External Job Advert 003/2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacancies existing within Bukomansimbi District Local Government.

Application forms PSC (Form 3) are obtainable from the Office of the Public Service Commission, Kampala, and District Service Commissions country wide, Chief Administrative Officers’ Offices and Town Clerks’ offices or www.psc.co.ug.

Filled forms (3) copies must be accompanied by 3-recent coloured pass port size photographs plus CERTIFIED copies of relevant Certificates and Transcripts to reach the Secretary District Service Commission, P.O. Box 293, Masaka not later than 14th July 2019 before 5:00pm.

Serving officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be advised of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants who do not hear from Bukomansimbi District Service Commission after selection should  consider their applications unsuccessful.




Ref. Number

No. of Vacancies



Health Care Services



Senior Accounts Assistant


Finance and Planning



Senior Agricultural Engineer


Production and  Marketing





Production and  Marketing



Details of the Job Description and Specifications for the above advertised posts can be obtained from the following offices: Public Service Commission, District Service Commissions countrywide, or visit Ministry of Public Service website www.publicservice.go.ug. Or Bukomansimbi District Local Government Website www.bukomansimbi.go.ug.

Note 1: Please indicate on your PSC form reliable Postal Addresses, Telephone contact and e-mail addresses.




Job Title: Radiographer

Salary Scale: U5

Reports To : Senior Medical Officer

Responsible For : Darkroom Attendant

Job Purpose

To carry out radiographic imaging for diagnosis treatment and management of patients Key Outputs

  1. Work plans and budgets prepared;
  2. Patients prepared for investigation and treatment;
  3. Radiographic imaging carried out;
  4. Patients protected against radiation;
  5. Patients in need of specialized imaging referred;
  6. Radiographic operational equipment maintained;
  7. Materials and sundries requisitioned and accounted for; and
  8. Reports prepared and submitted.

Key Functions

  1. Preparing and submitting work plans and budgets for radiographic activities in the hospital;
  2. Preparing patients for radiographic investigation and treatment;
  3. Carrying out radiographic imaging and submit reports to Clinician;
  4. Providing protection to patients against radiation and radioactive materials;
  5. Identifying and recommending referral of patients in need of specialized imaging;
  6. Maintaining radiographic operational equipment;
  7. Requisitioning and accounting for radiographic materials and sundries allocated; and
  8. Preparing and submitting performance reports to relevant authorities.

Person Specifications


    • Must have a Diploma in Medical Radiography from a recognized Institution.
    • Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.


    • Planning, organizing and coordinating;
    • Guidance and counseling;
    • Records and Information management;
    • Information Technology;
    • Concern for quality and standards;
    • Ethics and integrity; and
    • Time management.


Job Title : Senior Accounts Assistant

Salary Scale : U5

Reports to : Accountant

Responsible for : Assistant Accountant

Job Purpose

To perform basic accounting processes involving preparing books of accounts and keeping custody of accounting transaction records.

Key outputs

  1. Custody for accounting records and documents provided;
  2. Deferred tax payments and returns processed and records kept;
  3. Financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers posted to General ledger and books of accounts updated;
  4. Pay change report forms prepared and payroll transaction reports reconciled;
  5. Transactions entered into the commitment control register;
  6. Custody of cash and imprest provided and payments effected; and
  7. Draft monthly reconciliation reports prepared.

Key Functions

  1. Providing custody for accounting records and documents;
  2. Processing deferred tax payments and returns and keeping records thereof;
  3. Posting financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers to General ledger and updating books of accounts;
  4. Preparing Pay Change report forms and reconciling payroll transaction reports;
  5. Entering transactions into the commitment control register;
  6. Providing custody of cash and imprest and effecting payments; and
  7. Preparing draft monthly reconciliation reports.

Person specification


    • A minimum of a Diploma in Accounting or Financial Management or Business Studies/Administration from a recognised awarding Institution.
      Or A Pre-professional Accounting Qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognised
    • Institution and accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).


At least 3 years of working experience as an Accounts Assistant in public or a reputable organisation.


    • Financial Management;
    • Information Communication Technology;
    • Accountability;
    • Ethics and Integrity; and
    • Time management.


Job Title : Entomologist

Salary Scale : U4

Report to : Senior Entomologist

Job Purpose

To control tsetse flies and promote of Productive Entomology.

Key Outputs

  1. Market information on productive insects gathered and disseminated;
  2. Deployment of tsetse traps and targets supervised;
  3. Tsetse survey carried out in new areas;
  4. Communities’ sensitised to participate in tsetse control;
  5. Bee farmers trained to produce qualitative and quantitative bee products; and
  6. Apiary and sericulture demonstration centres set up.

Key Functions

  1. Gathering and disseminating market information on productive insects;
  2. Supervising deployment of tsetse traps and targets;
  3. Carrying out tsetse survey in new areas;
  4. Sensitising communities to participate in tsetse control;
  5. Training bee farmers for qualitative and quantitative production of bee products; and
  6. Setting up apiary and sericulture demonstration centres.

Person specification


An honours Degree in Entomology or Parasitology from a recognised university OR Institution.


    • Concern for quality and standards;
    • Information Technology;
    • Flexibility;
    • Assertiveness and Self Confidence; and
    • Innovativeness.

Job Title : Senior Agricultural Engineer

Salary Scale : U3

Reports to : Principal Agricultural Officer

Job Purpose

To implement strategies, programmes and plans for sustainable utilization of agricultural engineering technologies.

Key Outputs

  1. Advice provided on, agricultural engineering, water harvesting, irrigation and soil conservation;
  2. Systems for productive utilization of land and water resources developed;
  3. Appropriate strategies for use of engineering technologies developed;
  4. Advice on sustainable use of land and appropriate technologies rendered;
  5. Data on land use, soil conservation, farming systems and irrigation potential compiled and analyzed;
  6. Linkages with research for securing and adapting appropriate technologies established;
  7. Methods for integrated land soil and water management streamlined;
  8. Information on productive land use, soil conservation and farming systems published;
  9. Advice rendered to the district staff on recent development in water harvesting and management of fragile soil; and
  10. Linkage initiatives with education institutions undertaken.

Key Functions

  1. Providing advice on agricultural technology transfer and adaptability in areas of soil and water conservation, agricultural engineering, water harvesting and irrigation;
  2. Initiating and developing Systems for suitable utilization of land;
  3. Developing strategies for utilization and engineering technologies which enhance land and water productivity;
  4. Supporting and developing mechanisms/systems for integrated, improved land, soil and water management and irrigation;
  5. Compiling and analyzing District data on land use, soil conservation, farming systems and irrigation potential;
  6. Establishing linkages with research for securing and adapting appropriate technology;
  7. Rendering advice to the district staff on recent development in water harvesting and management of fragile soil;
  8. Streamlining methods for integrated management of land, soil and water;
  9. Publishing Information on productive land use, soil conservation and farming systems; and
  10. Strengthening partnerships with relevant education institutions, industry and other stakeholders.

Person Specifications


Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of a postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture, Farm Planning from a recognized Institution.


Working experience of at least three (3) years as an Agricultural Engineer in water harvesting, irrigation and management of farm tools and technology at the level of Agricultural Engineer in Government or

equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.


    • Planning organizing and coordinating;
    • Project management;
    • Knowledge in Agricultural engineering;
    • Ethics and integrity;
    • Communication; and
    • Time management.