A. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES
8. Agriculture Assistants (JOB GROUP CPSB 11) (4 POSTS)
The Agriculture Assistants will be responsible to the Sub-County Agriculture Officers. They will be deployed as Ward Extension Officers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. Provide the above stated extension services to Farmers through farm visits, Farmers field days, Demonstrations, Exhibitions and Shows.
ii. Assist in the dissemination of emerging technologies through Community Mobilization Sensitization and Capacity Building/Farmers Trainings.
iii. Assist in the implementation of County Agriculture Programmes at Ward Level.
iv. Collect crop information and maintain data base.
v. Participation in planning and budgeting.
vi. Prepare regular and periodic technical reports.
vii. Any other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
i. A two-year Diploma/Certificate Course in any of the following disciplines:
✓ General Agriculture
✓ Farm Management
✓ Agribusiness and Marketing
✓ Or any other relevant qualification from a recognized Institution (i.e., Universities,
Agriculture Colleges, Polytechnics)
ii. Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
iii. Computer Literate.
iv. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
a) Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
b) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
c) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
d) Clearance from the Ethics &Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
e) Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
HOW TO APPLY:
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side and submitted in any of the following ways: -
i) Posted applications should be addressed to:
Samburu County Public Service Board,
P.O Box 3-20600,
ii) Hand Delivery applications should be delivered to the Secretary, Samburu County Public Service Board Offices during working hours (8.00am -5.00pm)
iii) Applications should be submitted to the undersigned by the close of business on or before 5th March, 2021.
iv) Only shortlisted and successful Candidates will be contacted.
Samburu County Government is an equal opportunity employer committed to values of inclusion and seeks diverse workforce. Women, persons with disabilities and the Youth are encouraged to apply.
CS Josphat Lodi Lekamario,
SAMBURU COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD.