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Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Assistant Inspector

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Basic level (worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Ref: VA/6/5/2018
Our success is built with the efforts of our employees and support of our management. Grounded in our core values; Integrity, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Innovation & Creativity, Professionalism, Corporate Social Responsibility. KEPHIS is committed to be the employer of choice. We always seek to identify, engage and retain best talent to take up variety of roles. KEPHIS provide the employees with opportunities for growth and development and reward those who are devoted to perform their best.


  1. Inspection of agricultural produce for compliance to import and export requirements.
  2. Field inspections and audits for market compliance.
  3. Organize and participate in field survey activities.
  4. Advice clients on market requirements, grading and certification of plant produce.
  5. Manage documentation and plant databases.
  6. Coordinate farmer advisory services through stakeholder awareness meetings.
  7. Organize and participate in post certification survey activities.
  8. Surveillance for pest and disease management.
  9. Maintenance of accreditation and ISO certification.

General Information

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Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
Seniority: Basic level (worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required skills: Stakeholder communication; Pest and disease control; Inspection of incoming goods; GIS surveying; Agriculture and natural resources; Marketing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

GovernmentalCompany size: 50-100 people

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) is the government parastatal whose responsibility is to assure the quality of agricultural inputs and produce to prevent adverse impact on the economy, the environment and human health.

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