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Jane Goodall Institute Jobs 2022 – Fresher Forestry Officer

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Job Title: Forestry Officer – Jane Goodall Institute Jobs 2022

Organization: The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) in Uganda

Job Location: Hoima City, Uganda



The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) in Uganda Profile:

The Jane Goodall Institute Uganda, with support from One Tree Planted, is implementing a three-year Wildlife Habitat and Corridor restoration project that is promoting tree planting on both community and NFA reserves in the Albertine region and specifically Hoima District and Kagombe Central Forest Reserve in Kagadi District. The long-term objective of the project is to contribute to the maintenance of ecosystem function (products and services) of catchment forests in the Albertine Rift region of Uganda through large afforestation programs and while doing so restore critical corridors for the endangered chimpanzees. Major activities that the project is implementing are: 1) Restore degraded areas in the community forest corridors in Hoima District; 2) Restore degraded areas in Kagombe Central Forest Reserve; 3) Promote agroforestry practices on community land; and 4) Strengthen Forest monitoring and law enforcement



Job Summary:

The Forestry Officer shall be responsible of executing forest conservation duties as planned in projects.



Roles and responsibilities:

  • Train community in and promote forest silvicultural practices.
  • Conduct forest inventories.
  • Promote tree nursery establishment and management.
  • Mobilise community and promote their involvement in project activities.
  • Prepare workplans, execute them based on project indicators.
  • Write field work and monthly activity reports timely.
  • Write proposals for tree planting, inventory, and monitoring.
  • Conduct Environmental Education in communities Experience
  • Perform any other duty as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor of science in Forestry and any other related environmental studies
  • At least One year of work experience related to those above.
  • Fluency in local languages of Hoima and Masindi is an added advantage
  • Must have good and proven report writing skills
  • Experience in data collection and processing is a must
  • Knowledge of GIS, remote sensing and mapping tools is essential for this position
  • Integrated Water and catchment planning knowledge is also an added advantage
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills



How To Apply for Jane Goodall Institute Jobs 2022

Applications should be submitted to [email protected]

Deadline: Friday 10th June 2022



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