Animal Health / Veterinary Graduate Trainee Opportunity in Kenya

Vacant Position: Animal Health / Veterinary Graduate Trainee


  • Examine birds to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
  • Treat sick or injured birds by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, or performing surgery.
  • Inoculate birds against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.
  • Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
  • Operate diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images.
  • Advise on sanitary measures, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of birds.
  • Educate the public about diseases that can be spread from birds to humans.
  • Train and supervise workers who handle and care for Breeders, Broilers & Hatchery
  • Provide care to a wide range
  • Establish and conduct quarantine and testing procedures that prevent the spread of diseases to other birds or to humans, and that comply with applicable government regulations.
  • Conduct postmortem studies and analyses to determine the causes of poultry deaths.
  • Perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, accepting payments from clients, and maintaining business records.
  • Direct the overall operations of animal hospitals, clinics, or mobile services to farms.
  • Inspect and test poultry to detect the presence of communicable diseases.
  • Plan and execute poultry nutrition and reproduction programs.
  • Research diseases to which animals could be susceptible.
  • Inspect poultry housing facilities to determine their cleanliness and adequacy.
  • Determine the effects of drug therapies, antibiotics, or new surgical techniques by testing them on poultry.

Requirements & Skills

  • Degree / Diploma in animal science / microbiology / immunology
  • Primary Veterinary Medicine degree an asset
  • Ready to undergo company training for 2 years and ultimately assume managerial positions within the operations.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn and commit to the organizational and job requirements

Qualified persons to apply at

Only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: February 14, 2018 — 11:38 am