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How to become a marine biologist in Maldives?

1. Click on this link to fill out the online form for registering. 


2. You are then in the Oceanoholic database.


3. Resorts in need of a marine biologist contact Oceanoholic with specific requests, and we will search for the ideal candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email. 


4. The resort will conduct the interview with you and other shortlisted candidates. 


Good luck!

* * * Note: From March 2017 onwards, vacancies will not be posted here anymore. Marine biologists will instead be directly contacted if a vacancy matches their CV * * *

The latest vacancies in Maldives:

March 2017

* Closed * Vacancy for a marine biologist com SCUBA Instructor in Noonu Atoll


Oceanoholic candidates that match the island's profile will be recommended directly to the resort.


* Closed * Gili Lankanfushi is searching for a marine biologist


* Closed * Vacancy for four marine biologists (1 resident marine biologist, 1 assistant and 2 interns)


We are going to choose 4 male marine biologists amongst the Oceanoholic candidates for a resort under construction to perform some "underwater gardening" or in other words: Coral transplantation and restoration. The resort is in the Shaviyani Atoll. Good luck all!

February 2017

*Closed*

We have received a request for a marine biologist to take care of the island's reef in Raa Atoll; an island that is currently under construction.

Among all the Oceanoholic candidates, twenty (20) have been selected and contacted that match the resort's requirements for employment!


Not registered yet? Fill out this form, submit a photograph and you'll be in the database!

January 2017

* Closed * SONEVA Fushi is looking for a marine biology assistant


Job summary: You will be responsible, together with the Resident Marine Biologist for all functions and activities related to marine biology including guest, host and local children education programmes, biological consultancy and monitoring, as well as environmental and nature conservation projects.


Reports to: Direct report to the Marine Biologist of Soneva Fushi (Federica Siena)

Coordinates with: Mr Friday Team Leader, Mr./Ms. Friday and Watersports Team Leaders,

Waste to Wealth Manager, Community Engagement Manager

Tasks and Responsibilities:

You will be working in team or independently on each project assigned to the Resident Marine Biologist, and all of them will be aimed at increasing the environmental sustainability of the Resort and its surroundings.

Environmental education:

• Guiding snorkelling tours for guests, both on the boat and off Soneva Fushi.

• Conducting inductions training for new employees and snorkelling sessions for them.

• Helping with children activities (snorkelling and presentation).

• Giving once a week a guests' presentation and helping in developing new ones.

• Updating the No-No list of fish (fish not to be bought) and the guidelines for Kitchen's purchasing department.

• Refreshing the Catch & Release fishing procedure to our hosts for guests' excursions.

• Working on an educational programme for local schools with the Community Engagement Manager.

• Raising awareness amongst the hosts and engaging them into conservation and environmentalism.

• Preparing environment- and biology-related information material for the host notice board.

• Organising reef clean-ups at the resort. Environmental monitoring:

• Conducting with the Resident Marine Biologist a house-reef survey twice a year (October and May).

• Possibly conducting surveys during snorkelling excursions on other reefs.

• Regularly checking on fish landings recording them and then work on the list of caught and bought fish to ensure catches' sustainability.

• Monitoring turtle tracking and nesting.

• Updating the ID database of turtle and manta encounters.

Other projects:

• Working on a Coral Restoration Project to start restoring the conditions of our damaged reef.

Requirements: Dive Master or above, BSc in Marine Biology/Science and/or strong field experience in surveying and guiding snorkelling tours.

Knowledge of tropical marine life.

Entitlements: Sharing room, return ticket from home country (paid upon completion of a full year), food and accommodation, pocket money.


If you meet the above requirements, contact Federica Siena: [email protected]


* CLOSED * Vacancy for a Marine Biology Intern at Six Senses Laamu from February 2017 onwards


Responsibilities: 

Guest snorkeling excursions 

Guest dolphin cruises 

Guest marine presentations 

Coral surveys 

Fish surveys 

Turtle and shark sightings 

Turtle identification database 

Biodiversity database 

Dolphin sightings database 

Coral nursery 

Turtle hatching (seasonal) 

Seagrass mapping 

Reef cleaning 

Education and outreach with local communities 

Working alongside the Manta Trust and the Blue Marine Foundation. 

Requirements: 

Pursuing or holding Marine Biology or related BSc or higher 

Advanced Diver minimum, Dive Master preferred 

Own dive equipment 

Own dive insurance 

Fluent English 

Able to adapt to living in a remote working environment 


Official Six Senses vacancy description for download here.

Start Date: February 2017 

Duration: Minimum 6 months 

Working Hours: 48 hours per week over 6 days per week 

Benefits: Two-share accommodation, all meals, uniform and laundry, arrival and departure flight costs, and paid resort service charge. 

Please email your CV and a cover letter to: [email protected] 


December 2016

* CLOSED * Vacancy for an Excursion guide


Do you swim like a fish? Are you outgoing, well-versed in English, well groomed and ready to host the top clientele in Maldives? 
Then you may want to become an EXCURSION GUIDE on one of the 5* resorts in Maldives! ** Qualified Maldivians are preferred ** Go to our Facebook page and comment and/or tag your friend who may be the right choice for this opportunity! the resident marine biologist reads all comments and will contact candidates.

* CLOSED * Vacancy for a Marine Biology Assistant at One & Only Reethi Rah


Closed due to selection of a candidate


October 2016

* Closed * SONEVA Fushi is looking for a marine biology assistant


Job summary: You will be responsible, together with the Resident Marine Biologist for all functions and activities related to marine biology including guest, host and local children education programmes, biological consultancy and monitoring, as well as environmental and nature conservation projects.

