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  • Posted: Aug 2, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2022
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  • VISION A prosperous county in economic, social and political development with residents enjoying high quality of life. MISSION To foster equitable and sustained socio-economic development through effective and efficient mobilization and utilization of available resources. ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS The county is composed of six Constituencies, 15 administrati...
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    Assistant Livestock Production Officer I - 2 Positions

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -

    • Carrying out practical demonstrations and training farmers on livestock production technologies and techniques;
    • Accompanying extension teams during farm visits and farmer training;
    • Collecting and collating livestock data and information for gross margins, market access and planning;
    • Participating in collaborative research activities;
    • Collecting livestock inputs and products samples for analysis;
    • Advising farmers on group formation, construction of farm structures and equipment;
    • Preparing and participating in field days and agricultural shows to disseminate 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; and 
    • Compiling reports relating to area of specialization. 

    Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

    • Served in the grade of assistant livestock production officer II or in a comparable position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Diploma on any of the following fields: - animal production, dairy science and technology, animal science, agribusiness, animal health and production, farm management, agriculture, or range/natural resource management from a recognized training institution;
    • Certificate in computer applications; and
    • Demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kericho County on psbkericho.co.ke to apply

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