Assistant Inspectors Jobs at Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service 2013

Job Title: Assistant Inspectors – Ref: VA/6/2013

Major Duties and Responsibilities
a) Inspection of agricultural produce at entry/exit points.
b) Inspection of seed crops at various stages of seed certification (field
inspections, seed sampling, seed testing and labeling).
c) Inspection of plant quarantine facilities.
d) Inspection of facilities meant for introduction of GMOs and other restricted
plant materials.
e) Surveillance for pest and disease control.
f) Organize and participate in seed post certification survey activities.
g) Coordinate farmer advisory services through stakeholder awareness
meetings.

Key Qualifications
(a) Diploma in either, applied biology, Plant Protection, Horticulture or
Agricultural Economics.
(b) Should have ability to; diagnose plant pests or pathogens, identify pests and
pathogens and advise producers in the field, grade and certify plant produce,
manage documentation and plan with plant health data.
(c) Should have at least 1 year experience.
(d) Should be below 40 years in age.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified individuals should forward a duly completed employment
application form; copies of academic and professional certificates and national
identity card to reach the undersigned not later than 20th February 2013.
Employment application form can be downloaded from the Corporation website:
www.kephis.org
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
Managing director, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)
P.o Box 49592 – 00100
Nairobi.
KEPHIS is an Equal opportunity Employer. Potential male and female
candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 20th Feb 2013

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