Turtle jobs and scientific internships

GTCP PROGRAM ASSISTANT

We appoint a Program Assistant to be part of the program each year, generally from October to June. The Program Assistant manages the GTCP field team and works onsite as part of the team to undertake daily surveys of turtle nesting and feral animal activities in the monitored rookeries, community and school participation with the program, data analysis, scientific reporting and other office work. The Program Assistant receives work instructions, direction and guidance from the offsite GTCP Project Manager, an experienced environmental scientist, who also manages Gnaraloo’s Environmental Office.

The program interprets and works mainly with turtle and feral animal tracks. Work includes daily turtle surveys with day and night patrols. Feral animal tracks are monitored daily to report on the presence of threats in monitored rookeries for adaptive management. Office work involves daily data entry, data QA/QC, data management and analysis, preparation of the annual scientific report with GIS maps and other wide program responsibilities, including promotion through web postings and media articles. The GTCP field team also hosts and interacts with community and school groups during onsite educational field excursions and through presentations in regional Western Australia and the Perth metropolitan area.

The Program Assistant work in Perth, Gnaraloo and regional and metropolitan locations in Western Australia.

The job ad is advertised on the  GTCP Facebook page generally during March to April.

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GTCP SCIENTIFIC INTERNS

We appoint interns to be part of the program each year, generally from October to May. The interns work, under direction and guidance, as part of the GTCP field team to undertake daily surveys of turtle nesting and feral animal activities in the monitored rookeries, community and school participation with the program, data analysis, scientific reporting and other office work. All work by the GTCP field team is co-ordinated and managed by the site based GTCP Program Assistant and offsite GTCP Project Manager, an experienced environmental scientist, who also manages Gnaraloo’s Environmental Office.

The interns work in Perth, Gnaraloo and regional and metropolitan locations in Western Australia.

The job ad is advertised on the  GTCP Facebook page generally during March to April.

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Support the program

You can support the conservation initiatives of "the Gnaraloo Station Trust" by spending your next holiday at Gnaraloo, as a percentage of all Gnaraloo’s income funds these initiatives to ensure their operation and continuation.

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