Climate Officer

Position: Climate Officer

Employer: WUSC

Location: Guyana

Deadline: July 31, 2022

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: July 31, 2022

Full Description

Brief Description:

The Sustainable Agriculture in the Caribbean (SAC) project promotes climate resilient agriculture for equitable economic growth. It aims to increase the economic prosperity of women and youth (female and male) in more sustainable agricultural markets in the Caribbean. The SAC project will engage in agricultural market systems and will work with all market actors to address gaps and barriers (particularly those facing women and youth) and will facilitate the provision of capacity strengthening support for all actors in the market systems. The SAC project is being implemented in Dominica, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, and Suriname.The Ministry of Agriculture’s Hydrometeorological Department observes, archives and works to understand Guyana’s weather and climate while providing meteorological, hydrological and oceanographic services in support of Guyana’s national needs and international obligations.The Department contributes Guyana’s social, economic, cultural and environmental goals through the coordination of the hydrometeorological activities of the Government of Guyana including the collection, processing, archiving, and disseminating of data and information on weather, climate, hydrology and oceanography. Are you passionate about the environment? Do you have skills/experience in climate resilient agriculture and equitable economic growth to share? As the Climate Officer with WUSC Caribbean in Guyana, you will contribute to the WUSC Sustainable Agriculture in the Caribbean project’s goals of increased economic prosperity of women and youth (female and male) in more sustainable and equitable agricultural markets. Apply today to make an impact in fostering climate-resilient agricultural markets in the Caribbean!

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