No Experience Jobs – Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prison (Veterinary Officer) – Uganda Prisons Service (UPS)


Job Title:    Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prison (Veterinary Officer) - No Experience Jobs

Organization:  Uganda Prisons Service (UPS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

REF: PA. 04/20


About US:

The Prisons Act, 2006 provides for the mandate and functions of a Uganda Prisons Service composed of Central and former Local Government Prisons and spells out the duties of the UPS as to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of those incarcerated.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The incumbent will be responsible to the immediate Supervisor for performing the following duties:

·        Monitoring and controlling the occurrence and spread of animal diseases;

·        Treating sick animals and advising on their handling and care;

·        Advising management on better animal production techniques;

·        Advising on pasture management, farm structures and farm management;

·        Collecting and documenting data on livestock and poultry

·        Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized University or Institution.

·        Results Orientation; Ethics and Integrity; Interpersonal Skills;

·        Ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings; Communication Skills;

·        Team Building and Problem-Solving skills.

·        Age: Below 35 years.


NB: All applicants must be physically and medically fit and should not have been convicted of any criminal offence in any court of law.


How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons existing in the Uganda Prisons Service (UPS).

Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) Download Here, and addressed to the Secretary, Prisons Authority, PO. Box 7191, Kampala, and submitted at Prisons Regional Headquarters, at either Luzira, Masaka, Mbarara, Kabale, Fort-Portal, Mubende, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Moroto, Lira, Gulu, Arua, Masindi, and Mukono, not later than 30th October, 2020. Handwritten applications are also acceptable.


The applications should bear the title as well as the Reference Number of the post applied for. Applicants should attach three recent passport size photos, three sets of certified photocopies of their academic transcripts and certificates and National identity card (ID). Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting interviews.

Applicants should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for. Officers already in Government Service should not apply.

ln addition, successful candidates must be prepared to undergo a Twelve (12) months Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons Officers’ course at the Prisons Staff College and Training School plus three (3) months attachment. Uganda Prisons Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who shall not hear from the Prisons Authority on completion of the recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 30th October 2020 


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