Livestock Technician || Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology


Livestock Technician (1 Post)

The Livestock Technician reports to the Livestock Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities
 Designing, creating and maintaining livestock systems;
 Ensuring routine livestock health care through feeding, watering, breeding and
harvesting of livestock;
 Liaising with Livestock Specialists and Veterinarians in the provision and
administration of prescribed treatment;
 Operating and maintaining tagging, docking and breeding tools; and ensuring
timeous repair of equipment;
 Implementing and maintaining pasture management plans that include
irrigation, fertilisation and weed control;
 Recommending materials and equipment needed for efficient operation of
livestock facilities;
 Maintaining feed, breeding, health records including the livestock inventory;
 Training and supervising staff on proper work methods and procedures;
 Performs demonstrations and trains staff on the safe and proper use and
maintenance of all livestock equipment;
 Serving as a resource person for livestock sales, livestock transport and public
 Liaising with Veterinarian and feed suppliers;
 Participating in income generating projects at the Agro- Industrial Park;
 Assisting Lecturers and students in carrying out research;
 Supervision of junior staff; and
 Undertaking any other duties as assigned by Livestock Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
 A Diploma in Animal Health or equivalent.
 Possession of a Higher National Diploma is an added advantage.
 At least 3 years hands-on experience in livestock management.

Information on salary and other benefits will be made available to shortlisted


Applicants must submit six (6) sets of applications which should include the
application letter, certified copies of certificates, national identification, birth
certificate and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full
names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of
availability, contact details, names, addresses and email addresses of three
referees. Applications in envelopes clearly indicating post applied for should be
addressed to:

Deputy Registrar, Human Resources
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
P.O Box 35

Hand deliver to or send by courier to:

Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
CSC Campus, Industrial Sites
15 Longlands Road
The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday, 3 October 2023. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The University does not charge applicants a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process and does not have Agents who receive applications on its behalf.