Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Veterinary Officer Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Veterinary Officer Jobs in Uganda

Overall Job Purpose:

  • To safeguard the health and welfare of animals reared for breeding or production..

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Undertakes diagnosis and treatment of animals; Refers animals for the conduct of tests including x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound scans as may be found appropriate;

    • Advises on animal nutrition, breeding and health;

    • Participates in the regulation of potential animal breeder prior to licensing and quality assurance on production of semen or genetic breeds;

    • Conducts vaccination of animals against various types of diseases;

    • Performs surgery on animals: Maintains proper and accurate records of animal health;

    • Handles and controls animal health emergencies including disease outbreaks and epidemics;

    • Conducts assisted reproduction including artificial insemination and embryo transfer;

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

    Basic Requirements

    • A degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized institution is a prerequisite.

    • Should be registered by the Uganda Veterinary Board

    • Should have good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.

    • Working experience as a Veterinarian of at least Three (3) years from a reputable organization.

    How to Apply

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

  • and should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director
    Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
    National Animal Generic Resources Centre & Data
    P.0. Box 133 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe


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