Jobs at District Service Commission in Uganda- Town Clerks

Job Title: Town Clerk/Principal Township Officer

1 (One) Vacancy in Kakira Town Council

1 (One) Vacancy Bugembe Town Council

Department: Administration

Salary Scale: U2 Lower

Age: 35 Years and above

Reports to: Town Council Chairperson LC III


    Planning, Organizing and coordination, Accountability, Concern for Quality and Standards, Ethics and Integrity, Communication and Time management.

Key Functions:

    Managing and coordinating the implementation of national policies, regulations, programmes projects and Council decisions in the Town Council;
    Providing technical advice to Council on administrative and legal matters pertaining to the management of the Town Council;
    Developing and coordinating plans and budgets for council activities;
    Proving safe custody and accountability for resources, records and other facilities of the council;
    Enhancing collaboration linkages with other Local Councils and organizations both within and outside the Town Council on matters pertaining to development;
    Assessing taxes and awarding licenses for operating business in the Town Council;
    Mobilizing urban community for development purposes;
    Supporting physical planning for the Town Council and approving structural plans; and
    Developing and maintaining infrastructure in the Town Council including roads and buildings


    An Honours Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration or Law or Commerce (Management option) or Business Administration (Management option) or Business Studies (Management option) or Management Science or Urban Planning and Management from a recognized University;
    Certificate in Administrative Law from a recognized institution;
    A Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management or Urban Planning and Management or Development Studies or Finance and Accounting from a recognized University/Institution.


    At least six (6) years of experience three of which should have been at the level of Senior Township Officer or Senior Assistant
    Town Clerk in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization

Experience: 6

How to apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Forms No. 3 (2008) to Secretary District Service Commission, P. 0. Box 1551, Jinja to be received not later than 19th November 2012.

Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable. Applications should bear the title of the post as well as relevant Town Council specified against the vacancy.

Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates transcripts, plus three recent certified passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.

Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Deadline: 19th Nov 2012


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