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Conservation / Field Assistant: Tsau Lion Research Project

Reference Tsau  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location South Africa - Africa
Town/City Hoedspruit
Salary Additional Information Monthly stipend / Entry-level salary (depending on qualifications & experience)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 05/02/2010
Company Name Global White Lion Protection Trust
Contact Name Jason Turner
Telephone +27 82 821 5730
Fax +27 86 656 8715
Email jason@whitelions.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Conservation / Field Assistant:

Candidate Suitability:
•    Qualification: minimum requirement is 1st year Diploma Nature Conservation / Environmental Science / Wildlife Management, or BTec Nature Conservation; or at least a recognized certificate in an environmental field
•    Scope for further study BTec or MTec, M.Sc
•    Research and field work experience definitely an advantage;
•    Fluency in English and ideally Afrikaans (conversational) essential
•    Coversational Zulu, Shangaan or Sesotho would definitely be an advantage
•    Valid driver’s license is a requirement

Key Responsibilities:
•    Assisting the Lion Ecologist with lion tracking and monitoring; scientific research
•    Assisting the Wildlife Manager with all field related activities: habitat management, erosion control, farm maintenance, anti-poaching patrols, game capture. Exposure to international experts from all fields
•    Overseeing the work of 'scientific interns' participating in the project;
•    Facilitating scientific excursions with wildlife documentary film crews,
      scientific research teams, educational groups, investors, donors and sponsors
•    Assisting with enviro-educational and cultural programs
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