P.O BOX, 1 APAC

                                                07th February 2015



 The Secretary, District Service Commission Apac inform the general staff that,

Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving officers for the post which exist in the department as specified below:

Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form No 3(2008) and submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O. Box 1 Apac to be received not later than 27th February, 2015.

The applications forms are obtainable from the DSC Office, Council Block or you can download from Ministry of Public Service Website at

Applications should bear the title of the post and applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size photographs.

Applicants should route their applications through their heads of Departments who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance copy of the application to the District Service Commission to enable it start processing them.

The words internal advert MUST be indicated on top of the 1st Page of the application form.

Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their academic and professional certificates, transcripts; pass slips and Identity Cards from all the Institutions/Schools attended, and any other supporting documents with three recent passport size photographs and any other relevant documents to each of the three applications forms.

Those that will be invited for interviews must come with original academic and professional documents, Identity Cards from all the Institutions/Schools attended.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission, on completion of the recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



  1. Job Title:                    Human Resource Officer:    1 Vacancy

      Reference:                  APC/DSC/01/2014

            Salary Scale:              U4L

            Reports To:                Senior Human Resource Officer.


            Job Purpose:  To participate in Human Resource Management in a Local Government

Key Functions:

(i)   Carrying out staff welfare management for Local Governments;

(ii)   Planning and organizing the manpower resource through recruitment, deployment training, utilization, and discharge as per schedule;

(iii)   Monitoring staff performance through staff appraisal  exercise to ensure quality service delivery;

(iv)   Preparing Human Resource Management work plans, budgets and performance reports as instructed by the supervisor; and

(v)     Compiling, reviewing and keeping custody of the staff lists and related personnel records.


Person Specification:

(i)                 Qualifications:

  • An Honors Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Social Administration (SWSA) or Human Resources Management or Social Sciences (with Personnel/Human Resource Management as an option) or Management Science or Business Administration (Management or Arts  (with Personnel/Human Resource Management as an option) from a recognized University.

(ii)               Competences:

  • Human Resource Management;
  • Counseling Skills
  • Concern  for quality and standards;
  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Communication; and
  • Time Management.

2.         Job Title:        Sub-County Chief (Senior Assistant Secretary) 1 Vacancy         

            Reference:      APC/DSC/02/2014                           

            Salary Scale:  U3

            Reports to:  Local Council III Chairperson and Chief Administrative Officer

            Responsible for: Community Development Officer

                                         Agricultural Officer

                                          Veterinary Officer

                                          Fisheries Officer

                                          Parish Chief

                                          Senior Accounts Assistant

                                          Head teachers of primary Schools    

Key Functions

(i)    Managing the implementation of all District bye-laws and Government       policies, projects programmes and lawful directives;

(ii)   Carrying out general administration of the Sub-county in conformity with Government regulations and policies, District Ordinances or bye-laws; and    Trust Fund or Secretariat by lower Councils;

(iii)   Colleting and accounting of Local Government revenue in the sub-county;

(iv)   Executing orders and warrants issued by any court of competent     jurisdiction;

(v)    Assisting in the prevention of crime and maintenance of law, order and      security in the sub-county.

(vi)   Collecting date and keep records of Council;

(vii)   Providing Technical support to the Local Council III in planning,    budgeting and implementation of Government programmes ; and

(viii)       Supervising and monitoring the implementation of socio-economic development projects.


Persons Specifications:

(i)                 Qualifications:

  • An Honors Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration or Arts or Business Administration/Business Studies (Management option) or Bachelor of Management Sciences, from a recognized University.
  • A certificate in Administrative Officer’s Law from a recognized Institution.

(ii)               Competences:

ü  Planning, organizing and coordinating,

ü  Accountability;

ü  Public Relation and customer care;

ü  Communicating effectively;

ü  Ethics and integrity; and Concern for quality and standards.

(iii)             Experience:

At least three (3) of experience as an administrative officer in a public    officer



3.         Job Title:                    Accountant (District)            (1 Vacancy)

            Reference:                  APC/DSC/3/2015

            Salary Scale:              U4

Report to:                   Senior Accountant

            Responsible for:        Senior Accounts Assistant


Job Purpose:

To provide financial services to the District council within the approved budget in line with the financial regulations

Key Functions:

(i)     Certifying all expenditure at the District;

(ii)     Annual and monthly financial statement of accounts prepared;

(iii)    Preparing the monthly cash flows ;

(iv)    Reconciling bank statement with cash books to iron out discrepancies;

(v)      Answering Audit queries and inquiries and;

(vi)    Supervising and guiding lower staff

Persons Specifications:

(i)                 Qualifications:

Either: An Honors bachelor Degree in either commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting from a recognized institution;

OR Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS, and CPE obtained from a recognized awarding institution/body accredited by ICPAU from a recognized institution;


(ii)               Competences:

ü  Financial Management;

ü  Communicating effectively;

ü  Accountability;

ü  Information Technology ;

ü  Concern for quality and standards; and

ü  Time Management.

Job Title:              Internal Auditor

Salary Scale:        U4

Report to:             Senior Internal Auditor

Responsible to:     Examiner of Accounts

Job Purpose: 

To review, appraise, and report on the utilization of fiscal resources and effectiveness of the internal financial controls.

Key Functions

  • Auditing revenue collection for accountability purposes;
  • Auditing procurement and payments in line with accounting and financial procedures and regulations;
  • Conducting manpower audit
  • Reviewing and advising on councils accounting systems
  • Monitoring the expenditure of council.

Person Specifications

(i)     Qualifications

Either an Honors Bachelors degree in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized University

Or full professional qualifications in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized institution


ü  Financial Management

ü  ICT

ü  Accountability

ü  Concern for quality and Standards

ü  Ethics and Integrity



Cc. The Chairman LC V/ Apac

Cc. The Chief Administrative Officer /Apac

Cc. The  Secretary Public Service Commission, Kampala.

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