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Animal Health Assistant II

Kakamega County Public Service Board

Job Summary

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

B. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, COOPERATIVES AND FISHERIES

Position: Animal Health Assistant II, Job Group CPSB 12 (6 Posts)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 22,270 x 1,040 – 23,310 x 1,070 – 24,380 x 1,090 – 25,470 x 1,110 – 26,580 x 1,120 – 27,700 x 1,150 – 28,850 x 1,170-30,020 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities
This is entry and training grade for certificate holders. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Specific duties will entail:-
ii. Carry out simple treatment of animals;
vi. Participate in disease search and reporting;
vii. Demonstrating on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques such as dipping, spraying and dusting;
viii. Carry out vaccination;
ix. Undertake closed castration, dehorning, de-worming, disbudding, docking, debeaking and hoof trimming; and
x. Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

iv. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
v. Have a Certificate lasting not less than two (2) years in any of the following disciplines: Animal Health or Animal Health and Production from a recognized institution;
vi. Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board; and
vii. Have a Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution;

Please Note:
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 cpsb@kakamega.go.ke 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 cpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

SECRETARY/CEO, CPSB

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