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JINJA DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION

 ADVERTISEMENT FOR JOBS IN JINJA DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form No.3 (2008) to Secretary District Service Commission, P. O. Box 1551, Jinja to be received not later than Monday 10th October, 2016.

Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their
academic certificates and Transcripts/Result Slips with detailed CVs, plus three recent passport size photographs; For ease of reference please clearly indicate your contact i.e. Telephone numbers and Address. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions. Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

N.B:

All applicants for Health related jobs must have valid practicing licenses and must have registered with their respective professional Councils. Those who do not abide with the above requirements will not be short listed.

Details of the Advertisement can be accessed from any of the following points:

  1. Jinja District Local Government Web site: www.jinja.go.ug
  2. The District Health Services Web site: www.jinjahealthoffice.go.ug
  3. Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards;
  4. Jinja District Production Offices, District Health  Office  and Natural Resources Offices;
  5. Jinja Municipal Council Headquarters Notice Board and at all Divisional Headquarters;
  6. All Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
  7. All Town Council Headquarters  Notice Boards; and
  8. Office of the Secretary District Service Commission

Download: Public Service Commission Form No.3 (2008)

JOBS VACANCIES

DEPARTMENT : HEALTH
JOB TITLE : PRINCIPAL MEDICAL OFFICER/MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT
GENERAL HOSPITAL 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U2SC
REPORTS TO : District Health Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To ensure delivery of effective and efficient health services in the Hospital and ensure management
of the unit.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualification
 MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution;
 A Postgraduate Diploma in health related discipline or management from a recognized
institution;
 Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners council;
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
 Well developed inter personal skills to be capable of managing and motivating staff.
(ii) Work Experience
Six years working experience in health services management three of which must be at the
level of Senior Medical Officer.
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(iii) Competences
Planning, organizing and coordinating, Project Management, Information management skills,
Accountability, concern for quality and standards, Time management skills, Team building,
Leadership, Report writing and procurement disposal and contract management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Directing clinical services and supervising their respective heads
 Accounting for medical, fiscal and other resources
 Diagnosing and treating patients
 Coordinating the implementation of the Uganda minimum health care package
 Supervising health information management systems
 Carrying out human resource management functions
 Providing health service delivery standards manual
 Ensuring occupational health and safety at workplace
 Developing and implementing continuous professional development
 Preparing and submitting periodic reports to relevant authorities
 Adhering to national health service delivery standards
 Enforcing professional and service codes of conduct and ethics
JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT DHO (ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH)
1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U2(SC)
REPORTS TO : District Health Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Principal Health Inspector/Senior Health Environmental Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To assist the DHO in ensuring efficient, effective and affordable delivering of environmental health
services for the well being of the population of the District and ensure quality assistance in all health
institutions in the District.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualification
 Must have An Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health Science from a recognized
institution;
 Post Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management or related Management qualification from
a recognized institution,
 Masters Degree in Environmental Health Science, Public Health or Public Administration is an
added advantage;
 Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council;
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
(ii) Work Experience
Should have working experience of at least six (6) years as health worker three (3) of which
should have been in a health service management position.
(iii) Competences
Planning, Organizing and coordinating, Coaching and mentoring, Accountability, Communication,
Result Orientation, Time Management, Information Technology, Team building, Leadership and
Report writing.
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KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Participating in planning, directing, coordinating, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating the
delivery of health services in the District;
 Updating Health Management Systems in the District;
 Managing the implementation of Environmental Health Policies and Programmes;
 Caring out Staff Performance Appraisal and other HRM Functions;
 Producing Plans Budgets for Environmental Health Service delivery;
 Compiling and submitting monitoring and evaluation reports on environmental Health
programmes;
 Developing and implementing Environmental Health Research Plans;
 Enforcing adherence to the professional Code of Conduct and Ethics by staff;
 Providing Technical and backup support to the communities in regard to environmental Health
Services;
 Managing Sensitizing programmes about Primary Health Care in the Communities;
 Liaising with stakeholders for efficient delivery of health services
 Managing the Implementation of quality Environmental Health Service Delivery;
 Participating in effective and efficient development of health infrastructure at all levels of
Health services delivery in the District
 Ensuring that staff adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics
 Ensuring that the health information management systems are in place
 Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff
 Initiating and participating in research activities
 Liaising with professional councils on matters regarding disciplining inspecting and monitoring
physical structures in both public and private health facilities
 Carrying out Human Resource Activities like identifying man power needs, training,
promotional, leave and deployment
 Compiling and submitting reports to the District Health Officer.
