Senior Assistant Agricultural Officer – 18 Positions at Kakamega County

Senior Assistant Agricultural Officer – 18 Positions at Kakamega County

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Kakamega County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It borders Vihiga County to the south, Siaya County to the West, Bungoma County to the North and Nandi County to the East. The county covers an area of 3050.3 Km2 (Kakamega CDP, 2013). The altitude of the county is between 1,240 metres and 2,000 metres above sea level.

Senior Assistant Agricultural Officer – 18 Positions

Duties and Responsibilities

  • An Officer at this level will be deployed in the Sub-County, to be in charge of an Agricultural Project implementation area or as a Training Coordinator/Farm Manager in an Agricultural Training Centre (ATC).

Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Oversee the implementation of project work plans;
  • Prepare and execute training programmes; and
  • As a farm manager the officer will be required to prepare and execute farm plans to ensure efficient running of the Farm.

Requirements for Appointment 
For appointment to this grade an officer must have: –

  • Served in the grade of Assistant Agricultural Officer I /Chief Agricultural Assistant, Job Group CPSB 09/’K’ for at least three (3) years;
  • Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C and above or its equivalent;
  • Diploma in any of the following fields; Agriculture, Food Technology, Agriculture and Home Economics, Agricultural Education, Horticulture or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
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How to apply


  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on-line form.
  • ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on-line form: –
    • The Payroll Number;
    • Date of first appointment;
    • Date of promotion to the current grade; and
    • Substantive designation and Job Group.
  • During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; Current Payslip and Letter of Appointment/Promotion to the current grade.
  • The above positions are for serving officers on Permanent & Pensionable Terms of Service ONLY.

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 18th August, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address and phone number 0745888999 ONLY.