Dairy Farm Attendant Vacancy in Ruai

Vacant Position: Dairy Farm Attendant

Location: Ruai (Nairobi)

Accommodation available if necessary

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare feed planning and management schedule as appropriate;
  • Ensure effective farm operations such as milking; deworming; timely vaccination among others;
  • Ensure that the appropriate tests and checks are undertaken- i.e. water, acidity levels and any chemical reagents are carried out and recorded;
  • Ability to spearhead proper silage preparation;
  • Ability to perform artificial insemination and knowledge on different kinds and types of breeding;
  • Propose animal health programmes if necessary;
  • Ensure all relevant Dairy farming policies more so Health and Safety policies are adhered to;
  • Assist with management and maintenance of all infrastructure within the business;
  • Ensure safe farming is practiced at all times;
  • Assist in day-to-day activities and schedule tasks/activities that need to be undertaken;
  • Proper record keeping;
  • Any other job that may be given.

Qualifications

  • Certificate or diploma in Dairy Farming;
  • 5+ years rearing Dairy Cattle;
  • Breeding Experience will be an added advantage.

Competencies

  • Self-motivation at work as a member of a team being able to communicate effectively with staff on all levels;
  • Proper proven experience as a Farm Supervisor having dealt with a team.
  • Good understanding of and an interest in dairy farm work and livestock handling;
  • Active participation within a team leading operations geared to achieving the farms objectives;
  • Project consistent positive attitude towards your work.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can send their cover letter, CV and their testimonials to peris.recruitment@gmail.com before 30th January 2018.

You MUST indicate your salary expectation on the cover letter.


Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: January 5, 2018 — 8:10 am