Eco-Guard Supervisor at Presco Plc

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.Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Eco-Guard SupervisorLocation: NigeriaPurposeThe 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 ResponsibilitiesMonitor 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 inventory of seedlings (survival rates).Collecting/recording georeferenced field data (signs of animals, emergence of new species of plants and animals, piezorneter, 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 monitoringSensitizing the local communities and Presco workers on conservation issues.Maintaining the conservation boundaries to curb fire spread during the dry season. 

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