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Senior Entomologist

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 23, 2021.

Senior Entomologist Jobs in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Public Officers serving in
Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill Vacant Posts.
Applications should be filled ON-LINE not later than Wednesday 30 th
September, 2020 . The link to the e- recruitment system can be accessed at
https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors.

Applicants are advised to: –

a Apply ON-LINE .

b Scan and submit relevant documents ‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and
Professional Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and
promotion on-line.

c Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents
format PDF is allowed.

d Print an Extract of PS Form 3 2008 and obtain recommendation from the
Responsible Officer. Scan the recommendation together with the rest of the
documents and submit online.

Application Process

i Visit the website https://vacancies.psc.go.ug ../../../ /ors.

ii Click on “register as a new user” to create your account and complete
your profile starting with the Bio data moving downwards.

iii If you already have an account simply sign in and update your profile.

iv Click a Job from the list of advertised jobs in the menu.

v View the Job Details and Click “Apply now”.

vi Review your application and SUBMIT .

NB. You can only apply for one post.

Please Note: –

a Only applications on-line will be considered.

b Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Unsuccessful applicants
will be notified through their e-mail addresses.

c Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring along with them their
original certificates, transcripts, letters of employment and a National
Identity Card during the Oral Interviews.

d Short listed Applicants should ensure that their Staff Performance
Appraisal forms for the last three 3 Financial Years are submitted to the
Commission before the date for Oral Interviews.

e In case of any inquiry, contact Tel. No. 0414254271 or 0414342279
or e-mail [email protected] mailto:[email protected]

Applicants should have the following Core Competencies:

‣ Public Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity,
Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi
Cultural Settings, Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical
Competence, Ability to Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

‣ Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict
Management, Policy Development, Change Management, Research and Project
Management Skills.

Ministry/Department

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries
Post

SENIOR ENTOMOLOGIST
Scale

U3
Terms of Employment

Vacancies

1
Reference

HRM 46/70/01
Minimum Age

25
Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Zoology and Botany with an option in Entomology from a recognized University/Institution. A Post Graduate Diploma in the above fields will be an added advantage.
Working Experience

Applicants should have three 3 years relevant working experience in the field of Entomology at Officer level in Government or from a reputable organization.
Duties
The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Entomologist, Sericulture
for performing the following duties:-

‣ Planning, coordinating and undertaking national tsetse/tick surveillance,
control and eradication activities;

‣ Assessing levels of success and economic impact of tsetse and tick control
measures employed;

‣ Collecting data on tsetse and tick infestation, population density and
species composition on a regular basis and updating the National Animal
disease Vector data base;

‣ Providing technical back-up on control of tsetse flies, ticks and other
livestock biting flies;

‣ Carrying out awareness programs on tsetse flies and Trypanosomiasis, ticks
and tick-borne diseases at all levels;

‣ Preparing work plans, budgets and reports pertaining to tsetse fly and
tick control activities

‣ Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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