B. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, COOPERATIVES AND FISHERIES
Position: Fisheries Officer, Job Group CPSB 09 (5 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 the entry and training grade for Degree holders. An Officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of an experienced senior Officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:
i Receive and compile fisheries related statistical data from the field;
ii Analyze fisheries data and preparing reports;
iii Coordinate Monitoring, control and surveillance of fisheries resources;
iv Undertake fisheries extension services;
v Maintain fish ponds at farms and hatcheries;
vi Inspect fish and fish handling facilities at fish landing sites, markets and farms;
vii Assist in the promotion of fish marketing and value addition; and
viii Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
i. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
ii. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in the following areas; fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Science, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Chemistry or any other equivalent qualifications 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.