Livestock Extension Officer

Silverlands Ranching Limited

Silverlands Zambia Limited is an agricultural business which operates in Central and Southern Province with its headquarters situated in Lusaka. The company wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified Zambians to fill in the position of Livestock Extension Officer for the Ranch in Zimba. The applicant must have the following qualifications.

Grade twelve certificate.
At least a Certificate/Diploma in General Agriculture/ agricultural related
Proven experience as a livestock Extension Officer
At least two to three (2 – 3) years’ experiences in a similar position
Must have three (3) traceable referees
Able to ride a motorbike and has a valid motorbike license
Proficiency in English and Tonga will be an added advantage.

Responsibilities

Conduct dipping activities of cattle at each dipping station
Ensure efficient use of dipping chemicals
Provide veterinary extension services such as deworming, dehorning, castration, and vaccination
Ensure all livestock animals in the community around are disease free through sensitization meetings with farmers
Conduct cattle surveys for each community around the dipping station
Ensures that the dipping station is in good condition in line with ESG guidelines
Coordinates the farmers to ensure all damages are repaired
Liaise with local community leaders (i.e. headmen) to ensure all farmers take their animals to dip
Record keeping of all dipping activities
Handle dipping cash and retire to the respective office
Perform any other relevant tasks assigned by management

Applicants that meet the above qualifications should send their credentials to srlrecruitment24@gmail.com

To apply for this job email your details to srlrecruitment24@gmail.com