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Assistant Forestry Officer at Nkhotakota District Council

  • Full Time
  • Nkhotakota
  • Salary: 00

Nkhotakota District Council

The Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant posts that exist in the different sectors of Nkhotakota District Council.

JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT FORESTRY OFFICER

GRADE: K/M9

REPORTING TO: DISTRICT FORESTRY OFFICE

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must be serving Senior Forestry Assistants (Grade L/M10) regardless of experience at that grade in the Local Authorities or a Diploma in Forestry, Environmental Science or Natural Resource
Management obtained from accredited institutions.

DUTIES

1. Enforces and integrate forestry policy and law;
2. Conducts forest resource assessment and mapping;
3. Protects forest resources;
4. Promotes and establish forest plantations;
5. Creates forest reserves and protect catchment and other fragile areas;
6. Promotes multiple use of forest resources;
7. Empowers communities in management of forest resources taking into gender issues;
8. Co-ordinates forest development activities with other stakeholders;
9. Training staff based on forestry sector needs;
10. Produces, packages and disseminates forestry related information;
11. Planning, monitoring and controlling financial resources;
12. Implements and coordinate donor funded projects.
13. Compile and submit reports to relevant offices.

Method Of Application

Those meeting the required qualifications and experience should send application letters with detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CVs) with contact numbers, copy of a National Identity Card and copies of relevant qualifications enclosed in an envelope clearly labeled the position applied for to:

The Executive Secretary
Local Government Service Commission
P.O. Box 766
LILONGWE

The closing date for receiving applications is on 30th May, 2024 before close of business. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.