[Coral-List] Eco-conscious resort seeking experienced Marine Biologist & Environmental Officer

Vaidas Kirsys vaidas.kirsys at gili-lankanfushi.com
Sat Feb 14 12:34:47 EST 2015

Greetings from the Maldives!

Gili Lankanfushi, an eco-conscious resort in the Maldives is seeking an experienced Marine Biologist and Environmental Officer; a talented environmental program manager who has a keen interest in sustainability and fascination for the stunning marine life of the Indian Ocean.

The Marine Biologist and Environmental Officer is responsible and accountable for all functions and activities related to marine and island biodiversity.  You will manage the resort’s environmental performance which includes; driving the island’s extensive awareness programme, coordinating internal and external conservation projects and consulting and implementing the resort’s sustainability development.


-Bachelors degree in Ecological Science (preferably marine biology or sustainability)
-Minimum of two (2) years experience working in a similar position within a resort environment
-Knowledge in managing coral restoration projects, preferably “rope coral nursery” method
-Certified PADI rescue diver with more than one hundred logged dives and familiar of underwater survey techniques.
-Excellent communication and guest contact skills with the ability to conduct regular presentations and organise guided snorkelling tours
-Confident in building relationships with different government agencies, NGO’s, resorts and local islands.
-Excellent level of English with an ability to write professional reports as well as writing engaging articles for blogging platforms.
-Proficiency in MS Office package as well as advanced skills in MiniTab, HoboWare and CPC’e.
-Experience in coastal dynamics and beach erosion management is an advantage


-Up to date resume with a recent photograph
-A clear copy of your Passport
-A copy of a valid police clearance
-Diploma or other Educational Certificate
-Copy of Diving Certification
-Certificate of Employment from previous employer

We offer a competitive salary plus service charge, medical insurance coverage as per the company policy, Wifi, fully furnished accommodation, regular daily ferry to and from Male and extensive recreational facilities including a well equipped sports ground and gym.


If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please send your application together with required documents to careers at gili-lankanfushi.com<mailto:careers at gili-lankanfushi.com>.

With Regards
Vaidotas Kirsys
Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, Lankanfushi Island, North Male’ Atoll, Republic of Maldives
Website: www.gililankanfushi.com<http://www.gililankanfushi.com/>;
Underwater World Blog: http://www.lankanfushi.com
Coral Lines Project: http://lines.lankanfushi.com
Telephone +960 664 0304; Fax +960 665 4175

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