Forest Officer


Forest Officer 1 Position
Taita Taveta County

Taita Taveta, Kenya

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Farming & Agribusiness
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Taita-Taveta County is a county of Kenya. It lies approximately 200 km northwest of Mombasa and 360 km southeast of Nairobi. The capital is Mwatate, although it is the third-largest town in the county after Voi, Wundanyi, and Taveta in that order.

Job-Group CPSB 08 ‘L’

Number of Posts: One (1)

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable


Other Allowances: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission


The Forest Officer will be responsible to the respective Chief Officer with the following Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implementing natural resources activities within the County;
  • Implementing conservation programs;
  • Monitoring and enforcing compliance with resource usage regulations and laws;
  • Preparing educational programs for community groups, schools and
  • Protecting and managing wildlife, trees, plants, soil, and water; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to


  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences; Geography and Natural Resource Management; Climate Change and Development, Earth Sciences; Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management; Disaster management and sustainable development; Environmental Science; Environmental Education, Natural Resource Management; Integrated Forest Resources Management; Agroforestry and Rural Development or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and policies relating to Natural Resource Management;
  • Proficient in statistical data analysis and processing software’s; and
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and Devolution laws;
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Taita Taveta County
Taita Taveta County

Mombasa, Kenya

300 - 10000 people

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