[Coral-List] Marine Biologist Position

Protected Areas Manager antpam at anguillanet.com
Thu Dec 8 07:53:35 EST 2005


Department of Public Administration

The James Ronald Webster Building  

The Valley


REF:  FSH/3/3/B 




marine biologist


Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the
vacant post of  Marine Biologist in the Fisheries and Marine Department of
the Anguilla Public Service


The post is in Grade D with a starting salary of EC$65,136 per annum.  The
starting salary is subject to change depending on the circumstances of the
successful applicant.   If applicable, a Housing Allowance will also be



The key duties of the post are:


1.                  Monitor the structure and assess the status of
communities of marine organisms and determine the factors influencing


2.                  Provide information and recommendations for the
development of marine conservation and harvesting policies for the island's
inshore and offshore fishing grounds.


3.                  Assist in developing policies, strategies and codes of
practice on costal environmental and protected areas management.


4.                  Design and carry out environmental impact assessments
(EIAs) to determine the effects on protected areas by human activity and
natural factors and recommend mitigative action


5.                  Review all EIA reports and proposals for costal
development projects.


6.                  Plan and conduct surveys, investigations and field
projects in species specific management or marine habitat restoration.


7.                  Write scientific reports on research and investigations,
and more general information for dissemination to various stakeholders.


8.                  Provide advice to managers, politicians, primary users,
developers and the general public.


9.                  Perform other related duties as required by the job



The incumbent must possess sound theoretical and practical knowledge of the
fishing and marine issues, policies and systems, environmental challenges
and perspectives, the economic impact of the fishing industry, effective
inter-personal and communication skills, an understanding of socio-cultural
and political considerations that influence the exploitation and management
of the marine environment and analytical and problem solving ability.


These knowledges, skills and abilities are normally obtained in the process
of the acquisition of a university degree in Natural Science with post
graduate training in Marine Biology, Environmental Science or a related
discipline together with at least five (5) years of experience in a marine
research institute or related job function.


Interested persons should obtain the necessary application form from the
Department of Public Administration, The James Ronald Webster Building, The
Valley, Anguilla. The completed form along with supporting documentation
should be returned to the Secretary of the Public Service Commission on or
before Friday, 6 January 2006.




Additional information:


Interested persons should go to the government of Anguilla website (
<http://www.gov.ai/> http://www.gov.ai) and click on 'general orders' in the
top left hand corner, look in 'public service forms', select 'P1 - General
Application Forms' and print the form.  Completed application form should be
sent to the address provided on the form, with all the required supporting




Lana Horsford Harrigan (Mrs)

Director Human Resources Management (Ag)


5 December 2005



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