Kenya Government Agricultural Officer Jobs

Kenya Government Agricultural Officer Jobs

Vacancies in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation
State Department for Crop Development
Agricultural Officer – Thirty (30) Posts V/no. 6/2019

Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in any
of the following disciplines: 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 university in Kenya;

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities will include: -

  • undertaking desk reviews for policy formulation and development and
    participating in stakeholder validation forums;
  • providing support to units and subdivisions in the development of strategies, policies and legal instruments as well as bilateral and regional agreements for enhanced external relations;
  • collaborating with Counties on bilateral, regional and multilateral issues for trade
    promotion and capacity building.
  • collecting, analyzing and disseminating market information to the Public for informed decision making in Agribusiness and related services;
  • establishing input requirements and preparing annual projections;
  • participating in exhibitions, agricultural trade fairs, conferences and meetings for information sharing;
  • coordinating market information from urban centers in all counties and; capacity
    building of enumerators to support the National Market Information system; and
  • collecting data and training of county staff in surveillance and management of trans-boundary pests.

    How to Apply
  • Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
  • Online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
  • Or by completing One PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form.
  • The form may be
    downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
  • Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:The Secretary/ceo
  • Public Service Commission
  • Commission House
  • P.o. Box 30095 – 00100
  • Nairobi

    Please Note:

  • Candidates should Not attach any documents to the application form.
  • ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application.
  • Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, People With
    Disabilities, the Marginalized and the Minorities Are Encouraged
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity
    Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Applications should reach the Commission on or before 23rd April 2019 (Latest 5.00PM)
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Government Agricultural Officer Jobs

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