Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries Field Surveyor Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries Field Surveyor Jobs in Uganda

Job purpose:

  • The Field Surveyor will survey project land to be acquired and farmer plots to confirm the land availability for oil palm growing, undertake farm planning, manage the Hub smallholder data base and produce survey maps for utilization at the hub and NOPP PMU.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Open boundaries for the farmers’ plots / Land

  • Undertake Physical and farm planning together with the farmers, to ensure provision of land for oil palm, food and other farm related activities

  • Ensure that all farmers’ pledged land is dully surveyed and plotted

  • Develop strip maps and GIS data base for the farmers

  • Map farm and community roads in liaison with the Project Engineer

  • Undertake field data collection using Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

  • Working with the agricultural extension officers, map off marginal areas that are not suitable for oil palm production

  • Manage the data base for the farmers in liaison with the Hub M&E assistant

  • Participate in the mobilisation and training of farmers to provide a smooth framework for registration.

  • Ensure farmers have legal access/rights of use or ownership for the land pledged for project activities

  • Generation of the Survey Reports and maps to guide smallholder farmer development

  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time

    Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Surveying, Surveying and Land Information Systems, Surveying and Geomatics, or related field from a recognised Institute

  • Post graduate training in the above field is an added advantage

  • Registration with surveyors’ registration
    board of Uganda is a must.

  • Certification in Geographical Information Systems.

  • Certificate in Management of Land acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation is an added advantage.

    Work Experience

  • Five years (5) working experience in the related field

  • Skills and experience in use of AutoCAD Land Development Software and ARCGIS software to do analysis and mapping.

  • Conversant with use of most surveying equipment

  • Knowledge in land use managment and operating system.

  • Interpretation of Land information system

  • Team player with high level of integrity and good interpersonal skills.

  • Willing and able to ride a motor cycle.

  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of local languages spoken in the hub

    How to Apply

  • Written Applications with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating contact details of three (03) referees should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, and hand-delivered to the Ministry Registry located at Plot No.14 Lugard Road Entebbe P.O. Box 102 Entebbe.

  • Closing date for submission: Monday 12th October, 2020 at 4.00pm

  • Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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