A. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES
6. Principal Agricultural Officers (JOB GROUP CPSB 06) (2 POSTS)
The Principal Officers will be County Subject Matter Specialists (SMSs) in Crop Production Agribusiness &Value Addition at the County Headquarters. He/She will be responsible to the County Director of Agriculture.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. Provide technical assistance in the relevant Sections: Crop Production, Development and Agribusiness, Value Addition, Apiculture & Emerging Livestock at the County Headquarters.
ii. Backstopping and monitoring of Livestock Production activities at Sub-County Level.
iii. Assist in the implementation of National and County Livestock Programmes at Sub-County Level.
iv. Compiling Livestock Production Data from Sub-Counties, analyzing it and maintain the data base.
v. Participation in planning and budgeting.
vi. Prepare regular and periodic technical reports.
vii. Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the County Director.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
i. A Holder of at least a first Degree in the following fields: Food Science, Home Economics, Agriculture General, Agricultural Education and Extension, Agribusiness or any other related Degree from a recognized University.
ii. MSc. Degree in any of the above Courses is an added advantage.
iii. Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in Public Service or Private Sector.
iv. Demonstrate a high Degree of Professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
v. Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
vi. Computer literate.
vii. 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.