Senior Agricultural Engineer (Water for Production)-Kabale District
Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent
You have 13 days left to apply for this job.
Reference Number: KAB DSC/9/2020Job purpose:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under listed vacant posts that exist in the service of Kabale District Local Government and Kabale Municipal Council.
Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC form 3 revised 2008 and submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission Kabale P.O BOX 5 Kabale not later than 14th October 2020 clearly stating the post applied for and its reference number.
Applicants should attach certified copies of all academic qualifications/documents, identity cards of schools and institutions attended, National ID, CV'S, 3 recent passport photos, and any other relevant documents.
Applicants already in service should route their applications through their heads of department/institutions who should be informed of the closing date in time to avoid delays.
Job description and specifications are obtained from the Kabale District service commission and Ministry of public service website www.psc.go.ug
To implement strategies, programmes, and plans for sustainable utilization of agricultural engineering technologies. Qualifications:
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.
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)