DEPARTMENT : HEALTH
JOB TITLE : PRINCIPAL HEALTH INSPECTOR 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U3(SC)
REPORTS TO : Assistant District Health Officer/Principal Medical Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Senior Health Inspector/Health Educator
JOB PURPOSE
To prevent diseases and promote health through surveillance and management of environmental
health practices and ensure proper management of the unit.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have a Diploma in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized
Institution
 Must have a Diploma in Health Services Management or its equivalent
 Must be registered within the Allied Health Professionals Council
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL).
 Must have experience of six (6) years as a Health Worker, three of which should be at Senior
Health Inspector level
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(ii) Competences
Planning, Organizing and Coordinating, Coaching and Mentoring, Concern for quality and Standards,
Accountability, Result Oriented and Time Management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Planning, Budgeting, Coordination, Evaluation and monitoring of Environmental Health
programmes
 Managing and accounting for allocated resources
 Inspecting homesteads for hygiene and environmental sanitation
 Inspecting refuse collection and disposal
 Sensitizing the community on Public Health Act, Regulations and By-laws
 Participating in disease surveillance and management of Environmental Health Activities
 Initiating and participating in research activities
 Carrying out Human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training,
promotional, leave and deployment
 Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff
 Ensuring that staff adhere to professional code of conduct and ethics
 Compiling and submitting periodic reports.
JOB TITLE : SENIOR HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U3L
REPORTS TO : Principal Medical Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To facilitate the work of Hospital staff by ensuring the availability of logistics for the various hospital
departments.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualification
 Must have a degree in Social Sciences, Arts, SWASA or Public Administration from a
recognized Institution;
 Postgraduate qualification in Health Service Management, Public Administration and
Management or Hospital Administration from a recognized Institution;
(ii) Work Experience
At least three (3) years of working experience as Hospital Administrator or Administrative
Officer in Government or a reputable organization.
(iii) Competences
Financial Management, Records Management, Public Relations and Customer Care, Team work,
Ethics and Integrity, Report writing and Procurement, Disposal and Contract Management.
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KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Participating in planning, budgeting, managing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating hospital
administrative activities in the hospital
 Managing and accounting for allocated resources
 Liaising with Medical Superintendent in the Administration of the Hospital
 Ensuring proper maintenance of Hospital Infrastructure
 Participating in ensuring availability of the necessary equipment and other supplies to the Hospital
 Ensuring that staff adhere to professional code of conduct and ethics
 Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff
 Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training,
promotional, leave and deployment
 Compiling and submitting reports to Medical Superintendent.
JOB TITLE : DISPENSER 2 (TWO VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U5(SC)
REPORTS TO : Medical Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Pharmacy Attendant
JOB PURPOSE
To dispense and advise patients on proper use and storage of medicines.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have a Diploma in Pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized institution
 Must be registered and with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
(ii) Competences
Information management; Ethics and integrity; Concern for quality and standards; Communication
and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Planning for dispensing activities in the hospital
 Preparing quality compounded medicines and infusions;
 Dispensing medicines according to prescriptions;
 Managing and accounting for allocated resources;
 Advising Clinicians and other Health Professionals on prescriptions;
 Advising patients and attendants on proper use and storage of medicines;
 Reporting expired and damaged medicines;
 Participating in research activities;
 Entering into the Registry all medicines given to patients;
 Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics;
 Compiling and submitting periodic reports.
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JOB TITLE : OPHTHALMIC CLINICAL OFFICER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5(SC)
REPORTS TO : Senior Ophthalmic Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To diagnose, treat and manage patients with eye conditions.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
Qualifications
 Must be a Clinical Officer or a Registered Nurse/Midwife
 Must have a Diploma in Ophthalmology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
 Must be registered with the Allied Health Professional Council.
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Participating in diagnosing, treating and managing patients with eye conditions;
 Managing and accounting for allocated resources;
 Referring complicated eye conditions to Senior Ophthalmic Clinical Officer;
 Assisting in management of static and mobile eye units;
 Carrying out equipment maintenance and ensure they are functional and secure;
 Participating in research activities;
 Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics;
 Compiling and submitting periodic reports.
JOB TITLE : ANAESTHETIC OFFICER 2 (TWO VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U5SC
REPORTS TO : Senior Anaesthetic Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Anaesthetic Assistant
JOB PURPOSE
To administer anesthesia and ensure proper management of patients.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Midwifery;
 Must have a Diploma in Anaessthesia;
 Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
(ii) Competences
Guidance and counseling; Concern for quality and standards of anestheological work;
Ethics and integrity; Self control and stress management and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Planning and Budgeting for Anesthetic activities in the hospital;
 Preparing patients for anesthesia and administering it;
 Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;
 Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations;
 Maintaining anesthetic operational equipment and ensuring their functionality;
 Requisitioning and accounting for anesthetic materials and sundries;
 Supervising and appraising staff;
 Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics;
 Supporting research activities and;
 Compiling and submitting reports to relevant authorities.
