Fresher Veterinary Officer Job Careers – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title:    Veterinary Officer
Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Kiruhura,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Farm
Manager
About NAGRC&DB:
The National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank,
(NAGRC&DB) is a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal
Industry and Fisheries whose mandate is to take a leading role in establishing
a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Veterinary
Officer will safeguard the health and welfare of animals reared for breeding or
production
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Undertakes diagnosis and treatment of animals.
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Refers animals for the conduct of tests
including x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound scans as may be found
appropriate.
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Guides on animal nutrition, breeding and health.
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Actively participates in the regulation of
potential animal breeder prior to licensing and quality assurance on production
of semen or genetic breeds.
·        
Carries out vaccination of animals against
various types of diseases.
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Performs surgery on animals.
·        
Maintains proper and accurate records of animal
health.
·        
Handles and controls animal health emergencies
including disease outbreaks and epidemics.
·        
Conducts assisted reproduction including
artificial insemination and embryo transfer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Veterinary Medicine with knowledge in breeding management.
·        
Extensive knowledge of artificial insemination
techniques and technologies
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their updated CVs, applications,
testimonials and three professional referees (one of whom should be work-based)
to;
The Executive Director,
Attn: Human Resource / Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and DataBank (NAGRC & DB)
P.O. Box 183, Entebbe-Uganda.
Note: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 28th November 2016
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