Jobs available at Kanungu District Local Government.





                                       THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

Applications are invited from suitably qualified serving Officers in Kanungu District to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Kanungu District, Kambuga, Butogota, Kihihi and Kanungu Town Councils. 

The Application forms  – Public Service Form 3(PSF 3) Revised 2008, ESC Form 3(1998) revised  for Teachers and Applicants summary forms can be obtained   from the District Service Commission Office – Kanungu and should be submitted in triplicate to the Secretary Kanungu District Service Commission not later than 18th February 2021.

Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy.  Applicants should attach certified copies of academic certificates, and other supporting documents and 3 recent passport size photographs. 

Application forms must be routed through the heads of department who should be notified of the closing date to ensure submission within the deadline.

DEPARTMENT                        :         EDUCATION & SPORTS

  1. Post                                    :         Senior Education Assistant

    Job Ref No.                         :         DSC/KAN/01/2021

    Salary Scale                        :         U6 Lower

    No. of Vacancies                 :         (120)


  • Minimum of a Grade III Teaching Certificate  or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports
  • Minimum  of six years teaching experience in the Primary Sector
  • Must have attended at least one certified workshop / seminar and two courses relevant to the profession.


  • To prepare the schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the approved curriculum  on a termly and weekly basis respectively
  • To conduct lessons and remedial work according to the set timetable
  • To participate in setting, administering and marking internal and external examinations.
  • To carry out continuous assessment and evaluation of pupils performance.
  • To develop and improve on learning aids/ material.
  • To carry our Child studies and keep a profile for each pupil in the class
  • To guide and counsel pupils
  • To participate  in class and departmental meetings
  • To serve as teacher of duty.
  • To participate in co-curricular activities and link the school to the Community.
  • To participate in the self-assessment and appraisal of the Education Assistants.
  • Post title                            :         Deputy Head Teacher 

    Job Ref No.                         :         DSC/KAN/ADM/02/2021

    No. of Vacancies                 :         80 (eighty)

    Salary Scale (fixed)             :         U5 Upper 


  • Minimum of a Diploma in Primary Education or the equivalent of this from a recognized Institution.
  • Must be registered with Ministry of Education & sports
  • Must have attended at least three workshops/seminars and three short courses relevant to the Profession.
  • Minimum of twelve years  teaching experience as a qualified Primary teacher, three of which should have been at Senior Education Assistant level or  two at  Principal Education Assistant of five years at Senior level with administrative responsibilities such as Head of Department, or Co-curricular activities etc.


  • To prepare Schemes of work/lesson plans and teach students according to the set timetable;
  • To assist  the Head Teacher in the overall  administration  and management of the school
  • To supervise the non-teaching and support  staff
  • To ensure effective and efficient maintenance of records, material resources, facilities and information services for  efficient accountability;
  • To enforce discipline in the school;
  • To organize and assist in the management and implementation of the curriculum;
  • To oversee and coordinate the general environmental maintenance and renovations at the school
  • To act as the minute secretary  of the management committee
  • To co-ordinate  periodic reviews of the School curriculum
  • To ensure integrity of internal and external exams administration and supervision
  • To prepare the academic plans Programmes and schedules (time table) of the school.
  • To participate in the implementation of the Education Sector reforms related to Primary Education.
  • Post                                    :         Parish Chief

    Job Ref No.                         :         DSC/KAN/03/2021

     Salary Scale                        :         U5 Lower

     No. of Vacancies                :         (06)


  • Diploma in public administration and management, Social Work and Social Administration, Development studies or Business Administration.


  • Preparing and compiling reports on parish operations for the attention of the Sub-county Chief;
  • Collecting and accounting for Local revenue in the Parish;
  • Preparing work plans and budgets for the operations of the parish;
  • Enforcing the implementation of National and Local Government policies, Programmes and Council bye-laws in the parish;
  • Undertaking the mobilization of the Parish community for Government development Programmes and projects;
  • Providing technical support to the Parish council on any matters relating to lower local Government governance;
  • Undertaking duties of Secretariat to the parish council;
  • Managing and monitoring local government projects implemented in the parish;
  • Coordinating the maintenance of law and order in a parish;

DEPARTMENT:                         HEALTH

  • Post                                    :         Senior Medical Officer

    Job Ref No.                         :         DSC/KAN/04/2021

     Salary Scale                        :         U3 MED.

     No. of Vacancies                :         (01)


  • Must have MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.
  • Must be registered and Licensed with the Medical and Dental Practitioners council.
  • Post graduate qualification in health Service management or PAM is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years working experience in Clinical Practice.


  • Planning and budgeting for health services delivery in the Health Centre;
  • Managing and accounting for allocated medical, fiscal and other resources;
  • Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;
  • Managing health information management systems at  the HC IV,
  • Coordinating the procurement of equipment, drugs and other supplies for the Health Centre;
  • Carrying out supervision, staff performance appraisal and other HRM functions.
  • Coordination the implementation of the Uganda national Minimum Health Care Package in the HC,
  • Providing guidelines and enforcing adherence to Health service delivery standards;
  • Providing  technical guidance and  supervision of health Centres;
  • Overseeing the operationalization of the Occupation Health and Safety policy and guidelines in the HC;
  • Ensuring regular maintenance and functioning of the HC equipment;
  • Preparing and submitting periodic reports; and
  • Coordination the Provision of Continuous Professional Development.
  • Post                                    :         Senior Clinical Officer

    Job Ref No.                         :         DSC/KAN/05/2021

     Salary Scale                        :         U4 MED.

