Industry: Non Government Organisation Location: Mostly in Port Vila but will involve travel to provincial islands and to the Solomon Islands Job Hour: Full Time Due Date 12-July-17
VESS has a position for a Threatened Species Officer (Bat Project) to work on implementing the "Conservation of the Endemic Flying Foxes of Torba and Temotu in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands" project. The project’s aims are to conduct scientific research on the biology and ecology of three species of flying foxes in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands that are threatened with extinction and create a species action and survival plan for each of the three species of flying fox. Amongst other activities the job will involve working with research scientists from the University of Queensland and a 3 to 4 week long field expedition to northern Vanuatu and southern Solomon Islands.
Minimum qualification of a year 13 high school certificate SPFSC however candidates with a Bachelor Degree in a natural science subject will have an advantage
Strong verbal and written communication skills
A passion and enthusiasm for the environment and conservation
Previous experience in scientific studies and project implementation desirable however training will be given
Computer literacy including email and Microsoft suite
Must be able to commit to FULL time employment.
This position is open to Ni-Vanuatu Citizens
Salary will be based upon qualifications and experience