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Monday 31 March 2014

Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (Mechanical Engineer) - Uganda Prisons Service Uganda

Vacancy: Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (Mechanical Engineer)
Recruiting Organisation: Uganda Prisons Service
Duty Station:  Kampala,
REF:  HRM/PA 76/193/08
Reports to: Assistant Commissioner, Engineering

About Us:
The Secretary, Prisons Authority invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandan citizens to fill vacant posts of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons currently existing in the Uganda Prisons Service as specified below:-

Offer technical assistance and advice on Mechanical Engineering services.
Supervising mechanical works (new projects and maintenance works) to ensure compliance with contractual specifications and time lines.
Preparing monthly and quarterly reports for the Mechanical Unit.
Supervising and Building capacity of staff in mechanical engineering.

Setting maintenance and repair   procedures for farm power tools and implements, and machinery and other equipment such as air conditioners, generators and water pumps.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must be a Ugandan holding an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.
Good working knowledge of computer applications will be an added advantage.
Age: 22-30 Years

All applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Prisons Authority, P. 0. Box 7182, Kampala, Uganda
The hand written applications are also acceptable.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices, Farmers’ House, 2nd floor, Kampala and Prisons Authority offices, at the Uganda Prisons Headquarters, Plot 13/15 Parliament Avenue. The Forms can also be downloaded from the Public Service Commission Website on www.psc.go.ug.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus three (3) recent certified passport size photographs.
Applicants who are already in Government Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.
Applicants should be physically and medically fit and should not have been charged with any criminal offence in any courts of law. The applicants must have the right attitude and be willing to work in difficult conditions and environment.
In addition, successful candidates must be prepared to undergo a twelve (12) months Cadet Officers’ Course at the Prisons Training School and Staff College plus three (3) months attachment. Appointment as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons will only be effective after successful completion of training and pass-out. Uganda Prisons Service is an equal opportunity employer.
Cadet Officers in scientific and professional fields must be prepared to work in a Penal Institution on General Duties for at least two (2) years before deployment to their respective stations of specialization.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Prisons Authority, on completion of the recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful

Deadline: Friday 18th April 2014