21 June, 2016

6357 Dugong & Seagrass Conservation Project Scientist

The Vanuatu Environmental Science Society 

Non Government Organisation 
Port Vila with provincial travel
Job Hour:
Full Time
Due Date

Job Description:
VESS, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation and the Vanuatu Fisheries Department, is implementing projects in Vanuatu for the global GEF-funded Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project. The project activities in Vanuatu include conducting a survey of dugong catch / by catch throughout Vanuatu, creating a map of dugong and seagrass conservation hotspots and a campaign to increase awareness of dugong and seagrass conservation within Vanuatu. The Project Scientist (Dugong & Seagrass Conservation Project) will provide administration, coordination, and logistical support to implement the Dugong & Seagrass Conservation Project. 

  • Minimum qualification of a Bachelor Degree in a natural science subject
  • A passion and enthusiasm for the environment and conservation
  • Driver’s licence
  • Previous experience in project implementation desirable
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy including email and Microsoft suite
  • Willingness to work with a team and develop new skills
  • Positive attitude 
  • Strong in English and Bislama, French is an advantage. 


        Not Stated


        English, Bislama, French

        How To Apply:
        Details on how to apply can be found on the VESS website: http://www.vanuatuconservation.org/work-for-vess/

        Contact Person:

        Dr. Christina Shaw


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