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Assistant Animal Health Officer Job, Agricultural Jobs In Kenya 2020,

The Kericho County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent, self-driven, experienced and qualified staff to fill the following positions in the county public service pursuant to Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya and County Governments Act No.17 of 2012

ASSISTANT ANIMAL HEALTH OFFICER III, J/G H – 4 POSTS

 Responsibilities

This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An Officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced Officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural show
  • Participating in sample collection and dispatch
  • Inspecting livestock stock routes
  • Collecting data and writing technical reports
  • Demonstrating and training on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques such as dipping, spraying and dusting
  • Carrying out vaccination, closed castration, dehorning, ear tagging, branding, deworming, disbudding, docking, debeaking and hoof trimming;
  • Carrying out simple treatment of animals
  • participating in disease search and reporting
  • Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data; and maintaining dairy units.

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade an Officer must-

  • Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines.- Animal Health, Animal Health and Production, Environmental Health, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health and Meat Technology or Animal Husbandry from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;

How to Apply

Apply for Assistant Health Officer Job here

Application Deadline: 12th August 2020

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