The Caribbean Netherlands Science Institute (CNSI) at St Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands, has an opening for a Data Monitoring Officer (DMO). The DMO is responsible for collecting data on biodiversity and fisheries on St Eustatius that allows the national government of The Netherlands to fulfill its (international) reporting obligations, contributing to the assessment and development of nature and fisheries management policies.
For more information on this position, see description below, and this link:http://www.cnsi.nl/files/CNSI/Pictures/Nieuws/Data%20Monitoring%20Officer%20St%20Eustatius.pdf
Interested individuals are requested to send in their CV, cover letter and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org, before 1 December 2016. More information is available from Dr Johan Stapel (email@example.com).
Data Monitoring Officer St Eustatius (full-time)
- Thorough knowledge of Caribbean fish species
- Thorough knowledge of Caribbean coral species
- Experienced certified SCUBA diver and experience with underwater research
- Excellent communication skills and diplomacy for interacting with local fishermen and other stakeholders
- Talented organizer
- Experience with data processing
- (Scientific) reporting and writing skills
- Willingness and ability to live and work on a small remote island within a complex political and socio-economic setting.
- Fisheries monitoring (year-round) (684h)
- Sea grass meadow assessment (4 locations 4 x per year) (224hr)
- Individual species monitoring (in cooperation with STENAPA – St Eustatius National Park and others) (172h)
- Coral Reef monitoring (Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network–Caribbean protocol) (600h)
- Nutrient sampling (PM)
- Ad hoc monitoring requests (120)
- Submit all data to the monitoring data coordinator for the Caribbean Netherlands (24h)