Veterinary Officer

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: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description


Position: Veterinary Officer, Job Group CPSB 08 (7 Posts)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 42,970 x 1,920 – 44,890 x 2,000 – 46,890 x 2,110 – 49,000 x 2,170 – 51,170 x 2,550 – 53,720 x 2,650 – 56,370 x 2,750 – 59,120 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities;-
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

i. Undertake disease control activities such as disease search, vaccination and enforcement of livestock movement regulations;
ii. Coordinate training of stakeholders in vector control programmes;
iii. Treating sick animals, advising of good veterinary practices;
iv. Collect data and prepare reports on animal health, products and markets;
v. Provide advice on animal breeding and welfare;
vi. Undertake post-mortem examinations and other diagnostic tests; and
vii. 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 Bachelors of Veterinary Medicine(BVM) Degree from a recognized institution;
iii. Be registered by Kenya Veterinary Board; and
iv. Have a certificate in computer applications.

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 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 and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.


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