Overview

Farm Assistant

Key responsibilities:

Coordinate activities involved in raising poultry and crop farming
knowledge of farm animal keeping or rearing will be a big advantage, besides crop farming
He should preferably be partly trained by NYS (National Youth Service) before his agricultural training in a farm
General farm work – planting, harvesting, propagation, irrigation
Accurate record keeping
Ensuring market orders are met fully and on time
Maintaining and monitoring the quality of produce and monitoring plant and animal health

Abilities / skills:

Excellent people management and communication skills, the ability to lead a team and be an active and dynamic team player
Working knowledge / keen interest in precision farming and modern farming techniques
The ability to plan, prioritize and implement work schedules
Good problem-solving (analytical) ability
Enjoy working outside in all kinds of weather
A responsible attitude and to be able to work independently
Ability to carry out manual duties
Able to handle isolation and minimal social interaction
A strong visual awareness of the working environment
Reliable and committed

Qualifications:

Degree or diploma in agriculture. Previous experience in farm management an added advantage.
Computer knowledge and use of Internet
Experience in horticulture & poultry farming an added advantage
Salary: KES 25,000

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About Janta Kenya

Janta Kenya is a HR Consultancy firm established with an objective of encompassing integral and necessary skills that most individuals and organizations need in everyday business. We have a team of professional HR consultants with extensive experience in all people management issues, and we are therefore well placed to offer advice for private, public and not-for-profit organisations.