Boat/Ferry Operator/Coxwain at Uganda Wildlife Authority

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  • Company: Uganda Wildlife Authority
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To conserve, economically develop and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas of Uganda in partnership with neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community. UWA, an equal opportunity employer wishes to recruit a high caliber, self-motivated and result oriented Ugandan nationals to fill the Position below.

JOB TITLE: BOAT/FERRY OPERATOR/COXWAIN DEPARTMENT: CONSERVATION SALARY SCALE: UWA O9 DUTY STATION: FIELD BASED REPORTS TO: WARDEN TOURISM SUPERVISES: DECKHAND VACANCIES: ONE (1) AGE LIMIT: NOT ABOVE 45 YEARS CONTRACT DURATION: FOUR (4) YEARS RENEWABLE

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB To operate marine vessels in safe and effective manner and ensure the safety of passengers on board .

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Anchor and de-anchor the vessel. • Operate and steer the boat/ferry. • Ensure safety of passengers, properties and vehicles on board • Keep and maintain records and log books/sheets for all trips. • Routine checks of fuel / oil and other working tools. • Maintain the vessel in a good mechanical condition and ensure its cleanliness • Report any observed navigational hazards to immediate supervisor. • Follow safety procedures in order to ensure the protection of passengers, cargo, and vessels. • Issue directions for loading, unloading, and seating in boats. • Performing other related duties assigned by a supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS: • A valid driving permit class I. • Should possess an O Level Certificate of Education and a Certificate in Marine operations from a recognized Institution. • Must have completed six months course in Marine Rescue and swimming, crowd management and passenger safety.

EXPERIENCE: Should have at least three (3) years in operating and maintaining boats/ferries.

COMPETENCES • Proven ability to manoeuvre water vessels under different weather conditions • Good customer care.

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  • Company: Uganda Wildlife Authority
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative Jobs in Uganda

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 26 March. 2021
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