Kirinyaga University Hiring Farm Attendant

Kirinyaga University is a prestigious institution chartered and owned by the government under the Universities Act No.42 of 2012. We take pride in our commitment to academic excellence and are dedicated to providing a conducive environment for learning and growth.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Farm Attendant on a seasonal contract basis. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting our agricultural activities within the upper tea zone.


To be considered for this role, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. KCSE Certificate D plain and above.
  2. Age: 18 – 35 years.
  3. Medical fitness for working in the upper tea zone.
  4. Certificate in any agriculture-related course (an added advantage).


As a Farm Attendant at Kirinyaga University, you will be responsible for the following duties:

  1. Tea Plucking: Utilize your extensive tea plucking experience to contribute to the efficiency of our tea farming operations.
  2. Crop Maintenance: Assist in the maintenance of crops, ensuring they are well cared for and meet quality standards.
  3. Equipment Operation: Operate and maintain farm equipment in accordance with safety guidelines.
  4. General Farm Duties: Engage in various general farm tasks as assigned by the supervisor, contributing to the overall success of our agricultural endeavors.
  5. Compliance: Adhere to all relevant safety and environmental regulations while carrying out farming activities.

Why Join Kirinyaga University:

  • Learning Environment: Be part of an institution dedicated to fostering continuous learning and growth.
  • Community Impact: Contribute to the agricultural development of the upper tea zone and make a positive impact on the local community.
  • Professional Development: Access opportunities for professional development and skill enhancement.

How to Apply:

To apply for the Farm Attendant position, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on this link to access the online application form.
  2. Submit your application by Tuesday, 28th November, 2023, to be considered for this exciting opportunity.

Join us in cultivating success at Kirinyaga University!

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