Reports to: Direct report to the Marine Biologist of Soneva Fushi (Federica Siena)

Coordinates with: Tasks and Responsibilities:

Mr Friday Team Leader, Mr./Ms. Friday and Watersports Team Leaders,

Waste to Wealth Manager, Community Engagement Manager

You will be working in team or independently on each project assigned to the Resident Marine Biologist, and all of them will be aimed at increasing the environmental sustainability of the Resort and its surroundings.

Environmental education:

• Guiding snorkelling tours for guests, both on the boat and off Soneva Fushi.

• Conducting inductions training for new employees and snorkelling sessions for them.

• Helping with children activities (snorkelling and presentation).

• Giving once a week a guests' presentation and helping in developing new ones.

• Updating the No-No list of fish (fish not to be bought) and the guidelines for Kitchen's purchasing department.

• Refreshing the Catch & Release fishing procedure to our hosts for guests' excursions.

• Working on an educational programme for local schools with the Community Engagement Manager.

• Raising awareness amongst the hosts and engaging them into conservation and environmentalism.

• Preparing environment- and biology-related information material for the host notice board.

• Organising reef clean-ups at the resort. Environmental monitoring:

• Conducting with the Resident Marine Biologist a house-reef survey twice a year (October and May).

• Possibly conducting surveys during snorkelling excursions on other reefs.

• Regularly checking on fish landings recording them and then work on the list of caught and bought fish to ensure catches' sustainability.

• Monitoring turtle tracking and nesting.

• Updating the ID database of turtle and manta encounters.

Other projects:

• Working on a Coral Restoration Project to start restoring the conditions of our damaged reef.

Requirements: Dive Master or above, BSc in Marine Biology/Science and/or strong field experience in surveying and guiding snorkelling tours.

Knowledge of tropical marine life.

Entitlements: Sharing room, return ticket from home country (paid upon completion of a full year), food and accommodation, pocket money.


If you meet the above requirements, contact Federica Siena: [email protected]

* Closed * BAROS Maldives is looking for a German-speaking marine biology assistant


Requirements:

- BSc or Msc in Marine Biology or related 

- Diving License (at least Open Water Diver) 
- Good team player with a positive attitude 
- Enthusiastic, open-minded and eager to learn
- Good level of spoken and written English
- German as mother tongue, or fluent in German

Interested candidates, please send your complete CV, police report, ID card copy, relevant certificates and most recent picture to: Email: e[email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 

September 2016

* CLOSED * Kandima Maldives is looking for a Marine Biologist


Position profile 

Kandima Maldives is much more than just a holiday. This new game-changing destination offers a seriously stylish island setting with extraordinary restaurants and bars and plenty of on-site activities to choose from. Located in Dhaalu Atoll. There is a large natural lagoon and lush tropical island surroundings that will simply take your breath away. The island is just a 30-minute flight from Male’ International Airport to the domestic airport in Dhaalu Atoll followed by a 20-minute boat ride to the island.


Job Title

Marine Biologist

 Job Description

  • Guided snorkelling trips including House Reef, Reef Hopping, Sand bank and night snorkelling Snorkel training sessions.
  • Coral adoption. Awareness talks/Stingray feeding/Marine conservation.
  • Highlighting to resort management any other conservation issues that could be improved and finding ways to improve them for overall sustainability.
  • Ensuring that all injured/stressed marine and terrestrial organisms are looked after and that animal welfare issues are addressed.
  • Engaging in, contributing to, driving and developing research and conservation programs that are relevant to Maldives, e.g. the AEC Project or the national coral reef monitoring program.
  • Always being proactive in the water and ensuring guest’s safety during snorkel trips.
  • Being prepared and always punctual for guest related marine activities.
  • Providing marine information according to your knowledge and not above.
  • At all times, keeping updated on product knowledge of resort and related activities.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Master in Marine Biology. Dive Master or Rescue Diver.

Length and type of experience

  • Minimum 2 years resort/hotel experience.
  • We are seeking professional who have preferably gained remote resort location experience.

Personal characteristics and competencies

  • Excellence understanding of customer care and high quality treatment standards.
  • Leadership abilities and Ability to work under pressure.
  • Pride and attention to detail.
  • Teamwork, planning and organised.
  • Capable of adapting to different cultures and ways of life. 
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and computer literacy is a must.

Contract Specifics

 

  • Immediate availability for a 2 years contract.
  • Package includes attractive expatriate salary in USD, accommodation, meals, laundry, health insurance, home leave flight and 30 days annual leave per annum.
  • Applicants travelling on a single status should apply.

Other benefits and advantages

  • We provide healthy, high quality food in our staff restaurant and sell healthy F&B items at the staff shop / vending machines at lowest possible prices.
  • We provide great accommodation facilities and places for employees to rest and renew during the course of the working day and encourage them to take breaks.
  • We create the best possible work environment with great workplace amenities – inviting cafeterias / staff restaurant, games rooms, internet connection, movie and book library, areas for employees to interact and socialise.
  • We encourage our employees to move physically and stay fit and therefore provide a well-equipped gym and other sports facilities.
  • We provide all amenities, resources, knowledge and assistance that our employees need for their work (uniform, work equipment, training, coaching, etc).

[email protected]

kandima.com


Apply until: 24th October 2016


http://www.catererglobal.com/job/11199720/marine-biologist/


~ Congratulations, Vanessa, for getting the job at Kuramathi! ~

* closed * KURAMATHI, Ari Atoll, is looking for a German-speaking marine biologist from November 2016 onwards


JOB DESCRIPTION

·         Guide snorkel safaris for guests 6 times a week

·         Guide snorkeling on the house reef on demand

·         Work in close co-operation with Aqua Watersports, excursions, the Dive School and the resort

·         Guide snorkel courses on demand (supported by the Eco Centre Coordinator when necessary)

·         Man the Bio Station 6 days a week for two hours a day.

