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  • Posted: Mar 20, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
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    The county’s rich history is joined at the hip with that of the entire nation. When the Kenya-Uganda railway line was constructed, although heavily criticized as the Lunatic Express or a road to nowhere, it had a profound impact on the creation of the nation today known as Kenya.
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    Assistant Animal Health Officer I (1 Position)

    VACANCY No. 02/PROM/2023/12

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Served at the level of Assistant Animal Health Officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years; 
    • Diploma in any· of the following disciplines: - Animal Health, Animal Health and Production, Environmental Health, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis, Poultry Science or Animal Husbandry from a recognized institution;
    • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board
    • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Overseeing construction and maintenance of farm structures; 
    • Giving advice on dip designing siting and appraising construction' and inspection and verification of imports and export of consignments; 
    • Training and advising on milking techniques and external parasite control technique such as dipping, spraying and du ting;
    • Carrying out vaccination, closed castration, dehorning, animal identification;
    • Deworming, disbudding, docking debeaking and hoof trimming;
    • Carrying out simple treatment of animals; 
    • Participating in disease search;
    • Collecting and collating data and writing technical reports; 
    • Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health milk production, dipping data, laughter house daily kill, meat condemnation and movement permits; 
    • Maintaining dairy units; 
    • Participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;
    • Undertaking equipment sterilization, sample collection, packaging and dispatch; 
    • Inspecting livestock stock routes; 
    • Rearing experimental animals' issuing of livestock movement permits; 
    • Undertaking artificial insemination, meat inspection and grading; 
    • Enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene, meat transport regulations; and 
    • Inspecting retail outlets of foods of animal origin.

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates are required to make an application by downloading and completing a Promotion Application Form from Nakuru County Government website Candidates are required to send the duly filled application form through the Post Office or Courier Services in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the vacancy number and position applied on the envelope to the address below On or Before 24th March, 2023 (Hand delivered applications will not be accepted)

    The Secretary
    Nakuru County Public Service Board
    Public Works Building- Prisons Road
    P.O Box 2870-20100

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nakuru County Government on to apply

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