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JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE ADVERTISED POSTS

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : DISTRICT ENGINEER

 

Salary Scale : U1 E

 

Reports to     : Chief Administrative Officer

 

Supervises    : Senior Civil Engineers

 

                    Senior Assistant Engineering Officer (Mechanical)

 

Job Purpose

 

To coordinate and manage all engineering and technical works in the District.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Providing technical advice and guidance to stakeholders.

 

ii. Preparing technical specifications of contracts.

 

iii. Supervising all the technical works in the District.

 

iv. Preparing work plans and budgets for the technical works in the District.

 

v. Approving buildings and other structural plans.

 

vi. Developing and maintaining water and sanitation systems.

 

vii. Enforcing engineering and works policies.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

 Should hold an honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.

 

 Should also have a Masters in an engineering discipline.

 

 Should be a registered Engineer with Uganda Engineers Registration Board (UERB).

 

(ii) Experience

 

 

 

At least nine (9) years in a civil engineering job three of which should have been at the level of Principal Engineer (Civil) in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

 

(iii) Competences

 

 Project management;

 

 Human resource management

 

 Information technology.

 

 

 

Behavioral competences

 

 Accountability;            Concern for quality and standards;

 

 Ethics and integrity;    Leadership;

 

 Time Management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : DISTRICT HEALTH OFFICER

 

Salary Scale : UIE

 

Reports To : Chief Administrative Officer

 

Responsible For : Assistant District Health Officer (Environmental

 

Health; Maternal Child Health/Nursing; Principal Medical Officer,

 

Head of Health Sub-Districts and Bio-Statistician

 

 

 

Job Purpose

 

To manage and coordinate the effective, efficient and affordable delivery of quality of health services in

 

the District.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Plans and budgets for health services produced;

 

ii. Financial, Medical & Human resources mobilized;

 

iii. Monitoring, support supervision and evaluation of health services conducted;

 

iv. Medical supplies and equipment procured;

 

v. Accountability for financial, medical supplies and other resources made;

 

vi. Maintenance of Health equipment and facilities carried out;

 

vii. Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP) managed;

 

viii. District Councils and other stakeholders advised on health related issues;

 

ix. Sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities coordinated;

 

x. Human Resource management functions executed;

 

xi. Health research conducted;

 

xii. National Health Service delivery standards enforced;

 

xiii. Health Management Information System supported;

 

xiv. Professional & Service Codes of Conduct & Ethics enforced; and

 

xv. Periodic Reports prepared & submitted.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An MB.Ch.B or BDS or equivalent degree from a recognized University.

 

Masters Degree in Public Health, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with relevant council.

 

PGD in PAM is an added advantage

 

 

 

(ii) Experience

 

At least nine (9) years working experience in Clinical Practice three (3) of which at Senior Health Service

 

management level

 

 

 

(iii) Competences

 

General management;                      Planning organizing and coordinating;

 

Human resource management;  Procurement, disposal and contract management;                                      Project management;

 

Concern for quality and standards;  Accountability;

 

Leadership;                                      Communication;Time management;

 

Team work;                                      Information management.

 

JOB TITLE : SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER (HC IV)

 

Salary Scale : U3

 

Reports To : District Health Officer

 

Responsible For : Medical Officer, Dispenser, and Senior Clinical Officer

 

Clinical Officer, Health Inspector, Laboratory Technician,

 

Senior Nursing Officer and Records Assistant

 

Job Purpose

 

To ensure delivery of effective and efficient health services in the Unit and the lower Health Centers.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Planning and budgeting for health services delivery in the Health Centre;

 

ii. Managing and accounting for allocated medical, fiscal and other resources;

 

iii. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;

 

iv. Managing health information management systems at the HC IV;

 

v. Coordinating the procurement of equipment, drugs and other supplies for the Health Centre;

 

vi. Carrying out supervision, staff performance appraisal and other HRM functions;

 

vii. Coordinating the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package in the HC;

 

viii. Providing guidelines and enforcing adherence to health service delivery standards;

 

ix. Providing technical guidance and supervision to Health Centers;

 

x. Overseeing the operationalisation of the Occupation Health and Safety Policy and Guidelines in the HC;

 

xi. Ensuring regular maintenance and functioning of the HC equipment;

 

xii. Preparing and submitting periodic reports; and

 

xiii. Coordinating the provision of Continuous Professional Development.

