Animal Health Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Kajiado

Kajiado County Government

Job Description:-

 

Kajiado County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It has a population of 687,312 and an area of 21,292.7 kmĀ². The county borders Nairobi and extends to the Tanzania border further south.

Ref: KCPSB/AAH0/2018

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Salary: Job Group

Responsibilities

Participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;
Participating in sample collection and dispatch;
Inspecting livestock 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, de-horning, ear tagging, branding,
de-worming, dis-budding, docking, de-beaking and hoof trimming;
Attending to sick animals;
Participating in disease search and reporting;
Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data; and maintaining dairy units;
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements:-

 

Be a Kenyan citizen;
Holds a Diploma in either Animal Health or Animal Health & Production or Environmental Health or Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Diagnosis or Poultry Science or Veterinary Public Health & Meat Technology or Animal Husbandry or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Have at least three (3) years working experience in the relevant field;
Must be a professional of high integrity, intelligence and energy;
Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;
Proficiency in computer applications;
Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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