     No. of Vacancies                :         (03)


  • Must have a Diploma in clinical Medicine and community health or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Must be registered and Licensed with the Allied Health  professionals council
  • Must have served for at least three (3) years as a Health Worker.


  • Participating in planning, budgeting for clinical work;
  • Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;
  • Conducting health education to patients;
  • Participating in research  activities ; and
  • Participating in continuous professional development activities.
  • Post                                    :         Senior  Assistant Nursing  Officer

    Job Ref No.                         :         DSC/KAN/06/2021

     Salary Scale                        :         U4 MED.

     No. of Vacancies                :         (01)


  • Must be double trained Nurse at registered Level such as Registered Nurse / Psychiatry or with a certificate in Nursing Administration or Health Services Management from a recognized Institution with at least three (3) years working experience at Nursing Officer level in the Public Service.
  • Degree in Nursing from a recognized training Institution is an added advantage.
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.


  • Participating in planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation of Nursing Services in the health Unit/ Ward;
  • Providing support supervision in the provision of nursing care;
  • Preparing implementing nursing services duty roaster;
  • Requisitioning and accounting for medical supplies and equipment;
  • Maintaining a clean and healthy ward environment;
  • Compiling and submitting reports to the Principal Nursing Officer;
  • Carrying out HRM functions including identifying nursing  health workforce needs, performance Appraisal and training; and
  • Participating in support supervision.

DEPARTMENT:                             FINANCE

  • Post                                    :       Senior Assistant Accountant 

        Job Ref No.                     :       DSC/KAN/07/2021

        Salary Scale           :       U5 

        No. of Vacancies             :       (02)


  • A minimum of a Diploma   in Accounting or Financial Management or Business Studies/ Administration from a recognized awarding Institution.
  • Or A pre-professional Accounting Qualification   (ATC or CAT) awarded from a recognized Institution and accredited by the Institute  of Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).


  • Providing custody for accounting records and documents
  • Processing deferred tax payments and  returns and keeping records thereof;
  • Posting financial transactions, cash books and subsidiary ledgers to general ledger and  updating  books of accounts
  • Preparing pay change  report and reconciling payroll transactions reports;
  • Entering transactions into the commitment control register
  • Providing custody of cash and imprest and effecting payments; and
  • Preparing draft monthly reconciliation reports.


  • At least 3 years of working experience as an Accounts Assistant in Public or a reputable organization.

DEPARTMENT:                            ADMINISTRATION

  • Post                                    :       Human Resource Officer  

    Job Ref No.                         :       DSC/KAN/08/2021

     Salary Scale                        :         U4 Lower

     No. of Vacancies                :         (01)


  • An Honors Bachelors Degree in social Work and social Administration (SWSA) Or Human Resources Management  or Social Sciences (with personnel/ Human Resource management as an option) or management science or Business Administration (management)  or Arts (with personnel / Human Resource Management as an option) from a recognized University.
  • No work experience in the HRM field is required, but may count as an added advantage.


  • Carrying out staff welfare management for Local Governments;
  • Planning and organizing the manpower  resource through recruitment; deployment, training, utilization and discharge as per schedule;
  • Providing technical advice to the Council and technical Departments on matters related to Human Resource  management Issues;
  • Monitoring staff performance through staff appraisal exercise to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Preparing human Resource management work plans, budgets and performance reports as instructed by the supervisor;
  • Interpreting the Human Resource policies, rules, regulations and procedures;
  • Providing  assistance in the management of the Payroll of the Local Governments; and
  • Compiling, reviewing and keeping custody of the staff lists and related personnel records.

DEPARTMENT              :         PRODUCTION

  • Post                           :         Principal Agricultural Officer

    Job Ref No.               :         DSC/KAN/09/2021

     Salary Scale              :         U2 Sc

     No. of Vacancies      :         (01)


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture, Land Use and Management, Agribusiness, Agriculture and Rural Innovations, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension or other Agricultural sciences 
  • Must have a post Graduate qualification in any of the above disciplines from recognized university or training institution. .
  • A minimum of at least 6 years’ experience in agricultural operations, three of which should have been served at a Senior Agricultural Officer level in government or equivalent in a reputable organization.


  • Develop plans, budgets and programs for crop sub sector;
  • Provide linkage, information flow and collaboration with MAAIF in general and the Directorate of Crop Resources in particular;
  • Initiate dissemination of improved planting materials, postharvest handling and processing technologies;
  • Coordinate registration and maintaining farmer registers at all times;
  • Promote farmer institutional development;
  • Maintaining and updating an inventory of agricultural extension service providers;
  • Promote agribusiness services;
  • Conduct training needs assessments and develop capacity building programs