Animal Health Technician at Karatina University – May 2024


Animal Health Technician

Basic Salary for this position is between Kshs. 33,481 /= by Kshs. 1,066/= to Kshs. 45,200 /=

Job Description for Animal Health Technician

  • Prepare for practical classes/Courses for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
  • Ensure that all equipment, supplies, specimen and reagents are available.
  • Maintain laboratory solutions, equipment and apparatus
  • Collect and preserve of animal microorganism in the laboratory
  • Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Development and maintenance of inventory of Laboratory reagents and equipment
  • Assist in management of livestock in the teaching farm
  • Research and consultancy
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by a senior officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • A Diploma in Animal Health/Applied Biology/Veterinary Medicine or any other relevant training from a recognized institution
  • At least Five (5) years relevant work experience working with livestock farmers or in a busy research and diagnosis veterinary laboratory or in a busy animal teaching institution
  • Must be Registered with Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) or Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board (KMLTTB) or any other relevant professional body

Submit Your Application

All applicants are required to submit their applications online through the jobs portal link ( available on the University website (under the careers section). In addition, applicants MUST submit a continuously scanned copy of the application via email ( with the subject clearly stating the job title and the reference number (e.g. Lecturer – Linguistics (KarU/HR/LEC/2024). The application should contain a detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, membership of professional associations, email address and telephone contacts, evidence of publications and research grants, copies of academic certificates and other relevant documents.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and address their correspondences to the undersigned so as to be received on or before Monday 27th May, 2024.


The Vice Chancellor

Karatina University

P.O. Box 1957- 10101



Interested and qualified? Go to Karatina University on to apply