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

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Livestock Technician 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 Technician

    Overall Job Purpose

  • To prepare and report on results of animal tests and other information on animal genetics and quality of animal breeding endeavors in either a natural or controlled environment .

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Collects and tests semen and other samples to establish its genotype, quality and viability for reproductive and breeding initiatives.

    • Collects natural and exotic genetic animal resources for storage or conservation as found appropriate.

    • Implements Al measures and assists in the execution of other animal natural or assisted breeding techniques or technologies

    • Records data on animal management and associated reproductive and breeding activity.

    • Observes animal hygiene, health, diet (including special diets, pregnancy diagnosis as may be necessary) and behavior to establish appropriate care, reproductive, breeding and treatment regimes.

    • Supervises the cleaning and sterilization of the animal testing environment for reproduction and breeding where deployed.

    • Undertakes any
    other official duties as assigned by the Supervisor

    Basic Requirements

    • Should have at least a Diploma in Animal and Veterinary Sciences.

    • Should have a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least 3 credits in sciences with a combination of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or equivalent qualification.

    • Should have basic knowledge of reproductive biology, animal breeding and behavior.

    • Working experience of at least three (3) years in an organization related with animal breeding.

    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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