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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.

1. VETERINARY OFFICERS JOB GROUP ‘L’– (3 POSTS)

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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

2. MEAT INSPECTORS JOB GROUP ‘H’- (5 POSTS)

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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ALL APPLICANTS:

  • 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,
OL’KALOU.

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

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