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ECOLOGISTS X 8 (5 Aquatic and 3 Terrestrial)

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Full Time



Description :

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above position in the Scientific Services Unit (Aquatic and Terrestrial) in the Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

Duties (Responsibilities)

Develop and conduct experimental studies in controlled or natural environments
Collect biological and environmental data and specimens for analysis
Estimate or measure and monitor wildlife populations, invasive species and environmental factors
Write research papers, research and scholarly articles that explain findings
Publish research results/findings in referred journals
Give presentations on research findings to policy makers, academics, targeted audience and the general public
Develop conservation plans and make recommendations on wildlife conservation and management.
Carry out Environmental impact Assessments (EIAs) and area suitability assessments for wildlife introductions and reintroductions
Mobilise resources including funding for research projects
Co-ordinate the collection of data for projects as assigned by the Supervisor,
Conduct Field and Laboratory analysis of samples collected,
Acquisition, operation and maintenance of research equipment, organization of logistics for research activities
Park Interpretation and extension,
Supervision of junior staff,
Contribute towards work plan and budget for research unit.

An appropriate degree in Natural Sciences;
Specialties in the following areas are preferred Botany, GIS and Remote Sensing, Hydrobiology, Fish biology, Aquatic Ecology, Terrestrial Ecology, Wildlife Veterinary and Wildlife Ecology,
An MSc will be an added advantage,
Clean Class 4 Driver’s license,
Ability to work with minimum supervision,
Good analytical skill,
Computer literacy

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their written applications together with detailed CVs to:
The Human Resources Manager & Chaplaincy
Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority
P.O Box CY 140
Or hand deliver to Head Office’s Registry Section on or before 31stMay, 2019.

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