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Lead Scientist / Tagging Coordinator

Vacancy for: Lead Scientist / Tagging Coordinator

Based: Pacific Harbour, Fiji

How to apply: Use ‘Apply’ button on this page. Please do not send applications by email.

An exciting new opportunity has become available on the Projects Abroad Fiji Shark Conservation Project for a Lead Scientist / Tagging Coordinator.

Responsibilities of the role

  • All aspects of the scientific research conducted on the Conservation Project including training of staff and volunteers in scientific and research techniques.
  • Organization, implementation, and management of tagging operations, related activities and data collection.
  • Volunteer management and supervision.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marine Science or similar biological discipline.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills with a passion for interacting with international volunteers.
  • Fijian national.
  • Full training will be provided however candidates with experience in research techniques, handling fishing gears and SCUBA diving will be favored.


You will be offered a 12 month contract subject to passing a 3 month probationary period

To apply: click on the apply button and upload a CV and a cover letter. Do not send applications by email.

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