B. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, COOPERATIVES AND FISHERIES
Position: Agricultural Officer, Job Group CPSB 09- (22 Posts)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 38,270 x 1,470 – 39,740 x 1,520 – 41,260x 1,710 – 42,970 x 1,920 - 44,890 x 2,000 – 46,890 x 2,110 – 49,000 x 2,170 – 51,170 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable
Duties and Responsibilities
This is entry and training grade for Degree holders. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. An officer at this level will be deployed to the Sub Counties to coordinate activities of the following areas:-
i. Crop production;
i. Land development;
ii. agricultural extension;
iii. project management;
iv. Management of information desks on Agricultural policies and programs within the Sub Counties/ County; and
v. Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-
i. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
ii. Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Food Science, Home Economics, Agriculture, Agriculture Extension, Agriculture Education, Horticulture, Natural Resource Management, Agribusiness or any other relevant or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
iii. Have a Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution
i. Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
ii. County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer.
iii. Persons living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
iv. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
v. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
vi. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and other credentials during interviews.
vii. Successfully selected candidates will be required to fulfill Chapter Six requirement of the constitution of Kenya, 2020 on integrity and leadership before appointment.
How to Apply
All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website and fill the application form and submit online.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org are allowed.
All applications should reach this office on or before 13th August, 2020.
PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board does not charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are email address email@example.com and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.