 

xiv. Enforcing the Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Must have MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

 

Post graduate qualification in Health Service Management or PAM is an added advantage.

 

(ii) Experience

 

At least 3 years working experience in clinical practice.

 

 

 

(iii) Competences

 

Planning, Organizing and coordinating;             Project Management;

 

Accountability;                                                    Time management;                                        

 

Concern for quality and standards;                     Team work;

 

Communication;                                                 Report writing

 

Leadership.

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : SENIOR CIVIL ENGINEER (ROADS AND BUILDINGS)

 

Salary Scale : U3

 

Reports to : District Engineer

 

Responsible for : Senior Assistant Engineering Officer (Civil)

 

Senior Assistant Engineering Officer (Roads)

 

Job Purpose

 

To assist the District engineer in executing engineering and technical works.

 

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Technical advice to the District provided.

 

ii. Engineering works supervised.

 

iii. Work Plans and budgets prepared.

 

iv. Status reports on implementation of building and structural plans prepared.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Providing technical advice;

 

ii. Supervising engineering works;

 

iii. Preparing work plans and budgets;

 

iv. Preparing status reports on building and structural plans implementation.

 

 

 

Person Specifications:

 

(i) Qualifications:

 

Should hold an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management from a recognized University/Institution.

 

 

 

 (ii) Experience:

 

At least three years of practical experience at the level of a Civil Engineer.

 

 

 

(iii) Competences:

 

Project management;

 

Information technology;

 

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

 

Accountability;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Ethics and integrity; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER

 

Salary Scale : U3

 

Reports to : Principal Procurement Officer

 

Responsible For : Procurement Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To coordinate, monitor and provide technical support in the implementation of Procurement and Disposal of assets function for the Local Government to ensure value for money.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Goods and services procured in a timely and cost-effective manner;

 

ii. Adherence to procurement regulations (Government or Donor) enforced.

 

iii. Bidding documents and contracts prepared;

 

iv. Appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for procurement secretariat and contracts committee developed;

 

v. Bids for high value and specialized procurements and disposals evaluated;

 

vi. Approved contracts prepared, administered and issued and

 

vii. Liaison with suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services done.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Procuring goods and services in a timely and cost-effective manner;

 

ii. Enforcing adhering to procurement regulations (Government or Donor);

 

iii. Preparing bidding documents and contracts;

 

iv. Developing appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for procurement secretariat and contracts committee;

 

v. Evaluating bids for high value and specialized procurements and disposals;

 

vi. Preparing, administering and issuing approved contracts; and

 

vii. Liaising with suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services done.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

EITHER an Honors Bachelors Degree in Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies or Business

 

Administration (with a bias in Procurement and Supplies) or Commerce (with a bias in Procurement and Supplies), plus a post graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized institution.

 

OR full Professional qualification in Supply Chain Management (CIPS) plus a post graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized awarding Institution.

 

(ii) Experience

 

Should have at least three (3) years of relevant working experience as a procurement officer from a public or reputable organization.

 

(iii) Competences

 

Ethics and Integrity;                                         Communication;        

 

Concern for integrity and standards;                Time management

 

Procurement, Disposal and Contract Management;

 

Information and Communications Technology;

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : SENIOR RECORDS OFFICER (RESOURCE CENTRE)

 

Salary Scale : U3

 

Reports to : Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

 

Responsible for : Records Officer

 

Senior Assistant Records Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To continuously identify, research, collect, analyze process, store and avail information for policy formulation and decision-making in the District.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Data collected, analyzed and processed into useful information;

 

ii. Relevant information and publications identified, collected and stored for easy access by decision makers;

 

iii. Policies related to resource centre issues initiated, formulated and developed;

 

iv. Data Bank in the resource centre managed and maintained;

 

v. Information communication technology utilized effectively; and

 

vi. Technical support relating to Resource Centre issues provided to the District Management Team.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Collecting, analyzing and processing data into useful information;

 

ii. Identifying, collecting and storing information and publications for easy access by decision makers;

 

iii. Initiating, formulating and developing policies related to resource centre issues;

 

iv. Managing and maintaining data Bank in the resource centre;

 

v. Utilizing the current Information communication technology in record keeping; and

 

vi. Providing technical support relating to Resource Centre issues to the District Management Team.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An Honors Bachelors Degree in Library and Information Science or An Honors Bachelor Degree in Records Management from a recognized University.

