B. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, COOPERATIVES AND FISHERIES
Position: Assistant Livestock Production Officer III, Job Group CPSB 11 (6 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 the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:
i. Carry out practical demonstrations relating to livestock production;
ii. Collect and collating livestock data and information;
iii. Coordinate extension teams during farm visits and farmer trainings;
iv. Participate in field days and agricultural shows to disseminate livestock production technologies and information;
v. Collecting and collating livestock data and information for gross margins, market access and planning;
vi. Participate in collaborative research activities; collecting livestock inputs and products samples for analysis;
vii. Advise farmers on group formation, construction of farm structures and equipment; and
viii. Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: -
i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have Diploma in any of the following fields:- Animal Production, Dairy Science and Technology, Animal Science, Animal Health and Production from a recognized Training Institution; and
iii. Have certificate in computer applications.
iv. Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
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.