·         Provide bio presentations for guests 3 times a week in the evening

·         Regularly control and organise necessary maintenance work for the nature trail, botanic walk, hermit crab walk, coral nursery and snorkel channels

·         Participate in other reef monitoring activities such as shark monitoring, seawater temperature recording, weather station, etc.

·         Attend the monthly meetings of the Environment Committee

·         Occasionally provide a marine biology presentation for the local school / community

·         Maintain and organize the Eco Centre

·         Supervise and offer biological training to the Eco Centre Coordinator/Assistant

·        Provide the resort management with a semi-annual report with suggestions/recommendations regarding general and special aspects of improving environmental protection

·         Guest relations is an essential part of this role, together with running the Eco Centre in a friendly and professional manner

·         To be friendly, polite and accommodating towards guests at all times

·         Photos/videos made in spare time may only be used for private purposes.

·         Follow all safety regulations during snorkeling and in the Eco Centre

·         Follow the operational and safety procedures of the Dive School, Aqua Sports and the resort.

·         Continuously maintain his/her current first aid & O2 administration certificate not older than 12 months

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

 

·         Female candidates only

·         German speaking - Important

·         Ideally recently qualified from a recognized university or college – BSc or MSc.

·         Single or single travel status

 


ON OFFER

 

·         An 12 months contract with a probation period of 3 months

·         Competitive monthly salary of US$1,200

·         Free meals

·         Free accommodation

·         Free laundry

·         Economy class ticket at the starting and end of contract


Only if you match that profile, send your CV to Mr. Rizwan Ahmad Siddiqui, Director of Human Resources: [email protected]


~ Congratulations, Danilo, for getting the job at Gangehi! ~

* closed * Gangehi Island Resort, North Ari Atoll, is looking for a Marine Biologist

Located on the outskirts of North Ari Atoll, Gangehi Island is a small luxury resort reached within 25 minutes by seaplane from the capital Male’. This secluded and peaceful island has lush vegetation, on one side it is bordered by a coral reef close to the shore, on the other it opens into a broad lagoon. Protected by its barrier reef, the island is a pearl of white sand, shaded by coconut palms and surrounded by crystal-clear sea. The marine life is one of rare beauty.

We are now urgently searching applicants for the following vacant position:


MARINE BIOLOGIST:

Responsibilities:

  • Guiding snorkelling trips (morning, afternoon and evening)
  • Actively promote and sell normal and special (speed boat) snorkelling excursions
  • Giving lectures for guest in English/German/Italian (3-4 times a week in the evening)
  • Assist front desk in welcoming guests on arrival and guiding them to their rooms
  • Naturalistic walk once per week

Requirements:

  • Master Degree (M. Sc.) in Marine Biology
  • Very good aquatic skills, including free diving
  • Speak very good English (Italian/German would be a plus)
  • Having passion for conservation and sustainability
  • Being a self-motivated, professional and enthusiastic team player

We Offer:

  • Monthly salary plus service charge; depending on previous experience will be paid
  • Six (6) months contract with view to extend
  • Accommodation in a double room
  • 3 meals a day water included
  • Return flight ticket to your home country
  • Visa related expenses
  • Laundry Service 

Please only apply if you have the relevant experience for the position. Only success applicants will be contacted:

Interested applicants may send detailed CV together with recent photo, contact number and references letter from previous employer to:

Human Resources Department

Email Add: [email protected]; [email protected] 

Visit our Website: www.gangehi.com / www.thebarefoot.com


* closed * One & Only Reethi Rah, Male' Atoll, is looking for an Assistant Marine Biologist


Marine Biology Assistant/Intern

One&Only Reethi Rah, a 5 star luxury resort in the Maldives, is looking for an enthusiastic Marine Biology Assistant/Intern to help assist the Resident Marine Biologist at the resort. 
The position would be for 6 months with the possibility of a permanent position after the internship completion.


Position description:
Assist the Marine Biologist with:
• Snorkel excursions with guests, both scheduled and private basis
• Conducting Marine Life presentations
• Guest and staff education on marine environments (preparing posters, information leaflets, articles for the resort magazine, etc.)
• Turtle Identification and nest monitoring
• Crown of Thorns control and monitoring

Requirements:
• BSc in Marine Biology or related field
• Certified scuba diver with 40+ dives and snorkeling experience
• Passionate about marine conservation
• Excellent guest relation and communication skills
• A friendly outgoing personality
• The ability to live and work in a multi-national, small island environment in the tropics
• Fluent in both spoken and written English

Salary and Conditions
All meals and shared accommodation will be provided.
A monthly stipend of USD400
50% of flight expenses on completion of the 6 month contract 
Free wifi and use of all staff facilities (gym, cyber café, staff beach)
Please be aware that there are strict grooming standards whilst working at the resort. 

If interested please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected]


* CLOSED * Amilla Fushi, Baa Atoll, is looking for a Marine Biology Intern from October 2016 onwards

Job description:
- Intern position, from October 2016 onwards
- To shadow marine biologist and assist in all water-based activities and excursions including kids club 
- Once trained, conduct educational presentations for guests
- Assist in daily operations of marine bio team and dive centre 
- Once trained, to fill in for MB when she is off island
- Establish independent research project and present results at end of internship
Requirements:
- must have at PADI open water certification (but Rescue and above is preferred)
- must be able to free-dive or willing to learn
- confident in public speaking and interacting with guests
- good communication skills
- most importantly must be PASSIONATE and ready to go in water at any time
- strict grooming standards apply

Intern will receive a stipend each month and must be willing to share room. More details will be provided upon application. 

