County Government of Kakamega Livestock Production Officer, Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Kakamega Livestock Production Officer, Jobs in Kenya


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:-

  • Prepare livestock technical information;

  • Provide technical advice in animal production, livestock marketing, apiculture;

  • Promote economic livestock farming;

  • Participate and organize extension activities which include field days, agricultural shows, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits;

  • Participate in collaborative research activities; collecting livestock inputs and products samples for analysis;

  • Disseminate 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;

  • Implement livestock production programmes/projects in such areas as dairy cattle farming, 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; and

  • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Science, Animal production, Dairy Technology, Range management from a recognized Institution; and

  • Certificate in computer applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Kakamega Livestock Production Officer, Jobs in Kenya


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