Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.  Applications should be filled ON-LINE not later than 2nd December, 2020. The e-recruitment system can be accessed on

 Applicants are advised to: -

 a)     Apply ON-LINE;

b)    Scan, attach and submit on-line recent passport size photograph and relevant documents

(‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree Transcript and Certificates only);

c)     Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only Portable Document Format (PDF) is allowed;

Application Process:

 a)       Visit the website

b)       Click and Register as a new User to create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data moving downwards).

c)       If you already have an account, simply sign in and update your profile.

d)       Click on Jobs then Advertised Jobs in the menu.  Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.

e)       Click on the job from the list of advertised jobs.

f)        View the job details and click apply.

g)       Review your application and submit.

h)       You can only apply for one (1) post. Applying for more than one (1) post will lead to disqualification.


Emphasis: -

 a)      Only On-line applications on the e-recruitment system will be considered.

b)       Candidates shortlisted for Interviews will be contacted. 

c)     Candidates shortlisted for Oral Interviews shall be required to bring along with them certified copies of original academic documents (O and A level certificates, the Degree Transcript and Certificates) and a valid identify card.

d)    Serving Officers already appointed in the Public Service shall not be considered for entry level posts under this GRE advert;

e)      Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the selection process should consider themselves unsuccessful.

f)        In case of any inquiry, call Tel. No.0414-237671 or 0414-254271 or 0414-342279 or send an e-mail to

 Applicants should, among others, have the following competencies:

 Ethics and integrity; interpersonal, communication and computer skills; ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings; effective organizational and planning skills; time management skills; technical skills; report writing skills; negotiation skills; capacity for teamwork; innovation and concern for results, quality and standards.

Ministry Of Works And Transport
Terms of Employment
HRM 147/286/01
Minimum Age
Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification
Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration; or Economics; or Mechanical Engineering; or Arts; or Social Sciences; or Mass Communication; or Information Technology; or Transport and Logistics Management; or Master Mariner and Chief Engineer Certificate; or related qualification in Marine Transport from a recognized University/Institution.
Working Experience
The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Marine Safety Officer for performing the following duties:-

-      Participating in the formulation of Polices and strategies intended to promote safety and efficiency of water transport;

-      Participating in the development of Merchant safety shipping regulations;

-      Supervising manning vessels, qualifications and training of seafarers and issuance of relevant certificates related   to manning of vessels;

-      Assisting in the planning, monitoring and evaluation of training programs against any maritime conventions;

-      Assisting in the management of training, recruitment and welfare of Uganda seafarers;

-      Participating in dealing with prevention of collisions of ships and safety of navigation through installation of Aids to Navigation and their maintenance and investigation of maritime related accidents;

-      Assisting in the coordination of matters relating to the national maritime search and rescue activities;

-      Coordinating hydrographic surveys, dredging works and charting of waterways including updating hydrographic information;

-      Ensuring compliance by the Maritime Training Institutes and training centres with STCW 95 convention as amended and other relevant sections of IMO conventions;                       

-      Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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