Assistant Fisheries Officer

at Kaliro District Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 14, 2020
Category Animal Care
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Assistant Fisheries Officer
Salary Scale : U5
Reports to : Fisheries Officer
Job Purpose
To support the increase and sustenance of fish production from natural water bodies and fish farming in
the sub county.
Key Outputs
i. Fishing and fish processing activities supervised;
ii. Fish folk sensitised on conserving fish diversity;
iii. Fish catch data collected and compiled and submitted to the Fisheries Officer;
iv. Fisheries regulations enforced in liaison with relevant officers; and
v. Fish at Landing sites and markets inspected.
Key Functions
i. Supervising fishing and fish processing activities;
ii. Sensitising the fish folk on conserving fish diversity;
iii. Collecting and compiling fish catch data and submit to the Fisheries Officer;
iv. Liaising with relevant officers in enforcement of fisheries regulations;
v. Inspecting fish at landing sites and markets; and
vi. Training the fish folk in improved fish farming practices.

Skills

Records and information management;
Change management;
Mobilisation and demonstration skills; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

‘A’ level with a Diploma in Fisheries Management from a recognised institution
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