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JOB TITLE : ANAESTHETIC ASSISTANT 3 (THREE VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U6 (SC)
REPORTS TO : Anaesthetic Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Anaesthetic attendant
JOB PURPOSE
To assistant in the administration of anaesthesia and proper management of patients in the theatre.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have a Certificate in anaesthesia from a recognized institution;
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL).
 Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
(ii) Competences
Guidance and counseling, concern for quality and standards of anaestheological work, Ethics and
integrity, self control and stress management and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Preparing patients for anaesthesia;
 Providing pre and post-operative care to patients ;
 Providing first aid services in case of emergency and disaster situations;
 Maintaining Anaesthetic equipment;
 Adhering to professional Code of conduct.
JOB TITLE : PUBLIC HEALTH DENTAL OFFICER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5SC
REPORTS TO : Senior Dental Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Dental Attendant
JOB PURPOSE
To deliver effective and efficient oral/dental services in the hospital.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have a Diploma in Public Health Dentistry from a recognized University or institution;
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
 Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Diagnosing, treating and proper management of patients;
 Managing and accounting for allocated resources;
 Referring complicated cases to Senior Public Health Dental Officer;
 Following safety measures against hazards;
 Ensuring that equipment is functional and well maintained;
 Requisitioning for necessary supplies for oral health activities;
 Carrying out oral/dental education to patients and community;
 Participating in research activities (i) imparting knowledge and skill to students and staff;
 Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics;
 Compiling and submitting periodic reports to Senior Public Health Dental Officer.
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JOB TITLE : NURSING OFFICER (NURSING) 2 (TWO VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U5(SC)
REPORTS TO : Senior Nursing Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Enrolled Nurse
JOB PURPOSE
To provide nursing services and public health interventions to patients and the community.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must be trained at Registered level or its equivalent from a recognized institution
 Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
(ii) Competences
Guidance and counseling; Concern for quality and standards; Ethics and integrity; Self control and
stress management and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Receiving patients, register admissions, discharge and deaths;
 Providing nursing care services to patients;
 Keeping patients comfortable and ensuring a healthy environment;
 Preparing and carrying out sterile procedures;
 Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;
 Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds;
 Preparing patients for meals and participating in serving them;
 Managing and accounting for allocated resources;
 Participating in research activities;
 Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff;
 Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics;
 Compiling daily ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift.
JOB TITLE : PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 4 (FOUR VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U5(SC)
REPORTS TO : Medical Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Nursing Assistant
JOB PURPOSE
To implement primary health care activities in the District.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
Must have a Diploma in Public Health or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
(ii) Competences
Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
Must have a valid Annual Practicing Licence (APL);
Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL);
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Implementing identified Primary Health Care Activities;
 Managing and Accounting for allocated resources;
 Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics;
 Participating in research activities;
 Compiling and submitting reports.
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JOB TITLE : ENROLLED MIDWIFE 3 (THREE VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U7 MEDICAL
REPORTS TO : Nursing Officer (Midwifery)
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Nursing Assistant
JOB PURPOSE
To provide day to day midwifery nursing services and public health interventions to patients and the
Community..
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have an Enrolled Midwifery Certificate from a recognized Institution
 Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL).
(ii) Competences
Guidance and counseling; Concern for quality and standards; Ethics and integrity; Self control and
stress management and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths
 Providing care during labour with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and
prevention of complications to mother and baby
 Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection
 Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet
 Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team
 Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds
 Observing and compiling daily ward reports for safe custody and ensure that they are submitted
for the attention of the relevant authorities;
 Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them;
 Maintain a clean and healthy environment for the patients and;
 Carrying out Ante-natal care with emphasis on identifying high risk cases and refer them to
hospital,
JOB TITLE : ENROLLED NURSE 2 (TWO VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U7 (SC)
REPORTS TO : Nursing Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Nursing Assistant and Support Staff
JOB PURPOSE
To provide quality nursing services to patients and participate in implementing public health
interventions in the communities.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have Enrolled Nursing Certificate or equivalent from a recognized institution
 Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL).
(ii) Competences
Guidance and counseling, concern for quality and standards of nursing care, Ethics and integrity and
Time management.
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KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Receiving, registering, admitting and discharging patients;
 Providing quality Nursing Care to patients;
 Carrying out observations, keeping proper records and ensuring their safe custody;
 Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers ward rounds;
 Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;
 Prepare patients for meals and participating in serving them;
 Keeping patients comfortable and ensure healthy environment;
 Managing and accounting for allocated resources;
 Carrying out health education to patients and their attendants about the health care practices;
 Participating in research activities;
 Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics;
 Compiling and submitting daily ward reports.