Apply to: Ms. Lauren Arthur, Resident Marine Biologist; [email protected] - DO NOT SEND ANY MORE APPLICATIONS (update 20th September 2016)

August 2016

~ Congratulations, Nicole, for getting the job at Maafushivaru! ~

* Closed * Maafushivaru, Ari Atoll, is looking for a Marine Biologist cum Dive Instructor/Dive Master

This is principally an in-water position guiding snorkel trips (70%), but will involve some dive guiding and teaching (20%) as well as participation in local marine research programs (10%). This position is located in South Ari atoll on a 50 villa resort island and you will be principally be leading manta, whale shark and turtle snorkeling excursions. Snorkeling and Scuba Diving are amazing in this area and you can expect to have all year round sightings of the aforementioned creatures and the other spectacular marine life of the Maldives.  We are looking for an active, enthusiastic person who really enjoys being in the water and communicating with guests. If you can speak any other languages other than English this would be very useful. Please note: this position is not a research position so if this is what you are looking for, then you should not apply. This position is available immediately – ideal start date: 15th of September or very soon after.

We provide:

  • A 9 month contract
  • Flight allowance upon completion of your contract
  • Good Salary
  • Share of service charge
  • Commission
  • AC accommodation with own bathroom
  • Full board three meals a day in the main guest restaurant
  • One day off a week
  • Access to all facilities of the island
  • We provide the working visa and bear all costs
  • A relaxed atmosphere and a friendly team

 

If you are seriously interested, then please have a look at www.maafushivaru.com and www.divemaafushivaru.com and maybe our facebook page www.facebook.com/dive.maafushivaru If you would like to apply, then please send us your CV, recent photo(s), reference contacts and date available to start to: [email protected] and we will send you a job description.


* CLOSED * Velaa Private Island, Noonu Atoll, is looking for two Coral Restoration Interns

Velaa Private Island is one of the most prestigious resorts in the Maldives. With that, guest experience is of the utmost importance and all of the following requirements must be met in order to be considered for the position.

(1) 3-months internship, start 1st November 2016:


Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum AOWD with at least 50 logged dives, dive master is of advantage
  • Strong knowledge of marine biology, corals, and coral restoration
  • Degree in Marine Biology or related field preferred
  • Previous experience with coral restoration projects is an advantage


Personal Requirements:

  • Interactive, friendly & creative
  • Passion about Conservation and Sustainability
  • Self-motivated, professional & full of positive energy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team


Terms & conditions:

  • 3 month casual employment with possibility of extension
  • Flight ticket borne by employee
  • Must provide own dive insurance and copies of dive certifications
  • Own SCUBA gear preferred (minimum mask, fins, snorkel, dive computer, rashguard, and wetsuit required)
  • Visa costs and insurance covered by Resort (dive insurance not included)
  • One week unpaid leave
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 60% off F&B outlets in the resort
  • Access to resort doctor free of charge
  • Working days: 8 hours a day x 6 days per week
  • Accommodation (shared room), meals (staff restaurant) & duty uniform provided by Resort
  • Work within a multicultural team
  • Monthly salary (USD 600)
  • Must maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
  • No visible piercings and no visible tattoos whilst wearing uniform (shorts and short sleeved polo shirt).
  • Date of starting: 1st November, 2016


General weekly duties schedule\role:

  • Data collection 
  • Report to the resident marine biologist and coral biologist
  • Monitoring, maintaining coral nursery
  • Coral Restoration Project 
  • Coral Adoption Program; adopting corals with guests & prepare monthly follow-up images
  • Awareness talks to guests

If you are enthusiastic, passionate and if you feel your profile meets the above requirements, please send us your CV with supporting documents & recent photograph to [email protected] and CC [email protected] by 31st August, 2016.


(2) 12-months internship for Maldivian nationals:


Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum AOWD with at least 50 logged dives, dive master is of advantage
  • Knowledge and interest in corals and coral restoration
  • Previous experience with coral restoration projects is an advantage


Personal Requirements:

  • Interactive, friendly & creative
  • Passion about Conservation and Sustainability
  • Self-motivated, professional & full of positive energy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Maldivian nationality


Terms & conditions:

  • 12 month casual employment with 3 month probation period
  • Free laundry
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 60% off F&B outlets in the resort
  • Access to resort doctor free of charge
  • Working days: 8 hours a day x 6 days per week
  • Accommodation (shared room), meals (staff restaurant) & duty uniform provided by Resort
  • Work within a multicultural team
  • Monthly salary (USD 700)
  • Must maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
  • No visible piercings and no visible tattoos whilst wearing uniform (shorts and short sleeved polo shirt).
  • Date of starting: as soon as possible


General weekly duties schedule\role:

  • Data collection 
  • Report to the resident marine biologist and coral biologist
  • Monitoring, maintaining coral nursery
  • Coral Restoration Project 
  • Coral Adoption Program; adopting corals with guests & prepare monthly follow-up images
  • Awareness talks to guests

* CLOSED * Vacancy for a Marine Biologist at Cheval Blanc Randheli Dive Centre, Noonu Atoll

DESCRIPTION

We are currently looking for a young, dynamic and self-motivated individual seeking internship in our Dive Centre as a Marine Biologist.

