Farm Supervisor Job in Machakos, Kenya

Job Title: Farm Supervisor

Industry: Farming

Location: Machakos

Salary: 12K

Our client is a Farm based in Machakos County.

They seek to hire an experienced and competent Farm Supervisor for their farm in Machakos.

Responsibilities

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in farming, crops, milking, breeding, and caring for cows, and performs lay-veterinary duties on dairy farm: Assigns workers to tasks, such as feeding and milking cows, cleaning cattle, barns, and equipment, and assisting with breeding and health care.
  • Assist in the agricultural farm management, cutting and bailing grass, drying and storage of feeds, chopping of grass, maize stalks, chopping maize, maize cobs and other feeds.
  • Inspects barns and milking parlor for cleanliness and maintenance and informs workers of actions required to ensure compliance with established standards.
  • Studies feed and milk production records to determine feed formula required to produce maximum milk yield and notifies workers of diet changes.
  • Studies genetic and health records to develop schedules for activities, such as breeding, dehorning, and sale of calves.
  • Schedules breeding, vaccinating, and dehorning of cows and calves.
  • Observes cows during estrus and artificially inseminates cows to produce desired offspring.
  • Examines cows for evidence of illness, injuries, and calving, treats illnesses and injuries, delivers calves, and engages Veterinarian to care for serious injuries and illnesses.
  • Performs farming supervisory duties as are incidental in an agricultural farm.
  • Research and identify the needs of clients and solutions best suited for them.

Qualifications / Skills Required

  • AHITI trained certificate/ Diploma holder
  • Valid Motorcycle and tractor driving licenses.
  • Self – motivated, aggressive and outgoing personality
  • Ability to multi-task and get things done to completion
  • A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills

How to Apply

Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Farm Supervisor– Machakos) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 25th February 2019.

Kindly indicate current / last salary on your CV.

Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted and contacted for interviews.


Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: February 19, 2019 — 12:57 pm