ASSISTANT ANIMAL HEALTH OFFICER/MEAT INSPECTOR [3], JOB GROUP “H” – TWO (2) POSTS

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: – Animal Health or Animal Health and Production from a recognized institution.
  • Be registered and retained by the Kenya Veterinary Board
  • Have a Certificate in Meat Inspection
  • Certificate in Computer Application from a recognized institution
  • Possess a Driving License (Motorbike Riding Option) and be willing to ride
  • Have an experience of at least 1 year

 

Duties and responsibilities

The Meat Inspector shall be responsible to the employer and the supervisor for the following:

  • Providing Meat Hygiene and Inspection Service;
  • Animal Breeding advice;
  • Participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;
  • Participating in sample collection and dispatch;
  • Inspecting livestock stock 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;
  • Undertaking closed castration, dehorning, ear tagging, branding, deworming, disbudding, docking, de-beaking and hoof trimming;
  • Carrying our simple treatment of animals;
  • Participating in disease search and reporting;
  • Keeping record on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data;
  • Maintaining dairy units; and
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

How to apply

All applications accompanied by a copy of National ID card, detailed CV, copies of all relevant academic certificates and other testimonials should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before 4th January, 2021.

 

Applications should be addressed to:

THE SECRETARY

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

THARAKA NITHI COUNTY

P.O. BOX 10-60406

KATHWANA

Applications to be hand delivered to THARAKA NITHI COUNTY Headquarters Kathwana.

Terms: Three (3) years Contract 



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