Assistant Agricultural Officer

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

Description

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.

Skills

Project Management;
Records and information management;
Communicating effectively;
Concern for quality Standards; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

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