Community Forestry Officer

Posted on 04 November 2021

Based in Kratie Office, Cambodia
Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.
All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.
 
What we do
We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.
 
WWF Cambodia works to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife. WWF-Cambodia works on the ground and in partnership with Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
 
Job Description Summary
The Community Forestry Officer is responsible for delivering activities related to community forestry (CF) development and management to ensure full participation of local communities and other relevant stakeholders in sustainable forest resource management in the Mekong Flooded Forest (MFF) Landscape in Cambodia. The CF Officer will play the leading roles in supporting local communities to sustainably manage their forestry resources within their communities. The CF Officer will collaborate with relevant stakeholders, such as the Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, particularly the Forestry Administration Cantonment, local authorities, and other agencies intervening in the landscape, to ensure the viability of CFs. The CF Officer will also work closely with various teams of the MFF Landscape, such as Law Enforcement, Education and Outreach, Livelihood Development, and Research, to contribute to producing positive outcomes for the landscape and achieving biodiversity conservation goals of WWF-Cambodia
 
For detailed Job Descriptions and WWF’s Application Form please download the files in the download section of this webpage.
 
How to apply?
Email WWF-Job Application Form, your CV and Cover Letter (max. one page for Cover letter) to:  jobwwfcam@wwf.org.kh . Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline 8th December 2021. 

Application need to name the position title when submitting application under the subject in email. Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
 
WWF is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, Ethnic Minorities and people with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply and will be considered regardless of the requirements of the position. We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or outside of work and imbed child protection in all we do.  Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and communities. We will use the reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with our expectations.