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Governance consultancy for conservation trust funds
Caribbean Biodiversity Fund
See our website for more details.
Link: https://caribbeanbiodiversityfund.org/careers/national-conservation-trust-fund-nctf-good-governance-practice-assessment-consultant/
MLPP 2023_PROGRAMME SPECIALIST (GLOBAL OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEM)
UNESCO & Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC
The Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) is a collaborative system implemented through observing networks, regional alliances and national activities, aimed at delivering data and information for climate, operational ocean services, and ocean health. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic , Commission (IOC) of UNESCO is the lead agency for GOOS, and we seek a scientific officer with expert and project management experience to contribute to GOOS.
As Programme Specialist, you will join the IOC/UNESCO secretariat operating under the guidance from its 150 Member States and from the ocean observing scientific community. You will manage, advise and report on programme design, guidelines, resources and progress. You will advocate for organizational involvement and participation in ocean observation and services activities and fundraise for projects, supporting GOOS under supervision of the Head of Ocean Observing and Services Section of the IOC.
This is a unique opportunity for a motivated and experienced individual who wishes to further develop their career in programme management related to ocean sciences and regional coordination.
For more info on the required qualifications, benefits & entitlements, and the overall selection & recruitment process, visit the link provided.
Link: https://careers.unesco.org/job/Paris-MLPP-2023_Programme-Specialist-%28Global-Ocean-Observing-System%29/778771602/
Technical Officer
The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI)
The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is seeking a full-time or part-time Technical Officer to be based in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The successful candidate will work directly with project managers to support the development, management and implementation of projects related to CANARI's work on Ecosystem Stewardship, Coastal Resilience, and the promotion of Green-Blue Enterprises. The work will include assisting with research, technical writing, communication for awareness and advocacy, stakeholder engagement, facilitation of multi-stakeholder processes, and capacity building.
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3755757451
3 yr Postdoc in fisheries conservation
Bonefish Tarpon Trust
Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is hiring a postdoctoral fellow to cogenerate and execute solutions focused research with for hire fishers. This specific project will focus on mitigating shark depredation of important recreationally targeted species in the Florida Keys. The starting salary is $64,000 per year, and the job description is below. If you have any questions, please reach out to me, ross@bonefishtarpontrust.org, or check me at the meeting
Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h7SnU8p0EGP4dZnXQEmg2c8AnzaPXZeb/view
Technical Officer
Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF)
The CBF seeks a Technical Officer with a proven record of success in addressing climate change and conservation challenges in order to provide the technical support to effectively implement the strategic agenda of the EbA Facility. The Technical Officer will work closely with the CBF Secretariat team and report to the EbA Program Manager, in providing this technical support.

The Technical Officer will enter into a full-time consultant contract agreement with the CBF. The position will be contracted initially for one year and can be renewed, provided the incumbent continues to meet and/or exceed the objectives set and tasks agreed upon. During the first year, a 3-month probation period shall apply. A review and evaluation will be conducted at the end of the year and will be the basis for potential renewal

Potential flexibility exists for location within the Caribbean1. This position is open to individuals only who are Caribbean nationals living in the Caribbean. Consulting firms or consortia are not eligible. No subcontracting is allowed.
Link: https://caribbeanbiodiversityfund.org/careers/technical-officer-cbf-ecosystem-based-adaptation-eba-facility/
PhD position: recreational fisheries movement & foraging ecology
Florida International University
The Coastal Fisheries and Seascape Ecology Labs are seeking a motivated student with a passion for coastal movement ecology and recreational fisheries. The PhD position is based in Miami, FL and working in the coastal Everglades. If you would like to chat further, please reach out to me this week: rehagej@fiu.edu.
Link: https://myweb.fiu.edu/rehagej/
Program Officer
Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF)
The CBF seeks a Program Officer (PO) with a proven record of success in addressing the circular economy, included but not limited to marine litter and waste management in order to provide the program support to effectively implement the strategic agenda of the ACE Facility.

