Livestock Production Officer at Tana River County

  • Published date: March 1, 2021
  • Category: Agriculture & Farming
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Job Description/Requirements

Terms of Service: All positions will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms except Director Finance and Drilling Rig Operator.

Remuneration: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).

03/2021: Livestock Production Officer, JOB GROUP ‘K’ (1 POST)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing livestock technical information;

  • Providing technical advice in animal production, livestock marketing, range management, apiculture, and ranching;

  • Promoting economic livestock farming;

  • Participating in organizing extension activities which include field days, agricultural shows, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits;

  • Participating in collaborative research activities;

  • Disseminating livestock production technologies such as construction of livestock housing and structures, milk production, pasture and fodder production and conservation, farm planning, gross margin analysis, on-farm feed formulation;

  • Implementing livestock production programmes/projects in such areas as dairy cattle farming, beef cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, camels, donkeys breeding programmes, fodder production and conservation, value addition to livestock products, apiculture, emerging livestock and other animal husbandry interventions; and

  • Capturing, maintaining and storing livestock data.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, candidates must have: -

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology, or Agricultural Education and Extension from a recognized Institution; and

  • Certificate in Computer Applications.


Method of Application

Qualified and interested candidates should download and duly fill a job application form provided on our website: attach and submit their applications with updated CV, a copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic and professional certificates, names and contacts of three (3) referees, and other relevant testimonials to:

The Board Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board of Tana River
P.O. Box 181 – 70101

All applications clearly specifying the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope should be received on or before 23rd March, 2021.

All applicants MUST comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Tana River County Public Service Board is a credible government institution and therefore all its recruitments are devoid of any payments. You are hereby advised not to entertain fraudsters purporting to be employees of the Board promising to assist you have your appointment letter processed at a fee.

The County Government of Tana River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, the marginalized and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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