Assistant Animal Health Officer III Job at Nakuru County Public Service Board

The Nakuru County Public Service Board invites applications from competent and qualified persons to fill the position of Assistant Animal Health Officer III in the County Government of Nakuru Public service.


Job Title: Assistant Animal Health Officer III

Department: Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

No. of Position: Eight (08)

Vacancy Number: 02/2022/02

Job Group: ‘H’

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 25,470 – Ksh. 33,950 p.m.


For appointment to this position, a candidate must:


  • Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Animal Health, Animal Health and Production, Environmental Health, Clinical Pathology, and Laboratory Diagnosis, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health and Meat Technology or Animal Husbandry from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board; and
  • Be proficient in computer applications.


Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a more experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:


  • Participating in animal health field demonstrations and agricultural shows;
  • Participating in sample collection and dispatch;
  • Inspecting livestock 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, closed castration, dehorning, ear tagging, branding, deworming, disbudding, docking, debeaking, and hoof trimming;
  • Carrying out simple treatment of animals;
  • Participating in disease search and reporting;
  • Keeping records on animal breeding, animal health, milk production, dipping data, and maintaining dairy units



Interested and qualified candidates are required to make applications by downloading and completing an employment application form from the County Government of Nakuru website


A duly filled employment application form and copies of National ID, KCSE, DEGREE/DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE as applicable should be sent through the POST OFFICE or COURIER SERVICES in a sealed envelope on or before 7th February 2022 (No hand delivered applications will be accepted).


Clearly indicate the vacancy number and position applied for, on top of the envelope and address to;


The Secretary

Nakuru County Public Service Board

Public Works Building- Prisons Road

P.O Box 2870-20100



The County Government of Nakuru is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women, and Persons Living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority communities are encouraged to apply.


Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


Please be informed that Nakuru County Public Service Board DOES NOT USE AGENTS nor CHARGE ANY FEE for its services. Candidates are advised to be cautious of fraudsters who call asking for money in regards to advertised vacancies. Report any such calls to your nearest police station.


Please do not give out any money!!!


Any communication from the County Public Service Board SHALL be through the above address and official cellphone number: 0796848192.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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