Wildlife Ecologist - FHH Consultants (Pty) Ltd, Limpopo

  • Limpopo
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Benefits: Medical Aid, Single live in accommodation, Provident Fund contribution
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Environmental
  • Posted by FHH Consultants (Pty) Ltd on Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Reference: 1643669
  • Apply before Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 19 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: FHH Consultants (Pty) Ltd

Assisting with field surveys to collect information about the species population growth rates and demography on the Private Game Reserve, and to aid in recommendations about their conservation and management.

  • Ability to track wildlife and high level of competence on foot around dangerous game.
  • Calculating the ecological capacity for the Private Game Reserve for wild herbivores so as to be able to determine ecologically correct predator/ prey stocking densities.
  • Assisting with utilizing radio telemetry and camera trap technology to build up database of animal movements and interactions, habitat preferences and home ranges.
  • Assist with policy development on wildlife conservation strategy and acquisitions.
  • Managing organized databases to assist the Ecology Manager with compiling reports and recommendations.
  • Doing appropriate and relevant ecological and wildlife management research in the interest of the Private Game Reserve.
  • Assist with developing and implementing ethical, long term, proactive problem animal control plans.
  • Coordinate and eventually lead game capture operations on the ground.
  • Maintain species DNA databases and update ID kits.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Setting an example for subordinates in all aspects of leadership and management, including timekeeping, using initiative, maintaining an organised and safe work environment, professional conduct with peers.
  • Efficiently conduct administrative duties relevant to the position.
  •         Any other duties relevant to the post as requested by Ecology Manager and/ or Reserve Manager

Candidate Requirements

 BSc/BTech degree in ecology and/or wildlife management

1 – 2 years’ field experience

 Previous employment on a wildlife reserve will be an added advantage

Valid Code B driver’s licence

Must have own vehcle

This position reports to: Ecology Manager Apply before Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 19 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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