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24
August
2015

Field Site Manager, Tanzania

Views: 342 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 01 October 2015

Wildlife Connection is a NGO operating in the villages communities outside Ruaha National Park, in Tanzania, to generate local support for elephant conservation.  We are seeking a field site manager to coordinate our daily activities on the ground.

22
August
2015

Project Manager Gorilla rescue centre, Gabon

Views: 531 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 01 October 2015

The PGFV is accredited (PASA, GFAS) as a rescue center for western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) who have been victims of the bushmeat trade in Gabon, central Africa.  It is located in the Fernan-Vaz lagoon near the town of Omboué and north (outside) of Loango National Park. The interim manager is expected to oversee the care of the gorillas and management of the local staff.

10
August
2015

Scat Detection Dog Handler and Research Assistant

Views: 809 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Tuesday, 01 September 2015

The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), located 44km outside of Otjiwarongo, Namibia, is seeking a qualified individual to assist in the daily operation and development of its Scat Detection Dog programme. The programme uses dogs trained in detecting cheetah scat for rapid, non-invasive cheetah surveys. Scat (both cheetah and other carnivore) found and collected by the programme is analysed in CCF’s genetics laboratory and used in population level genetics studies, hormone studies, and ecological studies.

10
August
2015

Ecologist / Conservation Scientist The Cheetah Conservation Fund, Namibia

Views: 1084 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Thursday, 10 September 2015

The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) is recruiting for the position of Ecologist / Conservation Scientist at our research centre. The successful candidate will work on a range of projects requiring a mix of well-developed technical field and office-based skills. Currently the ecology team is responsible for delivering a wide range of projects include: understanding cheetah and other large carnivore distribution and density across Namibia; understanding the drivers behind human-wildlife conflict and suitable mitigation methods; community capacity building through educational training workshops.

02
August
2015

Conservation Scientist, King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre

Views: 858 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is recruiting for the position of Conservation Scientist at KKWRC. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for research to provide the Saudi Wildlife Authority with information that will assist in the effective conservation of biodiversity and management of protected areas of Saudi Arabia. 

02
August
2015

ZSL Forestry Project Manager, Cameroon

Views: 539 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Sunday, 23 August 2015

ZSL Cameroon are seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead the delivery and development of this ongoing project. The Project Manager will be responsible for implementing existing activities and expanding the scope of our work through strengthening of existing partnerships, exploring and developing new relationships within the sector, engaging at the policy level and building relationships with training/education institutions. 

02
August
2015

ZSL Deputy Country Manager, Cameroon

Views: 477 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Sunday, 23 August 2015

Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are seeking a Deputy Country Manager with extensive and relevant management and/or technical experience, to assist the Country Manager in leading the delivery and development of this exciting and rapidly expanding country programme.

02
August
2015

ZSL Country Manager, Cameroon

Views: 477 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Sunday, 23 August 2015

Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are seeking an individual with extensive management experience to lead and drive forward this rapidly expanding country programme. The successful candidate will be ZSL’s representative in Cameroon and be responsible for the effective implementation of ZSL’s conservation work in the country. 

09
July
2015

Field Assistants: Urban Caracal Study in South Africa

Views: 1009 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 31 July 2015

Need 4 field assistants to aid in a joint postdoctoral/masters study examining the effects of urbanization on the diet, health, and spatial ecology of caracals (Caracal caracal) in an isolated patchy landscape in Cape Town, South Africa.

07
July
2015

Predator Research Assistant

Views: 1082 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Saturday, 25 July 2015

The Cape Leopard Trust and Conservation South Africa seek Predator Research Assistants to carry out field work for the Predator Ecology and Coexistence Experiment. We work with farmers near Namaqua National Park in the Northern Cape, South Africa to test predator control methods that facilitate reductions in livestock losses to predators while maintaining biological diversity.

20
June
2015

Wildlife Reserve Tourism Intern

Views: 1897 Internships Application deadline: Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Ever thought about living in a Wildlife Reserve in Africa? Have a history in the tourism industry and looking for a career break? This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone to apply your hospitality skills and leave your mark on a worthy eco-tourism project.

20
June
2015

Wildlife Reserve Marketing Intern

Views: 1070 Internships Application deadline: Saturday, 18 July 2015

Ever thought about living in a Wildlife Reserve in Africa? Are you a passionate marketer looking to make a difference? Perhaps you're looking for a career break or you're a recent graduate with a stand-out CV? This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone who is not only looking for experience in marketing but also wants to put their heart and soul into a project and leave their mark.

10
June
2015

Technical Advisor Conservation in CAR

Views: 1126 Conservation Jobs

WWF-CAR seeks a Technical Advisor Conservation for the Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas complex, comprising the Dzanga Sangha Dense Forest Special Reserve with its various community use and other zones, and the Dzanga Ndoki National Park. This area is home to spectacular large mammals such as forest elephants, lowland gorillas and chimpanzees, bongo, buffalo, sitatunga, giant forest hogs and as well as a large variety of monkeys and duikers. The area is also home to exceptional diversity in other taxa.  

09
June
2015

Marine Scientific Advisor, Madagascar

Views: 764 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Tuesday, 16 June 2015

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a high-level Marine Scientific Advisor to contribute to the effective implementation its marine conservation efforts in Madagascar. WCS's marine conservation program focuses on:  i) working closely with local communities and the government to restore local fisheries and protect coastal and marine systems, included targeted species and over-all ecosystem integrity; ii) managing a marine protected areas recently created in the northwest, southwest and northeast, iii) supporting a global effort to conserve threatened populations of coastal and oceanic cetaceans; iv) training and capacity building in marine conservation within and external to WCS, and participation in overall marine conservation planning and prioritization in Madagascar.

06
June
2015

Senior Anti-Poaching Instructor & Program Manager Southern Africa

Views: 1308 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 10 July 2015

The International Anti-Poaching Foundation, in collaboration with the Southern African Wildlife College offers suitably qualified candidates an exciting employment opportunity within a word-class program to increase the capacity of anti-poaching instructors and leaders, initially within southern Africa.

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