Chief Agricultural Officer Job in Kenya

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Chief Agricultural 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: KSH. 49,000X2,170-51,170X2,550-53,720X2,650-56,370X2,750-59,120X2,920- 62,040X3,080-65,120P.M.


An officer at this level may be deployed at the Sub-County Headquarters as a subject matter Specialist to coordinate Gender and Home management; Land Development and Environmental Management; Crop Development; Projects Monitoring and Evaluation; Extension, Research Liaison and Training; or Promotion and development of Agribusiness activities.

Specific duties will entail compilation of field reports, Organizing and facilitating training programmes in liaison with relevant institutions and agencies and maintain data for effective decision making.


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • Served in the grade of Senior Agricultural Officer in the Public Service for at least three [3] years;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Food Science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture ,Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension and Education, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four [4] weeks from recognized Institution;
  • A Certificate in Computer application and
  • Demonstrated a high degree of administrative capability, technical and professional competence 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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