No Experience Environment Officer Jobs - Ministry of Internal Affairs (Uganda Prisons Service)

Job Title:         Environment Officer
Organisation:  Ministry of Internal Affairs (Uganda Prisons Service)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 147/286/01
Salary Scale: Uganda Government Scale U4
Reports to: Senior Agricultural Officer

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         In charge of conserving the environment at Prison Stations and the surroundings;
·         Guarding against environmental degradation on Prisons land, Farms and the environs;
·         Responsible for educating inmates, staff and the community on environmental issues;
·         Promoting afforestation and reafforestation programmes in collaboration with associate stakeholders;
·         Sensitizing and mobilizing communities to clean and protect deteriorating environments;
·         Guiding on garbage management systems;
·         Work closely with other environmental agencies within area of duty station;
·         Generating and maintaining records of environmental management;
·         Writing and submitting periodic reports on environmental issues;
·         Conducting capacity building and providing effective supervision of subordinate and other workers;
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate should be a Ugandan who possesses an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture; or Science with bias in (Botany, Zoology, Plant Science, Ecology, Conservation, Biology Forestry Management, Forestry, Geography); or any other closely related discipline in Biological or Environmental Science from a recognized University.
·         Age: 21 years and above

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should fill in the Application Forms/Public Service Form No.3 (2008), download here in triplicate and PSC Summary Form (one form), download here and send to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala. Uganda

The Application and Summary Forms are also obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala or Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices. The Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC EXTERNAL ADVERT [GRE] NO.3/2017” should be clearly indicated on the top of each first page of the Application Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present certified copies and original of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.

Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for.

Deadline: 5th December 2017

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