VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 01/2021

Job Title : Senior Agricultural Engineer

 

Salary Scale : U3

 

Reports to : Principal Agricultural Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To implement strategies, programmes and plans for sustainable utilization of agricultural engineering

 

technologies.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Advice provided on, agricultural engineering, water harvesting, irrigation and soil conservation;

 

ii. Systems for productive utilization of land and water resources developed;

 

iii. Appropriate strategies for use of engineering technologies developed;

 

iv. Advice on sustainable use of land and appropriate technologies rendered;

 

v. Data on land use, soil conservation, farming systems and irrigation potential compiled and analyzed;

 

vi. Linkages with research for securing and adapting appropriate technologies established;

 

vii. Methods for integrated land soil and water management streamlined;

 

viii. Information on productive land use, soil conservation and farming systems published;

 

ix. Advice rendered to the district staff on recent development in water harvesting and management of fragile soil; and

 

x. Linkage initiatives with education institutions undertaken.

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Providing advice on agricultural technology transfer and adaptability in areas of soil and water conservation, agricultural engineering, water harvesting and irrigation;

 

ii. Initiating and developing Systems for suitable utilization of land;

 

iii. Developing strategies for utilization and engineering technologies which enhance land and water productivity;

 

iv. Supporting and developing mechanisms/systems for integrated, improved land, soil and water management and irrigation;

 

v. Compiling and analyzing District data on land use, soil conservation, farming systems and irrigation potential;

 

vi. Establishing linkages with research for securing and adapting appropriate technology;

 

vii. Rendering advice to the district staff on recent development in water harvesting and management

 

of fragile soil;

 

viii. Streamlining methods for integrated management of land, soil and water;

 

ix. Publishing Information on productive land use, soil conservation and farming systems; and

 

x. Strengthening partnerships with relevant education institutions, industry and other stakeholders.

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of a postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture, Farm Planning from a recognized Institution.

 

(ii) Experience

 

Working experience of at least three (3) years as an Agricultural Engineer in water harvesting, irrigation and management of farm tools and technology at the level of Agricultural Engineer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

 

(iii) Competences

 

Planning organizing and coordinating;

 

Project management;

 

Knowledge in Agricultural engineering;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Communication; and

 

Time management.

 

 

Job Title : Veterinary Officer

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Senior Veterinary Officer

 

Responsible for : Assistant Veterinary officer

 

 

Job Purpose

 

To control animal diseases, treat sick animals and carry out better animal production activities.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Controlled occurrence and spread of animal diseases;

 

ii. Sick animals treated and animal owners advised in handling sick animals;

 

iii. Animal owners trained and guided for better animal production;

 

iv. Livestock markets and holding grounds inspected;

 

v. Processors and handlers of food and by-products of animal origin inspected and advised; and

 

vi. Farmers guided in pasture management, structure construction and farm management.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Monitoring and controlling occurrence and spread of animal diseases;

 

ii. Treating sick animals and advises animal owners in handling sick animals;

 

iii. Training and guiding animal owners for better animal production;

 

iv. Inspecting livestock markets and holding grounds;

 

v. Inspecting and advises processors and handlers of animal food and by-products; and

 

vi. Guiding farmers in pasture management, farm structures, record keeping and farm management.

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Should have a Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized University/institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Project management;

 

Concern For Quality And Standards;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Communication; and

 

Time Management.

 

Job Title : Assistant Agricultural Officer

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports to : Agricultural Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To implement crop extension programmes.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Farmer training and demonstrations in modern agronomic practices carried out;

 

ii. Crop pests and diseases identified and farmers advised on control measures;

 

iii. Natural disasters monitored and reported;

 

iv. Monthly activity implementation reports produced;

 

v. Agricultural statistical data collected and compiled; and

 

vi. Agricultural development programmes implemented.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Training farmers and carrying out demonstrations in modern agronomic practices;

 

ii. Identifying crop pests and diseases and advising farmers on control measures;

 

iii. Monitoring and reporting on natural disasters;

 

iv. Producing monthly reports on implementation of activities;

 

v. Collecting and compiling agricultural statistical data; and

 

vi. Implementing agricultural development programmes.

 

Person Specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

A Diploma in Agriculture or in related discipline from a recognised Institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Project Management;

 

Records and information management;

 

Communicating effectively;

 

Concern for quality Standards; and

 

Time management.

 

Job Title : Assistant Records Officer

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports to : Records Officer/Senior Assistant Records Officer

 

Responsible for : Records Assistant

 

Job Purpose

 

To facilitate smooth flow and access to information through records Management for action and

 

decision making.

 

Key outputs

 

i. Correspondences received, registered and classified;

 

ii. Classified information filed;

 

iii. Correspondences routed to responsible officers for action;

 

iv. Records and registers audited to ensure proper data bank; and

 

v. Disposal of unwanted records and information scheduled.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Receiving, registering and classifying correspondences;

 

ii. Filing classified information;

 

iii. Routing correspondences to responsible officers for action;

 

iv. Auditing records and registers to ensure proper data bank; and

 

v. Scheduling disposal of unwanted records and information.

 

Person specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Advanced Certificate in Education (‘A’ Level) with a Diploma in Library and Information Science (DLIS) or

 

a diploma in Records and Information Management (DRIM) from a recognised institution

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Information Communication Technology;

 

Records and information management;

 

Communication;

 

Concern for quality and standards; and

 

Time Management.

