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2 Livestock Technician Job at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Technicians
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 6 May, 2020
Duty Station: Entebbe
Posted: 06-04-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 2
Start Publishing: 06-04-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-04-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
2 Livestock Technician

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Agricultural Services & Products ]


Jobs at:

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Deadline of this Job:
06 May 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Entebbe , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, April 06, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Organization Overview:
National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries its mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda, wishes to recruit the following:
16. JOB TITLE Livestock Technician
No. of Vacancy 02
Location Headquarters
Reporting to Sire Stud Manager
Overall Job Purpose
To prepare and report on results of animal tests and other information on animal genetics and quality of animal breeding endeavors in either a natural or controlled environment .

Specific Responsibilities
• Collects and tests semen and other samples to establish its genotype, quality and viability for reproductive and breeding initiatives.
• Collects natural and exotic genetic animal resources for storage or conservation as found appropriate.
• Implements Al measures and assists in the execution of other animal natural or assisted breeding techniques or technologies
• Records data on animal management and associated reproductive and breeding activity.
• Observes animal hygiene, health, diet (including special diets, pregnancy diagnosis as may be necessary) and behavior to establish appropriate care, reproductive, breeding and treatment regimes.
• Supervises the cleaning and sterilization of the animal testing environment for reproduction and breeding where deployed.
• Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Job Skills: Not Specified

Basic Requirements:
• Should have at least a Diploma in Animal and Veterinary Sciences.
• Should have a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least 3 credits in sciences with a combination of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or equivalent qualification.
• Should have basic knowledge of reproductive biology, animal breeding and behavior.
• Working experience of at least three (3) years in an organization related with animal breeding.
Job Commitment Starting date
Immediately Duration of commitment 3 years Contract
Salary Expectation Attractive
Age Limit 25-55 Years

Job Education: Diploma in Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Job Experience: three (3) years

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Closing date 6 May, 2020
All CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) should be sent to:
The Executive Director
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Dr. Charles Lagu, PhD

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