 

 

 

(ii) Experience

 

Should have a three (3) year working experience as a Records officer in a public or a reputable

 

organization.

 

(iii) Competences

 

Records and Information Management;

 

Information Communications Technology;

 

Communication;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Team Work; and

 

Time Management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : ECONOMIST

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports To : Senior Planner/Senior Economist/Senior Statistician

 

Responsible for :

 

Job Purpose

 

To collect, analyse and process statistical data and information to help in the planning, budgeting and policy development.

 

Key outputs

 

i. Data collected, analysed and stored;

 

ii. Statistical reports produced;

 

iii. Development projects appraised;

 

iv. National Surveys organised and implemented; and

 

v. Technical support on statistical matters provided to Local Government.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Collecting, analysing and storing Data;

 

ii. Producing statistical reports;

 

iii. Appraising Development projects;

 

iv. Organising and implementing National Surveys; and

 

v. Providing technical support on statistical matters to Local Government.

 

Person specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An Honours Bachelor Degree in Economics from a recognised Institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

 

Project Planning and Management;

 

Information Communication Technology (ICT);

 

Records and information management;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Communication; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER.

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Senior Personnel Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To participate in Human Resource Management in a Local Government.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Carrying out staff welfare management for Local Governments;

 

ii. Planning and organising the manpower resource through recruitment, deployment, training, utilisation and discharge as per schedule;

 

iii. Providing technical advise to the council and technical Departments on matters related to Human Resource Management issues;

 

iv. Monitoring staff performance through staff appraisal exercise to ensure quality service delivery;

 

v. Preparing Human Resource Management work plans, budgets and performance reports as instructed by the supervisor;

 

vi. Interpreting the Human Resource policies, rules, regulations and procedures;

 

vii. Providing assistance in the management of the payroll of the Local Governments; and

 

viii. Compiling, reviewing and keeping custody of the staff lists and related personnel records.

 

Person specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An Honors Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Social Administration (SWSA) or Human Resources Management or Social Sciences (with Personnel/ Human Resource Management as an option) or Management Science or Business Administration (Management) or Arts( with Personnel/ Human Resource Management as an option) from a recognized University.

 

 

 

(ii) Experience

 

No work experience in the HRM field is required, but may count as an added advantage.

 

 

 

(iii) Competences

 

Human resource management   

 

Counselling skills  

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Communication; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT TOWN CLERK.

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Senior Assistant Town Clerk

 

Responsible for : Town Agents

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide efficient and effective administrative services in the Urban Council.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Administration services within the Urban Council supervised;

 

ii. Facilitation of the Urban Council managed;

 

iii. Urban Council inventory on property and assets maintained;

 

iv. Taxes assessed and collected.

 

v. Markets and Parks efficiently and effectively managed;

 

vi. Local Revenue mobilized and collected within the Urban Council;

 

vii. Community linkage with the Urban Council enhanced; and

 

viii. Community compliance to council resolutions enforced.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Supervising Administrative services within the Urban Council;

 

ii. Managing the facilitation and logistics of the Urban Council;

 

iii. Maintaining Urban Council inventory on property and assets;

 

iv. Assessing and collecting Taxes.

 

v. Managing Markets and Parks efficiently and effectively;

 

vi. Mobilizing and collecting Local Revenue within the Urban Council;

 

vii. Enhancing Community linkage with the Urban Council; and

 

viii. Enforcing community compliance to council resolutions.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualification

 

An Honors Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration or Law or Commerce (Management option) or Business Administration (Management option) or Business Studies (Management option) or Management Science or Urban Planning and Management from a recognized University

 

 

 

(ii) Competences

 

Planning, organizing and coordinating

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Communication; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER.