JOB TITLE : HEALTH ASSISTANT 5 (FIVE VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U7 (SC)
REPORTS TO : Senior Health Assistant/Health Inspector
JOB PURPOSE
To prevent and control the spread of diseases in the community.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Must have a Certificate in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized
Institution;
 Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council;
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL).
(ii) Competences
Quality environmental sanitation; Plans allocation of staff, funds and facilities to deliver on expected
outputs; Able to define and attain targets within set timeframes; Able to appreciate and support
change initiatives; Enforcement of procedures that promote quality and standard health service
delivery; Communicates effectively by giving clear, concise and accurate information and Results
oriented with ability to assist the unit achieve its overall objectives.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Participating in Community based Environmental Health Activities;
 Enforcing Environmental Health Act, Regulations and By-laws;
 Accounting for allocated resources;
 Compiling relevant basic health data and submit to the Senior Health Assistant/Health Inspector;
 Liaising with Local Authorities in organizing home improvement competition;
 Participating in research activities and;
 Compiling and submitting periodic reports.
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JOB TITLE : STENOGRAPHER SECRETARY 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5(U)
REPORTS TO : Immediate Supervisor
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Pool Stenographer
JOB PURPOSE
To provide secretarial and office managerial services.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
 Ordinary Level Certificate with at least 2 credits including English language and three (3)
passes.
 UNEB Certificate or Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualifications from a
recognized awarding institution with the following subjects:-
(i) Business Communication Stage II
(ii) Typewriting Stage II (40 wpm)
(iii) Shorthand Stage II (80/90 wpm)
(iv) Office Practice II/Secretarial Duties II
(v) Computer skills using word processing.
(ii) Competence
Records and Information Management; Information and Communication Technology; Public
Relations and Customer Care; Time Management and Confidentiality.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Taking and transcribing dictation and producing error free work;
 Receiving and disseminating correspondences, mails and other information for the office.
 Organizing meetings, and circulating decisions to the relevant action offices;
 Receiving and guiding clients to relevant offices;
 Attending to telephone calls on the third ring;
 Making and following up on appointments;
 Maintaining office cleanliness and orderliness;
 Managing and accounting for office equipment, materials and imprest; and
 Supervising activities of the lower secretarial staff.
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DEPARTMENT : HEALTH
JOB TITLE : OFFICE TYPIST 2 (TWO VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U7 UPPER
REPORTS TO : Immediate Supervisor
JOB PURPOSE
To type office work and maintain cleanliness and orderliness of office.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
 Ordinary Level Certificate with at least 2 credits including English language and three (3) passes
 UNEB Certificate or Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualifications from a recognized
awarding institution with the following subjects:
(i) Business Communication Stage I
(ii) Typewriting Stage II (40 wpm)
(iii) Office Practice Stage I
(iv) Computer skills using word processing
(ii) Competences:
Records and Information Management; Information and Communications Technology; Public
Relations; Customer Care; Time Management; and Confidentiality.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Typing correspondences and office work;
 Receiving and dispatching mails;
 Receiving telephone calls;
 Receiving and guiding clients;
 Maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of the office; and
 Keeping and managing records, office stationery and equipment.
DEPARTMENT : HEALTH
JOB TITLE : PORTER 7 (SEVEN VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U8L
REPORTS TO : Office Superintendent
JOB PURPOSE
To provide a clean environment within the organization
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 O’ level Certificate
(ii) Competences
Accountability, Ethics and integrity and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Cleaning the office environment
 Cleaning the compound
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DEPARTMENT : WORKS
JOB TITLE : WATER OFFICER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U4(Sc)
REPORTS TO : Senior Water Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Assistant Engineering Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To support the provision of safe and clean water and adequate sanitation in the District.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
Should hold an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.
(ii) Competence
Project management; Planning, organizing and coordinating; Accountability; Concern for quality
and standards; Ethics and integrity and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Supervising the installation of safe and clean water and sanitation facilities;;
 Providing technical advice to stakeholders in the provision of water and sanitation issues;
 Preparing work plans and budgets for maintenance of water networks;
 Undertaking inspection of water and sanitation facilities;
 Preparing status reports on water and sanitation; and
 Collaborating with other stakeholders in the provision of clean and safe water and sanitation
facilities.
JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT ENGINEERING OFFICER (ELECTRICAL)
1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5(Sc)
REPORTS TO : Senior Assistant Engineering Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Engineering Assistant
JOB PURPOSE
To put in safety measures of all electrical installations.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
 Should hold a Higher Diploma in electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
 Trade test Grade 1 from a recognized institution.
(ii) Competence
Project management, Records and information management, Concern for quality and standards
and Time management.
 KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Making electrical cost estimates;
 Inspecting and testing electrical installations and equipment;
 Guiding electrical wiring.
