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County Director Of Fisheries Job, Latest County Government 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.

County Director Of Fisheries-Job Group R (1 Post)

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promotion of aquaculture development
  • Capacity building along fish value chain
  • Fish inspection, quality assurance and market development
  • Management of inland fisheries including dams and shallow water reservoirs
  • Fisheries policy formulation and implementation and issuance of requisite fisheries licences and permits
  • Enhancing aquaculture    development   through   production   and dissemination of quality brood stock, fish seed
  • Formulation and   implementation   of      long-term   and   short-term Fisheries development projects and programmes
  • Facilitating partnership and collaboration with other stakeholders in the fisheries sector
  • Member of the Ministerial Human Resource Advisory Committee
  • Preparation of Fisheries recurrent and development budget estimates and procurement plans for the directorate
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the Chief Officer
  • Member of Departmental Management Committee
  • Reporting to the Chief Officer Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives


  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director of Fisheries Job Group Q for a minimum period of three(3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the public Service for a minimum period of ten (10) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries, Aquaculture or any other relevant professional qualification from a recognized university
  • Master’s degree in Fisheries, Aquaculture or any other relevant professional qualification from a recognized university (Mandatory);
  • Certificate in senior management not less than four weeks or equivalent
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

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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