Veterinary Inspectors Job Kenya Veterinary Board(5 Posts)

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Kenya Veterinary Board is a State Corporation established under the Veterinary Surgeon and Veterinary Paraprofessionals (VSVP) Act No.29 of 2011.

The Board is mandated to exercise general supervision and control over the training, business, practice and employment of Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Paraprofessionals in Kenya and advice the Government in all aspects thereof.

We invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions.

Job title: Veterinary Inspectors

Job grade: KVB 6

No of posts: 5

REF: KVB/VIS/5/2020

Terms of service: 2-year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

The monthly remuneration will include Kshs -Basic salary: 49,952, House

allowance: as per region of deployment, Commuter allowance: 6,000

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Veterinary Inspector and /or Manager Compliance and Enforcement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspecting private veterinary practices, veterinary laboratories, animal health training institutions  and  Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s)  handling animals; and
  • Enforcing veterinary standards in animal welfare and veterinary inputs. In addition, duties will entail:-
  • Sensitizing practitioners   on   Veterinary   Surgeons   and   Veterinary   Para- professionals (VSVP) Act, Regulations & Code of Ethics;
  • Attending court     cases      to     give     evidence      as     witnesses     in veterinary malpractices
  • Initiating legal proceedings against those violating the Veterinary Act and Regulations; and closing down illegal veterinary


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Bachelor of       Veterinary     Medicine       (BVM) Degree         from   a recognized institution;
  • Has at least ten (10) years’ experience in relevant field;
  • A Valid Certificate of registration by Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police and
  • Certificate in computer application

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meets the above qualifications should submit their applications through the above email address [email protected]


 The Chief Executive Officer Kenya Veterinary Board

PO Box 513-00605


 On or before 15th January 2021 not later than 5.00pm (East African time).

Kenya Veterinary Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution Chapter 232(1) on fair competition and merit representation of Kenya Diverse Communities and according equal employment opportunities to men, women and members of all ethnic groups. The marginalized, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Ethics and integrity

Shortlisted candidates shall be expected to prove their compliance with chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by obtaining and presenting clearance/compliance certificates from the following organization during interview.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority KRA)
  • Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Please Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce originals of their National Identity card, academic and professional certificates during interviews. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Please quote the Advert Ref: No on the envelope/email when applying.


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