7 Aug 2014

Inspectors Job Vacancy

A State Corporation in the Agriculture Sector would like to invite applications from qualified Kenyans for the following position: 

Ref: VA/1/8/2014

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Inspection of agricultural produce at entry/exit points.
  • Inspection of seed crops at various stages of seed certification (field inspections, seed sampling, seed testing and labeling).
  • Inspection of plant quarantine facilities.
  • Inspection of facilities meant for introduction of GMOs and other restricted plant materials.
  • Surveillance for pest and disease control.
  • Organization and participation in seed post certification survey activities.
  • Coordination of farmer advisory services through stakeholder awareness meetings.

Key Qualifications

  • MSc in Crop Protection, BSc in Horticulture, Agronomy, Seed Technology or Botany from a recognized university.
  • Knowledge on identification, diagnosis and management of pests.
  • Knowledge in pest risk analysis and general plant health compliance determination in traded commodities.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft office packages.
  • Ability to work independently, in a team and under pressure.
  • Knowledge of a Quality Management System.

Interested and qualified individuals should forward their CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and national identity card to:

The Advertiser,
DN/A 1702
P.O. Box 49010 – 00100,

Not later than 20th August, 2014.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Potential candidates from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

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