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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

6 Animal Husbandry Officer Jobs at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
6 Animal Husbandry Officer

Jobs at:
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

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Job details:
Organization Overview
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;
Job Title: Animal Husbandry Officer
No. of vacancy: 06
Location: Various Center Farms
Reporting To: Farm Manager
Overall Job Purpose
To monitor animal care and advise on upkeep, breeding and product quality.
Age Limit: 25-55 Years
Specific Responsibilities
Monitors and supervises the maintenance of sanitary conditions in the paddocks or kraals, Advises and supervises the preparation of animal fodder, supplements, water or other feeds, Monitors animal health and administers or supervises the routine administration of veterinary drugs, Supports pasture, breeding and other animal rearing activities, Trains farm workers on animal care procedures, maintenance duties, and safety precautions and Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.
Basic Requirements
  • A Diploma in Veterinary or Animal Sciences.
  •  Should have practical experience in animal handling and breeding management.
  • Should have a minimum working experience of two years
Job application procedure
All CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work References) should be sent to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
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.