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Sub-county chief

 

Responsible for : Assistant Community Development Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To facilitate and empower communities for community development.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Planning and budgeting for development programmes at the community level;

 

ii. Supervising staff that is involved in uplifting the social and economic welfare of local communities;

 

iii. Organizing local communities to effectively participate in development initiatives;

 

iv. Sensitizing communities on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;

 

v. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on community development programmes and projects;

 

vi. Promoting the equal participation of all communities in development programmes;

 

vii. Promoting the creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population;

 

viii. Training communities in literacy programmes and income generating activities;

 

ix. Providing advising on the effective mobilization of the community for development; and

 

x. Sensitizing communities to adhere to existing legislation on gender and child rights.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An honors degree in the Development Studies, Arts, Social Sciences, Social work and Social Administration and Management Science from a recognized University or Institution.

 

(ii) Competences

 

Coaching and mentoring;

 

Mobilization skills;

 

Accountability;

 

Concern for quality and standard;

 

Communicating effectively; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : COMMERCIAL OFFICER

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Senior Commercial Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide technical support in, developing, monitoring and reporting on tourism, trade, industry and auditing cooperatives.

 

Key outputs

 

i. Books of accounts of cooperative societies audited;

 

ii. Laws related to commercial and marketing sub-sector enforced;

 

iii. Prices of agricultural products and other commodities monitored and advice provided;

 

iv. Monitoring Reports compiled and relevant authorities on the sub-sector briefed;

 

v. Developing of Small scale industries in the area; and

 

vi. Commercial data for policy formulation collected and analysed.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Auditing books of accounts of cooperative societies;

 

ii. Enforcing laws relating to the commercial and marketing sub-sector;

 

iii. Monitoring and providing advice on prices of agricultural products and other commodities;

 

iv. Producing reports on activities undertaken and advising the relevant authorities on the sub-sector;

 

v. Encouraging development of small scale industries in the area; and

 

vi. Collecting and analysing of commercial data for policy formulation.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An Honours Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Economics, Cooperatives, Business Administration/ Studies, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Accounting from a recognised university/institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Financial management;

 

Project management;

 

Planning ,organizing and coordination;

 

Accountability;

 

Communication; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : MEDICAL OFFICER.

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports To : Senior Medical Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To provide and maintain curative and preventive health care services in accordance with National

 

Health Service standards.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Patients diagnosed, treated, reviewed & evaluated;

 

ii. Public health practices promoted;

 

iii. Research activities & Health data collected;

 

iv. Outreach Health Service Programmes implemented;

 

v. Continued professional development done;

 

vi. Professional and Service codes of conduct and ethics enforced;

 

vii. Periodic reports prepared; and

 

viii. Accountability for financial and other resources carried out.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;

 

ii. Promoting public health practices in the community;

 

iii. Participating in research activities and health data collection; and

 

iv. Participating in continued professional development.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Must have an MB.Ch.B or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

 

 

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Communication;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Time management;

 

Team building;

 

Information management;

 

Report writing; and

 

Accountability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : FISHERIES OFFICER

 

Salary Scale : U4

 

Reports to : Senior Fisheries Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To support the increase and sustainable fish production from natural water bodies and fish farming.

 

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Quality of fish from natural water bodies and fish farming controlled;

 

ii. Fish diversity conserved from natural water bodies and fish farming;

 

iii. Fisheries regulations enforced in liaison with Stakeholders;

 

iv. Quality and Quantity fry fish supplied to fish farmers;

 

v. Fish at landing sites and fish markets inspected; and

 

vi. Fish folk training in improved fish farming practices.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Controlling the quality of fish from natural water bodies and fish farming;

 

ii. Conserving fish diversity from natural water bodies and fish farming;

 

iii. Liaising with relevant stakeholders in enforcement of fish regulations;

 

iv. Supplying fish fry to fish farmers;

 

v. Inspecting fish at the landing sites and markets; and

 

vi. Training the fish folk in improved fish farming practices.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An Honors Degree of Bachelor of Science in Botany and Zoology, Fisheries or Aquatic Biology from a recognized University or institution.

