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2 Cadet Assistants Superintendent of Prison (Agricultural Officer)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Minimum Academic Qualifications
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor‘s degree in Agriculture (Crop option) from a recognized University or institution
Applicants should have the following competencies:
• Results Orientation; Ethics and Integrity; Interpersonal Skills;
• Ability to adapt to multicultural settings; Communication Skills;
• Team Building and Problem-Solving skills.
• Age limit is 35 years.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons existing in the Uganda Prisons Service (UPS).
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) and addressed to the Secretary, Prisons Authority, PO. Box 7191, Kampala, and submitted at Prisons Regional Headquarters, at either Luzira, Masaka, Mbarara, Kabaie, Fort-Portal, Mubende, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Moroto, Lira, Gulu, Arua, Masindi, and Mukono, not later than30thOctober, 2020. Handwritten applications are also acceptable. The application forms can be downloaded on the Prisons Authority website: and Public Service Commission website: or Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices.
The applications should bear the title as well as the Reference Number of the post applied for. Applicants should attach three recent passport size photos, three sets of certified photocopies of their academic transcripts and certificates and National identity card (ID). Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting interviews.
Applicants should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for. Officers already in Government Service should not apply.
All applicants must be physically and medically fit and should not have been convicted of any criminal offence in any court of law.
ln addition, successful candidates must be prepared to undergo a Twelve (12) months Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons Officers’ course at the Prisons Staff College and Training School plus three (3) months attachment


• Coordinating crop husbandry activities on prisons farms;
• Carrying out project planning, monitoring and evaluation of agricultural activities;
• Liaising with other related organizations: e.g. NARO, NFA, District Agricultural institutes on Agricultural related activities;
• Submitting monthly, quarterly and annual reports on agricultural activities;
• identifying agricultural inputs and implements;
• Supervising and appraising subordinate staff;
• Working out a comprehensive agricultural rehabilitation programmes for inmates;
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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