Busia County Jobs - Livestock Production Officer Vacancies

Busia County Jobs - Livestock Production Officer Vacancies

Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the Department of Agriculture and Animal Resources follows:

Job Title

  • Livestock Production Officer IJ/G “K”

    Job Specification/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s 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.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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, mating programmes, fodder production and conservation, value addition to livestock products, apiculture, emerging Livestock Programmes and other animal husbandry practices;
  • Capturing, maintaining and storing livestock data.

    Additional requirements

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents

  • Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Clearance from HELB where necessary
  • Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • Certificate of good conduct from the police

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 5th March 2019

    THE SECRETARY/CEO
    BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
    P.O PRIVATE BAG -50400
    BUSIA (K)

  • For more information and job application details, see; Busia County Jobs - Livestock Production Officer Vacancies

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