Duration of Internship: 3 months to 6 months.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coral Propagation, collecting Corals and preparing frames.
  • Interact with guests giving information on the coral adoption program.
  • Transport coral fragments on existing frames, maintenance, social media updates and photography.
  • Guide on excursions to interact with guests and offer your wealth of knowledge regarding marine life.
  • Communication and relations with other departments.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A degree in Marine Biology
  • Fluent in English and other languages such as French, German, Russian, Arabic, Chinese are a plus.
  • Passion for hospitality. 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relationships. Administration skills

BENEFITS

Besides the chance to work with a great team of Ambassadeurs, you will be given the opportunity to explore the life in and around Cheval Blanc Randheli. 

  • Boarding and lodging is provided by the company.
  • Opportunity to complete PADI courses up to Rescue Diver.

Application: https://cbrcareers.workable.com/jobs/314831

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/cap/view/196464510

~ Congratulations Lara, for getting the job at Baros Maldives ~

* CLOSED * BAROS Maldives is looking for a German-speaking marine biologist


Requirements:

- BSc or Msc in Marine Biology or related 

- Diving License (at least Open Water Diver) 
- Minimum two years working experience in a luxury resort 
- Good team player with a positive attitude 
- Enthusiastic, open-minded and eager to learn
- Good level of spoken and written English
- German as mother tongue, or fluent in German

Interested candidates, please send your complete CV, police report, ID card copy, relevant certificates and most recent picture to: Email: [email protected] 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Closing Date: 31st August 2016

http://www.job-maldives.com/2016/08/marine-biologist-german-speaking-job.html

July 2016

* CLOSED * FINOLHU, Baa Atoll, is looking for a marine biologist


Requirements:

-          Qualified Marine Biologist 

-          SCUBA Diver 

-          Supervisory role 

-          2 share accommodation 

Salary : $800-1200 (if well experienced  candidate offer at $1200-1500)

Service charge and other resort benefits.


Start: August 2016

Contact: Ms Aminath Shaly - [email protected]


* CLOSED * The Barefoot Hanimadhoo, HDh. Atoll, is looking for a marine biologist


The employee’s tasks are:

  • ·  Guest snorkelling guide (mornings, afternoons and evening)

  • ·  Actively promote and sell normal and special excursions

  • ·  Marine biologist giving lectures for guests in English (3-4 times a week in the evening)

  • ·  Other tasks to be mutually discussed

  • ·  You will be under the supervision of a senior marine biologist



    Requirements:

    • ·  Must have good teamwork, sales and communication skills

    • ·  Must have good customer service skills

    • ·  Must have a passion for the work, and be active

    • ·  Very flexible approach to work

    • ·  Team Player with both foreigners and local staff

    • ·  Able to work in a remote and quite location

    • ·  Dive master

    • ·  Must speak English and another language (better if also Italian and/or German)

      We offer:

    • ·  Basic salary (USD 600 monthly) + service charge

    • ·  5 months contract starting from 1st november

    • ·  Accommodation in a double staff room

    • ·  3 meals a day water included in Senior Staff Canteen

    • ·  Return flight to home country

    • ·  Visa related expenses

    • ·  Laundry service

    • ·  Half day off per week

    • ·  Bar allowance USD 110 monthly and discounts in the outlets of the resort 


      Start: November 2016

      Contact: Ms Ella Guscelli @ [email protected]


June 2016

* CLOSED * Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, Baa Atoll, is looking for a marine biologist


Contract: 2 years

Candidates with experience in the Maldives, and in particular with sea turtle husbandry will be given priority.


Contact: [email protected]

~ Congratulations, Diana, for getting the job at Constance Moofushi! ~

* HOT NEWS * Constance Moofushi (South Ari Atoll) is looking for a marine biologist

Requirements:
- Minimum BSc in Marine Biology
- Diving License
- Any gender; preferably female due to accommodation constraints
- Being able to conduct coral propagation, marine presentations for guests and staff, activities etc.

Conditions:

- USD 500 stipend; no monthly service charge

- Four-share accommodation

- Meals entitled in the cafeteria

- Flight ticket is to be covered by the candidate

- Visa will be arranged by the company

- 6 months contract as an internship


Send your CV to the Human Resource Manager Pratibha Shrestha: [email protected] 

May 2016

~ Congratulations, Jimena, for getting the job at Park Hyatt! ~

* CLOSED * Park Hyatt Hadahaa (Gaaf Alif Atoll) is looking for a Marine Biologist & EarthCheck Coordinator!


Responsibilities:

Functioning of marine and island-life biology including guest and team member education programs, biological consultancy and monitoring, as well as nature conservation projects.

Requirements:

· BSc. in biology (preferably marine biology, zoology or ecology) is required.

· Good snorkeling and scuba-diving skills.

· Knowledge of tropical reef and island ecology is an advantage. Highly interactive and people-friendly attitude.

· Requires passion for conservation and social and environmental welfare.

· Ability to live in a multi-cultural, small island environment.

· Good knowledge of Microsoft for data processing, report- and poster-making.

· Good English communication skills both written and oral.

· Additional knowledge of foreign language is an advantage.

· Understanding EarthCheck concept is an added advantage.

The above position is based in Park Hyatt Maldives - Hadahaa If you are enthusiastic, creative and passionate and if you feel your profile meets the above requirements, please apply to [email protected] before 30th May 2016.

~ Congratulations, Peta, for getting the job at Niyama! ~

* CLOSED * Vacancy for a Marine Biologist at Niyama by Per Aquum, Dhaal Atoll 


For more information, contact Mr. Ivan Mladenovic, Director of Human Resources:  [email protected]

* CLOSED * Vacancy for a Marine Biologist at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Noonu Atoll 


The Marine Biologist is responsible and accountable for all functions and activities related to marine and island-life biology, for environmental benchmarking, reporting, advising, implementing of best practices as well as for the necessary coordination with the many departments of the resort and allied areas.

