[Coral-List] RMI Conservation Officer

Andrew Finlay finlayrao at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jun 18 18:22:48 EDT 2007

Republic of the Marshall Islands Environmental
Protection Authority (RMI EPA) is now accepting
applications for the following position(s):

POSITION TITLE:   Conservation Officer  

Must be able to speak Marshallese and English

Please send CV and application letter to Ted Tarkwon:
rmiepa at ntamar.net	                   

SALARY LEVEL  :   Equivalent to PSC Level 7/1-3 or
$18,000 to $20,000 per annum
DIVISION	   :   Conservation Research/Liaison Officer

LOCATION           :   Majuro, Marshall Islands	
Major Duties/Responsibilities: include all matters
regarding conservation as well as other related areas
in the RMI EPA.  These include but are not limited to:
•	Monitoring of existing national conservation
projects (i.e., the Jesuit Atoll Conservation Areas
Project) and help in developing new ones;
•	Raising public awareness in conservation and other
related areas;
•	Developing proposals and assist in the preparation
of financial reports to donor countries for  
conservation projects;
•	Collaborating with the Ministry of Resources and
Development in implementing the National Strategic and
Action Plan;
•	Representing the RMI EPA in regional and
international workshops or conventions relating to
conservation and related areas;
•	Reviewing US Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) projects
and draft concurrence letters in consultation with the
Historical Preservation Office; and
•	Performing other duties and tasks as may be

Qualification Requirements:
•	University/College graduate with a Bachelor in
Environmental Science, or a related field with a
minimum of two years practical experience in the
biodiversity conservation area, preferably coral reefs
and marine biology
•	Have self-confidence to interact with diverse groups
of people within and outside the community, including
local governments and landowners. 
•	Able to speak, read and write fluently in English
and Marshallese.
•	Team Player.
•	Able to contribute to the success of the

  R. Andrew O. Finlay MSc. CMarSci, IMarEST
  Environmental Advisor
  Environmental Protection Authority
  Republic of the Marshall Islands
  P.O.Box 1322, Majuro, 
  Marshall Islands 96960.
  Tel: +692 625 3035/5203
  Fax: +692 625 5202
  Mob: +692 455 1471

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