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Animal Health Officer Job, Current Agricultural Jobs In Kenya,

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.

Assistant Animal Health Officer III (Meat Inspectors) Job Group H (7 POSTS)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participating in animal health field, extension, demonstrations and agricultural shows;
  • 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 Deeping, spraying and dusting
  • Carrying out vaccination, closed castration, dehorning, ear tagging, branding, deworming, disbudding, docking, debecking and hoof trimming.
  • Carrying out simple treatment of animals;
  • Participating in disease such and reporting;
  • Keeping records    on   animal   breeding,   animal   health,   milk production, Deeping
  • Maintaining dairy units


  • Diploma in Animal health, Environmental Health, Animal Health and Production from a recognized institution
  • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board
  • Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized Institution (added advantage).
  • Training in meat hygiene will be an added advantage
  • At least one (1) year experience in a comparable and relevant position

How to Apply

 Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 26th day of October 2020



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