Field Officer (Sister Islands)
- Agency: Environment
- Reference: R03022018
- Posted: 26-Nov-2018
- Closing Date: 31-Dec-2018
- Salary: $37,716 - $50,700
- Job Description
Field Officer – Sister Islands
The Department of Environment invites applications for the position of Field Officer (Sister Islands) to work on land and sea to protect the natural environment through a variety of conservation programmes and research projects.
The successful applicant should have a passion for protecting local flora and fauna and the dedication and self-motivation to work with minimal supervision. The duties are widely diverse and include the maintenance of public moorings, field support for both marine and terrestrial research projects, enforcement of the National Conservation Law as a Conservation Warden, and maintenance of equipment.
Skills and knowledge required include: scuba diving certification to dive master or higher, boat captain’s licence or 5 years’ experience operating commercial vessels with familiarity of the Sister Islands’ waters, basic mechanical skills, and clear police record and driver’s licence. Experience in law enforcement is highly desirable. Good written and verbal communications and basic computer skills are required.
The work is physically demanding and the hours are occasionally long and irregular.
The successful applicant will be required to reside in Cayman Brac. Work and training in Grand Cayman will be occasionally required.
Preference will be given to suitably qualified Caymanians
Please submit official application form, resume and cover letter to:
Administrative & Finance Manager, Dept. of Environment
Cayman Islands Environmental Centre, 2nd Flr.
580 North Sound Road
PO Box 10202
Grand Cayman KY1-1002
Fax: (345) 949-4020
Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.