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DEPARTMENT : SUB-COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
JOB TITLE : SUB COUNTY CHIEF (SENIOR ASSISTANT SECRETARY) 1 (ONE
VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U3
REPORTS TO : Local Council III Chairperson and Chief Administrative Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Community Development Officer
Agricultural Officer
Veterinary Officer
Fisheries Officer
Parish Chief
Senior Accounts Assistant
Head Teachers of Primary Schools
JOB PURPOSE
To manage and coordinate the implementation of policies, programmes, projects and laws of
Government and Local Council III for the general welfare and development of the population.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
 An honors Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social
Administration or Arts or Business Administration/Business studies (Management option) or
Bachelor of Management Science, from a recognized University.
 A certificate in Administrative Officer’s Law from a recognized Institution.
(ii) Experience:
At least three (3) years of experience as an administrative officer in a public or reputable
organization.
(iii) Competences:
Planning, Organizing and Coordinating; Accountability; Public relations and customer care;
Communicating effectively and Ethics and integrity and concern for quality and standards
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Managing the implementation of all Districts bye-laws and Government policies, projects,
programs and lawful directives;
 Carrying out general administration of the sub-county in conformity with Government regulations;
and policies; District Ordinances or bye-laws and Trust Fund or Secretariat by lower Councils;
 Collecting and accounting of Local Government revenue in the Sub-County;
 Executing orders and warrants issued by any court of competent jurisdiction;
 Assisting in the prevention of crime and maintenance of law, order and security in the Sub-
County;
 Collecting data and keep records of Council;
 Providing technical support to the Local Council III in planning, budgeting and implementation of
Government programmes; and
 Supervising and monitoring the implementation of socio-economic development projects.
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DEPARTMENT : ADMINISTRATION
JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT INVENTORY MANAGEMENT OFFICER 1 (ONE
VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5
REPORTS TO : Inventory Management Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To receive, issue and record stores in the organization.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
 A Diploma in Stores/Supplies Management or Procurement or equivalent qualification from a
recognized Institution.
(ii) Competences:
Information and Communications Technology (ICT); Planning, Organizing and Coordinating;
Records and Information Management; Accountability; Concern for Quality and Standards;
Ethics and Integrity and Public Relations and Customer Care.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 To receive, keep, retrieve and issue stores in accordance with the established procedures;
 To receive and compile requisition orders;
 To verify invoices against goods received notes;
 To post and maintain stores records;
 To undertake stock-taking and stock-inspection.
JOB TITLE : DRIVER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U8U
REPORTS TO : Officer Assigned
JOB PURPOSE
To drive and maintain Local Government vehicle in accordance with the transport policy, and as
directed by the supervising officer
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a pass in English language
 Valid driving permit of class C or D
(ii) Competences
Basic knowledge of mechanical and vehicle maintenance, clean driving record, public relations and
customer care, Time management and flexibility.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Driving vehicles for official duty and assignments;
 Carrying out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle;
 Reporting major technical mechanical fault to the supervising officer;
 Maintaining basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed;
 Ensuring the safety of the vehicle while on duty.
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DEPARTMENT : SUB-COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
JOB TITLE : PARISH CHIEF 3 (THREE VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U7 UPPER
REPORTS TO : Sub-county Chief
JOB PURPOSE
To carry out the overall administration and management of a Parish Unit in the Local Government.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
 A’ Level certificate from a recognized institution;
 Certificate in either Public Administration and Management or Social Work and Social
Administration;
 Post basic training lasting not less than two (2) years in areas of education, environment and
public administration will be an advantage.
(ii) Competence
Planning, organizing and coordinating; Mobilization skills; Public relations and customer care;
Communication; Ethics and integrity and Concern for quality and standards.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Preparing and compiling reports on parish operations for the attention of the Sub-county Chief;
 Collecting and accounting for local revenue in the parish;
 Preparing work plans and budgets for the operations of the parish;
 Enforcing the implementation of National and Local Government policies and programmes
implemented and council bye-laws enforced in the parish;
 Undertaking the mobilization of the parish community for government development programmes
and projects;
 Providing technical support to the parish council on any matters relating to lower local government
governance;
 Undertaking duties of secretarial to the parish council;
 Managing and monitoring local government projects implemented in the parish;
 Coordinating the maintenance of law and order in a parish;
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DEPARTMENT : FINANCE
JOB TITLE : SENIOR ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5(U)
REPORTS TO : Accountant
RESPONSIBLE FOR : Accounts Assistant
JOB PURPOSE
To perform basic accounting processes involving preparing books of accounts and keeping custody
of accounting transaction records.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
A minimum of a Diploma in Accounting or Financial Management or Business
studies/Administration from a recognized awarding Institution.
