farm Assistant – GRADE III/IV Ref: (UoEm/FA/10/2023)

Applicants must be holders of at least KCSE D+ (Plus) aggregate or KCE Division IV and a certificate in Animal Health and Production from the Animal Health Industry Training Institute (AHITI). In addition, they must:

Be registered with the Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) and must have a valid practicing license;

Have at least three (3) years of relevant post-qualification work experience as a Farm Assistant; and

Have a working knowledge of relevant computer applications.

Applicants with a certificate in artificial insemination will have an added advantage.


Assisting in supervising farm workers and coordinating farming activities

Assisting in compiling and updating animal health and production records

Carrying out routine livestock best practices i.e. castration, dehorning, deworming, disbudding, and hoof trimming

Livestock disease and pest control.

Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How To Apply

Visit the University of Embu website;, select the Job Application Portal and fill in your details as guided; and Submit one (1) hard copy application package (with job reference number marked on the envelope) with the following;

Application letter

Detailed curriculum vitae signed on all pages. The CV must include details of three (3) referees well known to you.

Copies of certified academic and professional certificates

A copy of the National ID card

A copy of the current pay slip (if any)

Other relevant testimonials

Note: Applicants who do not submit one (1) hard copy of the application package will not be considered.
Other Requirements

Applicants should notify the three (3) referees to send their recommendation letters directly to the undersigned in a sealed envelope or in soft via before the deadline.

The Application Package (hard and soft copy) should reach the undersigned no later than  pm on Friday, 17th November, 2023.5.00

The Vice-Chancellor,
University of Embu,
P.O. Box 6-60100, Embu,


Only qualified and shortlisted applicants will be contacted;

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply; and

University of Embu does not levy any fees for job application