Experience: Experience as Marine Biologist in remote resort environment a plus. Ideal candidate is a recent graduate who is keen on gaining ‘in the field’ experience.

Qualifications: Diploma in Marine Biology or equivalent.

Special Skills: Certified as Open Water Diver and able to snorkel.

Languages:  Good English communication skills both written and oral. An offering of additional foreign language a plus

All levels of team members enjoy the following facilities: triple-share accommodation and meals, recreation area, free internet, gym, football pitch, volley ball court, mosque, medical clinic, laundry service, regular in-house training (general), free seaplane and boat transfers, attractive salary and service charge.


If you match all above criteria, kindly send your application/CV to:  Aishath Shifaza [email protected]




Past vacancies * CLOSED *

April 2016


* CLOSED * Vacancy for a marine biologist at the Dive Centre on Taj Exotica & Spa, South Male' Atoll

o qualification: BSc or MSc in Marine Biology 

o dive qualification: minimum Dive Master


We are looking for a suitable candidate to cover a position as Marine Biology in our diving center in Maldives. If you meet our criteria and are interesting to be part of our team please send us your CV + photo, we would like to know something more about you.

Please be aware that there are strict grooming standards whilst working at the resort.

Personal requirements:
Must maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
No visible piercings and no visible tattoos whilst wearing uniform (shorts and short sleeved polo shirt).
Highly interactive, friendly and approachable personality.
Passion for conservation and sustainability.
Self-motivated, professional and enthusiastic team player.
Excellent English is mandatory; another foreign language will be of advantage
The ability to work and live in a multi-national, small island environment in the tropics.

Terms & conditions:
12 months contract with a probation period of 3 months.
Basic salary + service charge.
Visa fees will be borne by the company.
Flight expenses to Male' Intl. Airport must be borne by the candidate.
Free meals (staff restaurants).
Free accommodation (share).
Free laundry.
Free wi-fi in the staff area and use of all staff facilities (gym, staff beach).
Follow all safety regulations during snorkeling.
Follow the operational and safety procedures of the Dive School and the Resort.
Work 6 days per week. (fun diving & water sport activities possible on off days).

General weekly duties schedule/role:
Work in close co-operation with Dive School and the Resort.
Conduct daily snorkel excursions (rarely night snorkeling).
Weekly marine themed guest presentations (one times a week in the evening).
Weekly HOD & GM cocktail (one time a week in the evening).
Monitoring and surveying the house reef and managing a coral nursery (cleaning, transplanting, saving from bleaching, optimizing perfect circumstances for coral).
Island’s coral adoption program; adopting corals with guests & prepare monthly follow-up images (Reef Recharge program).
Afternoon stingray feeding.
Data collection for Shark Watch & Turtle Watch during snorkeling trip.
On-site marine biology consultant.
Maintaining a sense of urgency with tasks assigned and with requests from guests.
Working toward effective marine protection & improve the marine conservation program (Manta Trust, Project AWARE, IUCN Maldives/Marine Research Center Maldives).
Working with children (e.g. conducting workshops, snorkeling with kids; during Easter or Christmas).


Only if you meet the above criteria, send your CV to Davide Lori, Dive Centre Manager:  [email protected]


* CLOSED * Vacancy for a male MSc marine biologist to be based in Cocoa Island by COMO, South Male' Atoll

Requirements: 

• Should have at least 3-4 years experience in a similar role

• Strong snorkeling and SCUBA diving skills.

• Knowledge of tropical reefs and island ecology (MSc. in Marine biology)

• Strong social skills; able to live and work in a multi-cultural team. Able to handle high-end clientele.

• Prior experience in hospitality, particularly in island resort operations will be preferred.

• Able to handle demanding work loads

• Should possess an excellent command of English and Computer

~ females do not apply; accommodation constraints!! ~

Apply via email by sending your resumé to Mr Mohamed Rifath: [email protected]

State the position in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


March 2016

* CLOSED * Vacancy for a FEMALE Marine Biologist in 5* Huvafen Fushi by Per Aquum

Starting date: ASAP.


Personal & professional requirements: 

- MSc.; any nationality

- Min. Advanced OWD or equivalent; excellent buoyancy

- Excellent English is mandatory + German/Spanish/Italian/French

- Being prepared and always punctual; being updated on product knowledge of the resort and related activities

- Being proactive in the water, ensuring guests' safety during snorkeling

- Preferably 2-5 years experience in premium international Resort and/or hotel operations. Experienced in working with refined personalised guest service and standards in multi-cultural locations will constitute a definite advantage.

You should be an operationally driven team player, who has proven leadership capabilities. If you are a creative person, a self-starter, with plenty of drive and enthusiasm for your field and tourism; if you have excellent organizational, communication, presentation and coordination skills, and if you are capable of adapting to different cultures and ways of life, this could be your opportunity.

Benefits:
- Monthly salary and the island's service charge
- Food and staff ccommodation provided on the island; laundry service
- Return air fare
- 2 years contract

Your duties will include:
- Taking care of a coral adoption programme
- Spaquarium nightlife discovery tours
- Awareness talks, stingray feeding
- Taking stock of fish and crustacean purchase and monitoring the resort's consumption, ensuring that only sustainable fishing is practiced
- Improve operations to become more sustainable
- Ensure that all injured/stressed marine and terrestrial organisms are looked after and that animal welfare issues are addressed
- Engaging in and contributing to conservation programs relevant for Maldives
- Guiding special snorkelling excursions for tour operators, repeater guests and VIP guests

Send your CV to: [email protected]

February 2016

* CLOSED * Vacancy for a female Marine Biologist at Kihaad Maldives, Baa Atoll

starting asap, reporting to the Dive Centre Manager 


Being the first resident marine biologist on the island, you will be developing a marine biology concept together with the Dive Centre management. Duties include, but are not limited to: guided snorkelling excursions, guest awareness presentations, undertaking a coral gardening project and participating in corporate social awareness programmes with neighbouring islands.

