The Forester is under the direct supervision of the Vice-President for Programs and will be providing technical support to all forestry-related projects and / or activities of WWF-Philippines.
He / She will be assigned mainly to the 5-year Ipo reforestation project being implemented by the organization. He / she is expected to perform regular field visits to the assigned site / s and will work closely with the Project Manager and the Community Organizer in various aspects of the project.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Validate assumptions, g. labor costs, used in budgeting.
proximity to remnant forests and barriers to regeneration such as weed competition,
fire threats, human and animal disturbances. Prepare report.
fire breaks, patrolling. Develop and implement a monitoring protocol.
how to’s in identifying and maintaining the target seedlings, ring weeding, applying
fire breaks and pressing. Orient and train WWF staff and coop members on the use of the manual.
cooperative and report findings
Willing and able to travelAbility to speak the local language in place of assignmentAdheres to WWF-Philippines core values of : EQ the ability to connect (technically, emotionally) with environmental issuesCollaboration : team playerCommitment / Passion : consistency of work-life ethicProblem-solvers (includes creativity and resourcefulness)Adaptability