Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Livestock Field Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Livestock Field Assistants Jobs in Uganda

  • National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries its mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda, wishes to recruit the following:

    Livestock Field Assistants

    Overall Job Purpose

  • To undertake records management and census of animal on centre farms .

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Takes records on farms and herds recording management.

    • Monitors and supervises the maintenance of sanitary conditions in the paddocks or kraals.

    • Advises and supervises the preparation of animal fodder, supplements, water or other feeds.

    • Monitors animal health and administers or supervises the routine administration of veterinary drugs.

    • Supports pasture, breeding and other animal rearing activities.

    • Trains farm workers on animal care procedures, maintenance duties, and safety precautions.

    • Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

    Basic Requirements

    • At least a Diploma in Veterinary Practice or Animal Sciences

    • Should have practical experience in animal handling and breeding management.

    • Should have a minimum working experience of two (2) years.

    • Working experience of at least two (2) years with a practical exposure to animal breeding activities.

    How to Apply

  • Closing date 6 May, 2020

  • All CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) should be sent to:

    The Executive Director
    National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
    P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    Dr. Charles Lagu, PhD

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