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Marine Biologist

Job Type:


Job Function:

Marine&Coastal Department


Education and Experience

· Minimum Diploma in Environmental/ Marine/Life Science or related discipline

· Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology / Science, Oceanography, Ecology, Life Sciences, or related discipline is an advantage;

· Prior experience in ecological field sampling methods, scientific writing and statistical analysis of data is an advantage


Key Responsibilities

· Entry level position to undertake field surveys, monitoring and sample collection for biological and physicochemical parameters for a wide range of coastal and marine environmental projects; periodic weekend work as well as occasional overseas travel in the Asia Pacific region may be required

· Assist with other applied research activities and with the entry, compilation and analysis of various survey and monitoring data

· Assist in the preparation of technical reports, e.g. Environmental Impact Assessments; support for other tasks and administrative duties will also be required

Preferred Domain:

undertake field surveys, monitoring and sample collection for biological and physicochemical parameters


Knowledge and Skills

· Keen interest in tropical coastal and marine ecosystems, biodiversity, conservation and management issues; knowledge of / experience in these areas is preferred

· Physically capable and medically fit to work long hours in the field or at sea in a variety of conditions

· Advance Open Water SCUBA Diver or equivalent with >50 open water dives; Rescue Diver certification and experience with diving in limited visibility and strong currents is preferred

· Attention to detail with good verbal, planning, analytical and writing skills, presentation and communication competencies are preferred

· Ability to work well independently under pressure, or as part of a team, in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with multiple projects, stakeholders and frequent deadlines

· Working knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint,

· Basic knowledge of statistics is an advantage

· Good cooperative interpersonal skills working with a wide range of colleagues of diverse backgrounds

· Self-motivated, creative, energetic, willing to learn new skills, and a keen interest in marine conservation and research

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