Mexico Conservation Associate Vacancy

Alexander Stone reefkeeper at
Thu Feb 1 10:21:14 EST 2001

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                HALF-TIME POSITION
-- Applications must be received by February 28, 2001
-- Fluent Spanish required (written & spoken)
-- Quintana Roo area resident preferred

As a part-time ReefKeeper contractor, you will work from your own home
workplace on coral reef conservation issues from Veracruz to the Belize

We are an international public interest conservation advocacy organization
exclusively dedicated to the protection of coral reefs and their marine
life. Our Mexico campaigns focus on creation and management of marine
protected areas off Veracruz, Cancun, Cozumel and Akumal; prevention of
physical damage to coral reefs by ship traffic and coastal development; and
modification of unsustainable or habitat-damaging fishing practices. (See
our website at

Monthly retainer of $500 U.S. for approximately a half-time effort. Paid
travel expenses and personal car mileage.

o develop rulemaking proposals
o give presentations to civic groups
o monitor regulatory agencies by phone
o attend and testify at agency meetings
o review & report on regulatory proposals
o prepare written comments on regulatory proposals
o assist local Marine Protected Area partner groups

o currently residing in Mexico
o excellent writing and speaking abilities in Spanish
o ability to interpret biological & ecological information
o able to travel once a month between Veracruz & Akumal
o attention to detail & organization
o own personal automotive transportation

o certified SCUBA diver
o resident in Quintana Roo area
o familiar with coral reef conservation issues

Send or email a letter and/or resume outlining your qualifications and
interest, plus a writing sample in Spanish. No phone calls, please.
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ReefKeeper International
2809 Bird Avenue - PMB 162 / Miami, FL 33133
e-mail: a_stone at
fax (301) 371-6188
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