Blue Forests Foundation Job Vacancy: Mangrove - Ecology Field Staff, Demak - Central Java

Job Title: Mangrove-Ecology Field Staff 
Status: Project Staff 
Duration: 1 Year 
Project: Building with Nature (BwN) 
Organization: Yayasan Hutan Biru (YHB) / Blue Forests 
Report to: Program Manager and Mangrove-ecology Offircers 
Duty Station: Demak Office

BwN Background
Building with Nature Indonesia is a large scale flagship project aims at securing the severely eroding Northern Java’s delta coastlines. The Building with Nature measures in Demak will be embedded in community development plans, in a district level master plan and in provincial development plans and supported by intensive capacity building and knowledge transfer.

Based in Demak, Central Java, Mangrove-ecology field staff will work under supervision and guidance of Program Manager as well as  coordination with Mangrove Ecology Officer. The major responsibility of  Mangrove-ecology Field Staff is to support the implementation of mangrove restoration monitoring activity.

  • Participate in the monitoring training;
  • Act as a co-facilitator in monitoring training for target group members;?
  • To organise and facilitate the target group members in conducting the monitoring activity.
  • Education: Minimum Bachelor’s (S1) degree in marine and fishery science, biology, forestry, or relevant degrees.
  • Good understanding of mangrove ecology;
  • Proven experience in conducting mangrove biophysical (including elevation and hydrology) survey;
  • Proven experience in participatory community facilitation;
  • Ability to prioritize own workload, to work independently and to work to deadlines;
  • Good team player and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong commitment to gender, diversity issues, equal opportunities and capacity building;
  • Obey with the aims and objectives of BwN project and Blue Forests;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work sensitively with people from various cultural and social background; 
  • Effective writing and effective verbal communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia, with skills in English, is an advantage. 
How to Apply:
Send your CV and Cover Letter to ainun@blue-forests.org no later than 26 August 2018.