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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2023
  • Laikipia County is one of the 14 counties within the Rift Valley region and one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya.
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    Chief Veterinary Officer

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -

    Disseminating data/information on animal health, products and markets; collaborating with stakeholders in providing veterinary services; undertaking disease control activities such as disease search, vaccination and enforcement of livestock movement regulations; training stakeholders on vector control programmes, animal health, breeding, welfare and good veterinary practices; treating sick animals; collating data and preparing reports on animal health, products and markets; undertaking post-mortem examination and other diagnostic tests; Inspecting, grading and licensing plants processing animal products and transport carriers/containers; examining and issuing animal health certificates; and participating in field efficacy trials for drugs, vaccines and acaricides.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must.-

    • have served in the grade of Senior Veterinary Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Be in-possession of a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) Degree from a recognized institution;
    • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
    • Have Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution


    • Have served in the directorate’s senior management position for not less than 5 years.
    • Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
    • Have shown ability and demonstrated merit as reflected in work performance and results.

    Method of Application

    Applications complete with a detailed resume, a copy of the National Identity card, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should be emailed to:


    • To be considered, your application must be received on or before 30th January 2023.
    • Application and all other attachments should be sent as ONE PDF document of not more than 5 MBs.
    • ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to present their original academic and Professional documents during the interview.
    • Laikipia County Public Service Board only contacts through the number indicated above and does not charge any fee at any of the recruitment stages.
    • Any form of Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • Laikipia County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Persons with disability, marginalized and minorities are encouraged to apply

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