4 Fresher Forest Supervisor Job Placements – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Sector/Plantation Manager
About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency
established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a
corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of
Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to
stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently
forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its
Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to supply
high quality forestry- related products and services to Government, local
communities and the private sector”.
Job Summary: The
Forest Supervisor will be responsible for proper management of the forest
reserve area, machinery/equipment assigned to him or her and maintaining of
good public relations with all stakeholders;
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Implementing forest management plans including
raising nursery seedlings, planting trees, forest boundary maintenance etc.
·       
Take full charge of a beat as defined by the
Sector Manager, adopting the landscape management approach.
·       
Supervise the harvesting of forest resources.
·       
Guide visitors around the forest beat.
·       
Prepare weekly activity schedules and targets
and ensure their accomplishments.
·       
Participate in preparation and supervision of
local contracts where applicable, and certification of completion of work.
·       
Carry out regular maintenance of forest
boundaries.
·       
Conduct and supervise forest patrols to ensure
integrity of the forest.
·       
Participate in protection activities in the
forest reserve beyond the beat.
·       
Prepare and submit situational and weekly
reports to the Sector/Plantation Manager.
·       
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the
immediate supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant for the National Forestry
Authority (NFA) Forest Supervisor job must hold a Diploma in Forestry and/or
Agro-forestry from recognized institutions.
·       
At least two (2) years working experience in a
similar or related position in a reputable organization.
·       
Basic knowledge of forestry and environmental
management.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with
their full postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as the
candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below. Applications should be
addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National Forestry Authority,
Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414 -360400
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
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