Eco-Guard Supervisor

Presco Plc

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Presco is a fully-integrated agro-industrial establishment with oil palm plantations, palm oil mill, palm kernel crushing plant and vegetable oil refining and fractionation plant. It also has an olein and stearin packaging plant and a biogas plant to treat its palm oil mill effluent. It is the first of its kind in West Africa.

Purpose

  • The purpose of this position is to have a skilled, dedicated and adequate support staff to supervise the eco-guard team for field implementation, recording, and reporting of conservation activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor the station camps of illegal entry and exit to the conservation area and report cases of security threat to Presco security department.
  • Demarcation and monitoring of identified buffer zone within the plantation as per HCV management plans.
  • Patrolling and inspecting conservation areas to curb illegal activities.
  • Planting and maintaining tree seedlings for reforestation of the conservation area. Keeping an inventory of seedlings (survival rates).
  • Collecting/recording georeferenced field data (signs of animals, the emergence of new species of plants and animals, piezometer, signs of farming, hunting, fishing, and logging)
  • Producing basic maps and comprehensive monthly reports.
  • Keeping the conservation area management plan up-to-date.
  • Training the eco-guards for effective monitoring
  • Sensitizing the local communities and Presco workers on conservation issues.
  • Maintaining the conservation boundaries to curb fire spread during the dry season.

Job Requirement:

  • Minimum of BSc in Forestry and Wildlife Management or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience.
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skill.
  • Efficient in report writing and good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge and experience in GPS usage and GIS
  • Experience of working in rural areas and in the field
  • Experience in leading and/or supervising a team

Note: 

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and Interviews will be held at the Head Office at Obaretin.

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Summary

Company

Presco Plc

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Edo

Specialization

Vocational Trade and Services

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years