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Assistant Leather Development Officer Jobs, Agricultural Jobs in Kenya, Nakuru County Jobs

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under guidance of a senior and experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Developing simple tannery layout plans under the guidance of a senior officer;
  • Demonstrating to traders the proper methods of washing, fleshing, trimming, lacing, suspending and preservation of hides and skins;
  • Advising on the salt type, storage and method of application in curing hides and skins;
  • Participating in designing and overseeing the construction of suitable hides and skins premises and stores;
  • Participating in field days, barazas and workshops to advise livestock farmers on the proper methods of handling domestic animals for production of quality hides and skins; and,
  • Demonstrating to skins flayers and traders on the appropriate methods of flaying cleaning, curing and storage of hides and


For appointment to this position, a candidate must have;

  • Diploma in any of the following fields:- Leather Technology, Footwear Technology Leather Goods Design and Development from a recognized institution;


  • Diploma in Animal Health or Environmental Resource Management/Science, plus a two years Certificate in Hides and Skins Improvement or Leather Technology; and
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized

How to Apply
Each application should be accompanied by a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of relevant Academic and Professional
Certificates/Registration licenses, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials and other relevant documents. Nakuru County residents will be required to indicate their sub-county and ward of residence in the
Curriculum Vitae.

Each application should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the POSITION APPLIED FOR CLEARLY MARKED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ENVELOPE and addressed to:

P. O BOX 2870-00200,

Applications can be submitted either through post or hand delivered to our offices at the Provincial Public Works Building, off the Nakuru – Kabarak Road along prisons road – Nakuru. All applications should be submitted on or before 18th March, 2020 by 5.00pm.

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