Assistant Leather Development Officer III at Nakuru County

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


Job Title: Assistant Leather Development Officer III

Department: Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

No. of Position: Four (04)

Vacancy Number: 02/2022/01

Job Group: ‘H’

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 24,470 – Ksh. 33,950 p.m.


For appointment to this position, a candidate must:


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Have a Diploma in any of the following fields: Leather Technology, Footwear Technology, Leather Goods Design and Development from a recognized institution;
  • Have a Diploma in Animal Health or Environmental Resource Management/Science, and a two years Certificate in Hides and Skins Improvement or Leather Technology; and
  • Be proficient in computer applications.


Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior and experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:


  • Developing simple tannery layout plans under the guidance of a senior officer;
  • Demonstrating to traders the proper methods of washing, fleshing, trimming, lacing, suspending, and preservation of hides and skins;
  • Advising on the salt type, storage, and method of application in curing hides and skins;
  • Participating in designing and overseeing the construction of suitable hides and skins premises and stores;
  • Participating in field days, barazas, and workshops to advise livestock farmers on the proper methods of handling domestic animals for the production of quality hides and skins; and
  • Demonstrating to skins flayers and traders the appropriate methods of flaying, cleaning, curing, and storage of hides and skins



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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