Project background/ purpose
The Pink Pigeon recovery programme has seen the restoration of this endangered species from only 10 individuals in 1990 to over 470 individuals in 2018.
The long-term survival of the species depends upon the management of the sub-populations and habitat restoration.
The post holder will be responsible for assisting to manage (if there is a more senior field staff at the assigned site) or managing the sub-population, at the assigned field station, of this Mauritian endemic and to develop the project to ensure the future survival of the species.
We invite you to visit our website for further information on the project and on the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation.
A unique opportunity to join a dynamic field team, and contribute to the conservation of what was formerly considered amongst the rarest birds in the world.
The project is considered as being one of the most successful bird conservation projects conducted.
The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to learn a wide range of field skills relating to the monitoring and management of the species including bird handling (ringing, blood sample collection and collection of morphometric measurements).
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a species and a project that is known internationally amongst conservationists.
Qualifications / requirement
We are looking for applicants that have the following qualities/experience:
Summary of terms and conditions of employment
Transport: Provided for work purposes
Location: Island of Mauritius / Mauritius
Policies and procedures:
We have policies designed to ensure the well-being of both workers and volunteers e.g. Accommodation, vehicles etc.
Recruitment & Selection process
A questionnaire will be sent to applicants that are short-listed, which will be followed by an interview for the strongest candidates.
Skype interviews will be held for overseas candidates.
How to apply
• E-mail your application quoting the job reference to the HR at firstname.lastname@example.org
• Attach a motivation letter (saved as: first name_last name_Motivation Letter) and CV (saved as: first name_last name_CV) as separate word documents attached to the e-mail.
• Selection will start as from the 15th of August 2020, and will continue until the positions are filled.
Contact : HR Manager