senior Inspectors vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Summary

KEPHIS, a State Corporation in the Agricultural Sector invites applications from qualified Kenyans for the above positions.

Minimum Qualification: Diploma
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Our success is built with the efforts of our employees and support of our management.

Grounded in our core values; Integrity, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Innovation & Creativity, Professionalism, Corporate Social Responsibility.

KEPHIS is committed to be the employer of choice. We always seek to identify, engage and retain best talent to take up variety of roles.

KEPHIS provide the employees with opportunities for growth and development and reward those who are devoted to perform their best.

6. Assistant Inspector (6 positions) – Ref: VA/6/5/2018

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Inspection of agricultural produce for compliance to import and export requirements.
Field inspections and audits for market compliance.
Organize and participate in field survey activities.
Advice clients on market requirements, grading and certification of plant produce.
Manage documentation and plant databases.
Coordinate farmer advisory services through stakeholder awareness meetings.
Organize and participate in post certification survey activities.
Surveillance for pest and disease management.
Maintenance of accreditation and ISO certification.

Key Qualifications

Diploma in Agriculture, biotechnology, entomology, crop protection, applied biology, seed science, Horticulture or its equivalent from an Institution recognized in Kenya.
Knowledge in diagnosis of plant pests, diseases and weeds.
At least one (1) year experience.
Report writing and presentation skills.
Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft office packages.
Ability to work in a team with minimum supervision.
Experience with a Quality Management System.

Interested and qualified individuals should fill the employment application form through the website ( or download the form from the website and send the duly filled form together with copies of academic and professional certificates and national identity card by 21st June, 2018 to:

The Managing Director,