Agricultural Officer

at Yumbe District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 10, 2019
Category Farming & Outdoors
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Agricultural Officer
Salary Scale : U4
Reports to : Sub-county Chief
Responsible for : Assistant Agricultural Officer
Job Purpose
To train and impart skills to the farmers on modern, productive and sustainable agriculture practices
and technologies.
Key Outputs
i. Farmers trained in modern productive agricultural methods and appropriate technologies;
ii. Agriculture sub-sector Budgets prepared and Work plans developed;
iii. Agriculture sub-sector activities monitored, assessed and prioritized;
iv. Agricultural shows organized;
v. Subordinates trained and guided;
vi. Agricultural data collected, analyzed and documented; and
vii. Demonstration sites managed.
Key Functions
i. Training farmers in modern productive methods in agriculture and appropriate technologies;
ii. Preparing budgets and developing work plans for the agriculture sub-sector;
iii. Monitoring, assessing and prioritizing agriculture sub –sector activities;
iv. Organizing Agricultural shows;
v. Training and guiding subordinates;
vi. Collecting, analyzing and documenting agricultural data;

Skills

Planning, Organizing and Coordinating;
Coaching and mentoring;
Accountability;
Communication;
Concern for quality and standards; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or Agricultural Extension Services from a recognized University OR institution.