Professional Requirements: 

• Minimum Advanced OWD  

• BSc or MSc in Marine Biology  

• Knowledge and interest in corals and tropical fish biology

• Presentation skills; ability to speak in front of audiences 

• Computer skills


Personal Requirements: 

• Female (due to accommodation limitations)

• Interactive, friendly & creative, excellent communication and inter-personal skills

• Able to work and live with a multicultural team 

• Passion about teaching conservation and sustainability 

• Self-motivated, professional & full of positive energy 


Terms & conditions: 

• 6 month contract (preferably 1 year) with 3 month probation period.

• Visa fees borne by the company.

• Twin-share accommodation (female), free laundry, TV in room; free use of internet; 3 meals a day in the staff canteen.

• Monthly basic salary & monthly service charge.

• International air ticket to/from the Maldives provided by the resort upon completion of the contract. 

• Must maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times. 


If you match the above criteria and you want to express your interest, send an email with attached CV to the Dive Centre Manager Mr. António: [email protected] *POSITION CLOSED 27th March 2016*


*CLOSED* Vacancy for a resident Marine Biologist at JA Resorts Manafaru

starting asap


Operational responsibilities are:
Guided snorkeling excursions with guests 
• Conducting marine life presentations for guests and Associates 
• Fish watch, Shark watch and manta ray identification data collection 
 • Developing and maintaining the coral reef restoration project 
• Sea grass monitoring 


• Turtle nest monitoring and management of hatching events 
• To conduct awareness program for associates, guest and local community. 
• Arrange appropriate stationery, printing and other office supplies and other support materials.
 • File reports and other documents retained locally for future reference. 
• Provide other support services to assist in the smooth operation. 
• To promote resort’s facilities and activities through site inspection and entertainment of clients in the resort 
• To ensure client and guest satisfaction with the services provided by the resort 
• To be fully familiar with the JA Manafaru Service Delivery Standards and the Quality Assurance and to follow these standards. 
• Follows JA Manafaru Service Delivery Standards operating standards at any time. 
• To have a complete understanding of the Associate’s Handbook and to adhere to the rules and regulations of the Resort. 
• To maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times by adhering to the JA Manafaru Grooming Standards. 
• To have a complete understanding of and adhere to the resort’s policy relating to fire, hygiene, health and safety 
• Carry out any requests by management in conjunction with work. 
• Takes direction from Management regarding operational issues. 
• To provide guests with an efficient, accurate and polite service 
• Effectively communicates with other Associates. 
• To report to work punctually wearing the correct uniform and nametag at all times. 
• To provide courteous and professional service at all times.

For more information and application, contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

January 2016

Vacancy for a male Marine Biologist at Cocoa Island, South Male' Atoll

Post from http://www.job-maldives.com/2016/01/marine-biologist-job-vacancy-at-cocoa.html


Requirements: 

• Should have at least 3-4 years experience in a similar role

• Sound knowledge on marine biology

• Strong snorkeling and SCUBA diving skills

• Knowledge of tropical reefs and island ecology is of advantage

• Good knowledge of the local environment and social awareness

• Prior experience in island resort operations will be preferred

• Able to handle demanding work loads

• Should possess an excellent command of English and Computer


Apply via email by sending your resumé to: [email protected] 

State the position in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



*CURRENTLY CLOSED * Vacancy for a Coral Biologist at Velaa Private Island Maldives

starting from April 2016 onwards


Professional Requirements: 

• Minimum AOWD with at least 100 logged dives 

• Knowledge and interest in corals and coral restoration 

• Previous experience with coral restoration projects 

 • MSc. In marine biology 

• Thorough understanding using statistical packages


Personal Requirements: 

• Interactive, friendly & creative 

• Passion about Conservation and Sustainability 

• Self-motivated, professional & full of positive energy 

• Excellent communication skills 


Terms & conditions: 

• 12 month casual employment with 3 month probation period 

• Visa fees borne by the company 

• Free laundry 

• Free Wi-Fi 

• 60% off F&B outlets in the resort 

• Access to resort doctor free of charge 

• Working days: 8 hours a day x 6 days per week 

 • Accommodation (shared room), meals (staff restaurant) & duty uniform provided by Resort 

• Work within a multicultural team 

• Monthly salary depending on experience

• International air ticket to/from the Maldives provided by the resort upon completion of 12 months 

• Must maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times. 

• No visible piercings and no visible tattoos whilst wearing uniform (shorts and short sleeved polo shirt). 


• Date of starting: as soon as possible or latest April 2016


General weekly duties schedule\role: 

• Data collection 

 • Scientific officer/coral biologist for the coral restoration project 

• Report to the resident marine biologist 

 • Monitoring, maintaining coral nursery 

• Coral Restoration Project 

 • Awareness/update talks to guests


December 2015

Job opportunities with the IUCN!


The mission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN, www.iucn.org) is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. The IUCN Maldives Marine Projects works to advance coral reef resilience, adaptation to climate change, and megafauna species protection in the Maldives.

IUCN Maldives is seeking suitable candidates for the following posts:

Communications Officer
Here is your chance to get engaged in a creative and dynamic working environment to reach out and inform the public about the most pressing environmental concerns being faced by the Maldives. Organize engaging public relations campaigns that promote the work being done by IUCN, the Government of Maldives and community partners towards finding solutions to environmental issues. 

Contract type: Fixed term and full-time based in Male, Maldives

Click to read more about the 
responsibilities and required qualifications.