Or A pre-professional Accounting Qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognized Institution
and accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
(ii) Experience
At least 3 years of working experience as an Accounts Assistant in Public or a reputable
organization.
(iii)Competence
Financial management, Information Communication Technology, Accountability, Ethics and
Integrity and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Providing custody for Accounting records and documents;
 Providing deferred tax payments and returns and keeping records thereof;
 Posting financial transactions, cash books and subsidiary ledgers to General ledger and updating
books of accounts;
 Preparing pay change report forms and reconciling payroll transaction reports;
 Entering transactions into the commitment control register;
 Providing custody of cash and imprest and effecting payments; and
 Preparing draft monthly reconciliation reports.;
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DEPARTMENT : NATURAL RESOURCES
JOB TITLE : SENIOR LAND MANAGEMENT OFFICER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U3SC
REPORTS TO : District Natural Resources Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Staff Surveyor
Registrar of Titles
Land Valuer
Physical Planner
JOB PURPOSE
To manage orderly, lawful and sustainable land development in the district.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
An Honours Bachelors’ degree in surveying, Geometrics, law, Land Economics, Land Management,
Physical Planning, Urban Planning, Regional Planning, or any other relevant qualifications from a
recognized university or institution.
(ii) Work Experience
Working Experience of three (3) year’s at officer or equivalent level in a reputable organization.
(iii) Competences
Planning, Organizing and Coordinating, Records and Information Mgt, Knowledge of the provisions of
the Land Act, Problem solving and decision making, Communication, Ethics and Integrity,
Accountability and Time management
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Enforcing compliance with national policies, strategies, programmes and guidelines on land,
housing and urban development within the District;
 Coordinating the development and enforcement of District council bye-laws and ordinances on
sustainable use and development of land, safe, planned housing and human settlement;
 Coordinating and monitoring the implementation of national land housing and urban
development initiatives and policies in the District;
 Providing support supervision and technical back-up support to lower local governments on
matters of lands, urban development and housing;
 Preparing and submitting reports on the performance of the land management sub-sector of
the relevant authorities and stakeholders;
 Preparing and submitting workplans and budgets for land management programs and
activities;.
 Supervision, coaching and appraising the performance of staff of the land management office
of the District.
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JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT FOREST OFFICER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5SC
REPORTS TO : Forestry Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Forestry Rangers
Forest Guards
JOB PURPOSE
To implement forestry conservation activities in the district
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
A Diploma in Forestry from a recognized institution
(ii) Competences
Records and Information Management, Coaching and mentoring, Assertiveness and self confidence,
Communication, Public relations and customer care and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Sensitizing the public on the importance of sustainable exploitation of forestry resources;
 Supervising the establishment of tree nursery beds in the district;
 Collecting revenue from forest products and remitting it to the rightful authorities;
 Controlling any unfortunate happenings in the forests like fire outbreaks;
 Supervising and appraising the performance of forestry support staff;
 Inspecting district forest estates and reporting illegal activities to the district authorities;
 Participating in the provision of forestry extension services to farm and plantation developers.
JOB TITLE : FOREST GUARD 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U8
REPORTS TO : Assistant Forestry Officer or Forestry Ranger
JOB PURPOSE
To participate in controlling illegal forestry activities and ensure security of the forest estates.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
The Uganda Certificate of Education (‘O’ Level) or its equivalent.
(ii) Competence
Self control and stress management; Ethics and integrity, Assertiveness and self confidence and
Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Patrolling the forest reserves to detect illegal activities and apprehend culprits
 Detecting and controlling forest fire outbreaks and other hazardous occurrences
 Supporting productive activities in forest reserves
 Participate in the enforcement of forest/environment protection policies and regulations and
 Compiling daily activity reports and submitting them to the Forest Rangers of Assistant Forest
Officer.
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DEPARTMENT : COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER 1 (ONE
VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U6 (Upper)
REPORTS TO : Community Development Officer
JOB PURPOSE To uplift the social and economic welfare of local communities in a Subcounty.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
Should have a Diploma in Social Development, Social Work and Social Administration, Development
studies, from a recognized awarding institution.
(ii) Competences
Project planning, Running effective meetings, Records and Information Management,
Communication, Ethics and Integrity and Networking.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Mobilizing communities in a Sub-county to participate in developing programmes and projects;
 Training communities on improving their social economic status;
 Advocating for and promoting the interests and rights of disadvantaged groups within the Subcounty;
 Promoting the creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population;
 Conducting training in literacy and income generating activities;
 Sensitizing communities on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;
 Encouraging promoting equal participation of all in development;
 Building the capacity of communities within the Sub-county to initiate and manage development.
