Senior Agricultural Engineer - Kitgum
Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent
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To implement strategies, programmes, and plans for sustainable utilization of agricultural engineering technologies.
Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of a postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture, Farm Planning from a recognized Institution.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant positions that exist in Kitgum Local District Government. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form 3 (revised 2008) to the Address below to reach him not later than four weeks from the date of this advertisement by 5:00 p.m.
The Application Forms are obtainable from the Offices of secretaries to District Service Commissions Nationwide or Public Service Commission, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue - Kampala. Applicants should attach a set of three (3) photocopies of their CERTIFIED certificates, transcripts, and other relevant documents, plus three (3) recent passport-size photographs.
i. Providing advice on agricultural technology transfer and adaptability in areas of soil and water conservation, agricultural engineering, water harvesting and irrigation;
ii. Initiating and developing Systems for suitable utilization of land;
iii. Developing strategies for utilization and engineering technologies which enhance land and water productivity;
iv. Supporting and developing mechanisms/systems for integrated, improved land, soil and water management and irrigation;
v. Compiling and analyzing District data on land use, soil conservation, farming systems and irrigation potential;
vi. Establishing linkages with research for securing and adapting appropriate technology;
vii. Rendering advice to the district staff on recent development in water harvesting and management of fragile soil;
viii. Streamlining methods for integrated management of land, soil and water;
ix. Publishing Information on productive land use, soil conservation and farming systems; and
x. Strengthening partnerships with relevant education institutions, industry and other stakeholders.Required education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 2 yearsRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)