Job Position: Junior Professional Officer, IFSA/IUFRO Joint Position

After another successful year for IFSA and IUFRO, both parties are very happy to once again announce the opening for the IFSA/IUFRO Joint position.

This position has been a step forward in developing a more professional IFSA and will continue to have an important role for IFSA’s future development and work efficiency! At the same time it supports and contributes to the great work of our partner IUFRO. This position offers the opportunity to get firsthand knowledge not only of IFSA matters, but also matters of international forest science and policy, as well as IUFRO itself.

Please remember to read the full job description and requirements before applying.

A brief job description of the IFSA/IUFRO Joint Position

A full-time paid position (total of 40 working hours per week), divided equally between the International Forestry Students Association (IFSA) and the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). This full-time junior position in an international environment requires a flexible management of assigned tasks and the ability to independently structure one’s own work.
The entire description of the position and specific responsibilities can be found via this link.

Title of the job: Junior Professional Officer, IFSA/IUFRO Joint Position

Application open until: September 27th, Sunday, UTC/GMT +2

Contact of the person responsible for applications: vice_president@ifsa.net

Duration: Calendar year 2016, beginning in January 2016

Location: Vienna, Austria

Requirements

Required knowledge, skills and abilities for this position can be found in the attached document. Furthermore, the required documents to be sent to the responsible person are:

  • CV
  • Motivation Letter (500 words max)
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of English language diploma or certificate at B2 level (in particular, the following diplomas and certificates are recognized as evidence of proficiency in English – Cambridge Certificate, TELC, IELTS diploma, TOEIC diploma, TOEFL diploma)
  • Copy of diploma of Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in forestry or forest-related studies with a minimum duration of 3 years, OR copy of diploma of a higher degree in forestry or forest-related studies

Note: Please merge all the documents, if possible, into one pdf.file

If you have any questions regarding this position or your application, please direct them to the IFSA Vice President at vice_president@ifsa.net

We are looking forward to receiving many great applications!

I'm Jesse and I was the IFSA President for the 2016-2017 year. I am an Australian, based with the University of Melbourne Forest Ecosystems Student Society (FESS) LC, who studied a masters in forestry and I now work in forest policy.