Field Biologist

Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) is an international conservation organization (iNGO) based in Frankfurt in Germany. Founded by Prof. Bernhard Grzimek, FZS is committed to preserving wild lands and biological diversity in the last remaining wilderness areas on the planet.

FZS started to support nature conservation program in Vietnam in 1993 with well- known project “Enhancing wildlife conservation in Cuc Phuong National Park”. The project resulted in establishment of the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre in Cuc Phuong National Park. Nowadays, the Centre has successfully rescued and reproduced hundreds of endangered primates in
Vietnam. After Cuc Phuong National Park, FZS has supported other national park and nature reserve of Vietnam to protect their rare species and forest habitat such as Van Long Nature Reserve, Cat Ba National Park, Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park and Kon Ka Kinh National Park.

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Position Title : Field Biologist

Duty Station : Danang City and Kon Chu Rang, Gia Lai Province with travel to project site
Reporting to : Project Leader
Contract : 6 months contract with high potential of extension.
Start Date : 03/09/2020
Closing Date : 24:00 PM, 20 Aug 2020

1. Tasks to be performed under this contract:

  • Conduct field survey on wildlife, specially gibbon
  • Collect data on population and distribution of primates
  • Collect data on habitat disturbance
  • Working the park ranger to conduct patrol trip
  • Writing report on species conservation

2. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in biology or forestry. Relevant Master degree is an advance.
  • At least 2 years of experience working on nature conservation.
  • Knowledge and experience in monitoring of wildlife.
  • Passionate interest in wildlife conservation.
  • Good communication, presentation & negotiation skills.
  • Ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

3. Benefit

  • Basic contracted salary: VND 9.000.000/ month
  • Vietnam Social & Health insurance, Sick leave, Personal leave, Maternity leave and National holidays will be based on Vietnam Labor Law.
  • Annual leave 12 days/year
  • You will be working in a dynamic and passionate team.

4. How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to send electronic version of your curriculum vitae, application letter and copies of relevant certificates to:

Ms. Nguyen Hong Loan - Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS)
No 60 Thanh Vinh 2 Str., Son Tra Dist., Da Nang City
[email protected]

Email title should indicate: Application to the appropriate position. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Da Nang; Gia Lai
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2020-08-20