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Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancies:
County Director (Livestock Production).
JOB GROUP “R”
ONE  POST
ADVERT NO. 21/2021/2022
Salary scale: Ksh.115, 290 x 5,770 – 121,060 x 6,050 – 127,110 x 6,240 – 133,350 x 6,420 – 139,770 x 6,610 – 146,380 x6, 790 – 153,170 p.m.
The Director Livestock Production will be responsible to the Chief Officer in charge of Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperative Management for directing and directing Livestock projects and programmes.
Specific duties and responsibilities
(i) Coordinating extension activities which include field days, agricultural shows, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits;
(ii) Participating in the development of public/private initiatives and overall policy formulation;
(iii) Preparing technical information in animal production, livestock marketing, range management, apiculture, and ranching;
(iv) Promoting economic livestock farming;
(v) Resourcing in technical workshops and seminars;
(vi) Researching, inventing and advising on livestock production technologies and techniques;
(vii) Developing livestock production programmes/projects;
(viii) Preparing agribusiness, ranch and farm plans;
(ix) Establishing linkages with research institutions and other stakeholders on livestock production matters;
(x) Coordinating conservation and utilization of range resources;
(xi) Overseeing the implementation of livestock information management systems;
(xii) Coordinating monitoring and evaluation of livestock programmes;
(xiii) Preparing technical papers and reports for professional forums and symposia, and participating in the formulation of livestock bi-lateral/multilateral agreements;
(xiv) Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya; and
(xv) Performance management, planning, supervision and deployment of staff in the directorate.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
(i) Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Livestock Production for a minimum period of three (3) years;
(ii) Hold Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Food Science and Technology, Agribusiness, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agricultural Economics, Dairy Technology or Agricultural Education and Extension from a recognized institution;
(iii) Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Animal Science, Animal Production, Agriculture, Apiculture, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Agriculture and Home Economics, Range Management, Natural Resource Management, Livestock/Agriculture Economics, Dairy Technology, Agricultural Extension, Animal Breeding and Genetics or Animal Nutrition from a recognized institution;
(iv) Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.
(v) Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and
(vi) Shown outstanding administrative capability and professional competence required in managing livestock production services.
(vii) Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.
Terms of Service: Contract/ P&P
HOW TO APPLY
A duly filled CPSB.1 (2020) form, written application, CV, copies of certificates, testimonials and National Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, the position being applied for and addressed to:
Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 4210, 30200
CPSB.1 (2020) form can be downloaded at http://www.transnzoia.go.ke/notices
For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution,
he/she must have the following clearances:
- Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID);
- Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
- A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
- A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC); and
- Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Copies of the above certificates MUST be attached to the applications for Job Groups H and above.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Trans Nzoia County Public Service Board does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment and selection process.
Our official communication channels are email address firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and phone number: 0713635352, 0110005315 only.
All applications should reach the Board Secretary, Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board, Board’s Offices situated after Mt. Elgon Hospital next to the Kenya Red Cross Offices on or before 26th November, 2021.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.