County Government of Migori Agricultural Officer Jobs Kenya

County Government of Migori Agricultural Officer Jobs Kenya


Migori County Public Service Board is a Body corporate established under section 57 of the County Government Act 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Section 59 of the County Government Act 2012 outlines the functions of the Board, pursuant to Constitutional and Legal provisions, Migori County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill twelve (12) vacancies of Member, Isebania, Rongo and Awendo Municipalities pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 184 (1) (b) and County Government Act sections 49, 58 and 63 and as provided in the Urban Areas and Cities Act (No. 13 of 2011) section 13(2).

Terms of Service:

  • Contract/Permanent

    Job Purpose

    An officer at this level will be deployed in the division to coordinate activities in one of the following areas; Crop Production, Land Development, agricultural extension and Project Management.

    Management of information desks within the division.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide relevant training and skills development to community members on conservation
    agriculture and on-farm water management
  • Lead stakeholder dialogue and consultation meetings with project communities
  • Coordinate the establishment of kitchen gardens and scaling of successful approaches • Provide
    agriculture extension service support to focal farming households
  • Support the development of increased market linkages for focal farming households
  • Prepare field visit reports
  • Coordinate and liaise with other stakeholders in the project implementation
  • Advise farmers to adopt best farming practices
  • crop physiology and quality assurance.
  • Responsible for the extension and education of our farmers to ensure technology transfer of
    research findings and proper agronomic husbandry practices are carried out to sustain crop
    production;
  • Ensuring proper land preparation for crop growth by ensuring machinery are available for endusers
    to maximize on productivity and time;
  • Provide technical and administrative guidance to all the staff in the fields for the attainment of
    the goals and ensure sufficient staffing of Agricultural operations;
  • Ensure safety in all staff operations through adherence to safety regulations when carrying out
    farm operations;
  • Prepare regular financial and administrative reports
  • Prepare and control operational budget.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be in possession of KCSE C+ and above or its equivalent qualification.
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following fields; Food Science,
    Home Economics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Natural Resource
    Management, Agribusiness, Agriculture Extension, Agriculture Education or any other relevant
    and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Extremely self-motivated.

    How to Apply:

  • All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:

    The Secretary/CEO
    Migori County Public Service Board
    P.O Box 365- 40400, Suna


  • Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board
    located at Msomi Teachers’ College on Migori/Isebania Highway.
  • All applications should reach the Secretary/CEO Migori County Public Service Board on or before Monday December 17th, 2018 at 5:00pm
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates and testimonials.

    For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearance:

  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA
  • Clearance certificate from HELB
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department

    NB

  • Women, People Living With Disabilities and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply,
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidate will be contacted;
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
    Migori County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer.

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Migori Agricultural Officer Jobs Kenya

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