Monday, August 24, 2009

Vacancy - FZS INDONESIA : Field Research Assistant



Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) is looking for qualified candidates for the position
of Field Research Assistant and Squad Leaders to join our Wildlife Protection Unit
(WPU) team in Jambi; Indonesia.

Position : Field Research Assistant (2 Position)

1. Description of the post

The WPU Field Research Assistant serves as a field officer to WPU who will
collect data from the field.

Summary: Taking wildlife data from the field. Create database from field
survey. Make report from the field survey. Accompany researcher if necessary.

2. Duties and Responsibilities

• Works with WPU wildlifesurvey unit on the field for 20 days per month.

• Taking wildlife data using transect line method

• Gathering and summarizing all wildlife data taken from the field.

• Install and check camera trap for wildlife survey in the field.

• Maintain camera trap in good condition.

• Gathering information and data of reports depending on the needs.

Position : Squad Leader (2 Position)

1. Description of the post

The WPU Squad Leader serves as a head of WPU units who will conduct on foot
patrol in the buffer zone of Bukit Tigapuluh National Park and in the surround
of Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction Centre.

Summary: Patrolling on foot. Take wildlife data from the field. Make patrol
report. Conduct wildlife survey if necessary. Help Orangutan translocation to
designated area.

2. Duties and Responsibilities

• Lead a patrol unit conduct on
foot patrol in the area of interest

• Conduct briefing and debriefing with Field Office Manager

• Write patrol report

• Manage and responsible for all patrol logistic and equipments issued

• Look for Orang-utan nest and its sign around patrol area

• Assist Orang-utan release and translocation.

• Assist wildlife survey if necessary

• Find and collect information about wildlife and illegal activities in the area of interest

• General Requirements

• University degree majoring in biology, forestry or equivalent experience in a relevant field

• Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.

• Love to work outdoor.

• Able to work under pressure with minimum supervision

• Good knowledge and ability to work with community.

• Good understanding of nature conservation issues

• Excellent report writing skills.

• Computer literate.

• Good interpersonal skills, communication skills and pleasant personality.

• Strong leadership and team player.

Updated CV, application letter and recommendation letter should be sent
to upi_helpadari@ Please
fill the 'subject' column of the e-mails in this format by the name of
the position <...> - your name <...>.. Closing date for
application is September 19th, 2009. (Only
short-listed candidates will be notified).

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