Farm Assistant at University of Embu

  • Full Time
  • Embu

University of Embu

FARM ASSISTANT – GRADE III/IV Ref: (UoEm/FA/10/2023)
Applicants must be holders of at least KCSE D+ (Plus) aggregate or KCE Division IVand a certificate in Animal Health and Production from Animal Health Industry Training Institute (AHITI). In addition, they must:

  • Be registered with the Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) and must have a valid practicing license;
  • Have at least three (3) year’s relevant post qualification work experience as a Farm Assistant; and
  • Have working knowledge of relevant computer applications.
  • Applicants with a certificate in artificial insemination will have an added advantage.

Duties;

  • Assisting in supervising farm workers and coordinating farming activities
  • Assisting in compiling and updating animal health and production records
  • Carrying out routine livestock best practices i.e. castration, dehorning, deworming, disbudding and hoof trimming
  • Livestock disease and pest control.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Method of Application

Visit the University of Embu website; www.embuni.ac.ke, select the Job Application Portal and fill in your details as guided; and Submit one (1) hard copy application package (with job reference number clearly marked on the envelope) with the following;

  • Application letter
  • Detailed curriculum vitae signed on all pages. The CV must include details of three (3) referees well known to you.
  • Copies of certified academic and professional certificates
  • A copy of the National ID card
  • A copy of the current pay slip (if any)
  • Other relevant testimonials

Note: Applicants who do not submit one (1) hard copy of the application package will not be considered.
Other Requirements

  • Applicants should notify the three (3) referees to send their recommendation letters directly to the undersigned in a sealed envelope or in soft via vc@embuni.ac.ke before the deadline.
  • The Application Package (hard and soft copy) should reach the undersigned not later than  pm on Friday, 17th November, 2023.5.00

The Vice-Chancellor,
University of Embu,
P.O. Box 6-60100, Embu,
Kenya.

Note:

To apply for this job please visit job.embuni.ac.ke.