County Government of Kisii Principal Fisheries Officer Job

Department of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries

J/G ‘N’ (1 Post) REF: CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT/72/08/18

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing fish breeding programs, fish feeding formulation and pond management
  • Inspecting fish handling facilities on the farms
  • Ensuring compliance with existing fish/fishery products handling regulations
  • Monitoring, control and surveillance of fisheries resources including conducting frame,
    stock and catch assessment surveys
  • Identifying critical habitats and seasons for designing appropriate protection strategies
  • Monitoring fish habitats for pollutants
  • Carrying out, diagnosis, prevention and control of fish diseases
  • Enforcing compliance of regulatory measures including licensing, closed seasons and
    slot sizes
  • Promoting fish marketing and value addition

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelors degree in any of the following fields; Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences,
    Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Sciences and Technology,
    Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemistry or any
    other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
  • Minimum Seven (7) years work experience
  • Certificate in computer applications skills from recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of Fisheries development and management policies, Fisheries Act and
    other related Acts

    Terms of Service: - Permanent

    [Salary Scale: 53,370 – 79,530 p.m.

    Other Allowances are as issued by SRC from time to time.

    How to Apply

    For candidates to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, all
    applicants must obtain the following:

  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA
  • Clearance certificate from HELB
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Credit Reference Bureau clearance

    All applicants MUST use the Application for Employment Form (KCPSB 001)

    The form can either be;

  • Obtained from the Kilifi County Public Service Board Offices OR
  • Downloaded from the Kilifi County website

    Applicants can choose to;

  • Deliver the form to the Office of the Secretary; County Public Service Board at the Kilifi Complex Centre, Tuskys Building 2nd Floor

    Address it to;-

    P.O BOX 491-80108

    All applications in hard copy stating the post applied for should be received not later than
    5.00pm on 29th day of August 2018

    Kilifi County is an equal opportunity employer hence encourages women and physically
    challenged persons to apply.


  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Kisii Principal Fisheries Officer Job

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