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Bird Rehabilitator

Views 1839 Conservation Jobs Application Deadline: Monday, 09 January 2017


SANCCOB – a leading seabird conservation organisation based in Cape St Francis (Eastern Cape) seeks to employ a caring, compassionate Bird Rehabilitator to join their energetic and dedicated team on a full-time basis.

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

· Daily care and treatment of different types of seabirds of all ages including after hours on-call duty

· Cleaning of bird enclosures, pools and the maintenance of the facility

· Training and supervision of local and international volunteers

· Mentoring seabird interns

· Presenting talks on seabird rehabilitation topics

Key competencies

The successful candidate will be a team player that is:

  • physically fit
  • hardworking
  • dedicated
  • able to manage time efficiently
  • able to work in all weather conditions

· able to work shifts and frequently in excess of standard working hours

· caring and compassionate with a love for seabirds.

Qualification and Experience

· A tertiary qualification in Biological Science, wildlife or conservation preferred

· 2 years’ experience working with seabirds advantageous

· Experience working according to standard operating procedures

· Experience supervising small teams

· A valid Driver’s licence

· Computer literate (Microsoft Office package)

· Only open to South African ID holders

Please forward CV with at least 2 contactable references (max 3 pages) and a letter of motivation for attention: Rehabilitation Manager to

Deadline for applications: Monday 9 January 2017, 17h00.

Management will not accept telephonic applications and will only correspond with applicants selected for interviews.




South Africa

Application Deadline

Monday, 09 January 2017

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