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Assistant Veterinary Officer at Chikwawa District Council

  • Full Time
  • Chikwawa
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Chikwawa District Council

Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant positions tenable at Chikwawa District Council. The applicants must be willing to work in rural areas and subjected to Malawi Public Service Regulations (MPSR) from time
to time.


Grade: K/M8
Salary: Within the range of Government (Grade K/M8) Salary scale segment
Location: Chikwawa District Council (Dip-tanks/Vet station/EPA)


(a) Reporting and be responsible to the Area Veterinary Supervisor/AEDC.
(b) Carrying out general livestock extension services
(c) Conducting farmer trainings on animal health and production
(d) Conduct farmer group organisation
(e) Visit livestock farmers regularly and hold meetings.
(f) Treating sick animals
(g) Supervising AHSAs and Vet Scouts under his control
(h) Collecting samples from sick animals and send them to the Laboratory for confirmation.
(i) Conducting postmortem on dead animals in order to find the cause at the death.
(j) Conducting Meat Inspection in rural slaughter slabs
(k) Carrying out vaccinations of various animal diseases.
(l) Carrying out an annual livestock census.
(m) Compiling and submit monthly, quarterly, annual and any other report timely.
(n) Sensitising farmers on revival of strategic dipping
(o) Supervising strategic dipping of animals in the revived dip tanks and provide proper guidance.
(p) Issuing livestock movement permits to livestock owners.
(q) Attending fortnightly training workshops at EPA.
(r) Mounting on-farm demonstrations
(s) Recording and reporting of disease outbreaks to higher authorities
(t) Conveying and interpreting to farmers new livestock messages, technologies and interventions
for early adoption
(u) Ensuring safety of all government items under his/her custody.
(v) And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Education qualification

Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma in Veterinary Science or Animal health and
Production obtained from a registered and accredited institutions.


Successful candidates must be willing to be deployed in rural areas.

Method Of Application

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) including three traceable referees together with photocopies of
relevant certificates and a National ID to:

The Executive Secretary,

Local Government Service Commission,

P.O.Box 766,


Applications should be labelled on the envelope the position being applied for. Deadline for
receiving applications is 19th March, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: Please, include your valid phone number (s)