Jobs

Jobs

Grab a chance to work for the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF) and discover the beautiful fauna and flora of the country. 

The position

A unique opportunity to join a dynamic field team, and contribute to the conservation of birds which are considered amongst the rarest passerines in the world. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to learn a wide range of field skills relating to the monitoring and management of the species including bird handling (ringing and collection of morphometric measurements).

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with species and projects that are known internationally amongst conservationists and interact with conservation biologists from around the world.

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The position

A unique opportunity to join a dynamic field team, and contribute to the conservation of what was formerly considered the rarest bird in the world. The project is widely considered as one of the most successful bird conservation projects ever conducted. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to learn a wide range of field skills relating to the monitoring and management of the species including bird handling (ringing, blood sample collection and collection of morphometric measurements).

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a species and a project that is known internationally amongst conservationists, to contribute to the recovery of the species and interact with conservation biologists from around the world. We regularly run talks and presentations given both by visiting scientists and our own staff where you will learn about other conservation recovery projects run by the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation.

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The position

The position of Conservation Biologist on the Echo Parakeet project is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic field team, and contribute to the conservation of what was once considered the rarest parakeet in the world. The project has been one of the most intensive and successful parakeet conservation projects ever conducted. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to learn a wide range of field skills relating to the monitoring and management of the species, some of which include nest box construction / maintenance and bird handling (ringing, blood sample collection and collection of morphometric measurements).

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a species and a project that is known internationally amongst conservationists and interact with conservation biologists from around the world. We regularly run talks and presentations given both by visiting scientists and our own staff where you will learn about other conservation recovery projects run by the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation.

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The position

This Pink Pigeon project employs a team of staff and volunteers dedicated to the conservation and recovery of the Pink Pigeon. The Project Coordinator is responsible for the management of at least one sub-population of Pink Pigeons as well as the supervision of the work carried out at all eight subpopulations of Pink Pigeons. The majority of the work consists of staff training and supervision as well as sub-population management and monitoring, nest location and monitoring, predator control, disease screening, treatment and volunteer recruitment. The work will often involve lone working in remote, rugged locations with basic living accommodation and little contact with those outside of the organisation.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a species and a project that is known internationally amongst conservationists.


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The position

This Echo Parakeet project employs a team of staff and volunteers dedicated to the conservation and recovery of the Echo Parakeet. The Project Coordinator is responsible for the management of two sub-populations of Echo Parakeet. The majority of the work consists of staff training and supervision as well as sub-population management and monitoring, nest location, monitoring and management, competitor control, disease monitoring and population monitoring. The coordinator is also responsible for ensuring the collection and entry of all project data in an effective and accurate manner, reports must be produced monthly, and an annual report is produced to summarize the breeding season. The work will often involve lone working in remote, rugged locations with basic living accommodation and little contact with those outside of the organisation.

 

This is a unique opportunity to lead a dynamic field team, and contribute to the conservation of what was once considered the rarest parakeet in the world. The project has been one of the most intensive and successful parakeet conservation projects ever conducted.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a species and a project that is known internationally amongst conservationists and interact with conservation biologists from around the world. We regularly run talks and presentations given both by visiting scientists and our own staff where you will learn about other conservation recovery projects run by the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation.
 

 


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The position

A unique opportunity to join a dynamic field team, and contribute to the conservation of what was formerly considered amongst the rarest birds in the world. The project is considered as being one of the most successful bird conservation projects conducted. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to learn a wide range of field skills relating to the monitoring and management of the species including bird handling (ringing, blood sample collection and collection of morphometric measurements).

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a species and a project that is known internationally amongst conservationists.

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The main duties will include:

- The handling, measurement and weighing of juvenile and adult tortoises (in nurseries and in the field) to determine body condition
- To assist with PIT-tagging and notching for individual recognition
- To collect/prepare food on a daily basis for enclosed juvenile tortoises and to ensure that they remain healthy
- To conduct searches and quadrat surveys
- To carry out accurate data collection and data entry
- To assist in taking blood samples for disease screening, collect and analyse faecal samples for parasite detection and provide treatment and care when required
- To support the management of facilities on Ile aux Aigrettes and Round Island for the care, housing and containment of tortoises
- Assist, if requested by senior Islands Restoration staff, with research projects taking place

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The position

We are looking for a highly self-motivated and conscientious volunteer to work on Ile aux Aigrettes and assist our restoration staff with:

- enhancing, maintaining and creating new seabird habitats
- overseeing the refurbishment and deployment of seabird decoys
- overseeing the placement and maintenance of seabird nest boxes and detection devices
- undertaking surveys for returning seabirds
- weeding and biosecurity activities
- collecting seeds and seedlings for sowing and potting in the island’s nursery
- replanting and the after care of plants
- informing and training ecotour rangers about the restoration activities and seabird surveys
- data collection, entry and reporting
- visitor and stakeholder engagement

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The main duties will include:

We are looking for highly self-motivated and conscientious individuals to assist with work on the offshore islands within our project teams to:

 


- support plant, reptile and seabird restoration and research on Round Island;

- ensure island biosecurity is maintained and to remove emergent threats caused by invasive species introductions;
- assist when required, our reptile projects (skinks, geckos, snakes, tortoises) for the monitoring of island populations, assisting with reptile translocations and headstarting of young reptiles for release;
- support the maintenance of island infrastructure, such as equipment, enclosures, field stations etc.

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