 

 

 

 (iii) Competences

 

Project management;

 

Communicating effectively;

 

Concern for quality and standards; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title - Head Teacher

 

Reports to - Sub County Chief

 

Salary Scale - U4

 

Job Purpose

 

To manage and provide technical guidance/ leadership in the academic and administrative programmes to the institution.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

i. To prepare the schemes of work/lesson plans and teach students according

 

    to the set timetable;

 

ii. To be in charge of overall administration and management of the school;

 

iii. To plan for the physical development of the school and professional

 

     development of the staff;

 

iv. To plan, organize, direct and co-ordinate the teaching programmes and 

 

     activities of staff and students;

 

v. To ensure proper planning, budgeting and accountability of the school

 

    activities and resources in consultation with the Management Committee;

 

vi. To coordinate the functions of the Management Committee and account to

 

     them and the Ministry of Education and Sports;

 

vii. To initiate development projects for the school and mobilize resources for

 

      their implementation;

 

viii. To supervise and appraise all the staff and employees of the institution and

 

       assess their performance;

 

ix. To prepare progress and summary reports for presentation and submission

 

     to the Management Committee and the Ministry of Education and Sports;

 

x.  To direct activities concerning student admissions, provision of supplies and

 

    welfare services;

 

xi. To participate in the implementation of the Education Sector reforms related

 

     to primary education; and

 

xii. To plan and chair meetings on the school.

 

Person Specification:

 

(i) Qualification

 

Minimum of a Degree in Primary Education or the equivalent of this, from recognized Institutions;

 

Must have attended at least four workshops/seminars and four short courses relevant to the profession;

 

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports; and

 

Minimum of twelve years working experience, three of which should have been at Deputy Head Teacher or Principal Education Assistant level with administrative responsibilities.

 

(ii) Competences

 

Organization skills;     Child Development skills          Interpersonal skills;

 

Evaluation skills;        Public relations skills;              Record Keeping skills;

 

Management skills, Teaching skills;                               Computer literacy skills;

 

Communication/ Presentation skills;Human Resource Management skills;

 

Financial Management skills; Report keeping skills;

 

Curriculum Development; Environment and Primary Healthcare;

 

Comprehension and Interpretation.

 

JOB TITLE - DEPUTY HEAD TEACHER.

 

Reports to - Head Teacher

 

Salary Scale - U5

 

Job Purpose

 

To direct, monitor and evaluate academic administration programs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

i. To prepare schemes of work/lesson plans and teach students according to the set timetable;

 

ii. To assist the Head teacher in the overall administration and management of the school;

 

iii. To supervise the non-teaching and support staff;

 

iv. To ensure effective and efficient maintenance of records, material resources, facilities and information services for efficient accountability;

 

v. To enforce discipline in the school;

 

vi. To organize and assist in the management and implementation of the curriculum;

 

vii. To oversee and co-ordinate the general environmental maintenance and renovations at the school;

 

viii. To act as the minute secretary of the Management Committee;

 

ix. To co-ordinate periodic reviews of the school curriculum;

 

x. To ensure integrity of internal and external exams administration and supervision;

 

xi. To prepare the academic plans, programmes and schedules ( time table) of the school; and

 

xii. To participate in the implementation of the Education Sector reforms related to primary education.

 

Person Specification:

 

(i) Qualification

 

Minimum of a Diploma in Primary Education or the equivalent of this from recognized Institutions.

 

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

 

Must have attended at least three workshops/seminars and three short courses relevant to the profession.

 

Minimum of twelve years teaching experience as a qualified Primary teacher, three of which should have been at Senior Education Assistant level or two at Principal Education Assistant or

 

five years at Senior level with administrative responsibilities such as Head of Department, or Co curricular activities etc.

 

 

 

(ii) Competencies

 

Guidance and counseling;  skills, Pedagogical skills; Psychological skills;

 

Child development skills;    Good communication and interpersonal skills;

 

Computer literacy skills;                     Curriculum Development;

 

Comprehension and Interpretation;    Report keeping skills;

 

Financial management skills;Human resource management skills;

 

Environment and Primary Healthcare;   Public relations skills;

 

Safety and Precautionary measures; and

 

Support for Special Needs students.

 

JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER.

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports to : Community Development Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To uplift the social and economic welfare of local communities in a Sub-County.

