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Junior Soil Scientist

Job Category:
social
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
2
Agency / Project:
Community Based Project for Rehabilitation of Salt-Affected and Waterlogged Lands- Biosaline-II
City/Location:
District Sargodha (Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha)
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
04 September, 2009
Last Date to apply:
18 September, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4
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

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 Junior Soil Scientist will work under the direct supervision of the District Manager and will get guidance from NRM specialist.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support to the NRM Specialist in developing community based participatory NRM packages for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and saline lands
In consultation with other sector specialists, develop an Action Plan to implement NRM packages at communities lands
Provide technical inputs in analyzing the extend of water logging and salinity in the target areas and guide the project staff in implementing appropriate interventions
Support the NRM Specialist in developing a training plan for farmers to apply NRM interventions on theirs affected lands
Support NRM specialist in developing reporting and monitoring tools (e.g. monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annual reports) for NRM packages.
Develop linkages of the rural communities with the Line agencies and research institutions.
Consult with the district forest, wildlife agriculture offices to collect information on the natural resource base of the area, and use the information while planning for the activities proposed under the project.
Any other task assigned by the Project Management


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelors Degree (4 Years)Bachelors Degree (4 Years)B.Sc(Hons.) Soil Sciences, specialization in Soil Salinity Management will be an added advantage