Description

The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and Pro-active individuals to fill up the following vacant positions;

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS CPSB 11 – (10) POSTS

Job Ref: KCPSB/LPA/31/14/01/21

Terms of Service: PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE

 Duties and Responsibilities

 Reporting to the Sub County livestock production Officer, the officer is responsible for:

  • Preparing livestock technical information
  • Providing technical advice in animal production, livestock marketing, range management, agriculture, 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
  • 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, agriculture, emerging livestock and other animal husbandry interventions
  • Capturing, maintaining and storing livestock
  • Livestock Extension services
  • Disease control and surveillance

Qualifications

  •  Minimum qualification diploma in livestock production and or related studies

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Academic and Professional certificates,
  • Testimonials,
  • PIN Certificate,
  • National Identity Card or Passport and
  • Any other supporting

Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary

County Public Service Board P O Box 260 – 10304

KUTUS

Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).

Applicants should seek clearance and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or beforeFriday, 29th January 2021

 Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.

NOTE

Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

Salary and benefits attached to these posts are as per the guidelines by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website:

www.kirinyaga.go.ke for more details.

The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer