Expedition Science Staff Opportunities

Coral Cay Webmaster cccwww at coralcay.org
Sun Apr 6 12:47:10 EST 1997


Expedition Science Staff Opportunities

Coral Cay Conservation (CCC) is seeking volunteer Expedition Science
Officers to manage tropical coastal marine survey programmes in Belize,
the Philippines and Indonesia.  

CCC recruits teams of self-financing international volunteers to assist
with surveys of tropical marine ecosystems, utilising validated methods
designed by CCC for data acquisition, assimilation and synthesis in
support of coastal resource management.  

The primary responsibilities of the Science Officer (SO) are to train
CCC Volunteers and local counterparts in marine life identification,
survey techniques and other supporting skills, and to coordinate and
report upon all field survey programmes.

The SO is fully briefed and trained by a more experienced member of
staff and has regular contact with CCC's UK-based Science Coordinator. 
The SO position offers a unique opportunity to gain practical
experience teaching plus the organisation and management of varied
research projects.

The position of SO is a voluntary, non-salaried post and candidates are
required to spend a minimum of 3 months working on a CCC expedition. 
Food, accommodation and basic maintenance costs are covered by CCC but
SO's are usually required to cover their own flight* and insurance
costs.

Minimum qualifications:
    Bachelors Degree in marine of biological sciences
    (preference will be given to candidates with a postgraduate
    degree in coral reef science).  Candidates MUST have proven
    experience in coral reef research.
    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver qualification (or
    equivalent).
    Preference will be given to candidates with:
    -    teaching experience;
    -    certification in power boat operation;
    -    good organisational and liaison skills. 

Vacancies:
Positions are available throughout 1997 and beyond.

Applications:
Please send a full CV (including the names and addresses of at least
two referees) and covering letter to:  Alastair Harborne (CCC Science
Coordinator) 154 Clapham Park Road, London, SW4 7DE, UK.
Email: ccc at coralcay.demon.co.uk
Phone: +44-(0)171-498-6248
Fax: +44-(0)171-498-8447



* CCC Trust Expedition Staff Scholarships
The Coral Cay Conservation Trust, a UK-registered charity, offers up
to four travel scholarships (to a maximum value of 500 pounds each)
annually for candidates who have been accepted to participate as a member
of staff on a CCC expedition.  Applications from candidates wishing to be
considered for a CCC Trust Expedition Staff Scholarship are considered
on a case-by-case basis.

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>From : Mike Bunyan    cccwww at coralcay.org
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as Webmaster for Coral Cay Conservation
London Office : ccclondon at coralcay.org
154 Clapham Park Road, London, SW4 7DE UK
Phone : +44 (0)171 498 6248
Fax   : +44 (0)171 498 8447
Website : http://www.coralcay.org




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