Afghanistan, Kabul
Posted 1 month ago

Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Internship  
Vacancy Number: PS-010/2017 
Nationality: Afghan  
Department: Human Resources & Administration Department 
Duty station: Kabul Main Office
Required number: Three (3)
Gender: Male
Contract: Temporary   (Till end of December 2017)
Salary: PS-G1, USD (93) per month.
Opening Date: 09/04/2017
Closing Date: 22/04/2017
Organization Background:
DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 600 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.
Position Description:
Intern is responsible to assist Hydro Geologist and Senior Hydro Geologist in all activities
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Should has knowledge and skills regarding geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, geo engineering and geophysics
  • Assist hydro geologist in supervision of  well drilling and well construction activities
  • Assist hydro geologist for analyzing of well drilling strata sample for proper well design and select screen slot
  • Should be assist hydro geologist and field Engineers  during well development by air compressor and pumping test equipment and tools
  • Assist hydro geologist whenever  conducting well aquifer test and measure field data
  • Measure and record of field parameters like salinity, pH, ORP, temperature and DO from the features (river, springs, dug well and drilled well)
  • Record GPS location/geo-references (digital latitude, longitude and elevation) of features
  • Take water samples for chemical and isotopic analysis.
  • Assist hydro geologist whenever conducting geophysical investigation regarding measurement of field data
  •  Any other task and responsibility shall be assigned by the supervisor.

In specific, the interns will;

  • Develop their skills and know-how by participating actively in the learning process by performing daily tasks under close supervision of the respective officer.
  • Attend and actively take part in the capacity building and training programs designed by HR Department for internship programme.
  • Actively take part in weekly coaching sessions with assigned coaches and ensure to make use and get support of coaches at all times for own personal development.
  • Present evaluation presentation after 3 and 6 months.

Facilities:  Transportation Allowance, free lunch during office hours, two days paid leave per month, a stipend of USD 93 per month (THE STIPEND WOULD BE PAID IN AFN ACCORDING TO THE ACTUAL  EXCHANGE RATE), capacity building and training,.

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Fresh University Graduated (Bachelor in degree in Geology).

Experience: Not Required.
Other qualifications’ an advantage:

·                     To know the use of computer (MS-Office Package)


Oral and written fluency in(English, Dari, Pashto)

Procedure for submission of applications:                                                                                      
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.
Important Note:
·   Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.

·    DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office kabul.

·   Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.

·   The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.

DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Kabul Office Address:
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, Afghanistan

Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
Web site:

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