US Caribbean half-time position

Alexander Stone reefkeeper at
Tue Sep 1 14:27:03 EDT 1998

U.S. Caribbean Conservation Representative
half-time opportunity

Earn US$850 a month working 20 hours a week
on assignments to protect coral reefs

DESCRIPTION: As an Independent Contractor, you will work from your own
work-place to monitor regulatory actions on coral reef issues in Puerto
Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, prepare written comments on proposed
regulatory actions, attend and report on agency and citizen group
meetings, make verbal comments at public hearings, and speak on issues
at citizen group meetings.

REEFKEEPER INTERNATIONAL:We are an international non-profit conservation
organization exclusively dedicated to the protection of coral reefs and
their marine life. Campaigns center on achieving sustainable reef
fisheries and protecting coral reefs from dredging, pollution, and
coastal development.

COMPENSATION: As an Independent Contractor, you will receive a monthly
retainer of $850, based on completion of a set of specific monthly
assignments requiring approximately 20 hours a week.

	o monitor regulatory agencies by phone regarding coral reef issues
	o review & report on regulatory & permitting proposals affecting coral
	o prepare written comments on regulatory and permitting proposals
	o attend & report on DAYTIME agency meetings (two - three times a
	o deliver verbal comments at EVENING public hearings
	o attend and provide issue information at civic group EVENING meetings

	o English-Spanish bilingual speaker 	
	o ability to interpret biological & ecological information
	o good writing (English) and speaking abilities
	o attention to detail & organization
	o have personal transportation to reach meetings & hearings in San Juan
	o flexibility to make 1-day trips to Virgin Islands once a month

	o familiarity with coral reefs & marine resource issues
	o certified SCUBA diver
	o located within commuting distance of San Juan

TO APPLY: Send a letter of interest and resume outlining your
qualifications, and a writing sample (term paper, etc) BY OCT.5TH to our
Miami Operations Center. 

ReefKeeper International
2809 Bird Avenue - Suite 162 / Miami, FL 33133
e-mail: reefkeeper at
fax (305) 358-3030

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