Animal Health Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Virtual Hr Recruitment Limited

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 km². The county borders Nairobi and extends to the Tanzania border further south.

Ref: KCPSB/AAH0/2018

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Salary: Job Group


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.


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.

Method of Application

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport and clearance certificates. Indicate the position and reference applied for on the envelope and address to:

P.O. BOX 664 — 01100


Properly referenced applications may also be hand-delivered at the offices of the County Public Service Board Offices at ACK Tenebo House, Kajiado Town;

ALL Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution:

Criminal Investigations Department (CID);
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);


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