National Forestry Authority Law Enforcement Officer Jobs in Uganda

National Forestry Authority Law Enforcement Officer Jobs in Uganda


Position

  • Law Enforcement Officer (1 Position)

    Reports to

  • Coordinator Law Enforcement

    Duty Station

  • Headquarters, Kampala

    Salary Scale

  • NFA 4

    Terms of employment

  • Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

    Job summary

  • Ensure that forest reserves are free from all forms of illegalities and monitoring the compliance of all persons extracting forest produce with the rules and regulations regarding the business and the chain of
    custody of the all forest produce.

    Responsibilities and tasks

  • Collect, correlate, collate and disseminate in a timely manner, all intelligence information, and reports
    concerning encroachment, chain of custody of forest produce production and movement and forward it to the appropriate authority for action.

  • Provide field staff with information and logistical support to ensure that central forest reserves are free from all forms of illegal activities including but not limited to illegal extractions and encroachment.

  • Monitor and document compliance by forest produce dealers with the provisions of the law relating to the business in the CFRs.

  • Access, monitor, verify and document compliance by forest produce dealers with the provisions of the law relating to the business in District Forestry Service controlled areas.

  • Plan and organize capacity building training and
    awareness creation for communities and NFA staff about encroachment prevention.

  • Support field staff to ensure that Central Forest Reserves are free of all forms of illegalities

  • Establish stringent encroachment controls, and ensuring compliance from neighbouring communities.

  • Develop, maintain and manage relationships with local communities.

  • Develop and maintain a database on the status of encroachment and illegal timber harvest in the forest
    reserves.

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Qualifications, Work experience, Abilities and Personal Attributes

  • Bachelor's Degree (Honours) in Forestry or any other related fields.

  • At least three (3) years’ working experience from a similar or related position in a reputable organization.

  • Project planning & management skills.

  • Communication, Records & documentation skills.

  • Organizational, coordination, Interpersonal and Leadership skills.

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