 

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Communities mobilized to participate in development programmes and projects in a Sub-County;

 

ii. Communities trained on improving their social and economic status;

 

iii. Interests and rights of disadvantaged groups within the Sub-County advocated for and promoted;

 

iv. Creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population promoted;

 

v. Training in literacy and income generating activities conducted;

 

vi. Communities sensitized on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;

 

vii. Equal participation of all in development encouraged and promoted; and

 

viii. Capacity of communities within the Sub-County to initiate and manage developments built.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Mobilizing communities in a Sub-County to participate in developing programmes and projects;

 

ii. Training communities on improving their social economic status;

 

iii. Advocating for and promoting the interests and rights of disadvantaged groups within the Sub-County;

 

iv. Promoting the creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population;

 

v. Conducting training in literacy and income generating activities;

 

vi. Sensitizing communities on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;

 

vii. Encouraging and promoting equal participation of all in development; and

 

viii. Building the capacity of communities within the Sub-County to initiate and manage development.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT ENGINEERING OFFICER (CIVIL)

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports to : Senior Assistant Engineering Officer (Water)

 

Job Purpose

 

To install and support the provision of clean and safe water as well as sanitation facilities in the Municipality.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Work plans and budgets prepared;

 

ii. Water and sanitation facilities supervised;

 

iii. Communities sensitized and supported; and

 

iv. Data on the status of water and sanitation collected.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Preparing work plans and budgets;

 

ii. Supervising water and sanitation facilities;

 

iii. Sensitizing and supporting communities ; and

 

iv. Collecting data on the status of water and sanitation.

 

Person Specifications:

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Should hold a Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution;

 

(ii) Competences

 

Project Management;           Records and information management ;

 

Time management; and        Concern for quality and standards.

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : ASSISTANT AGRICULTURAL OFFICER

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports to : Agricultural Officer

 

Job Purpose

 

To implement crop extension programmes.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Farmer training and demonstrations in modern agronomic practices carried out;

 

ii. Crop pests and diseases identified and farmers advised on control measures;

 

iii. Natural disasters monitored and reported;

 

iv. Monthly activity implementation reports produced;

 

v. Agricultural statistical data collected and compiled; and

 

vi. Agricultural development programmes implemented.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Training farmers and carrying out demonstrations in modern agronomic practices;

 

ii. Identifying crop pests and diseases and advising farmers on control measures;

 

iii. Monitoring and reporting on natural disasters;

 

iv. Producing monthly reports on implementation of activities;

 

v. Collecting and compiling agricultural statistical data; and

 

vi. Implementing agricultural development programmes.

 

Person Specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

A Diploma in Agriculture or in related discipline from a recognised Institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

 

Project Management;Records and information management.

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:

VECTOR CONTROL OFFICER  (MEDICAL)

Salary Scale

U5

Reports To:

Senior Vector Control Officer

 

 

 

Job Purpose

 

To control vectors which transmit diseases in the community

 

Key Functions

 

 Supervising and managing indoor residual Spraying (IRS)programs in controlling malaria

 

 Participating in the control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the districts

 

 Guiding the community in the proper and safe use of insecticides, pesticides and other vector control methodologies.

 

 Monitoring and evaluating the efficacy of vector control insecticides and pesticides by conducting WHO susceptibility tests and Bioassays

 

 Conducting Vector and Vector borne disease surveys in the district and submit reports to the District Health Office.

 

 Requisitioning equipment and other supplies, maintaining inventory and carrying out regular vector control equipment servicing to ensure that they are functional.

 

 Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

 

 Participating in Primary Health Care activities with emphasis on prevention and control of vector borne diseases and pest management.

 

 Participating in research activities in the district.

 

 Submitting periodic reports on vector control activities to the district health office.

 

 Providing professional fumigation/pest control services in the district against mosquitoes, bed bugs, cockroaches, rodents, fleas, jiggers, bats, flies, snakes and other pests.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(c) Qualifications

 

 A Diploma in Medical Entomology and Parasitology from a recognized Institution.

