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Environmental Officer

Code: 00332017
Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 13 March 2017
Friday, 24 March 2017
Department: Technical Regulation
Job Type:
Permanent
Job Information:

Job Purpose:

To ensure licensees compliance with environmental and social requirements in accordance with national and applicable international environmental standards.

To assist the Environmental Specialist in mainstreaming environmental and social development concerns, supervision and monitoring of environmental and social management activities of Electricity Regulatory Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Analyse applications for licenses & investments for environmental compliance.
  2. Supervise the implementation of environmental and social mitigation measures for projects under construction
  3. Analyse environmental monitoring reports received from licensees under generation, transmission and distribution
  4. Monitor and inspect licensed electrical installations for environmental compliance
  5. Enforce compliance with approved Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), mitigation measures and certificate of EIA approval issued by National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
  6. Participate actively in research activities of the Unit and Department
  7. Perform any other official duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Experience and Age Limit

  1. An upper second or first class degree in Environmental Sciences
  2. Minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience
  3. Should demonstrate requisite experience in environmental impact assessment procedures and environmental audit procedures
  4. Should demonstrate requisite experience in supervision and monitoring of environmental and social development concerns of projects in a reputable organization
  5. Should be 25 years and not more than 32 years.
How to Apply:

Applicants should submit their application letters and enclose copies of:

  • Relevant transcripts and certificates
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (indicating daytime telephone number (s) and email address and daytime telephone numbers and email addresses of three Referees).

Applications should be delivered preferably by recorded delivery, addressed to:

THE MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION
ELECTRICITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY
PLOT 15 SHIMONI ROAD
P. O. BOX 10332, KAMPALA – UGANDA

To reach the above address by 24thMarch 2017, 5.00 pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not  apply.

N. B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of the ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer.

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