Ministry of Works and Transport Coxswain Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Works and Transport Coxswain Jobs in Uganda

Minimum Qualifications:

• Applicants should be a Ugandan holding a Uganda Certificate of Education, and at least a Certificate in Yatch and Boat building.

• Applicants should be in position to run the vessel with minimum supervision.

• Training in STCW mandatory courses including personal survival techniques, personal safety and social responsibilities, elementary first aid, fire prevention and fire fighting, security awareness, proficiency in survival craft (PSC) and rescue boats (RB).


  • Practical knowledge of swimming and safety precautions plus experience in the relevant field is a MUST.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Coxswain will be in-charge of small boats in the Ministry and is reports to the Chief Mechanical Engineer for performing the following duties:-

    • Navigation and steering the support boat to MV Kalangala.

    • Routine maintenance of Ministry boats.

    • Operating the support boat during reconnaissance, accident investigations and search and rescue operations by the Ministry.

    • Plan for weather and consult authorities before embarking on a voyage.

    • Supervise and give instructions to the crew.

    • Communicate updates and safety information to passengers.

    • Maintain boat logbooks.

    • Transmit
    navigational information by telephone or marine radio.

    • Moor and unmoor vessels.

    • Use navigational tools and techniques.

    • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair vessel issues, including pump systems, diesel engines and propulsion systems.

    • Respond to and manage emergency situations.

    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send handwritten applications with a detailed and certified Curriculum Vitae (CV) including telephone contacts (office and mobile), e-address; Copies of Certificates and Testimonials; and two recent coloured passport size photographs to the undersigned not later than two (2) weeks from the date of this advert.

    The Permanent Secretary,
    Ministry of Works and Transport,
    P.O. Box 7174, KAMPALA.

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