Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry And Fisheries Livestock Technician Jobs in Uganda

Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry And Fisheries Livestock Technician Jobs in Uganda


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.

  • Age Limit: 25-45 Years.

    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 All 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 immediate Supervisor.

    Basic Requirements

    • A Bachelor's degree in Animal Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized degree awarding institution is a pre-requisite.

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

    • Working experience of at least Three (3) years in animal industry is a prerequisite.

    How to Apply

  • Closing date: 8th July, 2020
    All CVs, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) should either be hand delivered or sent via the following email:

  • careers@nagrc.go.ug and should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director Attn:
    Human Resource/Administration,
    National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
    P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe Address

    Website: www.nagrc.go.ug

    NOTE: This advert cancels the previous advert placed in the New Vision of Monday 6th April, 2020. Therefore, jobs which don't appear in this advert but had previously been advertised should be considered withdrawn with regard to this recruitment.

  • Accordingly, applicants who responded in the previous advert are encouraged to re-apply.

  • We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity to all. PWDs and Female applicants are specifically encouraged to apply.

  • We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the above positions, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification.


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