Fisheries Officer

at Bushenyi Disttrict Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 25, 2020
Category Animal Care
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Fisheries Officer
Salary Scale : U4
Reports to : Senior Fisheries Officer
Job Purpose
To support the increase and sustainable fish production from natural water bodies and fish farming.
Key Outputs
i. Quality of fish from natural water bodies and fish farming controlled;
ii. Fish diversity conserved from natural water bodies and fish farming;
iii. Fisheries regulations enforced in liaison with Stakeholders;
iv. Quality and Quantity fry fish supplied to fish farmers;
v. Fish at landing sites and fish markets inspected; and
vi. Fish folk training in improved fish farming practices.
Key Functions
i. Controlling the quality of fish from natural water bodies and fish farming;
ii. Conserving fish diversity from natural water bodies and fish farming;
iii. Liaising with relevant stakeholders in enforcement of fish regulations;
iv. Supplying fish fry to fish farmers;
v. Inspecting fish at the landing sites and markets; and
vi. Training the fish folk in improved fish farming practices.

Skills

Project management;
Communicating effectively;
Concern for quality and standards; and
Time management

Education Requirements

An Honors Degree of Bachelor of Science in Botany and Zoology, Fisheries or Aquatic Biology from a recognized University or institution.

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