Kericho County Assistant Livestock Production Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Kericho County Assistant Livestock Production Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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Job Title, Job Group and Number of Posts:

Assistant Livestock Production Officer I, Job Group ‘K’ (2 Posts)-Internal Advertisement

Department where the job falls under:

Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Job Application End Date:


Job Description and Job Specification:

(a) Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -

  • Carrying out practical demonstrations and training farmers on livestock production technologies and techniques
  • Accompanying extension teams during farm visits and farmer training
  • Collecting and collating livestock data and information for gross margins, market access and planning
  • Participating in collaborative research activities
  • Collecting livestock inputs and products samples for analysis
  • Advising farmers on group formation, construction of farm structures and equipment
  • Preparing and participating in field days and agricultural shows to 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.
  • Implementing livestock production programmes/projects in such areas as dairy cattle farming, beef cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, camels, donkeys breeding programmes, fodder production and conservation, value addition to livestock products, agriculture, emerging
    livestock and other animal husbandry interventions; and
  • Compiling reports relating to area of specialization.

    (b) Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • Served in the grade of assistant livestock production officer II or in a comparable position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Diploma on any of the following fields: - animal production, dairy science and technology, animal science, agribusiness, animal health and production, farm management, agriculture, or range/natural resource management from a recognized training institution
  • Certificate in computer applications; and
  • Demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kericho County Assistant Livestock Production Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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