Veterinary Inspectors (Technologists)

Kenya Veterinary Board

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

Kenya Veterinary Board is a State Corporation established under the Veterinary Surgeon and Veterinary Paraprofessionals (VSVP) Act No.29 of 2011.
The Board is mandated to exercise general supervision and control over the training, business, practice and employment of Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Paraprofessionals in Kenya and advice the Government in all aspects thereof.
We invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions.

6.Job title: Veterinary Inspectors (Technologists)
Job grade:
Equivalent to CSG 10 in the Civil Service
No of posts: 5
REF: KVB/VIT/6/2020
Terms of service: 2-year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

The monthly remuneration will include Kshs -Basic salary: 38,270, House allowance: as per region of deployment, Commuter allowance: 6,000

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Veterinary Inspector

Key Responsibilities:
i. Participating in inspecting private veterinary practices, veterinary laboratories, animal health training institutions and Non-governmental Organizations (NGO’s) handling animals;
ii. Assisting in enforcing veterinary standards in animal welfare and veterinary inputs; and
iii. Attending court cases to give evidence as witnesses in veterinary malpractices.

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

i. Diploma in Animal Health from an institution recognized by the Board;
ii. Has at least ten (10) years’ experience in relevant field
iii. A valid Certificate of registration by Kenya Veterinary Board;
iv. Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police; and
v. Certificate in computer application skills.

Interested candidates who meets the above qualifications should submit their applications through the above email address
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Veterinary Board
PO Box 513-00605

On or before 15th January 2021 not later than 5.00pm (East African time).
Kenya Veterinary Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution Chapter 232(1) on fair competition and merit representation of Kenya Diverse Communities and according equal employment opportunities to men, women and members of all ethnic groups. The marginalized, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Ethics and integrity
Shortlisted candidates shall be expected to prove their compliance with chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by obtaining and presenting clearance/compliance certificates from the following organization during interview.
1. Kenya Revenue Authority KRA)
2. Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB)
3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Please Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce originals of their National Identity card, academic and professional certificates during interviews. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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