[Coral-List] project officer volunteer position 20th Jan

Jos Hill jos at reefcheck.org
Sun Nov 4 17:05:59 EST 2007

Dear All,

One volunteer project officer position has become available at Reef  
Check Australia. The position starts 20th Jan to 21st June 2008.  
Please send your CV with reference contacts to Jos Hill by the 16th  
November 07.

Reef Check Australia has 2 Project Officer positions each Jan-June of  
each year. Project Officers work together to plan, coordinate and  
lead Reef Check research teams to survey sites in the Great Barrier  
Reef World Heritage Area. You will also be responsible for data  
management, analysis and the creation of a scientific report.  
Additional responsibilities subject to interest include helping to  
deliver a school education program, fundraising event coordination  
and grant writing.
Reef Check Australia has 60 trained volunteers and works with 20 dive  
operators on the Great Barrier Reef Project. Good communication,  
motivation, delegation and social skills are therefore essential.  
Minimum Rescue Diver required, however an insured divemaster or  
instructor is preferred.

The position is entirely volunteer.

Required skills and qualifications:

m     Tertiary qualification in marine biology

m     Rescue diver with a minimum of 50 logged dives

m     Current first aid, CPR and oxygen provider qualifications (must  
conform to Queensland standards)

m     Proven experience with team leadership and coordination of  

m     Good communication skills, both verbal and written

m     Ability to take initiative and work independently

Desired skills and qualifications:

m     Divemaster or Instructor with full insurance

m     Experience with coral reef monitoring

Why Work for Reef Check Australia?

m     Part of the United Nation’s official International coral reef  
monitoring program

m     Strong scientific reputation

m     Work with likeminded people at the cutting edge of coral reef  

Benefits to you include the opportunity to:

m     Enhance your research skills

m     Enhance   team management skills

m     Enhance project coordination skills

m     Contribute to Australia’s long-term data set

m     Take part in the most comprehensive Reef Check Training program  
in the world

m     Work with like-minded professionals and volunteers at one of  
the world’s leading centres of tropical marine science

m     Log dives at some of Australia’s most spectacular coral reefs

m     Potential for ongoing opportunities with Reef Check

Applicants should send their resume to Jos Hill at jos at reefcheck.org

Jos Hill
Managing Director
Reef Check Australia
PO Box 404
QLD 4810

Email: jos at reefcheck.org
General enquiries: support at reefcheckaustralia.org
Tel: +61 (0)7 4724 3950
Mob: +61 (0) 415 446 646


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