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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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    Chief Assistant Livestock Production Officer (8 Positions))

    VACANCY No. 02/PROM/2023/11

    Requirements for Appointments

    • Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Livestock Production Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Animal Health and Production, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Animal Production, Farm Management, Apiculture, Range Management or Natural Resource Management from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from recognized institution.
    • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Providing guidance during farm visits, practical demonstrations and farmer training on livestock production technologies and techniques; 
    • Organizing field days and agricultural shows; 
    • Guiding teams on effective provision of extension services to livestock farmers;
    • Compiling livestock production reports relating to specific area of specialization;
    • out collaborative research activities; 
    • Analyzing livestock inputs and products samples; 
    • Advising farmers on group formation, construction of farm structures and equipment;
    • Disseminating livestock production technologies such as construction and conservation, farm planning, gross margin analysis, on-farm feed formulation; 
    • Guiding on the implementation of livestock production programmes/projects in specific areas such as dairy cattle farming, beef cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, camels, donkeys breeding programmes, fodder production and conservation; 
    • Value addition to livestock products, apiculture, emerging livestock and other animal husbandry interventions; 
    • Advising on range planning, management and conservation; 
    • Ensuring provision of holding grounds services to the livestock traders; and
    • Guiding operations in either a sheep and goat station, livestock farm, mobile pastoral training unit or livestock improvement and multiplication farm.

    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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