Senior Environmental Officer

at Bushenyi Disttrict Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 25, 2020
Category Environmental Science
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Senior Environmental Officer
Salary Scale : U3
Reports To : District Natural Resources Officer
Responsible For : Environmental Officer Wetlands Officer
Job Purpose
To manage the sustainable harnessing of the environment within the District.
Key Outputs
i. Public sensitized on environmental policies, laws and conservation programmes of the
environment;
ii. Community based initiatives on the renewal and sustainability of the natural environment
supported;
iii. Local communities and District officials trained on the proper management of the environment;
iv. Environmental management programmes within the District supervised, monitored and evaluated;
v. Implementation of the National and District environmental action plans monitored;
vi. Periodic reports on the state of the environment in the District prepared and submitted;
vii. Work plans and budgeting for environment management programmes of the District prepared and
submitted; and
viii. Technical support provided to local environment committees on the implementation of
environmental policies and programmes.
Key Functions
i. Sensitizing the public on environmental policies, laws and programmes on conservation of the environment;
ii. Supporting community based initiatives on the renewal and sustainability of the natural environment;
iii. Training and sensitizing local communities and district officials on matters pertaining to the proper management of the environment;

Skills

Project management;
Coaching and mentoring;
Planning, organizing and coordinating;
Assertiveness and self confidence;
Concern for quality and standards;
Communication; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

At least 3 years of experience with exposure to environmental management issues and practices gained in Public Service or reputable private organization.

Education Requirements

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

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