 

 

Job Title : Anaesthetic Officer

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports To : Senior Medical Officer

 

Responsible For : Anaesthetic Assistant

 

Job Purpose

 

To administer anesthesia and manage patients in the theatre

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Plans and budgets prepared;

 

ii. Patients prepared and anesthesia administered;

 

iii. Pre and post-operative care provided;

 

iv. Resuscitation services provided;

 

v. Anesthetic equipment maintained;

 

vi. Anesthetic materials requisitioned and accounted for;

 

vii. Staff supervised and appraised;

 

viii. Participation in research activities; and

 

ix. Reports compiled and submitted.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Planning and budgeting for Anaesthetic activities in the hospital;

 

ii. Preparing patients for anesthesia and administering it;

 

iii. Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;

 

iv. Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations

 

v. Maintaining anesthetic operational equipment and ensuring their functionality;

 

vi. Requisitioning and accounting for anesthetic materials and sundries;

 

vii. Supervising and appraising staff;

 

viii. Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics;

 

 

ix. Supporting research activities ; and

 

x. Compiling and submitting reports to relevant authorities.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications:

 

Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Midwifery with a Diploma in Anesthesia

 

from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

(ii) Competencies

 

Guidance and counseling;

 

Concern for quality and standards of anaestheological work;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Self control and Stress management; and

 

Time management.

 

 

Job Title : Enrolled Nurse

 

Salary Scale : U7

 

Reports To : Nursing Officer

 

Responsible For : Nursing Assistant and Support Staff

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide quality nursing services to patients and participate in implementing public health

 

interventions in the community.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Patients received, registered and prepared for diagnosis;

 

ii. Quality nursing care and treatment provided to patients;

 

iii. Proper records about the patients kept;

 

iv. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

 

v. Patients prepared for meals and served;

 

vi. A clean and healthy environment maintained;

 

vii. Staff supervised and appraised;

 

viii. Patients and their attendants sensitized; and

 

ix. Daily nursing care service activity reports compiled and submitted.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Receiving, registering and preparing patients for diagnosis;

 

ii. Providing quality nursing care and treatment to patients;

 

iii. Observing and keeping proper records about the patients;

 

iv. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds;

 

v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

 

vi. Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them;

 

vii. Maintaining a clean and healthy environment for the patients;

 

viii. Supervising and appraising Nursing Assistants and support staff;

 

ix. Sensitizing patients and their attendants about basic health care practices; and

 

x. Compiling and submitting daily nursing care service activity reports.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Must have Enrolled Nursing Certificate from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

(ii) Competences

 

Guidance and counseling;

 

Concern for quality and standards of nursing care;

 

Ethics and integrity; and

 

Time management.

 

 

Job Title : Health Information Assistant

 

Salary Scale : U7

 

Job Purpose

 

To keep files, correspondences and dispatch mails to relevant offices for action.

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Receiving , registering and routing incoming mails;

 

ii. Filling and storing correspondences for future reference;

 

iii. Keeping stock of records for easy tracking and retrieval and;

 

iv. Retrieving files as and when required.

 

 (i) Qualifications:

 

Must have an Ordinary certificate in Education (UCE), with a Certificate in Records Management from a recognized awarding institution.

 

 

Job Title - Education Assistant

 

Reports to - Senior Education Assistant

 

Salary Scale - U7

 

 

Job Purpose

 

To teach, examine and assess learners’ progress on an on-going basis in order to ensure functional

 

literacy, numeracy and basic communication skills.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

i. To prepare the schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the approved curriculum on termly

 

and weekly basis.

 

ii. To conduct lessons and remedial work according to the set timetable.

 

iii. To participate in setting, administering and marking internal and external examinations.

 

iv. To carry out continuous assessment and evaluation of pupils performance.

 

v. To prepare and select appropriate learning aids/materials for classroom teaching.

 

vi. To keep and maintain class records /inventory (Registers, records of work , progress reports and

 

equipment)

 

vii. To guide and counsel pupils.

 

viii. To participate in class meetings.

 

ix. To serve as classroom teacher.

 

x. To participate in co - curricula activities and community activities.

 

xi. To conduct any other duties assigned that are related to the profession.

 

 

Person Specification:

 

(i) Qualifications:

 

Minimum of a Grade III teaching Certificate or the equivalent from a recognized Institution

 

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

 

 

(ii) Competencies:

 

Guidance and counseling skills,

 

Pedagogical skills,

 

Psychological skills,

 

Child development skills,

 

Computer Literacy,

 

Record keeping,

 

Good communication and interpersonal skills,

 

Environment and Primary Healthcare,

 

Safety and Precautionary measures, and

 

Support for Special Needs students.

 

 

Title : Askari

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

Reports to : Office Superintendent

 

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide security services to the organization.

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Premises checked and properly locked at the close of the day;

 

ii. Suspects apprehended and questioned for proper identification;

 

iii. Visitors directed to the reception for more information;

 

iv. Theft cases reported and reports prepared to the authorities;

 

v. Premises patrolled to ensure maximum security;

 

vi. Security of government vehicles ensured; and

 

vii. Security at important entry points kept.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Checking and properly locking premises at the close of the day;

 

ii. Apprehending and questioning suspects for proper identification;

 

iii. Directing visitors to the reception for more information;

 

iv. Reporting theft cases and preparing reports to the authorities;

 

v. Patrolling premises to ensure maximum security;

 

vi. Maintaining security of government vehicles; and

 

vii. Keeping security at important entry points.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

O’ Level Certificate with a training in Security.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Security Planning and organizing

 

Accountability;

 

self confidence;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Communication;

 

Public relations and customer care;

 

Time Management; and

 

Ability to speak Swahili.