Submitted by psc on Sep 14


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Gambians to fill the following vacant position available at the Department of Agriculture under the Ministry of Agriculture at Cape Point, Bakau.

JOB TITLE: Senior Agricultural Assistant, Grade 7

Number of Vacancy: (43 Positions)


Direct Entry:

  • Candidate must possess BSc Degree in General Agriculture, Horticulture or related fields with at least three (3) years professional work experience.

In-Direct Entry:

  • Candidate must have two (2) years satisfactory service as Agricultural Assistant


  • Supervise agricultural censuses
  • Collect data on agricultural produce and prices
  • Analyze and present data on agricultural produce and prices
  • Training of agricultural enumerators
  • Assist in yield forecasting
  • Assist in the periodic assessment of food situation in the country
  • Assist in developing early warning systems
  • Assist in devising food deficiency coping strategies
  • Assist in the formulation of food balance sheets



Salary attached to the position is Grade 7 of the Government Integrated Pay Scale, i.e. D51, 192 (fifty-one thousand, one hundred and ninety-two dalasi) per annum.

Applicants should complete form (16B) available on the PSC website Completed applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and other relevant documents should be submitted to the Records Office of the Public Service Commission, the Quadrangle, Banjul, not later than 29th September 2021, before 3:30pm.          



29th September 2021, before 3:30pm.