DEPARTMENT : INTERNAL AUDIT
JOB TITLE : INTERNAL AUDITOR 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U4U
REPORTS TO : District Internal Auditor
RESPONSIBLE TO: Examiner of Accounts
JOB PURPOSE
To review, appraise and report on the utilization of fiscal resources and effectiveness of the internal
financial controls.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
EITHER An Honors Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Auditing or Financial Management or
Business Administration from a recognized university
OR full Professional qualifications in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized institution.
(ii) Competences
Financial management, information and communications technology, Accountability, Concern for
quality and standards, Ethics and Integrity, Communication and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Auditing revenue collection for accountability purposes;
 Auditing procurement and payments in line with accounting and financial procedures and
regulations;
 Conducting manpower audit in line with the approved budget and workplans;
 Reviewing and advising on council’s accounting systems in line with the internal controls;
 Monitoring the expenditure of council in line with the budgetary provisions and financial
regulations
 Preparing and presenting audit reports to relevant authorities.
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DEPARTMENT : PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT
JOB TITLE : ENTOMOLOGIST 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U4(SC)
REPORTS TO : Senior Entomologist
JOB PURPOSE
To control tsetse flies and promote productive Entomology.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
An Honors Degree in Entomology or Parasitology from a recognized University or Institution.
(ii) Competences
Concern for quality and standards, Information Technology, Flexibility, Assertiveness and self
confidence and Innovativeness.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Gathering and disseminating market information on productive insects;
 Supervising development of tsetse traps and targets;
 Carrying out tsetse survey in new areas;
 Sensitizing communities to participate in tsetse control;
 Training bee farmers for qualitative and quantitative1 production of bee products;
 Setting up apiary and sericulture demonstration centers.
DEPARTMENT : PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT
JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT ENTOMOLOGICAL OFFICER1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U5(SC)
REPORTS TO : Senior Entomologist
JOB PURPOSE
To plan and control vectors borne diseases.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
Diploma in Medical Entomology from a recognized institution.
(ii) Experience
Must be able to examine sample of microscopic organisms and handle chemicals with safety
(iii) Competences
Project management, Concern for quality and standards, Assertiveness and self confidence,
Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Training community in detection and control of human diseases vectors;
 Carrying out surveys on vector borne diseases;
 Training and mobilization of local communities in the control of enchrocerciasis;
 Carrying out health education on malaria amongst the population.
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DEPARTMENT : PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT
JOB TITLE : VETERINARY OFFICER (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U4(SC)
REPORTS TO : Senior Veterinary Officer
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Assistant Veterinary Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To control animal diseases, treat sick animals and carry out better animal production activities.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
Should have a Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized University/Institution.
(ii) Competences
Project management; Concern for quality Standards; Ethics and integrity; Communication and
Time management
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Monitoring and controlling occurrence and spread of animal diseases;
 Treating sick animals and advises animal owners on handling sick animals;
 Training and guiding owners for better animal production;
 Inspecting livestock markets and handling grounds;
 Inspecting and advises processors and handlers of animal food and by-products;
 Guiding farmers in pasture management from structures, records keeping and farm management.
DEPARTMENT : SUB-COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
JOB TITLE : VETERINARY OFFICER (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U4(SC)
REPORTS TO : Sub-county Chief
JOB PURPOSE
To control animal diseases, treat sick animals and carry out better animal production activities.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
 Should have a Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized University/Institution.
(ii) Competences:
Project management; Concern for Quality and Standards; Ethics and integrity; Communication
and Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Monitoring and controlling occurrence and spread of animal diseases;
 Treating sick animals and advises animal owners on handling sick animals;
 Training and guiding owners for better animal production;
 Inspecting livestock markets and handling grounds;
 Inspecting and advises processors and handlers of animal food and by-products;
 Guiding farmers in pasture management farm structures, records keeping and farm management.
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DEPARTMENT : SUB-COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
JOB TITLE : AGRICULTURE OFFICER (2 VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U4(SC)
REPORTS TO : Sub-county Chief
RESPONSIBLE FOR : Assistant Agricultural Officer
JOB PURPOSE :
To train and impart skills to the farmers on modern, productive and sustainable agriculture practices
and technologies.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications
 An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or Agricultural Extension Services from a
recognized University or Institution.
(ii) Competences
Planning, organizing and coordinating, Coaching and mentoring, Accountability,
Communication, Concern for quality and standards, and Time management
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Training farmers in modern productive methods in agriculture and appropriate technologies;
 Preparing budgets and development work plans for the agriculture sub-sector;
 Monitoring, assessing and prioritizing agriculture sub-sector activities;
 Organizing Agricultural Shows;
 Training and guiding sub-coordination;
 Collecting analyzing and documenting agricultural data; and
 Managing demonstration sites.
