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Community Forests International is committed to employment equity in our workplace and encourages applications from underrepresented groups such as Black, Indigenous, and persons of colour, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are a member of a marginalized community.
Location: The successful candidate can work remotely from anywhere in the Maritimes, with regular travel to southern New Brunswick and throughout the Maritimes for fieldwork.
Salary range: $38,000 to $45,000 annually depending on experience level.
Community Forests International is searching for a Forest Technician to join our ambitious and deeply collaborative team as we grow. The new team member will assist with forest surveys and carbon inventories, climate-focused forest management and education programs, and new land conservation efforts. The Forest Technician will work closely with other members of the forest team and support our forest sites primarily throughout southern New Brunswick and increasingly in Nova Scotia.
We strive to be a caring and welcoming workplace and we are excited to receive applications from a diversity of people. Because this job involves working directly with the unceded land of the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik Nations we are especially welcoming of applications from people from these Nations, or from people who have a direct connection to Indigenous communities.
Forest Inventories & Monitoring
Forest Management Planning & Operations
Forest Land Securement
Forest Program Development
Candidates should have either academic or work experience as a Forest Technician or Forester. Additional essential qualifications include:
In addition, candidates are required to be:
Exceptional candidates will also display the following:
Candidates are asked to submit their resume and a cover letter with “Forest Technician” as the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org by May 8th, 2022. If you would like any accessibility accommodations for the application process please reach out.
Community Forests Pemba is a Tanzanian non-governmental organization founded and headquartered on Pemba Island, Zanzibar which has been working with local partners and its international sister organization, Community Forests International, since 2008 to advance shared goals of social, economic, and ecological prosperity. Together we have planted over 3 million trees, innovated several new climate-smart technologies and enterprises, and demonstrated that the best solutions come directly from the people who need them most. Community Forests Pemba is committed to diversity in our work environment and we encourage applications from both women and men, young and old, and persons living inside and outside of Zanzibar.
1. KEY INFORMATION
Post: International Partnership & Trade Officer
Location: Stone Town, Unguja Island, Zanzibar – Tanzania (flexible)
Hours: 7:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday (variable)
Reporting: CFI Executive Director | CFP Executive Director
Responsibilities: Team entrepreneur. Seek and develop international partnerships to grow Zanzibar’s ethical spice trade and Community Forests Pemba’s wider climate action projects.
Deadline: Sunday, May 8th, 2022.
2. MISSION, VISION, VALUES
Mission: To overcome poverty and adapt to climate change by sharing knowledge, advancing sustainable livelihoods, and restoring the natural environment.
Vision: Zanzibar communities thrive in harmony with the natural world.
3. JOB SUMMARY
The International Partnership and Trade Officer will play a significant leadership role in helping grow the ethical and climate-smart horticulture trade in Zanzibar by building on existing partnerships and developing new relationships to increase overall investment and positive impact. As a key local focal point and liaison based full-time on the main island of Unguja, Zanzibar, the International Partnership and Trade Officer will work alongside an international executive team and local technical staff to implement a multi-year project funded by the European Union while pursuing additional complementary growth opportunities for the organization. The International Partnership and Trade Officer will not only take responsibility for directly planning and implementing horticulture marketing and partnership development activities but will also serve as a strategic advisor and liaison to the CFP & CFI management teams, with the possibility of graduating into higher-level management activities depending on aptitudes and performance.
4. RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Key Performance Indicators
5. QUALIFICATIONS & ABILITIES
The incumbent will be positioned at least part-time in Stone Town – Unguja, Zanzibar Tanzania where the project office is located. Despite that, however, a considerable time will be used travelling outside the working area for various purposes including representing the Project/CFP in various events (COVID-19 permitting).
6. APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply, please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) outlining your experience as it relates to this job description to email@example.com with the subject heading ‘International Partnership & Trade Officer’.
Community Forests Pemba is committed to diversity in our work environment and we encourage applications from both women and men, young and old, and persons living inside and outside of Zanzibar. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.