HKHerp is recruiting an Assistant Conservation Officer (with a very short-term contract from Jul to Sep 2020) to assist with conservation and education projects. Please forward to those who may be interested. Please refer to the information below.
Assist in implementing (ECF: Citizen Science Programme - Conserving Herpetofauna Diversity through Raising Awareness of Invasive Species)
(環保基金: 公民科學家計劃 - 由認識入侵物種到保育兩爬多樣性)
Organize other environmental education and outreach activities
Train and coordinate volunteer team and interns
Help with animal husbandry work and animal adoption scheme
Provide administrative support to adoption centre
Handle public and media enquiries
Report to relevant parties regularly
Bachelor’s degree in environment-related discipline, such as Ecology, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, Natural Sciences, Zoology, Geography
At least 1 year of relevant working experience with organizing environmental education activities and/or conducting ecological surveys
Commitment to nature conservation
Knowledge and species identification skills on amphibians and reptiles would be an added advantage; or willingness to learn
Physically fit to work outdoors and to work at night
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Responsible, self-motivated and detail-minded
Good interpersonal, organization and analytical skills
Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese
Proficient social media skills (e.g. Facebook) and computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
*Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
5-day work week including Saturday
Office and adoption centre at Kwun Tong; Outdoor work in other locations is required.
Interested candidates please submit application letter and detailed CV with current and expected salary to HR Dept via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
*All personal data collected will be kept strictly confidential and will be used only for recruitment purposes.
Established in 2005, Hong Kong Society of Herpetology Foundation is the first and only registered charitable organization in Hong Kong focusing on herpetofauna. Our organization aims to prevent animal abuse, to promote conservation of herpetofauna, to raise public awareness on ecological value of herpetofauna, etc.