Askari at Jinja District Local Government

Jinja District Administrative Area, Jinja, Uganda
negotiable Expired 4 years ago
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Job Title : Askari
Salary Scale : U8
Reports to : Office Superintendent
Job Purpose
To provide security services to the organization.

Key Outputs
i. Premises checked and properly locked at the close of the day;
ii. Suspects apprehended and questioned for proper identification;
iii. Visitors directed to the reception for more information;
iv. Theft cases reported and reports prepared to the authorities;
v. Premises patrolled to ensure maximum security;
vi. Security of government vehicles ensured; and
vii. Security at important entry points kept.

Key Functions
i. Checking and properly locking premises at the close of the day;
ii. Apprehending and questioning suspects for proper identification;
iii. Directing visitors to the reception for more information;
iv. Reporting theft cases and preparing reports to the authorities;
v. Patrolling premises to ensure maximum security;
vi. Maintaining security of government vehicles; and
vii. Keeping security at important entry points.


Security Planning and organizing
self confidence;
Ethics and integrity;
Public relations and customer care;
Time Management; and
 Ability to speak Swahili.

Education Requirements

O’ Level Certificate with a training in Security.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) to the

Secretary District Service Commission,

P. O. Box 1551,


Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable.Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified academic certificates and transcripts! testimonials plus three recent passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.
Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Details of the Advertised jobs can be accessed from any of the following points:
Ministry of Public Service Website:
jinja District Local Government website:
The District Health Services Website:

Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards, jinja Municipal Council Headquarters and Division Notice Boards
Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
Town Council Headquarters Notice Boards; and Office of the Secretary-jinja District Service Commission

Eastern Region, Uganda, Jinja


This job has expired.