Livestock Production Officer Job, Agricultural Jobs In Kenya 2022,

Ref No: CPSB 12/22 (E)

Qualifications

  • Bachelors 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. 

Responsibilities

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

  • 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;
  • Collecting livestock inputs and products samples for analysis;
  • 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 programmmes and other animal husbandry interventions ; and Capturing, maintaining and storing livestock data.

How to Apply

All Applicants are requested to download an APPLICATION FORM(http://www.embu.go.ke/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/EMBU-COUNTY-PUBLIC-SERVICE-BOARD-APPLICATION-FORM-2-Revised-2019.pdf)and detailed document containing requirements relevant to positions advertised.

  • Candidate MUST attach photocopies of the following documents:
    • National ID
    • Academic, professional certificates and testimonial
    • Any other supporting document
  • All applications to be sent to the undersigned with he job reference written on it on or before 5th July 2022.

THE CEO/SECRETARY
EMBU COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O BOX 2871-60100,
EMBU

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