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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions of VETERINARY OFFICERS AND MEAT INSPECTORS in the County Government of Nyandarua.


Duties and Responsibilities:

This will be the entry and training grade into this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer and his/her duties and responsibilities will entail:-
  • Undertaking disease control activities such as disease surveillance, vaccination, and enforcement of livestock movement regulations;
  • Carrying out clinical services, postmortems, and other diagnostic tests;
  • Carrying out veterinary extension services;
  • Collecting relevant data and preparing reports on animal health, products, and markets;
  • Overseeing/ implementing breeding programs and animal welfare;
  • Managing staff working under him/her; and
  • Performing any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the county director of veterinary services.


  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) Degree from an institution recognized in Kenya;

  • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • Have a valid practicing license issued by Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • Previous proven relevant experience in public service will be an added advantage;
  • Be a member of a veterinary professional association in Good Standing; and
  • Have a Certificate in computer applications from an institution recognized in Kenya.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking meat inspection and enforcing slaughterhouse hygiene and meat transport regulations;
  • Carrying out extension services in areas of veterinary public health;
  • Participate in disease control programs; and
  • Collecting relevant data and making monthly reports.


  • A diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Animal Health and Animal Health and Production from an institution recognized in Kenya; OR a certificate in the same areas with at least 2 years of proven relevant experience in public service;
  • Certificate in Environmental Health Science in Meat Inspection;
  • Registration and licensing by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  • Be a member of a veterinary professional association in Good Standing; and
  • Previous proven relevant experience in public service will be an added advantage.


  • Must be a Kenya citizen,
  • Retains registration by Kenya Veterinary Board,
  • Fulfils expectations of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity,
  • Any other relevant supporting documents.

Apply for the job and attach photocopies of the following documents in support of your application:

  • National Identity Card,
  • Academic Certificates (from Primary to the highest level attained), Professional Certificates, and Curriculum Vitae that includes contacts (postal and email address, and telephone numbers) of three referees,
  • Clearance Certificate from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission,
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (Kenya Police Criminal Investigation Department),
  • Tax Clearance Certificate from KRA,
  • Credit Reference Bureau Certificate,
  • Clearance Certificate from HELB, and
  • Certificate of Registration and Licensing by Kenya Veterinary Board, and proof of registration by and a letter of Good Standing from a Veterinary Professional Association.

Terms and conditions of employment will be communicated upon appointment.

If qualified, post or hand-deliver your application to reach the undersigned on or before
21st April, 2017

The Secretary,
Nyandarua County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 701-20303,

Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, physically challenged and marginalized persons are encouraged to apply.

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