National Forestry Authority Forest Supervisor - Jobs in Uganda

National Forestry Authority Forest Supervisor - Jobs in Uganda

Reports to: Sector Manager/Plantation Manager
Duty Station: Field-based and ready to work in hard-to-reach areas
Salary Scale: NFA 7
Terms of Employment: Three (3) year contract (Renewable)
Job Summary: Ensure protection and sustainable management of Central Forest Reserves.

Responsibilities and tasks
  • Take full charge of the beat and manage the Central Forest Reserves (CFRs).
  • Implement forest management plans including raising nursery seedlings, planting trees, and regular
    forest boundary maintenance.
  • Initiate, maintain and manage relationships with local communities.
  • Participate in the preparation and review of Forest Management Plans.
  • Prepare and implement operational work plans, weekly activity schedules, and targets and ensure
    their accomplishment.
  • Supervise and report performance of all licensed activities within the beat and maintain an updated
  • Ensure collection of projected revenue.
  • Participate in preparation and supervision of local contracts where applicable and certification of
    completion of work.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of forest infrastructures.
  • Monitor and regularly report on flowering and seeding (phenology) of trees.
  • Plan, conduct, and supervise forest patrols to ensure the integrity of the forest.
  • Participate in forest protection activities beyond the beat.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications, work experience, and interpersonal attributes/competences
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Forestry or Agro-forestry from a reputable institution.
  • At least two (2) years of working experience in a similar or related position in a reputable organization.
  • Basic knowledge of forestry and environmental management.
  • Minimum of twenty-five (25) years of age.
  • Good interpersonal, team building, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage the supply chain for silviculture, harvesting operations, and logistics.
  • Entrepreneurial ability and result-oriented.

    How to Apply

    Criteria for application

    Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, 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, and three referees with their full postal, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts as well as the candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below not later than close of business on 31st August 2022 or send soft copies to

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

    NFA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

    Applications should be addressed to:
    The Executive Director
    National Forestry Authority
    Plot 10/20 Spring Road,
    Bugolobi P. O. Box 70863,
    Tel: 0312 - 264035/6; 0414-360400

    For more information and job application details, see; National Forestry Authority Forest Supervisor Jobs in Uganda

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