36 Technicians (Water)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Engineering & Technology

Government USh Confidential
4 weeks ago

Job Summary

To assist in supporting the operation, maintenance and management of irrigation systems to the farmers in the District.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:No Experience/Less than 1 year

Job Description/Requirements

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is placing this advertisement for recruitment on behalf of the Phase One (1) District local Governments implementing the Micro-scale Irrigation Program of the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Reform Program.

The recruitment will be conducted by the respective District Service Commissions with Technical assurance from MAAIF and appointments effected by the respective District Local Governments currently on one (1) year renewable contract.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to fill the vacancies to the respective District Service Commissions, for any positions applied.

Application forms (PSC Form 3) are obtainable from Public Service Commission, Kampala, District Service Commissions Countrywide, and Chief Administrative Officers’ Offices or can be downloaded from www.psc.co.ug  website. Filled forms (3 copies) must be accompanied by 3 recent passport size photographs and certified copies of relevant certificates, pass slips and transcripts to reach to the Secretary, District Service Commission of the respective districts not later than 4 weeks from the date of this advert. Handwritten applications with detailed curriculum vitae are also acceptable. Applications should bear the title of the post applied and the district. For all posts, qualified Female and persons with disabilities stand an advantage.

The deadline for submitting the applications to the respective District Service Commissions is one (1) month from the date of the advert

Job Purpose

• To assist in supporting the operation, maintenance and management of irrigation systems to the farmers in the District.
• He/she will be is responsible for irrigation installation and makes sure that all the equipment is functioning properly by performing regular testing and any repairs needed on the irrigation equipment. The irrigation technician needs to be able to operate irrigation

Key Outputs

i) Farmers and Extension workers trained and supported in the operation, maintenance and management of irrigation systems;
ii) Testing of irrigation systems carried out
iii) Repairs needed on the irrigation equipment carried out iv) Inspections of the irrigation equipment conducted for quality assurance
iv) Routine inspections of installed irrigation systems conducted together with farmers vi) Performance data on the installed irrigation systems collected

Key Functions

i) Testing irrigation systems and related technologies in order to ensure their viability, efficiency and effectiveness; ii) Developing O&M plans and Carrying out maintenance and repairs for the irrigation system facilities
ii) Providing technical training to extension staff and farmers in irrigation systems operation, maintenance and management.
iii) Conducting Inspections of the irrigation equipment for quality assurance to ensure that it meets the required minimum standards
iv) Compiling data on performance of irrigation systems
v) Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
vi) Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications:

• Should hold a Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering or Water Engineering from a recognized institution. Certificate in plumbing is an added advantage

(ii) Competences

• Running effective meetings
• Project Management;
• Records and information management;
• Time management; and Concern for quality and standards.


How to apply.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is placing this advertisement for recruitment on behalf of the Phase One (1) District local Governments implementing the Micro-scale Irrigation Program of the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Reform Program.

The recruitment will be conducted by the respective District Service Commissions with Technical assurance from MAAIF and appointments effected by the respective District Local Governments currently on one (1) year renewable contract.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to fill the vacancies to the respective District Service Commissions, for any positions applied.

Application forms (PSC Form 3) are obtainable from Public Service Commission, Kampala, District Service Commissions Countrywide, and Chief Administrative Officers’ Offices or can be downloaded from www.psc.co.ug  website. Filled forms (3 copies) must be accompanied by 3 recent passport size photographs and certified copies of relevant certificates, pass slips and transcripts to reach to the Secretary, District Service Commission of the respective districts not later than 4 weeks from the date of this advert. Handwritten applications with detailed curriculum vitae are also acceptable. Applications should bear the title of the post applied and the district. For all posts, qualified Female and persons with disabilities stand an advantage.

The deadline for submitting the applications to the respective District Service Commissions is one (1) month from the date of the advert

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