Environmental Officer

at Kabalore District Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted March 24, 2020
Category Environmental Science
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Environmental Officer
Salary Scale : U4
Reports To : Senior Environment Officer
Job Purpose
To support environmental conservation programmes in the District.
Key Outputs
i. Public sensitized on environmental conservation policies, laws and regulations;
ii. Community based initiatives on the renewal and sustainable exploitation of the natural
environment supported;
iii. Implementation of the National and District environmental action plans enforced;
iv. Environment protection plans and strategies for the sustainable exploitation of natural
environment implemented; and
v. Report on environment degradation activities and practices produced.
Key Functions
i. Sensitizing the public on environmental conservation policies, laws and regulations;
ii. Supporting community initiatives for the renewal and sustainable exploitation of the natural
environment;
iii. Monitoring and supervising activities relating to the environment within the District;
iv. Enforcing implementation of the National and District environmental action plans;
v. Identifying opportunities and constraints to optimal use of wetland resources; and
vi. Compiling reports on environment degradation activities and practices.

Skills

Planning, organization and coordinating;
Records and information management;
Communication;
Public relations and customer care;
Assertiveness and self confidence;

Education Requirements

An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Botany; Zoology; Forestry; Environmental Management or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution
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