Over 34000 Presiding Officer Job Opportunities – Electoral Commission

 Job Title:      Presiding
Officer (34,344 A’ Level Jobs)

Organization: Electoral
Commission

Duty Station:
All Polling Stations countrywide, Uganda

Reports to: Parish
Supervisor

Allowance: Shs.50,000/=
per day of presiding.

 

About US:

The Electoral
Commission of Uganda, also Uganda Electoral Commission, is a constitutionally
established organ of the Government of Uganda, whose mandate is to
“organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections” in the
country, in an efficient, professional and impartial manner. It was established
under Article 60 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Presiding Officer will assist in
conducting the four (4) major categories of elections, on polling day.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Reports
to the Returning Officer through the immediate supervisor;

·       
Overall
management of a polling station;

·       
Supervision
of polling station staff;

·       
Receipt,
issuance, accountability and safe custody of election materials;

·       
Ensuring
proper filling of election forms;

·       
Submission
of election returns to the Returning Officer;

·       
Ensuring
peace and security at the polling station;

·       
Keeping
records of  the proceedings at the
polling station layout;

·       
Mobilizing
furniture to facilitate the polling process;

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Possession
of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent.

·       
Should
have high moral character and proven integrity.

·       
Preferably
a resident of the area where the polling station is located for at least two
(2) years.

·       
Must be
a registered voter.

·       
Experience
in elections related work is an added advantage.

·       
Age
limit:
18 years and above

 

How to Apply:

Applicants should
fill in a job application form, Download
Here
showing their day time 
telephone  number(s), addresses
which should be  completed and sent to
the  respective District Registrar where
the applicant may wish to work, in any case.

 

Envelopes should be
clearly marked at the top with the  
words ‘Application for the post of Presiding Officer .’

 

Note:

·       
Applicants
must possess a telephone number registered on mobile money in their own names
as they appear on their National Identity Cards (IDs) to facilitate payment by
e-cash.

·       
Only
short listed candidates will be contacted.

·       
Any form
of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

·       
Electoral
Commission is an equal opportunity employer, therefore, females and persons
with disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

 

Deadline: Friday, 4th December, 2020.

 

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