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Livestock Production Officer (2 Positions) Jobs at Embu County

  • Company: Embu County
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Embu
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Agricultural Jobs in Kenya – Embu County Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Embu County Profile Embu County Government headed by H.E Governor Martin Wambora is one of the 47 counties in Kenya which came into operation after the March 4 2013 General Election. As an entity exercising constitutional authority, it is responsible for county legislation (outlined in article 185 of the Constitution of Kenya), executive functions (outlined in article 183), functions outlined in the fourth schedule of the constitution of Kenya, functions transferred from the national government through article 187 of the constitution of Kenya, functions agreed upon with other counties under article 189(2) of the constitution of Kenya, and establishment and staffing of a public service (under article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya).

Ref No: CPSB 12/22 (E)

For appointment to this grade, candidates must have:-

  • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology, or Agricultural Education and Extension from a recognized Institution; and
  • Certificate in computer applications.

Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre, An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Preparing livestock technical information;
  • Providing technical advice in animal production, livestock marketing, range management, apiculture, and ranching;
  • Promoting economic livestock farming:
  • Participating in organizing extension activities which include field days, agricultural shows, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits;
  • Participating in collaborative research activities;
  • Collecting livestock inputs and products samples for analysis;
  • Disseminating 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, apiculture, emerging livestock programmes and other animal husbandry interventions ; and Capturing, maintaining and storing livestock data.

How to apply

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Submit your CV, copies of Academic, professional certificates and testimonial, copies of National ID and any other supporting document and Application letter to  email
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 5 July. 2022

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