Busia County Jobs Fisheries Officer (4 Posts)



Fisheries Officer Jobs at Busia County

Job Group ‘K’

This is the entry and training grade for degree holders. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of an experienced officer.

Fisheries Officer Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receiving and compiling fisheries related statistical data from field officers; analyzing fisheries data and preparing reports;
  • Assisting in Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) of the fisheries resources;
  • Undertaking fisheries extension activities;
  • Maintaining of ponds at fish farms and hatcheries;
  • Inspecting fish and fish handling facilities at fish landing sites, markets and farms;
  • Assisting in the promotion of fish marketing and value addition.

Requirement for the Fisheries Officer Job

  • Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: – Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural resource
  • Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Chemistry or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

How to Apply

Terms of employment: permanent and pensionable

Please NOTE that shortlisted candidates would be required to provide copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions:

  1. The Criminals Investigations Department (CID)
  2. The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB),
  3. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and
  4. The Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC)

Busia County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Youth, Women and Persons with Disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications specifying the positions applied for, attach copies of their credentials and send them to the undersigned on or before 3RD May, 2017:


Details of duties and requirements can be found on our website www.busiacounty.go.ke and in all Sub County headquarters in Busia County.