Delta State Ministry Of Agriculture Job Recruitment 2024/2025


We encourage unemployed people around Delta to apply for the various vacant positions currently on-going at the Delta State Ministry of Agriculture. The Ministry is searching for qualified individuals to join their team and contribute to the growth and development of the agricultural sector in Delta State.

Function of the Delta State Ministry of Agriculture

The Delta State Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for the implementation of agricultural policies and programs in the state. They work to promote sustainable agriculture, increase food production, and provide support to farmers and agribusinesses. The ministry plays a crucial role in driving the agricultural sector forward, creating employment opportunities, and enhancing food security in the state.

Eligible Criteria for Applicants

To be considered for a position at the Delta State Ministry of Agriculture, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Nigerian citizen residing in Delta State

  • Must be between 18 and 35 years old

  • Provide a valid means of identification (voters card, NIN, Local government identification letter, etc.)

  • Educational requirements: SSCE, OND, HND, BSc, and MSc in Agriculture or related fields are acceptable

List of Vacant Positions and their Requirements

Agricultural Extension Officer:

  • Minimum of OND in Agriculture, Extension, or related field

  • Previous experience in extension services is an added advantage


  • BSc/MSc in Agronomy or related field

  • Strong knowledge of crop production and soil management

Livestock Specialist:

  • BSc/MSc in Animal Science or related field

  • Experience in livestock management is required

Agricultural Economist:

  • BSc/MSc in Agricultural Economics or related field

  • Proficient in economic analysis and farm management

Soil Scientist:

  • BSc/MSc in Soil Science or related field

  • Knowledge of soil fertility and conservation practices

Agricultural Engineer:

  • BSc/MSc in Agricultural Engineering or related field

  • Skilled in farm machinery and irrigation systems

Fisheries Officer:

  • BSc/MSc in Fisheries or related field

  • Experience in aquaculture and fisheries management

Agribusiness Specialist:

  • BSc/MSc in Agribusiness or related field

  • Strong business acumen and marketing skills

Research and Development Officer:

  • BSc/MSc in Agricultural Science or related field

  • Experience in research design and data analysis

How to Apply for a Position at Delta State Ministry of Agriculture

To apply for any of the positions listed above, follow these steps:

  • Organize and photocopy relevant documents, including your means of identification and educational certificates.

  • Write a job application letter addressing it to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Delta State.

  • Visit the ministry office and submit your application letter together with the photocopies of your documents in a file to the HR department.

  • Wait for the shortlisting of candidates and subsequent interview invitations.

Job Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting applications is 2 weeks after the publication of the vacant positions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I check the status of my application?

Applicants can inquire about the status of their application by contacting the HR department at the Ministry of Agriculture.

Are there opportunities for career growth within the Ministry?

Yes, the Ministry provides opportunities for career advancement and professional development for its employees.

What is the recruitment process like?

The recruitment process includes application submission, shortlisting, interviews, and final selection of candidates.


The Delta State Ministry of Agriculture presents a great opportunity for individuals with a passion for agriculture to contribute to the development of the sector in Delta State. Don't miss out on this chance to make a difference and advance your career in agriculture. Apply now and be part of the positive change happening in the agricultural landscape of Delta State.

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