 

 Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

(d) Competencies

 

 

 

Technical Competencies

 

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

 

 Planning, Organizing and Coordinating

 

 Records and Information Management

 

 

 

Behavioral Competencies

 

 Accountability

 

 Concern for Quality and Standards

 

 Ethics and Integrity

 

 Public Relations and Customer Care

 

JOB TITLE : ANAESTHETIC OFFICER

 

Salary Scale : U5

 

Reports To : Senior Medical Officer

 

Responsible For : Anaesthetic Assistant

 

Job Purpose

 

To administer anesthesia and manage patients in the theatre

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Plans and budgets prepared;

 

ii. Patients prepared and anesthesia administered;

 

iii. Pre and post-operative care provided;

 

iv. Resuscitation services provided;

 

v. Anesthetic equipment maintained;

 

vi. Anesthetic materials requisitioned and accounted for;

 

vii. Staff supervised and appraised;

 

viii. Participation in research activities; and

 

ix. Reports compiled and submitted.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Planning and budgeting for Anaesthetic activities in the hospital;

 

ii. Preparing patients for anesthesia and administering it;

 

iii. Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;

 

iv. Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations

 

v. Maintaining anesthetic operational equipment and ensuring their functionality;

 

vi. Requisitioning and accounting for anesthetic materials and sundries;

 

vii. Supervising and appraising staff;

 

viii. Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics;

 

ix. Supporting research activities ; and

 

x. Compiling and submitting reports to relevant authorities.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications:

 

Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Midwifery with a Diploma in Anesthesia

 

from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

 

 

(ii) Competencies

 

Guidance and counseling;

 

Concern for quality and standards of anaestheological work;

 

Ethics and integrity;

 

Self control and Stress management; and

 

Time management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : OFFICE TYPIST.

 

Salary Scale : U7

 

Reports To : Pool Stenographer or Immediate Supervisor

 

Job Purpose

 

To type office work and maintain cleanliness and orderliness of office.

 

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Correspondences and office work typed;

 

ii. Mails received and dispatched;

 

iii. Telephone calls received;

 

iv. Clients received and guided;

 

v. Cleanliness and Orderliness of the Office maintained; and

 

vi. Records, Office Stationery and Equipment kept and managed.

 

 

 

Key Functions

 

i. Typing correspondences and office work;

 

ii. Receiving and dispatching mails;

 

iii. Receiving telephone calls;

 

iv. Receiving and guiding clients;

 

v. Maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of the Office; and

 

vi. Keeping and managing records, office stationery and equipment.

 

 

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

Ordinary Level Certificate with al 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 and Customer Care;

 

Time Management; and

 

Confidentiality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : OFFICE ATTENDANT

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

Reports to : Office Supervisor

 

Job Purpose

 

To facilitate effective operation of offices.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Office premises cleaned and secured;

 

ii. Office Items collected and delivered;

 

iii. Office tea prepared and served; and

 

iv. Official errands timely done.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Cleaning office premises and ensuring that the offices are properly locked;

 

ii. Collecting and delivering office items, documents, mail and parcels as instructed;

 

iii. Preparing and serving tea to officers; and

 

iv. Undertaking any official errands outside the office as instructed by the supervisor.

 

Person Specification

 

(i) Qualifications

 

A Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a pass in English Language.

 

(ii) Competences

 

Records Information Management     Communicating Effectively;

 

Public Relations and Customer Care; and     Time Management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : MACHINE OPERATOR

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

Reports to : In charge

 

 

 

Job Purpose

 

To Operate and maintain Machines and Plants in the Local Government.

 

Key Functions

 

Controlling, directing and regulating machines during operations.

 

Carrying out minor repairs and maintenance.

 

Keeping the heavy plant clean and tidy.

 

 

 

Person Specification

 

‘O’ Level Certificate with Motor Vehicle Mechanics Certificate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE : DRIVER

 

Salary Scale : U8

 

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.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Vehicle driven as assigned;

 

ii. Vehicle cleaned, maintained and minor repairs carried out;

 

iii. Major mechanical faults reported;

 

iv. Basic vehicle records maintained; and

 

v. Vehicle safely kept.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Driving vehicles for official duty and assignments;

 

ii. Carrying out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle;

 

iii. Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer;

 

iv. Maintaining basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed; and

 

v. Ensuring the safety of the vehicle while on duty.

 

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.