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The headquarters are situated in Mayuge Town council 120km from Kampala the capital city and 40km from Jinja

Agricultural Officer job at Mayuge District | Apply Now

Are you looking for government jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Agricultural Officer job at Mayuge District Local Government

Mayuge, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 4, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

Mayuge District was established by an act of parliament in 2000 and it’s located in the eastern region of Uganda. The headquarters are situated in Mayuge Town council 120km from Kampala the capital city and 40km from Jinja. It’s bordered by Iganga in the north Jinja in the west, Bugiri in the east and Lake Victoria in the south which is shared by Mukono, district, Bugiri, Mayuge itself and Jinja city.

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Job Title

Agricultural Officer job at Mayuge District Local Government

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons to fill the underlisted vacant post that exist in the service of Mayuge District Local Government. Applications should be submitted in Triplicate on PSC 3(Revised 2008) to the Secretary District Service Commission PO Box 1317 MAYUGE not later than four weeks from the date of this advertisement.
Application forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission Office 2nd floor Farmers' parliamentary Avenue Kampala and/ or any of the District Service Commission Offices and MUST be filled in the applicants own handwriting with three (3) passport size photographs attached. Serving officers should route their applications through their supervisors who should be informed of the closing date to avoid any unnecessary delay.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Agricultural Officer is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring agricultural activities and programs in the district.

  • He or she will work closely with the District Agricultural Officer, the sub-county agricultural extension workers and the farmers to promote improved agricultural practices and technologies.

  • The Agricultural Officer will also provide technical guidance and support to the district on issues related to crop production, animal husbandry, soil and water conservation, agroforestry, pest and disease control, post-harvest handling and marketing.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • The ideal candidate for the Agricultural Officer position should have a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or a related field from a recognized institution.

  • He or she should have at least three years of relevant work experience in the agricultural sector, preferably in a local government setting.

  • He or she should also have good communication, interpersonal and report writing skills. He or she should be able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • He or she should be willing to travel within the district and beyond as required by the job.

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How to Apply

Certified copies of academic Certificates, Transcripts, Result slips, with detailed C.V and other supporting documents must accompany the application forms. Details of the Job descriptions and specifications can be accessed from any of the following points/outlets:
The office of the Secretary District Service Commission, Mayuge
The Website for Public Service Commission www.psc.co.ug
The website for Ministry of Public Service www.publicservice.go.uganda
Mayuge District Service Commission Notice Board (Age Bracket: 18-49 years)

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