Check your search results here

Forestry Assistant Job in Sotik - Sotik Tea Company

The Sotik Tea Company is a leading Kenya tea producer, located in a rural environment 50kms West of Kericho town consisting of tea estates and two highly automated tea factories.

We have an innovative approach to the growing and manufacture of tea, with a deep knowledge and passion for our products ensuring the greatest care for the environment and community as a reliable, responsible and accredited supplier of quality tea.

We pride ourselves with the quality of our personnel and our productivity.

The Company is seeking to recruit a
 Forestry Assistant to be based in Sotik.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement all aspects of Forestry which are relevant to the company.
  • Organize and manage the annual mensuration and inventory of the timber plantations and ensure that proper records are maintained.
  • Plan and obtain the best possible seed and manage the nurseries for the timber seedlings, in liaison with the Estate management.
  • Organize and manage the felling plan; all aspects of replanting; first year maintenance of the timber plantations and thereafter a general upkeep program of the mature plantations.
  • Ensure preservation and conservation of all indigenous areas and the maintenance of these areas.
  • Establish what hectarages is available from the annual inventory, mensuration and planned tea production.
  • Organize and manage the felling and pole extraction from the selected fields.
  • Establish contacts with the buyers of the various types of poles and ensure that adequate records are maintained in liaison with Deputy General Manager-Field and General Manager.
  • Establish what the domestic timber and pallet requirement is and to supply the Estates and Factories accordingly.
  • Source a market for sawn timber and produce accordingly.
The Candidate

The preferred candidate should have the following qualifications and qualities;
  • Three years relevant experience,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
  • Team player and change agent,
  • Honesty,
  • BSc Forestry,
  • Aged below 35 years.
If you are a self starter and believe that you have the qualities to inspire and innovate within this new role, please send your CV (with a contact number and details of 3 referees) and an indication of your salary expectation to;

The General Manager,
The Sotik Tea Companies
P.O. Box Private Bag,
20406 – Sotik.

The closing date for applications will be 10th December 2010.

You can also visit www.kenyanvacancies.com for more jobs

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here