03 July, 2017

7021 Threatened Species Officer (Bat Project)

The Vanuatu Environmental Science Society 

Non Government Organisation 
Mostly in Port Vila but will involve travel to provincial islands and to the Solomon Islands
Job Hour:
Full Time
Due Date

Job Description:
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 


        English, Bislama

        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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