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Junior Soil Scientist (NIM-SC)

Job Category:
Specialists
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
2
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II Project of UNDP
City/Location:
DIU Jhang
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
20 March, 2010
Last Date to apply:
02 April, 2010
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

3 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 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 DegreeBachelors Degree (4 Years)B.Sc(Hons.) Soil Sciences , specialization in Soil Salinity Management will be an added advantage