Job vacancy Conservation Officer

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WORK AT
Mauritian Wildlife Foundation
Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
20 April, 2021
Job Title

Conservation Officer

Job Presentation
EmployerMAURITIAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION
Economic Sector
District in MauritiusPLAINE WILHEMS
State / ProvinceMauritius
CountryMauritius
Job Summary

This is a unique opportunity to work on an exceptional conservation site, Round Island, and contribute to protecting and restoring its ecosystem. The successful applicant will work in a team totaling three Conservation Biologists who lead the work on Round Island. This core team of three are supported by other Conservation Biologists with different skills. Staff work on a rotation of one month on the island, living in the field station and two weeks on the mainland, with one week off and one week working.

Head to https://www.mauritian-wildlife.org/jobs for more detail on the job and application details.

Duties of Job

The work is multidisciplinary with the main conservation themes of flora, seabirds and reptiles.
Plant work involves plant propagation, the control/removal of invasive plants and restoration of the island’s plant community.
Animal work covers monitoring and handling of reptiles and seabirds.
Accurate data collection/entry and reporting are a necessity and the work also entails maintaining infrastructure, organising changeovers, ensuring biosecurity measures are maintained and leading other staff, interns and students that are working on the island.

Head to https://www.mauritian-wildlife.org/jobs for more detail on the job and application details.

Skills/Competencies

The post requires a high level of physical fitness, self-motivation, organisation and people skills, in addition to having a scientific background.

Staff must be comfortable travelling by small boat in rough seas. Being able to swim and a clean driving license is preferred.

Experience of working in remote conditions alongside others from different backgrounds and cultures is desirable.

• A degree in Biology or related subjects
• Experience in horticulture, flora conservation and restoration preferred and additional fauna conservation, restoration and research will be an advantage
• Be physically fit for working in tough remote conditions and able to stay focused on repetitive work
• Be ready to adapt to unforeseen circumstances with initiative and due care
• Have good written and spoken English
• Have a sound knowledge of spreadsheet applications and data management
• Preferably have a driving license for car and/or motorbike

Qualifications RequiredDegree Holder
Age Range25 - 35
Salary Proposed15001 - 20000 (Mauritian Rupees)
Youtube link of jobhttps://www.mauritian-wildlife.org/jobs
Salary
15001 - 20000 (MUR)
Valid Till
31 May, 2021 (14 days left)

How to Apply?

Please apply for this job on Mauritiusjobs.govmu.org website:

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