Nakuru County Public Service Board Assistant Animal Health Officer Jobs in Kenya

Nakuru County Public Service Board Assistant Animal Health Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The Nakuru County Public Service Board invites applications from competent and qualified persons to fill various positions in the Department of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Article 235 and the County Governments Act 2012, Section 59.

    Assistant Animal Health Officer

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre.

  • An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced officer.

    Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;

  • Participating in sample collection and dispatch;

  • Inspecting livestock routes;

  • Collecting data and writing technical reports;

  • Demonstrating and training on milking techniques and external parasite control techniques such as dipping, spraying and dusting;

  • Carrying out vaccination, closed castration, dehorning, ear tagging, branding, deworming, disbudding, docking, debeaking and hoof trimming;

  • Carrying out simple treatment of animals;

  • Participating in disease search and reporting;

  • Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data and maintaining
    dairy units.


    For appointment to this position a candidate must:

  • Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines;- Animal Health, Animal Health and Production, Environmental Health, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health and Meat Technology or Animal Husbandry from a recognized institution;

  • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;

  • Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and

  • Have shown ability and demonstrated merit in work performance and results.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nakuru County Public Service Board Assistant Animal Health Officer Jobs in Kenya

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