Geographic Information Systems Technician
Help to develop management plans for the Maldives by mapping its unique geography and natural resources. Play a part in helping IUCN and government partners make the best possible decisions regarding the environment by utilizing the National Geographic Information System.



Contract type: Fixed term and full-time based in Malé, Maldives


Click to read more about the 
responsibilities and required qualifications.


Junior Community Outreach Officer

If you are passionate about working with local communities on environmental issues then this could be the job for you! The Junior Community Officer will be dividing their time between working in the Male office and travelling between atolls working with island communities to set up public engagement events and environmental activities.

Contract type: Fixed term and full-time based in Male’ with frequent visits to other atolls.


Click to read more about the 
responsibilities and required qualifications.


* * * To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Dr Ameer Abdulla at [email protected] - the deadline for applications is December 15th 2015 * * * 


November 2015

Internship opportunity at IUCN Maldives.


Here is your chance to earn while gaining valuable work experience at an international organization. Read on for more details.


*CLOSED* Vacancy for two Marine Biology Interns at Amilla Fushi, Baa Atoll! (1 foreign, 1 local)

Read more details here.

Update 27th November: A foreign candidate has been selected. The local candidate will be selected through the IUCN. No more CVs directly to the island will be accepted.

* CLOSED * The Barefoot Eco Hotel and The Barefoot Conservation Center are looking for a Marine Biologist/Intern/Trainee 

for a period of 3-6 months. Read more about the vacancy here.

October 2015

*CLOSED * Vacancy for a Marine Biology Intern at 5* Niyama Maldives


Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum AOWD
  • Knowledge and interest in corals and coral restoration

Personal Requirements:

  • Interactive, friendly & creative
  • Passion about Conservation and Sustainability
  • Self-motivated, professional & full of positive energy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • English speaker; another foreign language will be of advantage

Terms & conditions:

  • 6 months internship
  • Working days: 8 hours a day x 6 days per week
  • Accommodation (shared room), meals (staff restaurant) & duty uniform provided by Resort
  • Follow the operational and safety procedures of the Dive School and Resort
  • Work within a multicultural team
  • Monthly pocket money (USD 250)
  • International air ticket to/from the Maldives has to be borne by the intern
  • Date of starting: as soon as possible


General weekly duties schedule\role:

  • Working co-operation with Dive School and Resort
  • Working with children
  • Data collection 
  • Coral Restoration Project 
  • Coral Adoption Program; adopting corals with guests & prepare monthly follow-up images
  • Awareness talk
  • Attend clean-up events
  • Engaging in and contributing to conservation programs relevant for Maldives

If you meet the above requirements, please express your interest to Ms. Emilia Fulgido, MSc. (Resident Marine Biologist in Niyama): [email protected]


* CLOSED * Vacancy for a Marine Biologist at 5* Taj Exotica, South Male' Atoll


'Ocean Sports Maldives' based on Taj Exotica is looking for a suitable candidate to cover the position as a Marine Biologist.



Professional requirements:

- MSc. in marine biology

- Min. AOWD, but Dive Master is of advantage

Personal requirements:

Please be aware that there are strict grooming standards whilst working at the resort.
- Must maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
- No visible piercings and no visible tattoos whilst wearing uniform (shorts and short sleeved polo shirt).
- Highly interactive, friendly and approachable personality.
- Passion for conservation and sustainability.
- Self-motivated, professional and enthusiastic team player.
- Excellent English is mandatory; another foreign language will be of advantage
- The ability to work and live in a multi-national, small island environment in the tropics.

Terms & conditions:
 -12 months contract with a probation period of 3 months.
- Basic salary + service charge.
- Visa fees will be borne by the company.
- Flight expenses to Male' Intl. Airport must be borne by the candidate.
- Free meals (staff restaurants).
- Free accommodation (single).
- Free laundry.
- Free wi-fi in the staff area and use of all staff facilities (gym, staff beach).
- Follow all safety regulations during snorkeling.
- Follow the operational and safety procedures of the Dive School and the Resort.
- Work 6 days per week. (fun diving & water sport activities possible on off days).

General weekly duties schedule/role:
- Work in close co-operation with Dive School and the Resort.
- Conduct daily snorkel excursions (rarely night snorkeling).
- Weekly marine themed guest presentations (one times a week in the evening).
- Weekly HOD & GM cocktail (one time a week in the evening).
- Monitoring and surveying the house reef and managing a coral nursery (cleaning, transplanting, saving from bleaching, optimizing perfect circumstances for coral).
- Island’s coral adoption program; adopting corals with guests & prepare monthly follow-up images (Reef Recharge program).
- Afternoon stingray feeding.
- Data collection for Shark Watch & Turtle Watch during snorkeling trip.
- On-site marine biology consultant.
- Maintaining a sense of urgency with tasks assigned and with requests from guests.
- Working toward effective marine protection & improve the marine conservation program (Manta Trust, Project AWARE, IUCN Maldives/Marine Research Center Maldives).
- Working with children (e.g. conducting workshops, snorkeling with kids; during Easter or Christmas).


Apply ONLY if you meet the above criteria! Mention that you saw the post on Eco Islanders Maldives website.

Contact: Iori Davide  [email protected]


July 2011 - September 2015

These vacancies have been moved to our Eco Islanders Maldives (EIM) - Marine Biologists archive.

Just for the records:

2011/2012: 12 vacancies posted; 9 positions filled with EIM candidates

2013: 15 vacancies posted, 10 positions filled with EIM candidates

2014: 24 vacancies posted, 9 positions filled with EIM candidates

2015: 24 vacancies posted, 11 positions filled with EIM candidates