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Assistant Fisheries Officer III

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: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

B. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, COOPERATIVES AND FISHERIES

Position: Assistant Fisheries Officer III Job Group CPSB 11 (4 Posts)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 25,470 x 1,110 – 26,580 x 1,120 – 27,700 x 1,150 – 28,850 x 1,170 – 30,020 x 1,250 – 31,270 x 1,300 – 32,570 x 1380 – 33,950 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under guidance of a more experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level entail:-
i. Participate in fish quality assurance activities and marketing;
ii. Monitor, Control and Surveilance (MCS) of fisheries resources;
iii. Conduct group training, field days, and providing technical advice to fishers;
iv. Monitor water bodies for signs of pollution, invasive weeds and alien fish species
v. Monitor siltation of rivers, lakes and government fish farms
vi. Enforce fisheries regulations;
vii. Inspect fish handling facilities at fish landing sites, markets and farms;
viii. Promot fish marketing and value addition; and
ix. Collecting and compiling fisheries statistical data.

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

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean Grade C (plain) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
iii. Have a diploma in either Fisheries Management, Natural Resource Management or equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution; and
iv. Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognised 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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