FRONTIER CONSERVATION-TANZANIA-DIVE INSTRUCTOR WANTED
Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods for marginalised communities in the world's poorest countries. Our first projects were in Tanzania, one of the world's poorest countries. Carrying out groundbreaking surveys in remote forest, savannah, and marine environments, our dedicated teams of volunteers set about building a comprehensive picture of areas that were heretofore ignored, despite being, as we discovered, among the most biodiverse areas in the world.
About the role:
The officer will manage diving operations associated with the Tanzania marine research programme on Mafia Island, including the supervision of daily scuba and in-water activities and to ensure the proper maintenance of all dive equipment and boats. There will also be scope for the Officer to actively engage in some of Frontier's conservation and community engagement projects, but only if the officer so desires.
The primary function of the Dive Officer will be to oversee the safety, logistics and training of Scuba Diving acitivies in the Marine Research Project.
More specifically, the role will entail:
- Maintenance and control of all diving and related equipment;
- Organisation and supervision of daily diving and snorkelling activities;
- Supervision and dive training of volunteers and all project participants;
-Assisting the staff team with all aspects of the research programme.
Salary: £150-200 (per quarter) plus £150-200 end of contract bonus, dependent on experience, qualifications & availability.
Contract Duration: 12 months with the possibility of extension
Accommodation: Accommodation provided at field project
Travel: Contribution towards an international airfare (capped) plus internal travel as necessary to the fulfilment of duties.