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COUNTY DIRECTOR (LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION) – JOB GROUP “R”
– ONE  POST Advert No. 21/2021/2022 RE–ADVERTISED
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 x 6, 790 – 153,170 p.m.
Terms of Service: Contract
Director will be responsible to the Chief Officer in charge of Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperative Management for management and coordination of the Livestock Production function.
Duties and Responsibilities
(i) Coordinating extension activities which include field days, agricultural
shows, field demonstrations, farmer field schools and farm visits;
(ii) Participating in development of public/private initiatives and overall
(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
(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 utilizations of range resources; and other
duties will include overseeing extension activities; overseeing the
implementation of livestock information management systems;
coordinating monitoring and evaluation of livestock programmes;
preparing technical papers and reports for professional forums and
symposia; and participating in formulation of livestock bi-
lateral/multilateral agreements. 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
or in an equivalent and relevant position in a busy organization for a
minimum period of three (3) years;
(ii) 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, Diary 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 form a recognized institution;
(iv) A certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting
not less than six (6) weeks or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institutions; and
(v) Shown outstanding administrative capability and professional
competence required in managing livestock production services.
How To Apply
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ALL APPLICANTS
A. 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.
B. All applications MUST be received on or before 13 May 2022 by 5.00 p.m.
C. Trans Nzoia County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity Employer, Persons with disability, marginalized and minorities are also encouraged to apply.
D. 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 / +254 110 005 315 and not any other.
E. ONLY applicants who meet ALL the requirements will be shortlisted and contacted.
F. Shortlisted candidates MUST present their original Academic and Professional Certificates during the interview.
G. ONLY successful candidates will be required to avail the following documents:
Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
Clearance from Criminal Investigations Department:
Clearance from the Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission (EACC).
Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB):
Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
H. CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.
I. Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s Office located next to Kenya Red Cross near St. Anthony Boys High School – Kitale.
TRANS NZOIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O. BOX 4210 – 30200