Vacancy Announcement for the position of Forest Technicians/ Trainers

Vacancy Announcement for the position of Forest Technicians/ Trainers

ANSAB is a civil society organization that has been working for biodiversity conservation and livelihoods improvement across South Asia for three decades. It places community empowerment and economic incentives at the heart of its approach, and has been consistently evolving, consolidating, institutionalizing and advancing the approaches and strategies for the promotion of community-based enterprises and value chains, natural resources management and biodiversity conservation, enabling policy environment and multi-stakeholders.

ANSAB is currently seeking young, energetic and career-oriented field-based candidates for the following positions for USAID Biodiversity (Jal Jangal) project in Chitwan, Nawalparasi East and West, Rupendehi and Kapilbastu districts. The detail of the positions with responsibilities, essential skills and qualifications are as follows:


Duty station: Nawalparasi and adjoining districts

Duration: Three months

Required numbers: 8

Major roles and responsibilities:

  • Identify community forestry user groups (CFUGs) based on the defined criteria for National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) and NTFPs related trainings
  • Coordinate with local resource persons and CFUG executive committees to identify the participants and date for the training
  • Deliver trainings to identified participants on sustainable forest management in line with NFSS
  • Identify CFUGs that have high potentiality of NTFPs
  • Deliver trainings on sustainable harvesting and management of NTFPs to CFUG members
  • Prepare consolidated training reports

Qualification and skills:

  • Minimum B.Sc. in forestry/natural resource management/related field with one year of experience in sustainable forest management including forest mensuration and silvicultural practices
  • Practical experience in NTFPs management including harvesting and post harvesting technique
  • Experience and expertise in training delivery
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in Nepali
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Motorbike driving skill with valid driving license

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements may apply by sending latest curriculum vitae and a cover letter including expected gross salary to email address [email protected] clearly mentioning the position applying in the subject line by 21 May 2024.

ANSAB is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate any applicant with regards to caste, race, color, or religion. Priority will be given to the candidates from the aforementioned or adjoining districts and disadvantaged groups without compromising the merits and ability to perform the tasks efficiently and effectively. Potential female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview. No telephone enquiries will be entertained.