The Program Officer will work closely with, and report to, the ACE Program Manager (PM), in providing this program support. The Program Officer (PO) will enter into a full-time consultant contract agreement with the CBF. The position will be contracted initially for one year and can be renewed, provided the incumbent continues to meet and/or exceed the objectives set and tasks agreed upon. The Program Officer will receive in salary and benefits an amount of USD 43,000.00 annually. The potential for an increase will depend on the availability of funds and performance.
Potential flexibility exists for location within the Caribbean. This position is open to individuals and Caribbean nationals only. Consulting firms or consortiums are not eligible. No subcontracting is allowed.
Link: https://caribbeanbiodiversityfund.org/careers/program-officer-cbf-advancing-circular-economy-ace-facility/
Operations Administrator
Nature Conservancy
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Operations Administrator carries out administrative and operations functions activities in support of the TNC’s conservations efforts in the Northern Caribbean Program (The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands), supporting approximately ten staff of the program and other organizational staff, as needed. They are responsible for financial administrative tasks, including processing bill payments,
various forms, preparing reports, monitoring administrative spending, serving as liaison with local business compliance organizations, and working closely via videoconference and email with other finance and operations staff located in the Caribbean region and the United States. They serve as liaison between staff and the Human Resources and Technology and Information Systems Departments of TNC and must be comfortable with technology and working in a dynamic virtual environment. They are responsible for scheduling and coordinating logistics for special events and/or meetings, purchasing, central filing, collecting mail, facilities management, telecommunications, and receiving
office visitors. They may assist with the recruitment and onboarding of staff or volunteers. They use available systems (primarily, Microsoft Excel) and resources to maintain, track and research data, and produce and review reports, including maintaining tracking of contracts, payments to vendors and other similar items.
Link: https://www.nature.org/careers/
Research Scientist - Fisheries
Center for Fisheries Research and Development
The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Fisheries Research and Development is currently recruiting for the position(s) of CFRD Research Scientist. Qualified applicants will hold a Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in a fisheries relevant discipline. CFRD is looking for up to two experienced individuals to fill the position(s), one may be held by an early career professional. Qualified applicants will show experience with developing, directing, and participating in research projects relating to field-based fisheries science. The selected hire(s) is expected to maintain an externally funded research program in fisheries.

USM is a comprehensive public research institution and is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

Link: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=usm&id=3396&m=-1&u=1256
CORAL Research Scientist position
Perry Institute for Marine Science
We are seeking a post-graduate scientist (master’s or higher) with experience in coral ecology and restoration. The ideal candidate would also be an experienced SCUBA diver, preferably a Dive Master (or working towards this level), capable of leading field-based coral research and restoration, collecting and analyzing data, and writing reports, scientific manuscripts, and proposals.

This position is responsible for carrying out day-to-day activities and research priorities including fieldwork planning and operations, data collection and analysis, and report writing for the coral research, conservation, and restoration programs in The Bahamas. The position reports to and supports the Director of the coral program and PIMS Executive Director.

This position is located in Nassau, The Bahamas. Underwater scientific diving work with SCUBA and work on boats is required. National travel will be required, and international travel may be required occasionally.

Please visit our website to learn about the duties and qualifications for this position:
https://www.perryinstitute.org/were-hiring-full-time-research-scientist-coral/

PIMS is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation is commensurate with experience. We strongly believe that a staff of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, ethnicities, and cultures best prepares us to achieve our research, conservation, and restoration goals. We invite anyone interested who meets the qualifications to apply.

Please email a cover letter and CV including 3 references to Dr. Valeria Pizarro (vpizarro@perryinstitute.org). Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2023.
Link: https://www.perryinstitute.org/were-hiring-full-time-research-scientist-coral/
Mangrove research scientist
Perry Institute for Marine Science
We are seeking a post-graduate scientist (master’s or higher) with experience in mangrove ecology and restoration. The ideal candidate would have a background in GIS and be capable of leading field-based mangrove research and restoration, collecting and analyzing in situ and/or remote sensing data, and writing reports, scientific manuscripts, and proposals.

This position is responsible for carrying out day-to-day activities and research priorities including fieldwork planning and operations, data collection and analysis, and report writing for the mangrove research, conservation, and restoration programs in The Bahamas and other locations. The position reports to the PIMS Executive Director.

Work for this position will be conducted throughout The Bahamas. Work on boats is required. National travel within The Bahamas will be required, and international travel may be occasionally required.

Please read Duties and Qualifications for this position at https://www.perryinstitute.org/were-hiring-full-time-research-scientist-mangroves/

PIMS is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation is commensurate with experience. We strongly believe that a staff of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, ethnicities, and cultures best prepares us to achieve our research, conservation, and restoration goals. We invite anyone interested who meets the qualifications to apply.

Please email a cover letter and CV including 3 references to Ms. Latoya Anderson-Reeves (landerson@perryinstitute.org). Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2023

Link: https://www.perryinstitute.org/were-hiring-full-time-research-scientist-mangroves/
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