118 Fresh Graduate Immigration Officer Trainee – Other Disciplines Jobs at Ministry of Internal Affairs

Organization: Ministry
of Internal Affairs
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 53/272/01
Salary Scale: U4
About MIA:
The Ministry of Internal
Affairs has been given the mandate to maintain a peaceful, safe and stable
Uganda by the Ugandan Government. The Ministry of Internal Affairs is made up
of Departments and Directorates of which each plays a vital role in the overall
responsibilities of the Ministry, The main Departments and Directorates
  • The
    Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control
  • National
    Community Service Programme
  • Finance
    and Administration
  • Directorate
    of Government Analytical Laboratories
  • National
    Focal Point for Small Arms
  • NGO
  • Amnesty
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Immigration Officer Trainee will be report to the Senior Immigration
Officer for performing the following duties:
  • Processing
    travel documents, work and residence permits.
  • In
    charge of border patrol.
  • The
    Trainees will be compiling Immigration statistics.
  • Perform
    investigations regarding immigration matters.
  • Issuing
    of entry and exit visas.
  • Perform
    any other duties that          may
    be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Immigration Officer Trainees should be Ugandans who possess  Honours Bachelors Degrees in either in
    Arts, or Social Sciences or Social Work and Social Administration (SWSA)
    or Management or Management Science or International Business Studies or
    Statistics or Law or Business Administration and Management or Development
    Studies or Public Administration and Management or Ethics or Tourism, and
    any other Course in Humanities.
  • Possession
    of a Masters Degree in the relevant discipline and knowledge of foreign
    language such as Chinese and Arabic will be an added advantage.
  • The
    applicants should be highly results oriented with good code of ethics and
    a high degree of personal integrity
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal relations and communication skills
  • Basic
    Computer knowledge
  • Possess
    the ability to adapt to multi-cultural setting, innovation and concern for
    quality and standards, Self-awareness.
Age: Between 21 – 30
NB: The applicants for the Posts of Immigration
Officer shall be required to:
  • Pass
    the described physical fitness and health tests in accordance with the
    Laws of Uganda.
  • Successfully
    undergo the immigration specialized training for a maximum of nine (9)
    months at Government expense as a pre-condition for appointment.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary, Public
Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala, Uganda. The Application and Summary
Forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor,
Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and
District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the PSC website,
download here.
Hand written applications are also acceptable.
Application forms should bear
the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the
vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC External Advert. No.
3/2014” should be indicated in capital letters on the top of each first page of
the Public Service Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets of
photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants subsequently
shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present certified copies
and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of
sitting the Oral Interviews.
Applicants should attach three
(3) recent certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum
of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the
Deadline: 12th January, 2015
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