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Senior Veterinary Inspector, Border Inspection

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries

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

Senior Veterinary Inspector, Border Inspection Jobs in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture, An

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

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 ../../../ /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 of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries


Terms of Employment



HRM 46/70/02
Minimum Age

Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized University/Institution plus a Post Graduate qualification in the above field from a recognized University/Institution.
Working Experience

Applicants should have a minimum of three 3 years relevant working experience in the field of Veterinary at Veterinary Officer Level, in Government or from a reputable organization.
The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Veterinary Inspector-
Animal Movement Control for performing the following duties:-

‣ Providing leadership on issues of animal quarantine services Animal
Quarantine Master at Ports of entry / exit in the Country;

‣ Collaborating with Civil Aviation Authorities, Customs, Immigration,
Police and Clearing Agents to check travellers and their luggage for presence
of live animals or their products for immediate declaration and undertaking
quarantine measures;

‣ Inspecting animal travel documents such as veterinary import permits and
international veterinary health certificates issued by Central Veterinary
Authorities and import-export permits or licences and Convention on
International Trade in Endangered Species CITES certificates issued by
Wildlife Authorities;

‣ Working in liaison with Customs, Immigration, Security Personnel, Police,
General Post Office to ensure animal items on the prohibited or banned or
negative list do not enter or leave the country;

‣ Undertaking physical inspection of live animals and animal products at the
border sites and/ or by use of nearby animal quarantine station facilities in
order to ensure bio-security and bio-safety;

‣ Holding suspected and diseased animals or sub-standard animal products
formally in quarantine under isolation; daily observation of live animals;
laboratory testing; treatment or vaccination as relevantly applicable at the
risk and cost of owners;

‣ Releasing animals or their products formally from quarantine once terms
and conditions are met or recommending for re-export or destruction at risks
and costs of the owners/ clients in liaison with respective mandatory

‣ Taking regular biological samples, or as circumstances dictate, from
animals or animal products imports/exports/transit and submitting samples for
laboratory analysis;

‣ Developing sanitary measures to quality; assuring safety of animals and
the public from infectious organisms/pathogens and contaminants/residues,
vermin, vectors or pests at the border sites;

‣ Sensitizing all stakeholders at border sites, attending meetings related
to animal quarantine services;

‣ Preparing and presenting reports on veterinary inspection activities at
Ports/Border Posts to the Supervisor;

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

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