Conservation Monitoring Technician

WCS - Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS is recruiting a Conservation Monitoring Technician, to be based Niassa.

  • Interest and capacity in ecological research and monitoring, a high degree of computer and technical literacy and a willingness to learn
  • Further, the positions requires a high level of attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple responsibilities effectively
  • Further the successful candidate will be expected to be able to handle significant time in the field under often basic and challenging conditions
  • Educational background in Natural Resource/ Forestry Management or related fields
  • Minimum of 2-years field experience working in conservation areas
  • Proven ability to use technological tools for conservation, including GPS, data recording softwares, data management programs (GIS, Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in Portuguese and English, particularly relating to scientific technical writing and ability to transfer technical knowledge and skills to others
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and comfortable working in rudimentary and remote field camps for extended periods of time
  • Flexibility, optimism, good humour, passion for excellence, self-motivated to achieve a collective purpose
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation via email to with the Subject line “Conservation Monitoring Technician”
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  • Published 21.10.2015
  • Expires 15.11.2015
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