Kenya Forest Service Forest Management Trainees Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Forest Service Forest Management Trainees Jobs in Kenya

The successful candidates will undergo both a mandatory Basic Paramilitary Course as well as on-the-job training on forest conservation, protection and management.

Thereafter they will be posted to various managerial assignments with KFS field Officers.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties and functions will entail and not limited to;

  • Identifying and rehabilitating degraded sites,
  • Establishing plantations and implementing
    silvicultural prescriptions,
  • Devising measures for forest protection and biodiversity conservation,
  • Taking initiative for safe custody and control of stores and accountable documents,
  • Implementing management initiatives and plans for revenue collection,
  • Maintenance of infrastructure, plant and equipment,
  • Supervising orderly removal of forest products and community mobilization for forest management, overseeing
  • Preparation of annual work plans,
  • Progress reports and maintenance of relevant records,
  • Preparation of annual work plans, community action plans, and progress reports,
  • Providing technical support on forestry field days,
  • Ensuring timely collection of revenue,
  • Promoting commercial forestry, wood energy conservation, forest based microenterprises
    and ecotourism, any other duties as may be assigned to you by your supervisor from time to time.

    Requirements

    Requirements for Forest Management Trainees;
    Must Have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of 2nd class honours - Upper Division
  • Be aged between 22-29 years
  • Be computer literate
  • Being an full member of Forest Society of Kenya will be an added advantage
    Statutory requirements for the program
  • Be a person of high integrity who meets the requirements of Chapter (6) six of the
    Constitution specifically;
  • Have been cleared by the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
  • Have a valid certificate of good conduct.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates who meet the
    requirements should apply, clearly indicating
    reference number for the position.
  • Applications should include current curriculum vitae indicating current and expected remuneration, mobile number, names and contact details of three referees, copy of national identity card, copies of testimonials, copies of
    professional and academic certificates, statutory requirements (As specified for each of the
    positions in the detailed job description in KFS website) should be sent through the post
    office or hand delivered to the following address so as to reach the Service not later than
    20th August, 2019 by 5.00 pm.
  • All applications should be clearly marked with the position reference number on the
    envelope.
  • Chief Conservator of Forests, Kenya Forest Service, Karura, Off Kiambu Road,
    P. O. Box 30513-00100, G.P.O Nairobi, Kenya.
  • The detailed advertisement with all the job descriptions and requirements is found in the
    Kenya Forest Service Web Site: http://www.kenyaforestservice.org (under jobs)

    Note:

  • Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
  • The Service is ISO accredited and an equal
    opportunity employer.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applicants living with disabilities and those from marginalized areas and minority communities are encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Forest Service Forest Management Trainees Jobs in Kenya

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