Oferta de trabajo en conservación en una isla perdida ~ Bioblogia.net

9 de abril de 2019

Oferta de trabajo en conservación en una isla perdida

Ascension Island Government
Ascension Island, South Atlantic

Marine Conservation Team Leader

Package: £32,000 - £42,000 pa
Closing date: Monday, 15th April 2019

We are looking for a Marine Conservation Team Leader to join our Conservation and Fisheries Directorate (Package worth up to £42,000 per annum)

Do you have a passion for marine conservation? We are looking for an experienced marine and fisheries manager to take on the role of Marine Conservation Team Leader and help us protect the unique ocean environment around Ascension Island. It is possible a Marine Protected Area will be designated around the island in 2019 and become one of the largest areas of protected ocean in the world. This is an opportunity for you to help shape and deliver management, monitoring and research in the reserve and work with the Ascension Island Government, local community and international stakeholders to realise the huge potential of the MPA.

We are looking for someone with a strong background in marine management who will be able to lead our small team of marine scientists and forge partnerships with research organisations and NGOs across the globe. You will require a good knowledge of marine ecosystems, threats to marine biodiversity and sustainable management practices. You must have a strong grounding in the biological sciences, but also have the ability to translate the results of monitoring and research into programmes of practical conservation action. Ascension Island is a challenging environment to live and work in, so you will need to be resilient and adaptable in order to thrive.

We are offering a two year contract with a salary of £22,000 per year (taxable in Ascension). You will also receive the following benefits:
Rent free accommodation (with electricity and water allowances)
A food allowance
Relocation costs for your personal effects, including the shipment of a vehicle
One mid-contract return journey to your country of recruitment
A gratuity payable on the successful completion of a 2 year contract
30 days annual holiday (with additional 9 days public holidays)
Free primary dental and medical care

This appointment will be subject to satisfactory:
Enhanced DBS Check
Employment References
Medical Clearance

We are looking for the successful applicant to start in July.

Interviews: Week commencing 22nd of April 2019

Interviews will be carried out via Skype or teleconference

For more information (including detailed job description) and to apply visit: www.ascension-island.gov.ac/working-here or email: recruitment@ascension.gov.ac

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