Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Assistant Director - Zoological Services Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Assistant Director - Zoological Services Jobs in Kenya


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of nine (9) years and currently serving in the grade of Senior Zoologist, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

  • a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines; Biological Sciences (insect science), Zoology, Entomology, Parasitology or Vector Biology from a university recognized in Kenya; and

  • demonstrated a high degree of professional competency, administrative capabilities in initiating and implementing zoological policies.

    Responsibilities:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • leading teams in undertaking major zoological activities;

  • designing zoological standard operating procedures and ensuring compliance; guiding teams in the eradication of animal and human trypanosomiasis;

  • investigating and controlling of pests of honey bees, vectors of Rift Valley Fever, Myiasis, Leishmaniasis in livestock and other emerging and re-emerging pests;

  • undertaking efficacy and potency trials of insecticide and attractants for vector control in liaison with relevant stakeholders;

  • mobilizing community to create awareness on adoption of insect pest eradication technologies and sustainable utilization of tsetse freed lands;

  • undertaking ecological impact assessment of pest control technologies; undertaking blood meal analysis from vectors;

  • undertaking research in liaison with research institutions on insect pests; and

  • developing work plans and budgets

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Assistant Director - Zoological Services Jobs in Kenya


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