DEPARTMENT : SUB-COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
JOB TITLE : FISHERIES OFFICER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U4SC
REPORTS TO : Sub-county Chief
JOB PURPOSE
To support the increase and sustainable fish production from natural water and fish farming at subcounty
level.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Botany and Zoology Fisheries or Aquatic Biology from
a recognized
University/Institution.
(ii) Competences
Information Technology skills, Planning, organizing and coordinating, Project management,
Ethics and integrity skills, Public relations and customer care, Communicating effective and
Time management..
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Controlling the quality of fish in the Sub-county;
 Conserving fish diversity in a Sub-county;
 Collecting, compiling and submitting fish catch data for analysis;
 Inspecting fish at the landing sites and markets; and
 Planning and budgeting for fisheries development at Sub-county level;
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DEPARTMENT : TRADE AND INDUSTRY
JOB TITLE : COMMERCIAL OFFICER 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U4(U)
REPORTS TO : Senior Commercial Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To provide technical support in developing, monitoring and reporting on tourism, trade, industry and
auditing cooperatives.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
An Honors Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Economics, Cooperatives, Business Administration/
Studies, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Accounting from recognized University or Institution.
(ii) Competences:
Financial Management, Project Management, Planning, organizing and coordination,
Accountability, Communication, Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Auditing books of accounts of cooperative societies;
 Enforcing laws relating to commercial and marketing sub-sector;
 Monitoring and providing advice on prices of agricultural products and other commodities;
 Producing reports on activities undertaken and advising the relevant authorities on the Subsectors;
 Encouraging development of small scale industries in the area;
 Collecting and analyzing of commercial data for policy formulation.
JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT AGRICULTURAL OFFICER 4 (FOUR VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U5SC
REPORTS TO : Sub-county Chief
JOB PURPOSE
To implement crop extension programs.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
Diploma in Agriculture or in related discipline from a recognized institution.
(ii) Competences:
Project management, Records and information management, Communicating effectively, Concern for
quality Standards, Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Training farmers and carrying out demonstrations in modern agronomic practices;
 Identifying crop pests and diseases and advising farmers on control measures;
 Monitoring and reporting on natural diseases;
 Producing monthly reports on implementation of activities;
 Collecting and compiling agricultural statistical data;
 Implementing agricultural development programmes.
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JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT VETERINARY OFFICER (ASSISTANT ANIMAL
HUSBANDRY OFFICER) 4 (FOUR VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U5SC
REPORTS TO : Veterinary Officer/ Animal Production Officer
JOB PURPOSE
To increase animal production and productivity
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
A Diploma in Animal Health, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Husbandry or Ranch Management
from a recognized Institution.
(ii) Competences:
Project management, Animal management, Ethics and integrity, Teamwork, Communicating
effectively and Time management
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Treating and Vaccinating livestock, other domestic animals and poultry;
 Training farmers on modern animal husbandry methods and animal nutrition;
 Carrying out meat inspection;
 Collecting and documenting data on livestock and poultry;
 Establishing and enforcing quarantine.
JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT FISHEREIES OFFICER 2 (TWO VACANCIES)
SALARY SCALE : U5SC
REPORTS TO : Sub-county Chief
JOB PURPOSE
To support the increase and sustenance of fish production from natural water bodies and fish farming
in the sub-county.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i)Qualifications:
‘A’ Level with a Diploma in Fisheries Management from a recognized institution.
(ii) Competences:
Records and Information Management; Change management; Mobilization and demonstration skills;
Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Supervising fishing and fish processing activities;
 Sensitizing the fish folk on conservation fish diversity;
 Collecting and compiling fish catch data and submit to the Fisheries Officer;
 Liaising with relevant officers in enforcement of fisheries regulations;
 Inspecting fish at land sites and markets;
 Training the fish folk in improved fish farming practices.
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JOB TITLE : LABORATORY ASSISTANT 1 (ONE VACANCY)
SALARY SCALE : U7 SC)
REPORTS TO : Senior Veterinary Officer (Disease Control)
JOB PURPOSE
To produce periodic analyzed laboratory reports and maintain the safety of the stocks in the
laboratory.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
(i) Qualifications:
 A certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized institution.
 Must be registered by the Allied Health Professionals Council.
 Must have valid Annual Practicing License(APL)
(ii) Competences:
Records and Information Management, Concern for quality and standards, Ethics and Integrity and,
Time management.
KEY FUNCTIONS:
 Carrying out laboratory analysis and submitting reports to the requesting office;
 Preparing laboratory reagents and stains for routine investigations;
 Disposal hazardous laboratory substances and waste;
 Looking after and servicing laboratory equipment regularity;
 Requisitioning for necessary supplies for laboratory work and keeping record of stock;
 Compiling periodic laboratory reports and submitting them to the immediate supervisor.