Forester Job. Nyeri County Sept

Forester Jobs, Agricultural Jobs, Nyeri County Jobs

JOB GROUP ‘K’

Reporting to the Director – Environment and Natural Resources.

Responsibilities

Coordinate devolved forestry activities in the county including:

  • Conservation, rehabilitation and monitoring of ecological health of county forests.
  • All forest field operations /forest extension services.
  • Development and maintenance of forest infrastructure.
  • Liaison with KFS and KEFRI on forestry regulations.
  • Tree planting and tree growing in the county including establishment of tree nurseries
  • Maintenance of data on county tree and forest cover.
  • vii)Organisation of sensitization and awareness creation meetings, as well as development of training materials for forest related activities in the county.
  • Supporting communities to establish nature-based enterprises.
  • Development of policies and regulations to guide county forestry.
  • Establishment of management plans for county forest lands and resources.
  • Planning and directing forest mapping, survey and related studies, preparing reports and recommendations
  • Handling emerging forestry issues including climate change, green energy, carbon traders and eco-tourism
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications

The candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Environmental Studies, Ecological Studies or Agricultural Extension or any other qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Demonstrate computer proficiency.
  • Be a member of and in good standing with Forest Society of Kenya.
  • Possess a certificate of good conduct
  • Possess a tax compliance certificate
  • Demonstrated passion for environmental conservation will be an added advantage

How to Apply

Duly filled Employment Form together with the required documents should be sent or hand delivered to:

THE SECRETARY,

NYERI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD,

KARSON’S PHOTO HOUSE KIMATHI STREET

P.O BOX 90-10100,

NYERI

Email: cpsb@nyeri.go.ke

CELLPHONE: 0745342000 / 07339770039

The applications should be received on or before 20th September 2019.

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