Vacancies exist within Emu Limited for full-time Observers to join the Marine Mammal and Seabird Team. These positions will be based at Trafalgar Wharf, Portchester in Hampshire and offshore.
The roles will be involved with all aspects of marine mammal and seabird projects including, but not limited to;
§ Boat-based visual and acoustic surveys of marine mammals and seabirds.
§ Data entry and processing.
§ Planning and preparation of fieldwork.
§ Report writing and interpretation.
The successful applicants will be educated to degree level, or have extensive work experience in this field and demonstrate an interest in the marine environment. They will also have experience of spending long periods at sea, significant experience of boat-based marine mammal and seabird survey techniques, excellent identification skills of marine mammals and seabirds of the UK and Europe, as well as experience of data analysis, report writing and interpretation.
JNCC approved Marine Mammal Observer (visual and acoustic) qualifications and a European Seabirds at Sea accreditation would be advantageous.
Salary is negotiable, depending on experience, plus an excellent benefits package. The working pattern for this role is 1 month on, 1 month off (further details to be provided at interview).
Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Emu Limited HR Department, Chase Mill, Winchester Road, Bishops Waltham, Hants, SO32 1AH
Please Note: In order to meet the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, Emu Limited requires that all applicants have the right to work within the UK.
Closing Date: 28th May 2010