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Forest Technician, Research

Date Posted
9th May 2017
Reference
VAC-25731
Sector
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Senior Research Officer the incumbent is responsible for the implementation of a variety of activities related to the Agency’s research programmes.

Job Description

Key responsibilities Areas:

  • Developing individual work plans
  • Participating in the development of the Branch/Division strategic operational plans
  • Participating in Public awareness and public education activities
  • Assisting in the implementation of approved external requests
  • Participating in inter-divisional related activities to achieve the Agency’s objectives
  • Layout and monitoring of experimental plots
  • Scheduling collection of data from the experimental plots
  • Inputting data collected
  • Preparing preliminary and progress reports
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Science, Environmental Management or related area
  • Two (2) years’ research experience in a related field

OR

  • Any other acceptable combination of qualification and experience

 

Required Competencies

  • Strong research, data collection and analytical skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Goal oriented
  • Good interpretative skills
  • Good multi-tasking skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good oral, written and presentation skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet specific deadlines
  • Ability to build partnership in achieving operational goals
  • Good knowledge of information technology
 
Salary Range: $1,066,362.00 - $1,320,593.00 per annum, plus applicable allowances
 
We thank all persons who express an interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

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