No Experience Laboratory Assistant Job Opportunities – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries

Job Title:    Laboratory Assistant
Organization: Public
Service Commission
Placement Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Public Service
Commission is established under the provisions of  Article 165(1) of the
1995 Constitution. In fulfillment of its functions under Article 166,  the
Commission is required to make a report to Parliament in respect of each year’s
performance of its functions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Labelling
specimens accurately and distributing them to the appropriate Department to
ensure specimen integrity;
·       
Processing
specimens and preparing them for testing utilizing various types of laboratory
equipment;
·       
Tracking
all specimen samples in LIS system for inventory purposes as required;
·       
Maintaining
the laboratory with ample supplies and in a clean and safe condition;
·       
Assisting
in the care and maintenance of laboratory work area, furnishings and equipment;
·       
Troubleshooting
missing samples;
·       
Performing
basic laboratory testing and submitting reports to laboratory technical staff;
·       
Adhering
to quality procedure, policies and safety guidelines;
·       
Assisting
in disposing of all laboratory wastes following laboratory guidelines;
·       
Operating
laboratory autoclave to render hazardous materials safe;
·       
Performing
regular inventory at the laboratory and requisitioning for all necessary
supplies for laboratory work;
·       
Packing
and preparing dangerous goods shipment items;
·       
Any
other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
Applicants
should be Ugandans in possession of a Certificate in Biomedical Laboratory
Techniques from a recognized University/ Institution.
Core Competencies:
·       
Public
Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal,
Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi Cultural Settings,
Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence, Ability to
Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.
·       
Strategic
Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy
Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.
·       
Age: Above 21 years
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online,
Click Here
·       
Scan and
submit relevant documents (‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and Professional
Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion)
on-line.
·       
Each
attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format
(PDF) is allowed.
·       
Officers
serving in the Public Service are required to print an Extract of PS Form 3
(2008) and obtain recommendation from their Responsible Officers.  Scan the recommendation together with the
rest of the documents and submit online.
Deadline: 29th
September 2020
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