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Published: Jan 10, 2023 (27 days ago)

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Job Purpose


To implement strategies, programmes and plans for sustainable utilization of water for agricultural production technologies.


(i) Qualifications


Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering Mechanical or Civil Engineering or Irrigation Engineering or Water Resources Engineering from recognized University/Institution or related qualifications from recognized from a recognized University/Institution.


Application forms (PSC Form 3) are obtainable from Public Service Commission, Kampala, District Service Commissions Countrywide, Chief Administrative Officers’ Offices or can be downloaded from www.psc.co.ug website. Filled forms (3 copies) must be accompanied by 3 recent passport size photographs and certified copies of relevant certificates, pass slips and transcripts to reach to the Secretary, District Service Commission of the respective districts


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Job Purpose


To implement strategies, programmes and plans for sustainable utilization of water for agricultural production technologies.


(i) Qualifications


Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering Mechanical or Civil Engineering or Irrigation Engineering or Water Resources Engineering from recognized University/Institution or related qualifications from recognized from a recognized University/Institution.


Application forms (PSC Form 3) are obtainable from Public Service Commission, Kampala, District Service Commissions Countrywide, Chief Administrative Officers’ Offices or can be downloaded from www.psc.co.ug website. Filled forms (3 copies) must be accompanied by 3 recent passport size photographs and certified copies of relevant certificates, pass slips and transcripts to reach to the Secretary, District Service Commission of the respective districts


(i) Liaise with Senior Agriculture Engineer to carry out farm inspections to assess sites and collect information for developing drawings and plans for farm systems and other water for Agricultural production facilities and structures.


(ii) Advising on constructing, materials quality standards and developing the necessary designs and drawings.

(iii) Inspection and testing all farm systems and related technologies in order to ensure their functionality, efficiency and effectiveness;

(iv) Promoting operation, maintenance and management of farm and irrigation systems facilities and related farm structures.

(v) Providing technical support training to extension staff and farmers in irrigation systems operation, maintenance and management, soil water conservation, and water harvesting;

(vi) Compiling and analyzing data on land use, soil conservation, farming systems and irrigation potential and irrigated land; performance of irrigation systems and water for agricultural production,

(vii) Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time



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