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Junior Soil Scientist

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Community Based Project for Rehabilitation of Salt-Affected and Waterlogged Lands – Biosaline-II
Jhang, Sargodha
Posted On:
15 March, 2008
Last Date to apply:
28 March, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

Relevant Experience:

 Five years of experience in the field of soil salinity and management of salt affected soils/brackish water. Well versed with farming community problems regarding soil salinity and possess capacity to tackle them. He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office), and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills.

Job Description:


Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.

The Soil Scientist will work under the direct supervision of the District Manager and will get guidance from NRM specialist.

Scope of work

Provide guidance and technical advise to the field staff for the implementation of NRM packages / plan.
Provide expertise in the implementation of all technical intervention of the project and make sure that the intervention are implemented as per the proDoc and PC1.
Produce inputs for the production of various technical and cumulative progress reports for the project.
Provide support in the preparation and implementation of various information material for the farming community and the project staff.
Assist the Senior Soil Scientist in developing community based participatory NRM packages for rehabilitation of waterlogged and saline lands Plan,
Train farmers at the grassroots in technologies needed for rehabilitation of waterlogged and saline lands as per the Project Training Plan,
Provide support in developing reporting and monitoring tools (e.g. monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annual reports) for NRM packages.
Any other assignment assigned by the project management

Equally qualified women are encouraged to apply

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesB.Sc (Hons)Bachelors Degree (4 Years)PakistanB.Sc(Hons.) Soil Sciences, specialization in Soil