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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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    Principal Assistant Animal Health Officer (5 Positions)

    VACANCY No. 02/PROM/2023/04

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Served in the grade of Chief Animal Health Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: - Animal Health and Production, Environmental Health, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health and Meat Technology or Animal Husbandry from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
    • Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Advising and managing dip designing, siting, construction;
    • Inspecting and verifying of imports and export consignments of animals and animal products;
    • Managing of veterinary farms;
    • Ensuring maintenance of cold chain facilities;
    • Maintaining quarantine status in quarantine stations and holding grounds; 
    • Coordinating farmers training on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques;
    • Leading large vaccination teams;
    • Carrying out simple treatment of animals;
    • Participating in disease research, collecting and collating data on animal health and breeding;
    • Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data, slaughter house daily kill, meat condemnation and movement permits; and
    • Organizing animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;
    • Supervising equipment sterilization, sample collection, packaging and dispatch; 
    • Inspecting livestock routes;
    • Issuing of livestock stock routes;
    • Issuing of livestock movement permits;
    • Coordinating artificial insemination, meat inspection and grading;
    • Enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene and meat transport regulations and inspection of retail outlets of foods of animal origin; and
    • Advising in construction and maintenance of farm structures and implementing uptake of new technologies in animal health to stakeholders.

    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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