Environmental Inspector Job Vacancy at National Environment Management Authority in Uganda

Job title: Environmental Inspector

 Job Ref : NEMA/ADV/EXT/06/2012
Job Title : Environmental Inspector
Reports to : Senior Environmental Inspector.
Salary scale : E4
Vacancies : 01 (One)

Job Purpose :To contribute to environment management by undertaking inspections of site,
factories, premises both public and private, land, water bodies and other establishments for the
purpose of determining how respective activities undertaken conform to Environmental Laws and

Key Duties and Responsibilities

a) Developing criteria and checklists of areas to be inspected and ensuring that it is discussed,
agreed and implemented;
b) Carrying out inspections of sites that have been degraded or activities that are degrading the
environment with a view of monitoring trends; and recommending and taking remedial
c) In liaison with the Senior Environmental Inspector in coordinating inspections and monitoring
activities of licensed inspectors from sectoral inspections and the private sector;
d) Ensuring compliance with environmental laws and other guidelines;
Preparing periodic inspection reports and recommending follow-up actions;
e) Preparing an inventory of degraded areas from time to time indicating their degradation
agents with a purpose of taking mitigation measures;
f) Training District Environment Officers, Environmental Inspectors and other stakeholders and
also providing technical advise to the Authority on compliance with Environmental Laws and
g) Carrying out any other duties assigned by the Director of the Department and Senior
Environmental inspector;
h) Carry out other relevant responsibilities as may be assigned by Management.
Postgraduate qualifications with at least a Masters Degree in Physical or Natural Sciences or
in any relevant field. Proven skills in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Environment
Science will be added advantage. Computer literacy is a requirement.
Additional training in Environmental Monitoring or inspection discipline will also be an added

At least 3 years working experience working on production processes and systems;
Environmental Inspections and auditing ,Laboratory processes, cleaner production practice as
an Inspector in a related field. Or any other related position in an industrial production and
environmentally related field.

Key competencies/ skills for all Positions
Capacity to work with minimum supervision
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
High ethics, integrity and confidentiality
Good reporting skills
Ability to work under pressure and to make accurate and informed decisions.
Analytical and coordinating skills
Ability to work independently and with strong organizational and planning skills.
High level of confidentiality
On time response to instructions.
Remuneration for all the above positions is attractive.

How to Apply:
 Applicants should submit applications in
their own handwriting and deliver them by hand OR through post and enclose copies of
certificates/testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae indicating 3 referees addressed to:-
The Executive Director
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road
P.O.Box 22255
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To reach the above address by 5.00 pm on October 29, 2012. Applicants who do not meet the
above minimum requirements need not apply.
Note: 1. The job title and Reference applied for should be printed at the top left hand side of
the envelope.
2 Applicants who will not have heard from us December 15, 2012 should consider their
applications unsuccessful.
3. NEMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 29th Oct 2012


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